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The Acuity podcast will explore and expand on relevant and important issues that affect listeners in business, economics and finance. Each episode, our host Mike Lynch and guest hosts will speak to experts, journalists, professionals and business leaders about trending topics and provide a fresh perspective that is informative and entertaining.

The Acuity podcast will explore and expand on relevant and important issues that affect listeners in business, economics and finance. Each episode, our host Mike Lynch and guest hosts will speak to experts, journalists, professionals and business leaders about trending topics and provide a fresh perspective that is informative and entertaining.
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Australia

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The Acuity podcast will explore and expand on relevant and important issues that affect listeners in business, economics and finance. Each episode, our host Mike Lynch and guest hosts will speak to experts, journalists, professionals and business leaders about trending topics and provide a fresh perspective that is informative and entertaining.

Twitter:

@acuitymag

Language:

English

Contact:

+610413000330


Episodes

There’s a continent of consumers coming your way, are you ready? – Ep. 13 - Acuity Podcast

8/27/2017
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China is expected to boast 850 million new middle-class consumers by 2030. It’s as if a new continent was emerging in the Asia-Pacific, but is the region ready to handle the growing demand for goods and services? Is there a downside? Are we about to lose access to our own resources? The Honourable Bob Carr, former premier of New South Wales and Australian foreign minister, is the director of the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology in Sydney. He joins...

Duration:00:21:48

Big Data is a Weapon of Math Destruction – Ep. 12 - Acuity Podcast

8/14/2017
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Big data is bandied about as the silver bullet to countless problems. From helping us make smarter business decisions through to choosing which suburb we should live in, big data is a catch-all solution to issues around the world. Mix in a little artificial intelligence and Bob’s your uncle, right? Not necessarily. Cathy O’Neil, an American mathematician, data scientist, Ted Talk speaker and author (her latest book is called Weapons of Math Destruction), argues big data contains more human...

Duration:00:38:15

Don’t Pull the Trigger Until You Red Team It – Ep. 11 - Acuity Podcast

7/30/2017
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We make important decisions daily, in business, some of those decisions have a high dollar value. Executing a new strategy naturally comes with risk, but have you considered all the possible outcomes? Is there a way to mitigate potential failures and loss to your business? Bryce Hoffman, author of the book "Red Teaming: Transform Your Business by Thinking Like the Enemy", joins host Mike Lynch and Leigh Sujanto to discuss a new way businesses can begin to make better decisions. [powerpress...

Duration:00:20:24

Keep it Simple for Success – Ep. 8 - Acuity Podcast

6/14/2017
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He’s the guy who put the “i” in iPhone. Ken Segall is the Former Creative Director at Apple...working side by side with Steve Jobs for almost 12 years...and he’s also the author of the best-selling books “Insanely Simple: The Obsession That Drives Apple's Success” and “Think Simple: How Smart Leaders Defeat Complexity” At the recent World Business Forum held in Sydney...Former CEO of Chartered Accountants ANZ...Lee White...sat down with Ken Segall...in a private members session…to discuss...

Duration:00:25:08

In Business…A Little Romance Goes A Long Way – Ep. 6 - Acuity Podcast

5/14/2017
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Big Data and AI are part of our everyday lexicon. We're inundated with so many stories about how our lives will be changed for the better, and at the same time, we're told that big data and AI will adversely affect and threaten our very livelihood. The mixed messages in the media are confusing, to say the least. Many industries and professions alike are predicted to be non-existent or shrink into irrelevancy in the next decade. Sounds pretty bleak, right? In this episode, Ted Talk Speaker...

Duration:00:22:25

Who Knew – Ethics & Business Equals Profit – Ep. 4 - Acuity Podcast

4/12/2017
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Are you doing the right thing by your customers and employees? In this episode of the Acuity Podcast, hosts Mike Lynch and Jennifer Black talk with John Neil, Co-Head Advice and Education at the Ethics Centre in Sydney, about the importance of business ethics and how doing the right thing can add to your bottom line. [powerpress channel="acuity-podcast"]

Duration:00:21:55

Would You Like Some A.I. With Your Fake News? – Ep. 1 - Acuity Podcast

1/25/2017
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In the first episode of Acuity podcast, host Mike Lynch is joined by Acuity publisher Andy McLean and they speak with President of industry analyst firm Intellyx, Jason Bloomberg about the surge of fake news and their flow-on effect in social media, politics and business. The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) president Rachel Grimes FCA drops in to talk to us about the ethics of base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS), and we catch up with Dr Patricia Ranald, professor of...

Duration:00:43:23