Spotify attempts to clear up privacy policy

9:26AM | Friday, 4 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

After causing a furore last month by updating its privacy policy to include a whole host of data collection, Spotify has reworked the policy so it can be understood in simple terms.

Legal matters  | Technology

Former NICTA CEO says making money wasn’t the point

9:30PM | Wednesday, 2 September 2015 | Denham Sadler

The future success of Data61 will rely on its ability to take on some of NICTA’s startup culture, according to NICTA’s former CEO Hugh Durrant-Whyte.

 | Leadership

Cloud analytics is enabling the freelance economy

9:04PM | Wednesday, 2 September 2015 | Nigel Mendonca

A significant workforce change is upon us and we're no longer just teachers, marketers or photographers.

 | How to hire staff

Stop worrying and become a great tech entrepreneur: How Cyan Ta’eed did it

9:14PM | Tuesday, 1 September 2015 | Angela Priestly

Cyan Ta'eed's recently become one of the most sought-after women on the speaker circuit, especially for tech and entrepreneurial events.

 | Leadership

Far from bust: five ways MOOCs are helping people get on in life

8:04PM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Lisa Harris

Massive Open Online Courses were expected to herald the end of higher education as we knew it when they began.

 | Management

Understanding the Amazonian workplace – it's the law of the jungle

8:04PM | Monday, 24 August 2015 |  Martin Parker

We have corporations with huge influence which do bad things, we are well aware of it and yet we continue to let it happen. Why?

 | Leadership

Elon Musk’s Brave New World: it worked for Henry Ford; why not Tesla?

8:04PM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | W Rocky Newman

The share price of Tesla Motors shot up this week after a financial analyst said that the electric vehicle maker is “uniquely positioned to dominate” the auto industry.

 | Leadership

Protecting the rights of the digital workforce in the 'gig' economy

8:10PM | Tuesday, 18 August 2015 | Joseph G. Davis,

Spurred by advances in digital technology, an on-demand workforce has been growing steadily for well over a decade, creating a new “gig” economy.

 | Managing people

Copyright holders have Periscope in their sights

8:49AM | Monday, 17 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Twitter’s live streaming app Periscope is under increasing threat from copyright holders, with takedown notices becoming more common since its launch.

 | Legal matters

“Workers cry at their desks”: Survival of the fittest in the Amazon jungle

8:31AM | Monday, 17 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

The New York Times published an expansive, highly critical article about the working conditions and culture in Amazon over the weekend.

 | Managing people

Time to disrupt the male-dominated tech culture

8:11PM | Thursday, 13 August 2015 | Cyan Ta’eed

I’m asked the same question at almost every industry event I attend: “How can I support women in technology?” And I’m usually asked by men.

 | Leadership

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

7:57PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Ibrar Bhatt

Can’t remember the name of the two elements that scientist Marie Curie discovered? Or who won the 1945 UK general election? Ask Google.

 | Technology  | Managing people

How to lead, inspire and get the most out of your startup team

7:53PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Mark McDonald

Your team is your most valuable asset and an essential element of great execution. After all, great ideas do not matter if they can’t be executed.

 | Managing people

Australia needs to let go of fear and build a startup ecosystem that nurtures 'unicorn' potential

7:04PM | Thursday, 16 July 2015 | Mark McDonald

The Australian digital economy will represent a 3.7% share of Australian GDP in 2016, but we are still well behind countries like the UK, Japan and the US.

 | Growth Strategy  | Technology  | Leadership

As CEO exits, Reddit finds to its cost that even unpaid workers can go on strike

7:39PM | Tuesday, 14 July 2015 |  Rebecca Taylor

Worker frustration and disputes that result in forms of organised industrial action such as strikes, go-slows, even sabotage, are as old as waged labour.

 | Managing people

Hacking Age to tackle Australia’s ageing population

7:35PM | Tuesday, 7 July 2015 | Broede Carmody

Software engineers and medical experts will come together on Friday in order to tackle some of the biggest issues facing Australia’s ageing population.

 | Leadership

Contractors or employees? Californian ruling shows how Uber and other startups tread a thin line

6:52PM | Thursday, 18 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

The Californian employer watchdog has determined that an Uber driver should be classified as an employee, not an independent contractor, and therefore entitled to reimbursements.

 | Legal matters

When to hire a new CEO: Learning from the examples of Twitter and Bigcommerce

6:23PM | Wednesday, 17 June 2015 | Ron Pragides

During the past week, both Twitter and Bigcommerce announced CEO transitions. What does this mean?

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Leadership  | Managing people  | How to hire staff

Digital technology is now 5% of Australia’s GDP, but IT graduate numbers still falling short

6:06AM | Tuesday, 16 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Digital technology is one of the fastest growing sectors in the Australian economy but the number of graduates with STEM skills is not keeping up with demand.

 | Tax  | Technology  | IT  | Leadership

Bigcommerce snaps up former PayPal executive to lead the company’s expansion plans

6:10PM | Tuesday, 9 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Sydney-based e-commerce platform Bigcommerce has snapped up a former PayPal executive to oversee the company’s ambitious product expansion plans.

 | Leadership  | Management