26 Jan 2022

From eCommerce to iCommerce; How the Metaverse Will Revolutionise Shopping

As we step into the metaverse, the next iteration of the internet will create an entirely new channel for brands to connect with their consumers: iCommerce.

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09 Oct 2020

How to Build a Customer-Centric Supply Chain

The pandemic has shown how vulnerable our supply chains [https://www.thedigitalspeaker.com/supply-chain-tomorrow-flexible-efficient-resilient/] are. A small interruption can bring a supply chain to a halt, which in today’s fast-paced world, is simply not acceptable. Customers are always expecting their product to arrive on time when ordered, and any

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02 Apr 2020

The Rise of Digitalism: Will the Coronavirus Trigger the End of Liberalism?

> “Don’t waste a crisis” – M.F. Weiner, 1976 [https://freakonomics.com/2009/08/13/quotes-uncovered-who-said-no-crisis-should-go-to-waste/] A famous quote that has often been linked to Winston Churchill in the form “Never let a good crisis go to waste”. Whoever said it, there is a truth to it, and also now

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The Top Seven Technology Trends for 2020

We have reached the end of 2019 and just like in previous years, I am looking ahead to see what organisations can expect next year. 2019 was the year of truth [https://datafloq.com/read/top-7-technology-trends-for-2019/5817], with many enterprises developing blockchain proof of concepts, Google confirming a quantum supremacy

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4 Steps to be Successful with the Digital Transformation of Your Business

According to McKinsey [https://www.business2community.com/customer-experience/16-statistics-showing-datas-influence-on-customer-experience-02053075] , data-driven organisations are 23x more likely to acquire customers, 6x more likely to retain customers and 19x more likely to be profitable. Being data-driven is good for business. Therefore, it is not a surprise that one question I always get when

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14 Nov 2019

Why the Organisation of Tomorrow comes with Great Responsibility

The organisation of tomorrow [https://www.thedigitalspeaker.com/the-organisation-of-tomorrow/] will be built around data using emerging technologies. Big data analytics empowers consumers and employees. This will result in real-time decision making and a better understanding of the changing environment. Blockchain enables peer-to-peer collaboration and trustless interactions governed by cryptography and

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3 Concepts that Define the Future of Work: Data, Decentralisation and Automation

The organisation of tomorrow will look fundamentally different than today’s organisation. Those enterprises that are aware of the upcoming changes can best prepare and achieve competitive advantage in a data-driven society. Consequently, the future of work will require management and employees to take a different approach when it comes

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The Database of Tomorrow: The Self-Driving, Autonomous Database

This article is sponsored by Oracle [https://www.oracle.com/database/autonomous-database.html] – redefining data management with the world’s first autonomous database. In the coming years, the amount of data we create worldwide will grow to 175 zettabytes [https://www.seagate.com/files/www-content/our-story/trends/files/idc-seagate-dataage-whitepaper.pdf]

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The Organisation of Tomorrow – Available Now!

Earlier this year, I completed my PhD at the University of Technology Sydney. My research focused on how do emerging information technologies change the interaction of organisations and technologies. The title of my research was: Sociomateriality in the age of Emerging Information Technologies: How big data analytics, blockchain and artificial

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18 Jul 2019

How to Ensure Your Privacy in a Data-Driven Future

There is a downside to the abundant presence of data in today’s society. Today’s tech giants such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Tencent and Alibaba have long recognised that data is a valuable asset. They have been aggregating vast amounts of data in return for ‘free’ services from

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