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Myriad – Connecting The Dots

ONCE A YEAR, SOME OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL THINKERS AND TINKERERS, ENTREPRENEURS AND EXPERTS, REBELS AND RENEGADES FROM ACROSS THE WORLD DESCEND ON QUEENSLAND’S SOUTH-EAST, WHERE A WEALTH OF TALENT AND INNOVATIVE SPIRIT COMES TOGETHER FOR THREE FULLY-CHARGED DAYS OF WORKSHOPS, MASTERCLASSES AND PRESENTATIONS. The Myriad festival is Brisbane’s privately founded and independently managed flagship […]

Talking Up Training

Knowledgeable staff, increased sales opportunities, and better service for customers in just five minutes a day? That’s what one local pharmacy has achieved by thinking beyond conventional training methods. Calanna Whole Health Pharmacy have been innovators in pharmacy for over forty years, and when they needed a solution to deliver training to over 150 employees […]

IoT & TSV: Altoview

‘Work smarter not harder’ is a concept we are becoming increasingly familiar with, and as a result we are building cars, appliances, devices and other ‘things’ that are capable of helping us achieve that standard: internet-ready and data-enabled. This network, known as the Internet of Things (IoT) is embedded with software, sensors, actuators and other […]

Start Local, Go Global

Deborah Noller, Switch Automation From James Cook University graduate to CEO of a successful software company – Deb Noller of Switch Automation is certainly one of the most inspirational women to graduate from Townsville. We caught up with her to talk technology, scalability and funding – all crucial elements that entrepreneurs will have to consider during […]

Data Dynamics

A new Townsville-based data centre has the potential to stamp our city as the digital capital in north Australia – so what can we expect and why is it important? When it comes to the digital world – especially in areas where disasters such as cyclones can strike – maintaining contact at all times is […]

New App Revolutionises Music Tutoring

What if you could connect to any music teacher and learn any instrument through a handy, Australia-wide app? This is what John Ferreira from Townsville is hoping to achieve with his Australian-first music app ‘Learn It’, which could change the industry for people of all ages and abilities. It’s a hard gig trying to learn a new […]

Tech In Transit

Townsville based business JESI is connecting a safer mobile workforce across the globe. “Call me when you get there.” It’s a phrase almost every person has uttered at one point or another. However, all our gadgets are useless unless we have access to them. This is a huge problem – especially for those in the […]

Myriad Festival

Music has the ARIAS, sports has the grand-finals and entrepreneurs? We have Myriad Festival. Held in Brisbane over three exceptional days in May, Myriad Festival is a smorgasbord of opportunity for everyone in the innovator space, with a plane-load of entrepreneurs from Silicon Valley already planning to attend. This renowned event isn’t limited to those […]

KOORCA CRIME APP COULD SAVE LIVES

Imagine a two-button app that could save lives in an emergency as well as take away a criminal’s anonymity in a scary situation. It sounds too good to be true, right? Wrong. Welcome to KOORCA – an app designed to turn ‘a crook’ around. The idea for KOORCA came to life when two Queensland graziers […]