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Coronavirus: How can AI help fight the pandemic?

There is growing fear about the spread of the virus Executives from Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Apple and Facebook met officials at Downing Street on Wednesday to discuss their role in the coronavirus crisis. One of the things discussed was their role in "modelling and tracking data". In similar meetings at the White House, meanwhile, companies were asked how they could use artificial intelligence. A World Health Organization report last month [...]

By |2020-04-27T00:04:54+00:00April 26th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

Forums build community confidence on tackling technological change

Dysart and Moranbah residents have had their say in first-of-their-kind weekend Community Forums to help people prepare themselves, their families and their businesses for change right now, while at the same time inputting into community planning for the future. The Forums – held on 15 and 16 February – are part of the Smart Transformation Project, which was commissioned in November 2019 by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), and facilitated by [...]

By |2020-03-12T09:53:52+00:00February 21st, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

Developing resilience: Fixed vs. Growth Mindset

Resilience allows you to roll with the punches and cope with the changes. Resilience allows you to build inner strength and boost confidence. In this volatile and ever-changing world, one way to support the development of resilience is through fostering a growth mindset.  Growth mindset was coined by psychologist Carol Dweck in her remarkably insightful book 'Mindset: The New Psychology of Success', enquiring into the power of our beliefs about ourselves, [...]

By |2020-04-01T22:49:36+00:00April 1st, 2020|LOCAL|0 Comments

FREE COURSE: Leading Change – Go Beyond Gamification with Gameful Learning

Putting words like 'game' and 'learning' together might seem impossible, but it’s not. In recent years, gameful learning has proven that it is possible to learn while you play. The free education course 'Leading Change: Go Beyond Gamification with Gameful Learning', developed by Microsoft and edX, aims to transform teaching and learning at all levels. It explores how the features that make video games great learning environments can be used [...]

By |2020-03-25T23:37:03+00:00March 25th, 2020|LOCAL|0 Comments

Skills for Tomorrow: Skills you need to flourish for the digital future

The world of work is changing faster than ever before. According to research from the World Economic Forum, 35% of the skills necessary to thrive in a job today will be different five years from now. How can we prepare for a workplace of the future if we’re unsure what it will look like? What skills should we focus on acquiring today if we want to succeed tomorrow? Skills for Tomorrow [...]

By |2020-03-19T00:25:08+00:00March 19th, 2020|LOCAL|0 Comments

FREE COURSE: Digital Transformation Strategy

FREE COURSE from Boston University that teaches you how to drive business success in the new digital economy. Learn the three types of players that are shaping the new business landscape; the three phases of transformation that every firm will encounter on its journey to business reinvention; and the three winning moves that will ensure your business success along the way. Register here. Photo by Artem Sapegin on Unsplash   [...]

By |2020-03-12T02:25:03+00:00March 12th, 2020|LOCAL|0 Comments

It’s humans who decide how technology is used

Human decisions, not algorithms, decide how and where technology is applied and how its costs and benefits are shared. We, therefore, should reject the idea that the future of work is fundamentally determined by technology and inevitably beyond our control. By learning how to make better, more inclusive decisions, we can shape the trajectory of change. Read the full story here.

By |2020-03-04T04:44:29+00:00March 4th, 2020|LOCAL|0 Comments

Health tech innovation helping rural communities

Health information technology has the ability to improve the quality, safety, effectiveness, and delivery of healthcare services – especially for those living in a rural community. Whether its communicating between healthcare providers and patients, or electronic prescribing, there are new and exciting technologies that will benefit rural communities now and in the future. Take a sneak peek at some of the most recent innovations here. Image credit: NordWood Themes

By |2020-01-17T08:18:35+00:00January 17th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

FREE COURSE: Introduction to data science

Data science is a concept to unify statistics using a blend of various tools, algorithms, and machine learning principles with the goal to discover hidden patterns. Together with Microsoft, edX have created a FREE course to help you understand data science and how you can get started with their program. The course will help you start exploring data using a variety of visualisation, analytical, and statistical techniques. Learn what it [...]

By |2020-01-13T02:10:30+00:00January 13th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

FREE COURSE: Learn more about artificial intelligence

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) encompasses technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), but what is AI and how will this change the future? Together with IBM, edX have created a FREE course to help you learn more about AI by understanding its applications, the impacts on society, and how it is transforming our lives. This course is for everyone and no technical background is required. Register your details here. Image [...]

By |2020-01-12T23:57:37+00:00January 12th, 2020|LOCAL, REGIONAL, INTERNATIONAL|0 Comments

What is 4IR?

Department of Industry Innovation and Science The fourth industrial revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, is affecting almost every industry worldwide. It is rapidly transforming how businesses operate. Industry 4.0 uses transformative technologies to connect the physical world with the digital world. Current trends include: advanced automation and robotics (including collaborative robots or ‘cobots’) machine-to-machine and human-to-machine communication artificial intelligence and machine learning sensor technology and data analytics Four key [...]

By |2019-12-02T23:08:46+00:00November 18th, 2019|LOCAL|0 Comments

Playbook for Innovation Learning

Nesta is an innovation foundation turning bold ideas into reality and changing lives for the better. They use their expertise, skills and funding in areas where there are big challenges facing society. The playbook has been created for innovation practitioners who want to spread innovation skills, methods and tools. Download the Playbook for Innovative Learning 

By |2019-11-25T06:09:45+00:00November 18th, 2019|LOCAL|0 Comments

3 ways to measure your adaptability – and how to improve it

When venture investor Natalie Fratto is determining which start-up founder to support, she doesn't just look for intelligence or charisma; she looks for adaptability. In this insightful talk, Fratto shares three ways to measure your "adaptability quotient" -- and shows why your ability to respond to change really matters. Watch this Ted Talk 

By |2019-12-02T23:09:54+00:00November 18th, 2019|LOCAL|0 Comments