Monday, January 23rd, 2012 at
The Australian Financial review on January 21-22, 2012, ran a front page story entitled “Bosses warn of a tough 2012″.
This is really no news to us in the know right? What is interesting is the quote “We have entered an era of capital being a costly component of a balance sheet…”
So how can anyone fund work in Apps?
Well, it CANNOT be a question of buying an app, don’t think of apps as a marketing or capital expenditure sunk cost, if you approach them in this fashion, then your predictions will become reality.
Instead, think of app development as a cost-saving exercise, look at processes and identify the costs that will be cut and use them to form your argument for Return-on-Investment. Read the rest of this article
Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at
As banking and financial institutions the world over realign facets of their operations, tech-savvy, post GFC customers are now beginning to search for more intimate and modern experiences when choosing a financial service provider.
If there was one thing to learn from the 2008 Global Financial Crisis, it was that companies, institutions, businesses and entire industries could no longer afford to simply push products. The Financial Services industry was absolutely no exception. Read the rest of this article
Monday, January 9th, 2012 at
Information/Mobile Technology is the key to the Queensland’s future, and never has it been more important to build an ‘infrastructure of ideas’ to safeguard our region from the downside of Australia’s two-speed economic growth.
We have the infrastructure, quite possibly the highest standard of living in the country, a world-class university and a young educated workforce with a natural understanding of future technologies, yet our region continues to stifle. Companies participating in the digital economy are thriving, whereas those who aren’t are finding themselves a step behind the rest. Read the rest of this article
Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at
We are at a critical turning point, not locally, not nationally, but globally!
This is a point in time that comes around only in several decades, a defining point in history, a time of deep, wide, and fundamental change to our very lives.
The aim of this site is to become a central point for discussion around this exciting time, a time where every industry world wide is fighting hard for survival and growth against the GFC and the impact of online vs bricks and mortar on the one hand, and suddenly having amazing new channels and platforms for internal and external engagement and delivery through mobile devices on the other.
In the same way that the mechanisation and automation of manual processes had a world-wide fundamental impact during the “Industrial Revolution“, 2012 will become known as the start of the “Appdustrial Revolution”. Read the rest of this article