The future of work

Insights from our community In August, we had many conversations, attended events and read widely about the future of work. This is not a new topic; what is new is that leading organisations now have answers and experiences to guide others. A recent McKinsey post starts “Work is changing. Digital communications have made remote work…

How to transform your workplace for the future

Insights from our community Our latest Collaborative Circle hosted by Workplace by Facebook invited 12 leaders to discuss digital collaboration, sharing success and learning across a wide range of issues. These leaders spanned organisations including ADAPT, DeakinCo., Elders Rural Services Limited, Event Hospitality & Entertainment, Facebook Inc., Flight Centre, Lendlease, LJ Hooker, NBN, NSW Department…

The (secret) powers of collaboration

Insights from our community The Power of Reflection Over recent months, we’ve completed a massive series of projects that highlight the importance of building capability through reflecting on performance. Engaging with around 70 diverse teams including Sydney Trains, Elders, HealthShare NSW and Commbank, we’ve learnt the power of taking the time to ‘pause and reflect’…

The Age of Mobility

Insights from our community 3 trends for work, workforce and workplace I’m sure you’d agree that the iPhone (first released in 2007) represents a great example of innovation in the modern era. The years since (for both the iPhone and Hargraves which launched in 2006) have been ones of unprecedented change and disruption. Recently, our…

Culture – People, people and people

The recommendations from the recent Joined Up Innovation report and the ACOLA Report (The role of science, research and technology in lifting Australia’s productivity) highlighted the important role of culture that drives success and prosperity. The recommendations are: ACOLA  An innovative workplace that combines technical and non-technical disciplines and enables business management An innovative workforce to…

Two heads are better than one

Collaboration! The recommendations from the recent Joined Up Innovation report and the ACOLA Report (the role of science, research and technology in lifting Australia’s productivity) highlighted the important role of collaboration that drives success and prosperity. The recommendations are: ACOLA – Improving collaboration in Australia, between businesses and between business and publicly funded research…effective collaboration to…

Tools, techniques and technology – Without tools we are in the stone age.

The recommendations from the recent Joined Up Innovation report and the ACOLA Report (The role of science, research and technology in lifting Australia’s productivity) highlighted the important role of tools, techniques and technology that drives success and prosperity. The recommendations are: ACOLA Building Australia’s future industries will depend on adopting technological innovation to develop high-value products…

An Australian perspective on innovation success

As an innovation collaborator and a researcher into how organisations become more successful through innovation, I keep a look out for new research reports and learned studies that may help my innovation community. In recent times there have been many studies, surveys and reports all highlighting the need for innovation and the priority required by…