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11 Dec
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Let’s Get Care: Discovering a Blue Ocean in Home Care Packages
Category: Blog
Value innovation is the cornerstone of blue ocean strategy. We call it value innovation because instead of focusing on beating the competition, you focus on making the competiti...
02 Mar
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Getting Aged Care Innovation Right And Karma’s Inevitability
Category: Blog
For those who’ve been following, the aged care industry is currently undergoing sweeping changes as a result of government reforms to address demographic pressures, rising costs...
19 Apr
LASA’s Merlin Kong with Assoc Prof Damith Herath Uni Canberra
Disruption is dead, long live disruption
Category: Blog
A ‘business-as-usual’ approach can become untenable for those who are not attuned to capitalising on opportunities. The science fiction writer, William Gibson, once offered that...
09 May
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Applications Open For innovAGEING Challenge Competition
Category: Media
innovAGEING, Australia’s innovation network for age services, has announced Australia’s first ever innovAGEING Challenge—a national aged services hackathon—and applications are ...
27 Apr
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Questioning the norms: ‘Design thinking’ essential for unprecedented advances
Category: Blog
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...
14 Dec
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Why the Age Services Industry Needs an Innovation Network: The Case For innovAGEING
Category: Blog
If you really want to find the next innovative breakthrough, then you should be looking where no-one else is looking. Airtasker Co-Founder, Tim Fung’s keynote address at Leading...
28 Apr
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IRT searches for cutting-edge business models
Category: Blog
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...
06 Jul
Creating New Aged Care Markets
Creating New Aged Care Markets: Technology, Disruption, and Existing Consumer Traps
Category: Blog
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...
13 Sep
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Technology – Transforming and Humanising Aged Care Services
Category: Blog
Piers Hogarth-Scott & Roshani Manouchehri Technology – Transforming and Humanising Aged Care Services The aged care sector is deeply important to many Australians at a...
21 Jun
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innovAGEING Challenge Winners Looking to the Future
Category: Media
Image: iA Challenge winners St Basil’s NSW & ACT for their prototype What’s Up? With judges and event sponsors. The winners of Australia’s first ever innovAGEING Challenge –...
27 Jun
innoVAGEING Inaugural National Awards 2019 Finalist
Innovators Recognised for Consumer Focus in Age Services
Category: Media
Two aged care providers, a robotics company, an organisation tackling disadvantage among older Australians, and a start-up helping consumers document the direction of their heal...