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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You can’t democratise trust

August 2nd, 2016 by Peter Evans-Greenwood

There's a lot of talk around the interwebs on using technology to democratise trust. Blockchains, in particular, are supposed to create some new fangled type of distributed or networked trust, transforming society in the process.

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Can blockchain save the music industry?

June 15th, 2016 by Peter Evans-Greenwood

Are artist-driven blockchain-based services like Mycelia and Mediachain the future of the music industry?

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Sightings from the Edge - May 26

May 26th, 2016 by Eddie Harran

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - April 19

April 19th, 2016 by Peter Xing

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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To code or not to code, that is the question

March 29th, 2016 by Peter Evans-Greenwood

Centre for the Edge is dipping our toe into the education waters again after last year’s report, Redefining Education. We’re collaborating with Geelong Grammar‘s School of Creative Education to look into “Does everyone need to learn how to code?”

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Sightings from the Edge - January 19

January 19th, 2016 by Peter Xing

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter

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Sightings from the Edge - November 2

November 2nd, 2015 by Peter Xing

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Building the bricks to success

October 14th, 2015 by Matt Roberts

Bricks continue to play an integral part in the success of Lego, but how can the company keep mainstream in a digital native world?

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Sightings from the Edge - September 22

September 22nd, 2015 by Eddie Harran

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - August 27

August 27th, 2015 by Peter Xing

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - July 27

July 27th, 2015 by Eddie Harran

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - June 24

June 24th, 2015 by Peter Xing

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - May 26

May 26th, 2015 by Eddie Harran

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - April 29

April 29th, 2015 by Peter Xing

Every month, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. In this special guest edition, Peter Xing has put together a post solely related to the topic of Artificial Intelligence. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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How to Play in the Gameful World

March 24th, 2015 by Matt Roberts

A 3-hour event hosted by Deloitte Centre for the Edge including a presentation and workshop offering an insight into games, gamification, play and collaboration. 

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Sightings from the Edge - September 17

September 17th, 2014 by Eddie Harran

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Are you a now-ist?

September 3rd, 2014 by KItty O'Leary

On arrival at the Centre for the Edge in January, Chief Edge Officer Pete Williams used the term ‘now-ist’ to describe his role at Deloitte. At the time I was unaware of the saying, yet in the months since the word has come to define why I love working in technology and what I aim to achieve.

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Sightings from the Edge - August 27

August 27th, 2014 by Peter Xing

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. In this special guest edition, Peter Xing has put together a post solely related to the topic of Artificial Intelligence. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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The School of Making

August 18th, 2014 by KItty O'Leary

Deloitte’s Centre for the Edge recently hosted a ‘Meet the Makers’ event in Melbourne. The event drew together, for the first time, the innovators shaping the future of Australia’s emerging maker movement. The event was a chance to step back and think about where the maker movement is heading and what impact it will have.

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Sightings from the Edge - August 13

August 13th, 2014 by Eddie Harran

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - July 28

July 28th, 2014 by Eddie Harran

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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MOOC Meetup Sparks Call to Action

July 21st, 2014 by KItty O'Leary

The Deloitte Centre for the Edge recently hosted its first meetup around Deloitte University Press’s MOOC on the business implications on Additive Manufacturing. The consensus coming out of the meetup was that the Australian Government must challenge makers to solve our country’s most pressing problems.

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Sightings from the Edge - June 19

June 19th, 2014 by Eddie Harran

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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What could corporate makers in this lucky country achieve?

June 5th, 2014 by KItty O'Leary

What makes a maker?
The act of making is not new. Craftspeople, tinkerers, hobbyists, and inventors can all be considered makers. As Chris Anderson puts it, ‘We are all born makers’. Broadly, a maker is someone who derives identity and meaning from the act of creation. What distinguishes contemporary makers from the inventors and DIYers of other eras is the incredible power afforded them by modern technologies and a globalised economy, both to connect and learn, and also as a means of production and distribution.

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Sightings from the Edge - May 26

May 26th, 2014 by Eddie Harran

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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Sightings from the Edge - May 8

May 8th, 2014 by Eddie Harran

Every fortnight, Deloitte Centre for the Edge AU brings together a short collection of sightings from the edge of technology, business and society. To learn more about about the centre, follow us on Twitter.

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