On our inability to define blockchain

August 21st, 2017 by Peter Evans-Greenwood & Ross Hancock

Mid-way through most presentations on blockchain the speaker puts up a slide with a technology adoption curve, an s-curve. Then, pointing intensely somewhere early in the exponential bit, they declare “we’re here!”, before racing on to outline a future decentralised utopia.

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What does being ‘innovative’ actually mean?

August 8th, 2017 by Simon Alperstein

Lately I’ve been struggling with the question, “am I being innovative enough?” This is especially pertinent to me as i work on bringing a new product to life with my team. How to be innovative in practice, however, isn’t always obvious.
I’ve been looking for inspiration to help me work out what innovation really is in day-to-day work.

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Multi-channel advice: a more human experience

June 23rd, 2017 by David Johnson

Speaking recently at a conference on the changing nature of interactions with consumers of financial services, I was asked whether technologies like robo and AI run the risk of dehumanising financial advice at unnecessary expense.  Quite to the contrary, digital advice solutions, when designed as part of a seamless multi-channel offering have the potential to make financial advice a far more human experience.

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Insights from the Banking & Wealth Summit

May 29th, 2017 by David Johnson

There are few opportunities that compare to the learning and networking opportunities on offer when the leading voices of Australia’s financial system come together in one room for the AFR Banking & Wealth Summit. Aside from the networking, excessive caffeine intake and a few obligatory chest beating speeches, we have the opportunity to hear regulators and industry leaders comment on the shifts that are shaping our industry.

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Deloitte Narrative Strategy Receives 2017 Good Design® Selection in Digital Design Category

May 19th, 2017 by Shannyn McLeod

Narrative Strategy (formerly the Explainers) have had a long standing relationship with the Human Rights Commission, and are excited that their Magna Carta educational Resource was selected to receive the 2017 Good Design® Selection and is now in the running to receive the coveted Australian Good Design Award, which will be announced at the Good Design Awards Ceremony on June 8 at the Overseas Passenger Terminal (OPT) in Sydney.

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