Digital CBD Roadmap Released
Melbourne’s future relies on quality digital infrastructure and skills. “The key to Melbourne's status as a fully global digital city is merging our physical and digital experiences into a central built environment that leverages web3 technologies,” says Dr Alexia Maddox.
Melbourne’s future relies on quality digital infrastructure and skills
According to Dr Alexia Maddox from the RMIT Digital CBD Project, a key factor in reinvigorating the city is creating digital experiences that are inclusive, engaging and rewarding for people who visit, live and work in the city and businesses that invest in the city.
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Dr Alexia Maddox joins Douglas Beatty in the Channel 9 studio to discuss the recent report on digital infrastructures and what it means for a future Melbourne CBD.
How Melburnians work, learn and thrive in a post-lockdown city is revealed in new report
A first-of-its-kind, city-wide survey of Melbourne residents shows just how dramatically our working practices have changed since the beginning of the pandemic and highlights the digital infrastructure we need to support a thriving city.
The ‘city’ is becoming increasingly digital, forcing us to rethink its role in life and work
The role of the city is changing. Find out how we surveyed more than 2,000 Victorians living in Melbourne, its suburbs and regional centres in April 2022.
CBD workers spend just 16 hours in city as work-from-home sticks
Melbourne’s CBD workers are spending less than 17 hours a week in the city, and only one in eight is going into the office every day of the working week.
The city as a 'Central Built Environment': imagining the future of digital cities
Imagining a digital city as a Central Built Environment with a focus on a city as a playful, immersive space based on Digital CBD Project research.
Metaverse Cities, Crypto States: Towards a Policy Position
The concept of “Metaverse Cities”, as an exploration of how “crypto cities” and “crypto states” are melding with the physical infrastructure of cities to offer new potentialities in how people organise, work, rest, and play. It forms a contribution to the research in Report 5 of the The Digital CBD Project.
Digital skills the key to securing Melbourne’s future
A growing gap in digital skills is a security risk and prohibitive to Melbourne becoming a Digital CBD according to a new report released by the RMIT Digital CBD Project.
Invest in digital academies and programs to address tech skill gap, RMIT university says.
A new report by RMIT University funded by the Victorian State Government recommends the establishment of digital academies and programs to address tech skills gap brought by the pandemic in context of developing Melbourne as a digital central business district.
Digital Skills Key to Securing Melbourne’s Cyber Security Future
A new report by RMIT University Digital Skills and Cyber Security: How Do We Secure Our Future attempts to understand the current digital skills issues, and the challenges the pandemic brought about, in the context of developing Melbourne as a Digital CBD. The research is funded by the Victorian State Government.
NFTs, blockchain, AI, drones and autonomous vehicles key to more resilient supply chains
Emerging technologies and digital infrastructures, such as NFTs, smart sensors, drones, autonomous vehicles and artificial intelligence forecasting, would reduce the vulnerabilities in Melbourne’s supply chain highlighted during the pandemic, a new report finds.