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Digital Innovation & Advances

Yeppoon Workshop on Building a Business with Code

The ‘Building a Business with Code’ Workshop was held in Yeppoon on 18 May 2016.

Mackay Workshop on Building a Business with Code

The ‘Building a Business with Code’ Workshop was held in Mackay on 17 May 2016.

Noosa Workshop on Building a Business with Code

The ‘Building a Business with Code’ Workshop was held in Noosa on 16 May 2016, with a number of attendees including local stakeholders and presenters.

Digital technology reaching regional children

With more than one million Australian primary school children unable to access computers, Startup Daily reports that there is a fear that they may miss out on social and economic opportunities later in life.

Australian digital pilot program teaching another dimension

A new digital skill considered critical for future generations is now being trialled at 28 Australian primary schools.

New digital weapon transforming retailers

The “Net Promoter Score” (NPS) is the digital customer loyalty rating measurement

Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions program launch

The Advance Queensland Community Digital Champions program was launched on 3 November by the Hon Leeanne Enoch MP, Minister for Science and Innovation.

New technology gives Queensland emergency service vehicles the green light

In an Australian first, new technology fitted to a fleet of Queensland's ambulance and fire trucks will give them the power to turn a red light to green.

Disruptive Innovation: the hidden opportunity

Disruptive innovation presents hidden opportunities for leaders and organisations to deliver new value for customers and stakeholders on 9 November.

World-first to reduce energy costs in drought zones

New ground-breaking technology developed in Queensland could soon revolutionise the electricity industry – leading to a cheaper, more reliable source of energy in drought-affected areas.

Mobile infringement app could be ‘just the ticket’ for Queensland Police Service

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) recently launched a trial of electronic traffic infringement notices through its ground-breaking QNotices iOS app.

QUT will host Innovation Summit 6-9 December 2015

The 2015 ISPIM Innovation Summit: Changing the Innovation Landscape takes place in Brisbane, from 6-9 December 2015.

Future Driving hosted by QUT Real World Futures

Driverless cars were a remote dream five years ago. Now, thanks to the combination of big data and portable digital technology, they are just a few years away from being a common sight on the road.

Advance Queensland Research Fellowships now open

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced that applications are open for the first program released through the new $180 million Advance Queensland initiative, which will position Queensland as a leader in the knowledge economy and create jobs now and for the future.

Queensland company launches security app for your eyes only

Brisbane-based financial technology company TSWG has launched a ground-breaking solution with their unique password management app.

Silicon Valley Senior Director of Innovation appointed to PwC Chair in Digital Economy

Dr Marek Kowalkiewicz, SAP Senior Director of Products and Innovation has accepted role of PwC Chair in Digital Economy.

Humans need not apply – Can a robot do your job?

Are the robot takeovers we see in sci-fi movies about to become a reality? Recent feature articles from two of Queensland’s top universities indicate it may be closer to reality than you think.

Watch the future of the big four digital platforms in 15 rapid minutes

If you are a buyer or seller of anything, you must take 15 minutes to sit through this rapid fire, highly insightful and entertaining talk from Scott Galloway at the Digital Life Design Conference.

Spatial technology's PIVOTAL summit will be held in Brisbane, June 28 - July 1

The event will feature spatial technology and its benefits to business, education and disaster response management. Spatial technology is the use of data and mapping to create digital products that can be used in areas including business, education and disaster response management. Spatial technology is worth in excess of $250 billion worldwide and rising.

New Chair to boost state’s potential in digital innovation

Queensland is leading the way in creating jobs through a thriving digital economy with the appointment of a Chair in Digital Economy to drive innovation by forging links between business, academia and government.

3D printed body parts?

It sounds like something out of science fiction but we’re on our way - AND – it’s putting Queensland on the global stage!

The internet will disappear – says Google’s Eric Schmidt

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland, Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, predicted that the internet will effectively ‘disappear’.

Are you ready for the ‘Internet of Things’?

In a recent article from the Financial Post the “Internet of Things” (IoT) is described as automating an entire activity using sensors, computers and devices that talk to each other.

New Apps using the Queensland Government’s Open Data

Travelling around Brisbane on public transport, land zoning, irrigating crops, spotting wildlife, testing soils and educating kids on safe road use just got a lot easier.