\"
30-31 March, 2017 | Hilton Hotel, Sydney, Australia

Media Center

Case Studies

Navigating the new norm of disruption: 7 steps to lead your organisation through digital transformation

“Harnessing the disruption is not about technology and it’s not about processes. It’s about people and culture and valuing talent to drive change and innovation."
In this case study, Ajay Bhatia, Chief Information Officer at Carsales.com.au, shares seven key elements organisations should take into consideration when leading digital transformation, in order to take advantage of the potential benefits of digital disruption.

Reports

Digital transformation roadmap: strategies for harnessing the opportunities of digital disruption

2016 represents an opportunity for businesses to harness the power of digital to remain agile and relevant in an increasingly competitive and consumer-driven marketplace.

Ahead of Disruptive Innovation Week 2017, we have put together a roadmap for digital transformation success, outlining the key strategies and steps any organisation needs to consider to take advantage of the opportunities disruption provides.

Fast Track Your Attendance

Disruptive Innovation Week 2017 Registration Form

Want to fast track your registration to Disruptive Innovation Week 2017? It's easy - just download, fill out this form and send it to registration@iqpc.com.au

Exclusive Content

Building a culture of innovation at DBS bank: In the spotlight with Neal Cross, Chief Innovation Officer, DBS Bank

For the past few years Neal Cross, Chief Innovation Officer at DBS Bank, has spearheaded DBS’ innovation program, with an innovation culture at the heart of driving change. At the beginning of 2016, his team was granted $10 million to set up a new innovation centre to further evolve their digital strategy, as well as placing some ‘hard revenue’ targets against innovative projects.
In this case study, Neal explores the innovation techniques DBS is using to understand their customers to drive innovation and the strategies used to reinvent DBS to become an innovation agency.

Capitalising on your assets to stay relevant in disruptive times

Radio and the music industry is the poster child for disruption. First Napster, then iTunes and now Pandora and Spotify are threatening to claim even more market share.

Southern Cross Austereo is on a digital transformation journey that is focused on its strengths, a uniquely local voice and presence, to branch out and drive innovative new products and services.

At the core of this is encouraging entrepreneurship, encouraging start-up methodology and accelerators to capitalise on the massive opportunities presented by disruption. In this video, Vijay Solanki, Former Chief Digital Officer at Southern Cross Austereo explores: 
  • Assessing your biggest assets and capitalising on them to drive self disruption
  • Planning alternative and innovative products and services
  • Exploring dierent models of consumption
  • Leveraging data to improve products and services


Creating a foothold in the digital economy: How Aurecon is taking a 3 horizons approach to innovation to become more agile

In this article, Andrew Maher, Chief Digital Officer at Aurecon, explores the core elements of Aurecon’s digital vision and how they are rolling-out a three horizons approach throughout their business to drive innovation internally and help their clients create a foothold in the new digital economy.

Word Document

Disruptive Innovation Week Award Submission Form: Best Culture led Innovation Project 2017

“ Culture eats Strategy for Breakfast, “ This award will recognize a team or individual who've planned and executed a digital transformation project driven by culture change. Culture is as important as strategy, if not more facilitating innovation within a large organization. How have you enthused and engaged employees from the front line to the decision makers?  Have you empowered them and encouraged creativity and new ideas? Have you created a safe culture to address the fear of failure and reluctance to change? If this resonates with the work you’ve done, then send in you’re submissions?

Disruptive Innovation Week Award Submission Form: Best Customer Centred Innovation Project 2017

The customer is often at the centre of innovation projects, as expectations for quality and speed soar. This award will recognize a team who have successfully lead transformation and/or created products with the customer at the centre. Have you used exciting new methodologies to engage customers beyond just the front line? Have you effectively used design thinking to embed customer centricity and drive innovation? If yes, then send in your submission.

Disruptive Innovation Week Award Submission Form: Best Culture led Innovation Project 201Best Technology led Innovation Project 2017

Technology is often the most significant enabler of innovation. This award will recognize a team or individual who've planned and executed a digital transformation project led by creative use of technology and IT infrastructure. We will be looking for innovative use of technology such as cloud, enterprise mobility, data to drive innovation by enabling flexibility, empowering employees and embedding speed. It will also look at projects that have successfully overcome the risks involved with integration and legacy systems.

Presentations

Building Capabilities for Agile Innovation

Agile delivery is very dierent from the traditional way of doing things. In this presentation from Digital Disruption X 2016, Anastasia Cammaroto, Chief Information Ocer, BT Financial, explores how to build the capability of your workforce to work with agile, including:

  • Identifying gaps with the existing workforce
  • Strategies and training to up skill and build capability
  • Redeploying staff

Finding the right Narrative for Digital Transformation in Your Business

As a digital leader your primary role is being a proponent of digital. When leading a major organisational change it is critical to have the right narrative and tone not only to get buy-in and support and to also enable all parts and members of the business, to move money around and ensure that all initiatives are sustainable.

In this presentation from Digital Disruption X 2016, David Hua, Head of Digital Operations, ABC International, explores:

  • The importance of a good story
  • Engaging other business leaders with the right story for your business
  • Lesson’s learnt and how to overcome them

Agile and Lean Operating Models - the Solution to Keeping up with the Pace of Disruption

Traditional models and waterfall are not conducive to disruptive innovation. Sometimes resulting in dated results because of the lack of flexibility. In this presentation from Digital Disruption X 2016, Lee Hatton, CEO, Ubank, brings together business leaders who are focused on becoming leaner, meaner and faster, exploring:

  • Identifying opportunities to cut back on the fat
  • Deconstructing your operations
  • Creating a roadmap

Implementing Agile from the Board Down

In this presentation from Digital Disruption X 2016, Mark Gay, Chief Information Officer, ME Bank, explores ME Banks’s journey towards embracing agile as part of its digital transformation. It focuses on getting buy-in and managing the change, including:

  • Getting management support and buy-in
  • Driving agile adoption across the board from different departments and different levels
  • Changing mindsets and maintaining the shift

Scaling Innovation within A Growing Business

Expedia is a disrupter in the travel and tourism space and has been growing rapidly since it first launched. The challenge is how do they continue to scale innovation and maintain a disruptive presence in a changing ecosystem.

In this presentation from Digital Disruption X 2016, Scott Horn, Director of Technology, Expedia, explores:

  • Exploring NVPs to stay ahead of the curve
  • Leveraging data analytics and user testing to put ideas into action
  • Exploring new models of connectivity and innovation

Digital Leadership: Leading an Organisation through Disruption by Embracing the New Norm

On the one hand, digital disruption is an opportunity of a lifetime, but on the other hand it is littered with risks. As a business leader, the challenge is to determine if the right balance has been achieved. In the fast moving world of the digital economy, it is up to an organisation’s leader to pave the way towards creating an innovative environment through demonstrating their ability to walk the talk.

In this presentation from Digital Disruption X 2016, Ajay Bhatia, Chief Product and Information Officer, Carsales.com.au, explores:

  • The top 5 changes leaders need to make to embrace an innovative culture
  • Understanding the importance of agile leadership in the digital economy
  • Maximising an organisation’s human capital engagement to bring out their best and brightest ideas
  • Collaboration between institutional learning and business
  • The understanding and incorporation of an “innovative ecosystem” in business strategy

Podcasts

PODCAST: How to prepare for digital disruption

In this podcast, Business Insider Australia editor-in-chief Paul Colgan is joined by Pete Cooper, a leading figure in the Australian innovations community. Pete is a founder of the Start Society, the national StartCon conference and has been a mentor to a variety of Australian startups through the Founder Institute.

They discuss how to predict change and disruption in your industry, toolkits you can use to support innovation in your businesses and how to embrace the spirit of entrepreneurship in established organisations.

Interviews

Southern Cross Austereo on capitalising on your assets to stay relevant in disruptive times

Radio and the music industry is the poster child for disruption. First Napster, then iTunes and now Pandora and Spotify are threatening to claim even more market share.

Southern Cross Austereo is on a digital transformation journey that is focused on its strengths, a uniquely local voice and presence, to branch out and drive innovative new products and services.

At the core of this is encouraging entrepreneurship, encouraging start-up methodology and accelerators to capitalise on the massive opportunities presented by disruption. In this video, Vijay Solanki, Former Chief Digital Officer at Southern Cross Austereo explores: 
  • Assessing your biggest assets and capitalising on them to drive self disruption
  • Planning alternative and innovative products and services
  • Exploring dierent models of consumption
  • Leveraging data to improve products and services

Video transcript: Anticipating and preparing for future disruption Insights from News Corp, ANZ and Fire & Rescue NSW

In this interview transcript, Tom Quinn, CIO/CTO of News Corp, Claire Rogers, Head of Digital Strategy at ANZ and Richard Host, Former CIO at Fire and Rescue NSW, explore how digital disruption is impacting on the way they engage with customers, and the steps they are taking to leverage the opportunities bought about by digital in the coming months.

Articles

Harnessing the opportunities of digital disruption: the ABC story

In this article, David Hua, Head of Digital Operations at ABC International, shares five key strategies his organisation is using to rethink value creation and create a narrative that supports and leverages the opportunities of disruption.

7 ways start-ups are placing the customer at the heart of innovation

No matter your organisation, big or small or what industry you’re in – digital disruption is coming for you. And the question is: are you prepared?

How Westpac New Zealand is driving innovation through the customer lens

“We hear this word disruption a lot. Most people think disruption is about technology.Well it’s not about technology. Disruption is all about customer experience."

In this article, Simon Pomeroy, Chief Digital Officer at Westpac New Zealand, explores the thinking behind Westpac’s digital strategy, and how they are evolving their business model through a focus on improving customer experience driven by technology and innovation.

Video

Anticipating and preparing for future disruption Insights from News Corp, ANZ and Fire & Rescue NSW

In this interview reel, Tom Quinn, CIO/CTO of News Corp, Claire Rogers, Head of Digital Strategy at ANZ and Richard Host, Former CIO at Fire and Rescue NSW, explore how digital disruption is impacting on the way they engage with customers, and the steps they are taking to leverage the opportunities bought about by digital in the coming months.

Digital Disruption - Short fuse, big bang?

Digital disruption - Short fuse, big bang? This video from Deloitte Australia considers the magnitude of digital transformation within Australian business and government

Digital Disruption: Unleashing the Next Wave of Innovation

Digital Disruption is changing the way all businesses interact with their customers and each other. Are you ready for the change? Learn what Digital Disruption is, what it means for you and your company, and how to become a Digital Disruptor yourself and not a victim of disruption.

Whitepapers

Digital Disruption : What do governments need to do?

The disruptive potential of digital technologies has become a hot topic in recent years. There are calls for governments to add or remove regulations, invest in digital start ups, and protect the jobs of workers threatened by new ways of doing business. This research paper reviews and interprets expert opinion on disruption in order to inform governments about the policy tasks posed by digital technologies.

Digitising IT: IT leadership for the next phase of digital transformation

This report explores both the challenges and opportunities facing IT and businesses in an era of digital transformation. 

National Media

Digital disruption could threaten 40 per cent of jobs, says Productivity Commission

Digital disruption has the potential to threaten 40 per cent of jobs over the next 10 to 15 years as automation and machine learning shake up the economy, according to a Productivity Commission report released in June 2016.

Digital change: can Australia keep up?

No corner of the world is untouched by the adoption of digital. How is Australia managing the transition?