Looking into the Future: Blockchain Technology

By TEC Speaker, Adam Long, Step Change

Blockchain is perhaps the most radical innovation of the last few years – and perhaps one you haven’t yet heard of. With banks believing blockchain technology is the future of fintech, and diamond miners believing it will end trade conflicts, blockchain is shaking up almost every industry it touches. Continue reading

What you need to know about disruption

By 2015 TEC Speaker of the Year, Ashton Bishop, Head of Strategy at Step Change

Why are there no more Blockbuster chains? No more Borders book stores? Why did Kodak declare bankruptcy in 2012? When disruption hit, innovation took too long. We call this Innovation Lag. Continue reading

Technology isn’t your roadblock in the digital world, people are

By Richard Appleby, TEC Chair The world’s connectivity is growing at an exponential rate. While this may be exciting from a consumer’s point of view, it’s giving Australia’s business leaders plenty to think about. […] more

5 habits of the new generation of leadership

As we near the end of 2015, we are now closer to the year 2030 than the turn of the millennium. So much has changed in the corporate world over the past 15 years, from technology and advertising to recruitment and skill sets. Continue reading

Unlocking leadership capability in a collaborative economy

Business leaders in Australia and New Zealand face a number of pressing issues as they look to the future. Our insights tell us that in order to unlock opportunity and drive growth through to 2020 there must be a shift in leadership capability, it is no longer enough to be a leader in isolation, making decisions with little or no input from others.   Continue reading

From Atlassian to Zappos the writing’s on the wall…it’s the perfect storm for SMEs.

As we see the dawn of a new focus on innovation in our government, it’s the perfect time to look to enterprise to see what innovation looks like in action and how we can drive our businesses to take advantage of the new world which has arrived almost unannounced. Continue reading

What is SEO?

In the 21st century, being a business leader is as much about being present in the digital sphere as it is about meeting in person. As businesses have gone digital, CEOs now have to understand a number of areas that are now affecting their role.
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What are the top issues affecting SMEs?

SMEs represent some of the most inventive companies within Australia, with the size to move quickly and seize business opportunities that larger companies cannot match. Continue reading