Monthly Archives: December 2017 Back

MINING SECTOR ON THE MEND WITH STRONG GROWTH POISED FOR 2018 AND BEYOND

ACTIVITY in Australia’s mining sector is set to accelerate in 2018 according to a recent report from BIS Oxford Economics. The industry is poised to grow through 2018 and beyond, arguing well for exports and the broader Australian economy, with mining exploration, production, and maintenance are all expected to lift significantly through 2018. Over the … Read more

Google, Fairfax join forces in advertising partnership

Fairfax Media will join forces with tech giant Google in a partnership that is the first of its kind in the world to streamline advertising and develop digital media products. The partnership will allow a portion of the day-to-day advertising of Fairfax’s Australian Metro Publishing business to be booked using Google’s real-time digital platform for advertisers and … Read more

AUSSIE CROWNED DUKE OF YORK’S GLOBAL ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

GOLD COAST surfing icon Nev Hyman believes there are two major problems facing the world today; plastic waste, and a desperate need for affordable shelter. Fortunately, the entrepreneur created Nev House, a company which turns recyclable plastics into low cost structures including homes, schools and clinics which can be clipped together in 2-3 days without … Read more

Driving Digital : The Leader’s Guide to Business Transformation Through Technology (ebook)

Author: Isaac Sacolick With disruptive startups outperforming industry stalwarts, executives everywhere are pushing greater growth and innovation. Staying competitive demands a complete digital transformation. For professionals charged with leading technology-driven change, the pressure is intense – and the path forward unclear. Author Isaac Sacolick has successfully spearheaded multiple transformations and helped shape digital-business best practices. … Read more

Changes to copyright in Australia will make it tougher for tech start-ups

The Australian government quietly introduced the Copyright Amendment (Service Providers) Bill 2017 to the Senate on Wednesday. If enacted, the bill will extend the scope of Australia’s copyright safe harbours – very slightly. Safe harbours protect internet hosts and platform providers from monetary liability for copyright-infringing content posted or shared by their users. For example, if you … Read more