Archives: Rowland On Point

The next evolution of the CEO

October 9, 2017 – By Alasdair Jeffrey, Executive Director

The skill-set required of a CEO has evolved over the past 20 years as a result of a range of emerging forces. The rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics will increase the pace from evolution to revolution, and require an additional set of skills for future CEOs. CEOs have developed new skills to deal… Read More

Big data’s burning platform

October 9, 2017 – By Rob Lovegrove, Head of Digital

Three industrial revolutions have transformed the face of humankind and how we engage with the world around us. They are respectively epitomised by steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerisation. Today we stand on the precipice of the Fourth Industrial Revolution that places the Internet of Things (IoT) and intelligent robots at the… Read More

The real impact of geopolitical issues on Australia

October 9, 2017 – By David Everton, Director Government and Public Affairs

A 24-hour news cycle, the World Wide Web, and our growing device addiction ensure that geopolitical issues create interest. It’s now more than 12 months since the British voted to leave the European Union — an event that many pundits saw as the trigger for a domino effect for other European countries looking to do the… Read More

Big Brother vs Humans: Keeping it real in the internal communication technology race

October 9, 2017 – By Janet Houen, Group Manager Organisational and Change Communication

“So team – today we’re having a Chips ‘n Salsa party! Yes, that’s right … what fun! We’re going to be inserting microchips into your hand with a big needle so you can buy more things from us, and clock on for work, and all sorts of other handy stuff without even having to think… Read More

A message from the Chairman

October 9, 2017

As Rowland celebrates its 25th anniversary this year, we naturally reflect on the changes in business over that period, and more specifically, the evolution of the communication profession. From humble beginnings as a one-person operation above a fruit shop on Racecourse Road in Brisbane, we have expanded to 55+ staff headquartered in Brisbane with an… Read More

Rowland news – October 2017

October 9, 2017

Winangali-Rowland strategic alliance Rowland is proud to formalise our 15-year association with Winangali — one of Australia’s leading Indigenous businesses. Winangali is a 100% Aboriginal-owned business that is certified with Supply Nation and registered on Indigenous Business Direct — the mandated Federal Government reference points under the Commonwealth Indigenous Procurement Policy. The alliance between Winangali… Read More

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