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Thought and creativity will become the individual’s most important assets as technology shapes a future with new ways of working, playing and connecting. The big shift will be the simplification and automation of mundane processes – whether on the factory floor, the construction site or the office. The employee of the future will be judged more on their thinking skills and creativity than their technical ability. Understanding the potential power of the brain and how it can be refined, will enable leaders to attract the best people and achieve the top results. The enterprise of the future will be valued on quality ideas to conceive and execute what a connected consumer wants and needs.
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It was 40 years ago today, on May 25, 1977, that Star Wars first burst onto cinema screens, and from that time the world changed for the better.
A fashionable pair of earrings for women with gestational diabetes that automatically monitors and helps control blood glucose levels and a device to help brain to bladder function among geriatric patients are among the newest medical innovations being built in Brisbane.
New research examining the global social media phenomenon of toy unboxing, which is causing concern for parents and other child welfare advocates, concludes it engages children beyond passive consumption but also recommends regulation to address it.
“Baby Boomers are ageing, but they aren’t getting ‘old’” said Professor Laurie Buys, a QUT researcher from the Institute of Future Environments at the recent launch of Senior Living Innovation, a unique partnership between QUT, RSL Care + RDNS, Aveo, Stockland, Ballycara and the IRT Group.
What’s the secret sauce that makes entrepreneurs stand out? My view, over decades of working with and observing all sorts of entrepreneurs, is that it’s the sheer energy they put into their task.
TWO of Australia’s leading change agents have put the customer at the centre of the digital transformation that is driving their businesses.
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QUT New and Views
- Youl, Philippa, Janda, Monika, Soyer, H. Peter, Finch, Linda, Baade, Peter, & Marshall, Alison L. (2015) Can skin cancer prevention and early detection be improved via mobile phone text messaging? a randomised, attention-control trail. Preventive Medicine, 71, pp. 50-56.
- Dobinson, Troy & Stokes-Thompson, Frederick (2015) The potential for utilising the collaborative learning spaces approach in the delivery of résumé development education. Australian Journal of Career Development, 24(1), pp. 64-68.
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