innovation

2019 Review

Last year was the first time I published an annual review. 2018 felt like a big year at the time, but 2019 proved to be even bigger. My word for this year was scale, reflecting my plans to extend the impact of the innovation platforms I lead at CSIRO, grow my businesses, and invest in…

Women’s Work

It seems not a week goes by without a request for women to come and create a profile or add themselves to yet another database or a list so they can be more easily discovered. At last count, I have profiles on probably at least 10 different directories aiming to connect women with professional opportunities.…

Data driven industry-researcher connections

Data61’s Expert Connect is designed to boost industry-researcher collaboration by creating a publicly searchable database of Australia’s research expertise. Profiles for over 45,000 researchers from over 200 research organisations have been automatically created by drawing on data from IP Australia, ARC, NHMRC, Web of Science and The Conversation. Any business person can search for a topic of…
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