University of Technology Sydney builds large start-up community

UTS extends support to almost 500 student and alumni-run start-ups The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has extended their support to nearly 500 start-ups, making the university’s start-up community the largest in Australia. The university’s start-up program, known as UTS Start-ups, offers collaboration and office space, industry connections, and a vibrant…

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Economic downturn now top emerging risk worrying executives

Unusually high degree of interrelated risks shown in 2Q22 quaterly Concern about a macroeconomic downturn has rapidly ascended into the top emerging risk facing organizations, according to Gartner, Inc.’s latest global Emerging Risks Report. The survey, with 306 senior executives and risk management professionals, was conducted in the second quarter of…

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Finding growth in digitised governance models

eGovernance instrumental in improving socioeconomic infrastructure Citizens’ evolving requirements, rapid urbanization and digitalization are encouraging governments to adopt a digitized governance model. Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, eGovernance Platforms and Services Industry, finds that the eGovernance model encourages a collaborative ecosystem between public and private sectors, which can also uplift socioeconomic…

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David Jones appointed to newly created Chief Information Officer

London-based executive will lead the new overarching global technology division AEG has appointed David Jones to the newly created role of Chief Information Officer, AEG Global Technology it was today announced by the company. In his new and expanded role, Jones will now be responsible for the company’s technology strategy and solutions…

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Human leadership as the next evolution of leadership

Only 29 per cent of employees believe their leader exhibits human leadership. A survey of more than 230 HR leaders revealed that 90 per cent believe that to succeed in today’s work environment, leaders must focus on the human aspects of leadership. Yet, another Gartner survey of nearly 3,400 employees, also conducted…

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Top eight cybersecurity predictions for 2022-23

The term zero trust is now prevalent in security vendor marketing. Executive performance evaluations will be increasingly linked to ability to manage cyber risk; almost one-third of nations will regulate ransomware response within the next three years; and security platform consolidation will help organizations thrive in hostile environments, according to…

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New GSMA data is a wake-up call

Worrying slow-down in digital Inclusion for women. The expansion of mobile internet access in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) is continuing at pace, but risks leaving women further behind, according to new analysis published today by the GSMA. The GSMA Mobile Gender Gap Report 2022 shows that after years of progress towards…

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