High Performing Workplaces – SKE UNSW DEEWR October 2011

This research report aims to open up the ‘black box’ of management and provides insights into the leadership, culture and management practices that high performing workplaces deploy and benefit from. It also illustrates the productivity and profitability benefits that accrue to higher performing workplaces. It is part of a 2.5 year project funded by the […]

Retail - Changing The Way We Pay - PayPal October 2011

Retail – Changing The Way We Pay – PayPal October 2011

A year on from the launch of PayPal’s first Secure Insight report, and the world of online commerce has by no means slowed down. Indeed, there have been more changes in the way people shop and pay in the last year than there have been in the last fifteen. PayPal are proudly propelling this change […]

Super Angels Review - Are They Different - ARI October 2011

Super Angels Review – Are They Different – ARI October 2011

The list of great companies that angel investors financed and helped build is enormous; brilliant innovations, great companies, jobs galore. Bell, Ford Motors, Apple, and Google: they all had funding from angels. Without the initial angel investment of Mike Markkula in Apple Computer, for example, Apple might have never launched in a meaningful way. His […]

Mobile Payments and NFC - White Paper - Smart Card Alliance September 2011

Mobile Payments and NFC – White Paper – Smart Card Alliance September 2011

The communication and commerce industries and their supporting technologies have evolved over the past century, changing most dramatically in the last 40 years. Combining the most recent technologies from both industries — mobile phones and e-commerce — results in a product that provides new capabilities and the freedom to conduct commerce in ways that would […]

Mobile Payments Innovate or Perish - AIIA Edgar Dunn September 2011

Mobile Payments Innovate or Perish – AIIA Edgar Dunn September 2011

Mobile payments have certainly evolved from their humble beginnings 15 years ago as an SMS payment method for a can of Coke, today encompassing NFC, remote and P2P payments, amongst others. Despite this progress, however, the industry has still not established a widely-accepted business model that will underpin what is likely to be the fastest […]

Online Retail in Australia 2007-2011 Ewing CCI

15th Sept 2011. This report provides an excellent overview of Online Retailing in Australia. Click here to download the report. The report summarises online buying information gathered from surveys of 1000 Australians aged eighteen years or over were conducted in 2007, 2009 and 2011. It was prepared as part of the World Internet Project by […]