NAB Digital Next is a National Australia Bank podcast on the rise of the digital economy. Hosted by NAB Executive Brad Carr, the monthly podcast brings in the view of global leaders to discuss a range of trends that are changing the lives of consumers around the world such as open data, digital ID, digital skills of the future and much more.
Insights from the Greatest Show in Tech with Brad Carr
In the latest episode of NAB Digital Next, Alysia Abeyratne together with Alex Garkavenko speaks with your regular host Brad Carr, about his recent visit to one of the world’s most influential tech and innovation trade shows, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas.
Brad speaks about the enormity of this extraordinary event and shares his top takeaways and insights from witnessing some cutting edge ideas; where maturing products are entering the market now; as well as tech companies showcasing emerging digital trends. Tune in to hear how AI is everywhere and in everything; how the potential dependence on AI requires us to also consider the conditions that power AI; how ‘boring is the new sexy’ and the importance of being innovative in improving resilience and enabling safer experiences; and the maturing of product ideas, which had previously attracted some scepticism.
Futurists: The many uncertain futures with Andy Hines
In the latest episode of NAB Digital Next, host Brad Carr speaks with Andy Hines from the University of Houston’s Foresight Program who brings us the futurist perspective and methodology.
Andy believes that foresight can help deliver the insight that is so needed in today’s organisations and the world. His goal, is to influence as many change agents as possible with this message and make foresight practical and more actionable in organisations.
In this podcast Andy shares what a futurist is, how he stumbled upon this space and his vision for people to ‘futurize’ their organisation. Alluding to developments in AI, Andy highlights that change is slower than you think and the importance of taking strategic action where you spot trends early. He also underscores the importance of mapping out a positive vision for the future. In this rich and not to be missed discussion, Andy speaks of why he (and others) are considering what comes after capitalism and the notion of tech abundance, including a caution against the risk of forgetting the impacts on external factors.
Digital ID Design Sprint Reflections, with Victoria Richardson and Larissa Beech
In the latest episode of NAB Digital Next, host Brad Carr and NAB's Senior Manager for Digital Policy, Alysia Abeyratne are joined by Victoria Richardson, Chief Operating Officer at Meeco and Larissa Beech, Head of Commercial at Certsy to share their reflections on NAB's recent Digital ID Design Sprint.
Ivo Jenik - Innovation, Inclusion and Open Banking
Host Brad Carr speaks with Ivo Jenik, Senior Financial Sector Specialist at CGAP, a financial inclusion focussed think tank, and division of the World Bank. Covering topics such as microfinance, the use of data, AI and Open Banking - this is a not to be missed conversation, particularly for those interested in how technology and innovation is enabling greater financial inclusion.
Digital ID and digital autonomy, with Katryna Dow, CEO and Founder of Meeco
In this episode of NAB Digital Next, Host Brad Carr speaks to Katryna Dow, visionary founder of Meeco, a pioneering company at the forefront of digital ID.
Quantum Computing with Michael Brett
In the latest episode of NAB Digital Next, host Brad Carr delves into the fascinating world of Quantum Computing with AWS’ Michael Brett.