Pausefest Workshop

Thanks to everyone who came down to ‘Problem to Prototype in 60 minutes’, it was a productive hour with a few cracking ideas at the end of it.

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Problem to Prototype in 60 minutes

My work is cut out for me with this workshop at Pausefest on Feb 6. Bring along your business problem, and we will have it cracked in an hour. I hope. Grab a ticket and register now for 1 of 20 spots.

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Optus Keynote Series with Samma

Steve Sammartino and I are going on a roadshow to unpack the ingredients of innovation in business with Optus. If you are in Melbourne in Feb or Sydney in March and would like to come along - please shout. This one should be fun.

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Launching MYOB Future Trend Report and Short Stories

Technology continues to transform the way we do business, so for Accountants and Bookkeepers, understanding future trends and how they will impact business and how money moves through it, is critical. To give MYOB customers insight and direction, the commissioned Steve Sammartino and I to write the 2018 Radar Report which covers 6 key trends that will impact the profession of managing money, and 6 short stories about Tess, and Accountant in the year 2025.
Check it out here.

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We're making movies.

We are teaming up with our mate, Steve Sammartino, to make a series of films. We can't wait to share with you what we're making.

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Future Sandwich at Pausefest

It was a pleasure to take the main stage at Pausefest, and host a live episode of Future Sandwich. Who better to discuss the Future Of News than with;
Michael Short, Editorial Director of The Age
Sophie Black, ABC Screen Time, and The Wheeler Centre
Nic Hodges, Director of Innovation for Foxtel, Blonde3.
 

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We followed the familiar Future Sandwich Live format of the guests holding Agree and Disagreeing signs for a handful of statements.

The full recording of the show will be released shortly, but some of the main insights to come from the chat;
- Facebook was definitively defined as a media company, not a tech company.
- There were mixed opinions on whether technology can solve #FakeNews
- The Blockchain won't shift the fortunes of News and Media in the short term.

The preview episode with Nic Hodges can be listened to now below.

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Introducing Future Sandwich Sessions

I've teamed up with Future Sandwich favourite, Author, and Futurist, Steve Sammartino. 

We have a range of workshops that are designed to help you;
1. Understand trends impacting your business
2. Define which problems you can go after
3. Map out ideas that attack that problem

Instead of reading more about it here, let's grab coffee or a cold one and hatch a plan. 

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I had a chip implanted into my hand

So, it hurt a little. I can also open my side door by tapping my had on it. But the experiment has largely been a fail. The chip acts just like your card to get into work, or open your garage, but in reflection it is probably easier, and less painful to remember a pin, or carry an actual card. I will broadcast

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