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Fostering diversity in the tech industry

Diversity has been a hot topic of conversation in the tech industry since 2014 (if not earlier). In that time we’ve seen major companies...

Seven Fascinating Facts About Chatbots

Think about your most recent interaction with a business online. Did you chat via message with a person? Are you sure? It’s highly possible you were...

Why productivity is down despite a plethora of tech tools and how you can reverse the trend

If your employees are like most Australians, they work fairly long hours. But you can’t assume that just because they’ re working more, more...

Why authentic leadership, not “leaning in,” is the answer to gender equality in tech

It’s a fact that women feel pressure in the workplace, both consciously and unconsciously, to “act like a man” in order to be a...

“Define innovation too tightly and it loses its essence”: Former IBM, Telstra CEO David Thodey

Former StartupAUS CEO and chair Peter Bradd, whose enterprise innovation consultancy Beanstalk Factory was named one of Westpac’s Businesses of Tomorrow, recently sat down with former...

Tactile and digital experiences: Annabelle Smith on marrying the two for brand growth

Armed with a box of digital toys, Sydney’s Annabelle Smith is raising social capital for her clients by making it fun for consumers to...

Should you innovate? Listen to your market

Innovation without a market is like cooking a meal for one – you can still feel satisfied, even if no­ one else would eat...

Customer loyalty on the decline

Over 60 percent of Australian consumers identify themselves as ‘apathetic’ in their choice of a primary retailer, a new survey has revealed.

Export case study: David Mierowsky and Steve Pattinson on Fundi Software

Here’s a checklist of inspiration for aspiring exporters. Our collection of 50 favourite export case studies shows that there is no magic ingredient to...

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Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means for startups

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...

Female founders deem Budget ‘A step forward, but more to be done’

Whilst largely satisfied with the way the Budget has catered for women, female founders are saying there is room to create greater...

“The $1 trillion budget deficit”: Economists on the 2020-21 Budget

The 2020-21 Budget delivers the biggest Australian deficit since World War 2. The Government’s fiscal stimulus of $51 billion during the GFC...

Budget 2020-21: What’s in it for businesses?

This year, Australia will see a $213.7 billion deficit. “Our economic response has come at a significant cost,” said...

Josh Frydenberg’s full speech: Federal Budget 2020-21

This evening the Federal Budget will be announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in Parliament House in Canberra. Having...

Federal Budget: Treasurer brings forward tax cuts, braces for large deficit

As the Federal Government hands down the "most important budget since World War II" this evening, Australians can expect to see further...