When it all boils down, there are two types of industries: those that have been reshaped by digital technology, and those that will soon follow. In our world’s current business climate, the turn to the digital world is unavoidable. Businesses are now being run entirely online, and as we’ve seen with the recent announcements about the ABC Shop closures, physical retail is rapidly being replaced by an online presence. But,
Anyone engaged with business on any level can see how the world is already changing. Just a few years ago, the idea of transactions being made on iPads and tablets seemed impossible, but as technology has changed, the business world has adapted to keep up. Now, with consumer intelligence and awareness at an all time high and technology continuing its rapid developments, businesses need to start preparing for what their
If you have a new idea for a startup, it’s likely you’ll want to get started on your new venture right away, but rushing into it could do your idea more harm than good in the long run. One of the most important aspects of a startup is the people you start with, and deciding who to work with in the beginning can really make or break your fledgling business.
Change is coming and it’s pushing young Australians out of the workforce. Learn how to prepare yourself for the digital revolution.
We all know that technology is advancing at a rapid rate, but is it actually outrunning us? The Foundation for Young Australians has recently released a report to say that our country’s youth may suffer from the hasty progression of technological advancement, with the majority of jobs people are studying for likely to be filled by robots rather than humans. The statistics found should be enough to alarm most young
Despite forming half of the population, only one in four of Australia’s IT, Communications and Technology workers in 2015 are women, a less than desirable situation to many which can be explained by the traditional male dominance and so-called “geeky” image of this industry. Thankfully, due to a combination of rapid-industry growth and the gradual blossoming of technology jobs into attractive and viable long-term career paths with in-built flexibility, the
Since the advent world wide web beginning in the early 1990’s, the internet has become ubiquitous in our everyday lives. Thanks to rapid and relentless advances in digital communications technology, the average person now carries around in their pocket smartphones whose computing power rivals that of the 1960’s and 70’s supercomputers which NASA used to launch man onto the moon. Yet the internet still remains a device-dependent technology, and whilst
Think of a typical day in your own everyday life; depending on your age you’ll probably begin the morning with breakfast, perhaps some tea while logging into facebook to see what’s happening amongst your ever-expanding network of online friends. On the train to work you might escape into the sounds of your favourite new artist thanks to Spotify, whilst at the office, Google is your best friend and go-to-person for