Category Archives: Disruption Back

Never lost again : the Google mapping revolution that sparked new industries and augmented our reality (book)

Author: Bill Kilday This book chronicles the evolution of mapping technology-the “overnight success twenty years in the making.” Bill Kilday takes us behind the scenes of the tech’s development, and introduces to the team that gave us not only Google Maps but Google Earth, and most recently, Pokémon GO. He takes us back to the … Read more

Employee to entrepreneur : how to earn your freedom and do work that matters (book)

Author: Steve Glaveski Will your job exist in 10 years? Or even 5 years? Is your work meaningful and fulfilling or do you find yourself living for the weekend and browsing job listings as a form of escape? Amidst this growing discontentment and uncertainty in the corporate workplace, entrepreneurship is thriving and that’s because entrepreneurs … Read more

Disrupt : 100 lessons in business innovation (book)

Author: James Bidwell Compiled by Springwise, the global innovation discovery engine, Disrupt! explains and highlights the best, most disruptive and most useful innovation ideas of the 21st Century, and shows which themes underpin their success and which ideas can best be used to drive creativity in your workplace, office or industry. This attractively designed book … Read more

The AI advantage : how to put the artificial intelligence revolution to work (book)

Author: Thomas H. Davenport In The AI Advantage, Thomas Davenport offers a guide to using artificial intelligence in business. He describes what technologies are available and how companies can use them for business benefits and competitive advantage. He cuts through the hype of the AI craze—remember when it seemed plausible that IBM’s Watson could cure … Read more

The Disruptors 2 : How Social Entrepreneurs Lead and Manage Disruption (ebook)

Authors: Kerrin Myres and Gus Silber Interest in the social enterprise movement by the formal business sector is growing, as social entrepreneurs often operate in highly complex and constrained environments and offer corporates and other businesses the opportunity to learn new ways of managing and leading.Meet the next crop of Disruptors: social entrepreneurs navigating the … Read more

Melbourne genetics startup raises $525,000 from big-name backers including Culture Amp co-founder

Genetics and health startup Eugene has secured $525,000 in funding to roll out its home genetic-testing and remote-consulting tech. Speaking to StartupSmart, Eugene co-founder and chief Kunal Kalro explained the startup’s first testing kits are designed to help prospective parents understand how likely they may be to pass genetic disorders to their children. Eugene’s testing kits … Read more

The escape industry : how iconic and innovative brands built the travel business (book)

Author: Mark Tungate Travel as a concept is universally attractive and the opportunities for fun, engaging branding and marketing in this sector are arguably limitless. Glamour and appeal aside, travel is a hugely competitive, multi-million pound industry and marketers of all sectors can learn important lessons from it. Catering for mass consumer travel, from business … Read more

TOP10 DYNAMIC ENTREPRENEUR: TIM MOYLAN, CO-FOUNDER, SHOOTSTA

Tim Moylan has given the video industry a shake-up with the world’s first ‘always-on’ video production company, Shootsta. As one of this year’s top 10 Dynamic Entrepreneurs, Tim plans to expand into New Zealand, Hong Kong, USA and Europe over the next 12 months.  Shootsta is a video production company offering businesses the opportunity to produce … Read more