Naming and claiming applied research in VET
Princes Court and SuniTAFE
Digital natives are a myth
Since the early 2000s after the release of Marc Prensky’s article On the Horizon, many businesses have used the categories of ‘digital native’ and ‘digital immigrant’ to refer to people born after or before 1980.
Man's new best friend
Preparing your workforce for digital disruption
As new technologies and digital innovations of an increasingly larger scale and scope are being implemented by businesses, new digital capabilities are emerging that are transforming industries by changing the value proposition of existing goods and services.
Cyber security in the age of connectivity
While cyber-attacks are not new and have been around for as long as the internet has existed, the unprecedented level of digital transformation occurring across all industries has resulted in cyber-attacks becoming much more frequent and costly.
Industry 4.0 Design Principles
As the fourth industrial revolution, industry 4.0 is a trend that is changing the way we live and work.
Smart food supply chains
There have been a lot of advances in agriculture technology over the past few years, including remote-controlled harvesters, automated irrigation, biometric scanners, stock monitoring through drones and driverless tractors.
How everything is connected: A look at the technology powering industry 4.0
The IoT refers to the phenomenon currently occurring where everything from consumer products such as mobile phones to industrial goods such as manufacturing equipment are being embedded with internet connectivity and data analytics.
Health 4.0 Aged Care Use Cases
By using the Royal Commission as a chance to improve business practices, aged care providers can align themselves with the Australian Government’s new consumer directed care (CDC) model.
Industry 4.0 and SMEs
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) look set to benefit most from the digital economy and industry 4.0 (i4.0) technologies.
Sowing the seeds of success
Baker Seed Co.
Factories of the future
Industry 4.0 emerged out of an initiative aimed at strengthening Germany’s manufacturing industry. Given this starting point, it’s not surprising that the advanced manufacturing sector is at the forefront of industry 4.0.
Digital skills and the smart office
Across Australia, companies are beginning to digitise their workflows as part of strategies to address the changing business landscape being driven by new technology, new business models and changing customer expectations.
Digitisation and privacy
In this digital and interconnected era, businesses are increasingly transacting directly with consumers, which means they are collecting a growing amount of personal data.
How agri-tech can help with labour struggles
New and emerging technologies are changing the way we work, and the idea of digital disruption is something that most businesses have at least heard of. Many have now begun looking at ways to upskill their workforce to keep pace with these technological changes.
Transforming education for industry 4.0
Empathy and compassion are vital skills needed by those who work in aged and healthcare, enabling carers to know when and how to offer support.
Technology solving age old problems
Sapphire Care | Bluecross
How automation will make our jobs more human
Your role as a farmer is transforming and you’re undertaking new tasks such as debugging robot coding, analysing AI predictions, operating drones and managing land use.
SICK smart sensors
Technology coming to our assistance
According to experts, the digital assistants of the future will be able to interpret complex requests, predict what their user needs and integrate with all smart devices.
Aged care comes face to face with technology
Westmont Aged Care
Upskilling to meet the demands of industry 4.0
In order to meet the demands of a digital future under industry 4.0, workers, as well as their employers, will need to be more proactive about upskilling.
Connected aged care
Not a gimmick: AR use in business
For a while it seemed as if virtual reality (VR) was going to be the next big thing in business, however augmented reality (AR) is quickly taking its place as the technology to watch in the enterprise space.
What are cyber-physical systems?
Autonomous cyber-physical systems are systems that are capable of making decisions and operating independently. However, at this point in time, cyber-physical system development is mostly in semi-autonomous systems.
Facebook won’t halt cryptocurrency
Some United States lawmakers have demanded Facebook halt its plans to launch a digital currency during two days of hearings in Washington, but the company has refused and says it will not launch it as a limited pilot project first either.
World Economic Forum announces 2019 Technology Pioneers
The World Economic Forum has announced the companies it has selected as this years’ Technology Pioneers, with a focus on artificial intelligence and machine learning across a range of industries.
The future of horticulture
On 24 June, the Centre for Digital Enterprise team attended the ‘Future of Horticulture 2019’ event hosted by the Australian Society of Horticulture Science. We heard about a variety of aspects relating to the future of horticulture in Australia, including innovation, precision agriculture and engaging with the next generation.
Robots won’t take our jobs says Deloitte
Deloitte’s new report ‘The path to prosperity: Why the future of work is human’, has busted myths about the future of work and found there is no reason for people to be anxious. People are still central to the future of work and while technology is changing what we do, it isn’t a substitute for people.
Your phone could soon detect skin cancer
It’s long been argued that emerging technologies will have the biggest impact in the health sector and this proving true with the development of world-first technology that has the potential to turn every smart phone into a skin cancer detector.
High density olive groves on display at SuniTAFE Smart Farm
Agromillora, a world leader in the production of fruit and olive trees, recently hosted a Field Day at SuniTAFE’s Smart Farm, demonstrating its Super High Density olive system that results in a higher quality of harvest.
Audit reveals cyber-security weaknesses in Victoria’s health sector
Victoria’s Auditor-General has exposed weaknesses in Victoria’s health sector by successfully hacking into the IT systems of some of the state’s biggest hospitals.
Soon we might have the Royal Drone Flying Doctor Service
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is investigating the possibility of integrating drones into its operations to help improve medical services for people living in outback Queensland.
Businesses need to do more to prepare for the digital future
RMIT University research has been used in a new report by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research that found businesses need to be more proactive in preparing their workforce for a digital future.
People’s behaviour changes in VR
Research by the University of British Columbia has found that people respond differently psychologically in virtual reality compared to how they respond in real life.
Cybersecurity gets investment pledge
Cybersecurity has been brought to the forefront of the federal election, with the Liberals pledging $156 million to build a cyber workforce and protect Australian’s from the risk of cyber-attacks.
Budget addresses digital skills
Australia’s 2019-2020 budget has been released, promising investment to boost digital skills to ensure Australians are prepared for careers in the digital age.
Best cloud computing platforms for SMEs
Cloud computing is quickly gaining momentum in all industries across Australia but for businesses getting started, it can be difficult to know which platforms will deliver the applications needed to support their products and services.
Digital disruption and your workforce: From here to where?
The Centre for Digital Enterprise recently hosted the first in a series of metropolitan workshops in collaboration with RMIT University, where attendees heard about ways businesses have incorporated technological change in their workforce.
RMIT sensor technology used to improve health in aged care
RMIT University’s Micro Nano Research Facility has developed a nano-scale, flexible material that is being used to create sensors that can be integrated into bedding in aged care facilities.
Australian Government embraces Agriculture 4.0
The Australian Government has announced the development of a new initiative aimed at attracting more investment in the country’s agrifood tech sector.
Short courses are the future of training
Google has commissioned a new report into the future of work in Australia that found Australians will spend an additional three hours per week in education and training. The majority of this training will occur at work through short, flexible courses.
AI beats experts in cancer screening
Research in the US has found that a machine learning algorithm can more accurately detect cervical cancer than experienced physicians and current screening methods.
What skills will your business need in 2019?
A new report has revealed the most in-demand skills of 2019 based on hundreds of thousands of job postings data from LinkedIn.