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Australian business has an amazing history of enterprising thinking - from the black box to boxed wine, the pacemaker to penicillin. What spurs our big thinking? And what's behind our capacity for turning challenges into opportunities? In this series, Adam Spencer talks to many of today's most enterprising minds to find out how they're solving problems, how they embrace change to create progress, and how technology is at its best when it is laser focused on the people it aims to serve.

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Australian business has an amazing history of enterprising thinking - from the black box to boxed wine, the pacemaker to penicillin. What spurs our big thinking? And what's behind our capacity for turning challenges into opportunities? In this series, Adam Spencer talks to many of today's most enterprising minds to find out how they're solving problems, how they embrace change to create progress, and how technology is at its best when it is laser focused on the people it aims to serve.

    Adam Spencer talks to William Payne from Mirvac

    Adam Spencer talks to William Payne from Mirvac

    Adam Spencer chats to William Payne, Chief Digital Officer at Mirvac about how Telstra Purple helped them transform their communication network across the entire business.

    • 42 min
    Dr Jason McClure from Ambulance Victoria on the technology empowering health workers to save lives.

    Dr Jason McClure from Ambulance Victoria on the technology empowering health workers to save lives.

    Collaboration between ANZICS, Ambulance Victoria, and Telstra Purple resulted in an efficient, easy-to-use platform on Azure, empowering health workers in saving lives

    • 17 min
    Brad Webb from Samaritans on the business case for digitisation.

    Brad Webb from Samaritans on the business case for digitisation.

    Samaritans CEO Brad Webb joins Adam Spencer for a conversation on change - why Samaritans needed to embrace it, and how their journey to digitise helped them prepare for the biggest one to hit our generation. In the face of continued uncertainty and long term remote working models, learn how the changes the not-for-profit organisation made to the way they deliver services to vulnerable Australians gives Brad confidence.

    • 20 min
    Christian Neyle from Taylor on the risks and rewards of early tech adoption.

    Christian Neyle from Taylor on the risks and rewards of early tech adoption.

    Christian Neyle, IT Manager at Taylor, shows us how the construction company gets creative with technology to work more efficiently than ever before. From 5G to Microsoft HoloLens, hear how advanced wireless solutions are helping to rethink not only construction but the buildings themselves, to give us spaces that really connect with people.

    • 18 min
    Hear how Mikaela Jade from Indigital is pairing Indigenous storytelling with the most cutting edge digital technology.

    Hear how Mikaela Jade from Indigital is pairing Indigenous storytelling with the most cutting edge digital technology.

    Founder and CEO of Indigital, Mikaela Jade, is actively bridging the gap between cultural competency and digital skills development within Indigenous communities. Hear how Indigital is exposing young Indigenous Australians to the digital world.

    • 19 min
    Libby Christie on the challenges and unexpected upsides for The Australian Ballet as a result of COVID-19.

    Libby Christie on the challenges and unexpected upsides for The Australian Ballet as a result of COVID-19.

    Executive Director of The Australian Ballet, Libby Christie, has faced enormous challenges for this beloved institution as a result of COVID-19. There has also been a number of unexpected and surprising upsides.

    • 30 min

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4.4 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Armond88 ,

Really Telstra?

You are actually taking the p!ss with this podcast. All your customers want is to not be taken advantage of month after month, year after year. This horrible excuse of a PR campaign is nothing but bland scripted noise pollution.

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