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Technology – Transforming and Humanising Aged Care Services
Piers Hogarth-Scott & Roshani Manouchehri Technology – Transforming and Humanising Aged Care Services The aged care sector is deeply important to many Australians at a...
Culture Matters – Moving the Innovation Needle in Age Services
Innovation can be a troubled topic at the best of times. Often conflated with digital or cutting edge technology, innovation runs the risk of being little more than a flag beare...
Even If Robots Can ‘Fix’ Loneliness, The Question Remains – Should They?
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness...
AGEING: What’s Next Is More Important Than What We’ve Done
It’s the presence of others who are smarter, kinder, wiser, and different from you that enables you to evolve. Those are the people to surround yourself with at all times....
And Now For Something Completely Different… Empathy
This one’s a simple article, and it begins with a recent innovAGEING (iA) service design workshop in Canberra. Teams of two were asked to spend time to get to know each other as...
Creating New Aged Care Markets: Technology, Disruption, and Existing Consumer Traps
The problem, to be quite honest with you, is that you’ve never actually known what the question is. – Deep Thought, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy For a long time, digital...
If You Build It, Why Wouldn’t They Come?
The American writer, Mark Twain, once wrote that: “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you in trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’...
Sustaining innovation requires strong links to core business
Keep solutions anchored to customers’ needs to maintain structure, discipline and longevity. There’s a lot of talk these days about innovation in Australia. Start-ups, incubator...
IRT searches for cutting-edge business models
Competitive challenge creates pathway for those who are passionate about improving the lives of older people. Innovation is the buzzword of the aged care sector, and with the Tu...
Questioning the norms: ‘Design thinking’ essential for unprecedented advances
Over time, the ‘revolutionary’ idea can become as logical and obvious as wheels on a suitcase. If the last five years have all been about the collection of data, the next period...
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