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Digital Disruptors hustle, innovate and execute leaving legacy IT behind

Originally posted on capioIT – Trusted Advisors in Emerging Technology:
Hustle is a word that means a range of intentions in different countries. But the core theme of moving quickly and getting it done (sometimes “it” may be ambiguous or…

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Skills shortages – Automation isn’t enough to fix the issue

Forbes estimates that by 2030 the global skills shortage will be 85 million people. The cost to the worldwide economy is unrealised revenue of $8 trillion.  The skills shortages impacts all industries; retail and hospitality are the most obvious. From a technology … Continue reading

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Australia is losing out with diminishing innovation and increasing corruption. Is this the “lucky” country we want?

I like to describe myself as a recovering economist. That gives me the chance to avoid the worst of the baggage of being an economist, but still, dip back in when I see compelling economic behaviour (e.g. Stimulus to recover … Continue reading

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IBM Spins off GTS. The future is 100% Hybrid and AI

On October 8th, 2020, IBM CEO Arvind Krishna announced that IBM was spinning off the Infrastructure Management group of Global Technology Services or GTS. This is no small spinoff; $19B in revenue, 90,000 employees, and nearly 5,000 clients and a … Continue reading

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capioIT turns 10 – Thanks for the support and trust

Firstly, I hope that you, your family and community are safe during these difficult times. For capioIT, this week is a time of positive reflection.       The world in 2010 was a very different place. A lot can … Continue reading

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Global Innovation Index – Switzerland is the most innovative nation on earth, US and Nordic Countries worth noting.

The Global Innovation Index was released on the 2nd of September, 2020. As an analyst and recovering economist, I love these types of rankings. The Global Innovation Index carries credibility and weight. It is a venture bookended by Cornell University, … Continue reading

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Xero acquires Waddle – AccountingTech meets FinTech meets SmallBizTech.

On August 25th, 2020, SMB Accounting SaaS heavyweight Xero announced the acquisition of Waddle for a reported A$80M (including long term incentives). Waddle is an Australian based invoice lending cloud platform. For most small businesses, access to capital is consistently … Continue reading

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Westfield Car Park Automation – Five years later is still fundamentally unsafe

Amid a COVID driven shopping downturn Westfield (ASX: SCG) has launched a new parking program. Become a member of Westfield Plus, and you get extra parking time at pay for parking centres as well as other “perks” from tenants, e.g. … Continue reading

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Your valuable and curated customer data. Throw it away and start again.

Coronavirus has taken too many lives, decimated global economies, removed the sense of place for all communities and reshaped almost all propositions in all corners of the world. The way our world works from a social, economic, personal space and … Continue reading

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Will the CFO use the Corona Virus Black Swan Event to defund Customer Experience

Analysts, consulting firms, SaaS providers and business innovators all agree on one thing: Customer Experience has to be the number one priority for enterprise strategy as we enter 2020 and beyond. Enterprise boards and leadership teams have firstly, learnt the … Continue reading

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