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Australia’s automation opportunity: Reigniting productivity and inclusive income growth

– Automation and artificial intelligence present an enormous opportunity for national and personal income growth and could add up to $4 trillion to Australia’s economy.
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Blockchain beyond the hype: What is the strategic business value?

– Companies can determine whether they should invest in blockchain by focusing on specific use cases and their market position.
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Women in leadership: Lessons from Australian companies leading the way

– Top Australian organizations are deploying a range of strategies to address the known issues affecting women’s advancement.
Article

Shifting the dial in procurement

– Procurement has an opportunity, indeed an imperative, to transform from an enabler of cost reduction to a creator of sustainable... competitive advantage.
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Accelerating late-stage construction: Mastering the sprint finish

– Major projects in late stages of construction face unique challenges that can drive substantial delays and cost blowouts. But... it doesn’t have to be this way.
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Building a one-stop shop for government services in Australia

– Service New South Wales, a website for citizen services, was built like a start-up within the government, in a rapid, iterative... process sharply focused on customer satisfaction.
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Data mining for miners: Using analytics for short-term price movement forecasting

– Enhanced forecasting of price movement using advanced analytics can help mining companies optimise trading decisions and increase... EBIT.

Perspectives on the future of Asia

What’s on the horizon for Asian companies

Angus Dawson, managing partner of McKinsey in Australia, discusses the increase in shareholder pressure as transparency exposes companies to greater scrutiny. CEOs, he says, need to bring their stakeholder groups together.