Month: August 2010

Population Populism, Not Policy

Jesicca Brown says debate on migration levels are diverting attention from the need for infrastructure and a more competitive form of federalism.

A Snap Transformation

The print industry has faced 10 years of price pressures, despite growing production costs. Grant Vernon, CEO of Snap, explains how they survive.

5 Reasons Business Needs The NBN

The Australian government is building a national broadband network promising fibre connections to 97 percent of households. But do we need it?

Let Machines Do The Talking

Glenys McLaughlin says Virtual Conversational Agents often provide better customer service than human beings — and they are great at sales too.

Peak Labour Is Near

Australia, like many countries, is on the verge of Peak Labour. The workforce will shrink, but we still demand economic growth. How?

The No-Brainer Congestion Cure

Isn’t congestion pricing on obvious policy step, particularly as faster broadband enables more of us to work from home more often?

The Coalition’s low fibre diet

Twisted Wire eavesdrops on this week’s telecommunications debate at the National Press Club and questions the merits of the Opposition’s broadband election policy.

7 Ways To Integrate Email and Social Media

Email marketing isn’t dead, but to get the most of it make sure you integrate it with your social media activity. Jeff Bullas explains.

Has Keynes Had His Day?

Dr Steven Kates explains how a focus on Keynesian economics has seen governments waste money on a process that will only slow the recovery — he reckons.

Why Money Won’t Keep Top Talent

Research shows that lots of us would like to earn more, but we’ll compromise a bit for job satisfaction and prestige.

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