Homeless multinationals and taxing decisions

The digital economy has generated many changes in how we shop, stay in touch with friends, and manage our daily routines. Despite this, it seems that politicians around the world are only just starting to realise that the digital world has truly changed the economy. The recent Australian federal budget was the usual mix of … Continue reading Homeless multinationals and taxing decisions

Hiding behind the numbers

It often seems like we are obsessed with measurements. Hospitals, schools, and businesses collect all sorts of data. From birth to when we shuffle off this mortal coil, it seems someone is always looking over our shoulder, recording something about us. There is a widely held belief that you need to measure to manage. While … Continue reading Hiding behind the numbers

Privacy panic and crisis management back in the spotlight

Our entire economy seems to run on data these days. Business processes are now not just computerised, but frequently generate extremely detailed information that is retained for many years. Businesses (and some government departments) don't just have customer data - they have extremely detailed activity trails and profiles for customers. I think if history shows … Continue reading Privacy panic and crisis management back in the spotlight