Welcome to Silicon Beach

Welcome to Silicon Beach

We all know that the Silicon Valley nickname was given to the San Francisco bay area, but on the same thread of technological hubs, did you know of these other 'silicon' cities.

Sweden's Getting Greedy with its Top Ten Listings

Sweden's Getting Greedy with its Top Ten Listings

It seems that every week a new email, blog or news article suggests a global top ten list of some importance. Whether it be the world's best city, entrepreneurial IT hubs, area greatest economic growth or simple perhaps the place with the world's most beautiful people.

Planning a Successful Restructure

Planning a Successful Restructure

A number of changes in senior management alongside a measurable increase in M&A transactions, have lead to an increase in organisational restructure activity across the Asia-Pacific in the last 12 months. An organisational restructure is a high-risk initiative that will pay big dividends, but...

Change Behaviours By Changing Structure

Change Behaviours By Changing Structure

It's painful and difficult to do, but in this insightful talk, Dan Pacholke demonstrates how dramatically changing structure leads to changed behaviour in our society perhaps where it show the most, prisons.

Managed Change

Managed Change

There's a big difference between change management and managing change, and the gap between 'experts' is quickly becoming more obvious.

Why are you making it so hard for me to give you my money?!

Why are you making it so hard for me to give you my money?!

It's astonishing how many businesses will happily frustrate their customers each time they pull out their wallet to pay them: "sorry it's cash only, sorry we don't accept AMEX, sorry there's a 3% surcharge for card payments".

Quuber Award

Quuber Award

 

Last week Quuber won an award at the RMIT University and City of Melbourne Business Awards.