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Digital Disruption


DIGITAL disruption is the business buzzword of this decade as whole careers, businesses and industries have been upended by technological shifts.

Connected cities need connected people


Almost every move we make in the modern city can be traced. 

Using tweets to decrypt the personality of Donald Trump and other powerful people


Very successful entrepreneurs and CEO’s are often regarded as superstars in modern society because they generate jobs, introduce groundbreaking innovations, and thus change the world.

Will this Aussie robot be Amazon’s ‘pick’ of the bunch?


It’s the competition that could save billions in logistics – and QUT’s custom-built robot may be the winning solution.

QUT to use drones to find and protect koalas


QUT will deploy drones in a high-tech effort to find and protect koalas in South East Queensland, with the State Government today announcing a funding boost for koala conservation. 

Commercialisation deal for home-grown cancer saliva test


QUT’s commercialisation arm, bluebox, has signed an agreement with multinational healthcare company MDxHealth to evaluate and develop a saliva-based test for the early detection of oral cancer.

Governments awake: a cruel change is coming


ONE of Australia’s leading businessmen has counselled governments to pay more attention to the impact digital technologies will have on the future of work and the risks to society from job losses.

Customers key to digital change


TWO of Australia’s leading change agents have put the customer at the centre of the digital transformation that is driving their businesses.

Content sourced from QUT News Web Service.

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