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BlueNotes debates

26 Mar 2018

Q&A: China, banks & DLTs

Shane White | Senior production editor, bluenotes

Two experts chat about how Chinese banks are using blockchain technology - and the lessons Australian banks can take.

26 Feb 2018

bluenotes debate: blocks, banks & bits

Shane White | Senior production editor, bluenotes

We chat to four experts who cut through the blockchain hype and look at how banks will make effective use of the technology.

14 Nov 2016

BlueNotes debate: security, influence & trust

Erica Hardinge & Craig Templeton | Manager Security Culture and Capability & Former Head of Security Enablement, ANZ

Cyber’s gone mainstream. The internet and online services have brought amazing opportunities to our personal and professional lives. From the lounge room to the board room – understanding online safety has never been more important.

04 Apr 2016

BlueNotes debate: How much damage can disruption do?

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

BlueNotes Debates bring together important voices across the business, economic and social spectrum to thrash out where the issues lie. Managing editor Andrew Cornell recently chaired a forum of regional corporate advisory, restructuring and administration professionals. After debating their particular take on the outlook for 2016, the discussion turned to the impact of digital disruption.

22 Feb 2016

BlueNotes debate: bears v bulls in 2016

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

BlueNotes Debates bring together important voices across the business, economic and social spectrum to thrash out where the issues lie. Managing editor Andrew Cornell recently chaired a forum of regional corporate advisory, restructuring and administration professionals to debate their particular take on the outlook for 2016.

16 Feb 2016

BlueNotes debate: the innovation injection

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor bluenotes

Australia has the fourth-biggest pool of pension savings in the world and now a government which recognises innovation as critical to economic well-being. But the question then becomes: how can we ensure these funds are used to support Australian innovation in a way that supports both industry and super balances?

15 Jan 2016

The many reasons you should clean up your desk at work

Paul G Edwards | Publisher, BlueNotes

We know at BlueNotes – courtesy of our most-read story –the tie or no tie with business suit debate is a hostile one. But we've found another: desk management. Our publisher, Paul Edwards, was so stunned by the state of the desk of our managing editor, Andrew Cornell, he tweeted a pic of it.

15 Jan 2016

Long live the messy desk?

Leo D'Angelo Fisher | Freelance journalist

We know at BlueNotes – courtesy of our most-read story –the tie or no tie with business suit debate is a hostile one. But we've found another: desk management. Our publisher, Paul Edwards, was so stunned by the state of the desk of our managing editor, Andrew Cornell, he tweeted a pic of it.

11 Dec 2015

BlueNotes debate: social media vs the hierarchy

Shane White | Senior production editor, bluenotes

BlueNotes Debates brings together important voices across the business, economic and social spectrum to thrash out crucial issues of the day. In our latest debate, we pitted experienced executives and social media experts against each other to discover whether the world of social media is upending the C-Suite.

19 Jun 2015

Gender balance in boardrooms – canapés or childcare?

Catherine Fox | Journalist and author

It was hard to ignore the talk of paid parenting leave and childcare costs in Australia with federal budget announcements about changing the system and those calls to stop 'double dipping' from employer childcare schemes.

03 Jun 2015

Valuing quality journalism in corporate publishing

Paul Edwards | Manager Operations Strategy, ANZ

Two events in the past week have had me thinking about journalism and the new world of social, digital and mobile. The traditional homes of journalism are being eroded while new opportunities in corporate publishing and the collaborative economy are yet to establish sustainable funding models for quality journalism.

18 May 2015

BlueNotes Debate: Brand journalism – what's the problem?

BlueNotes reporter |

BlueNotes Debates brings together important voices across the business, economic and social spectrum to thrash out crucial issues of the day. To celebrate BlueNotes' first birthday, we asked a collection of Australia's most-respected journalists if corporate reporting can ever win one of journalism's highest awards.