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Opinion: Australian ag must grow up to grow

November 13th, 2019|

AUSTRALIA’S agricultural industry has a bright future with growing global opportunities at every turn. Despite being globally remote, battling the challenge of being distributed across such a large continent, and the impact of a predominantly arid climate, the nation’s ability to produce agricultural product for the global market sees Australia punching well above its weight. Australia’s commercial relationships with the rest of the world are driven by a first world economy, underpinned by enormous natural resources, a widely dispersed population and a good helping of ingenuity.

From wetline to online, the digital market takes shape

September 30th, 2019|

I was recently interviewed for this article which was first published in the September 2019 edition of 'FISH', the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation's (FRDC) quarterly industry publication. The business-to-business potential for selling online is showing promise for seafood producers in Australia and around the world By Catherine Norwood Digital [...]

The Industry 4.0 smart food revolution that’s (nearly) here

September 16th, 2019|

The hype of Industry 4.0 (I4.0) and its relevance to the food processing sector has been increasing since 2013 when the concept was conceived by the German government and for a concept which has existed for only six years, I4.0 is fairly mature. While the concept of I4.0 might be mature, it is not the tidal wave of technological upheaval it is frequently made out to be, nor is it knocking down the door of business. As we shall see, industry is now just starting to transition to something which could be referred to as I4.0, and there’s a long road ahead.

Australian Businesses’ Opportunity to Rise to the Challenge of the Asian Century

July 10th, 2019|

The Asian Century is a hot topic for industries across Australia. The term was coined in 2012 by the then Federal Gillard Government in the publishing of a white paper charting a vision for Australian prosperity based on selling our goods to the growing economies to our north. Now nearly 20 years into the 'Asian Century' how does the opportunity stack up and what are our businesses doing to take on the challenge and reap the rewards?

The eternal battle of capex vs opex – letting a business grow and thrive

November 15th, 2018|

The past five years have seen an explosion of new and innovative models and products to fund food processing facilities. While once the landscape was dominated by the traditional finance options (major banks), businesses can now access capital through a variety of new options. New funding sources include internet-based, peer-to-peer [...]

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Brett Wiskar is Chief Future Officer at Wiley and an active speaker and writer on the subjects of innovation, disruption, technology and it’s impacts on people, businesses and society. He works with clients and project teams on diverse subjects such as digital enablement, innovation, data (big & small), strategy, business models & the future of food industries & markets.

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