The ‘fintech revolution’ is not only about disrupting traditional financial services. The genesis of Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2015 company Ingogo, for instance, was triggered by a frustration with catching taxis. Addressing the payment aspect of this experience was essential to the solution, but not the focus.
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“Disruption is an ‘S’ curve: “it starts out slowly, and then boom – it hits you!”
The ability to harness technology and take cloud accounting to another level has created a whole new level of actionable insights for businesses.
“Agencies are becoming aware that if they do not embrace disruption now, catching up later will be that much more difficult. Traditional practice is no longer conducive to a world where everything is in the cloud, and innovation will happen, whether they agree or not”
“We’re only at the start of the retail revolution. In the coming decade the way we shop for everything from bread and milk, to luxury items to financial services, and everything in between will change. It’s an exciting time to be in retailing. Businesses that are nimble, smart and digitally engaged are the ones that will reap the greatest rewards”
“We talk about Australia moving away from a resource-dependent economy, to an innovation or technology economy – but if we don’t learn how to evaluate high-growth tech stocks in the right way, we are in danger of losing our best and brightest.”
“Public sector organisations often don’t have sufficient personnel or budget to take on huge digitisation projects.”
“Numbers don’t mean a great deal without analysis. So the best advisers don’t just produce profit and loss statements and balance sheets. They analyse the relationship between data points on financial statements to help the business make better decisions.”
“I was teaching people how to use complex design programs like Photoshop and InDesign and I realised that in the future, the way design would be approached was going to be very different.”
“For entrepreneurs, having access to real-time financial information is absolutely vital”