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Sydney Water’s Data Strategy Makes the Insights Flow

Sydney Water’s Data Strategy Makes the Insights Flow

For Sydney Water’s five million customers, quality and satisfaction can simply mean pouring a clean glass of drinking water. But behind this seemingly basic concept, there’s a complex network of assets that are all underpinned by one thing: Data. Ahead of her session at Mainstream Conference, Tammy Falconer, Head of Asset Knowledge at Sydney Water, outlines the key steps they have taken to build a trusted data strategy and the benefits that are flowing onto their valued customers. Drowning in ....

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7 Habits Of Highly Successful Losers

7 Habits Of Highly Successful Losers

At the last Olympic Games, just over 92% of the 10,960 athletes who took part did not win a medal. Except for the odd draw, every time two sporting teams meet, one will lose. Thousands of books and articles are written about how to win, yet seemingly none on losing. Strange when one considers how regularly losing happens. As a recent World T20 loser, Paddy Upton knows a thing or two about losing, and he’s not afraid to admit it. ....

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What’s Next for Asset Management? Key Innovation Themes for 2019

What’s Next for Asset Management? Key Innovation Themes for 2019

In preparation for Mainstream Conference in August 2019, we’ve just returned from running our annual roundtable discussion groups across Australia. Each session was a full and frank discussion, focusing on the current challenges facing asset management leaders and the enablers leading towards change. We had a fantastic turnout to these roundtables, with over 100 asset management professionals weighing in on the discussions in order to uncover pain points, challenges and ideas for improvement. Three main themes emerged from the research. You can ....

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How to Prime Your Mind for Innovative Thinking

How to Prime Your Mind for Innovative Thinking

Your brain is pretty smart. It’s amazing. If your brain were a person, it would be in both the super-hip and the super-smart crowd. Your brain is designed to make creativity happen, to think innovatively, and to come up with killer ideas. But before you can get to the killer idea part, you need to take a step back and prime your brain for innovative thinking. Think of it like being the pre-work you before you paint a wall (but ....

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Mainstream Research Report 2019

Mainstream Research Report 2019

Standing still is going backwards. The digital era is presenting new challenges to Australian organisations across the board, through increased market competition and heightened customer expectations. Responding to these challenges requires more than just cosmetic changes on the outside – it can also mean fundamentally reshaping the internal functions upon which the organisation relies. Asset Management is no exception. The mounting pressure for organisations to be more responsive to market conditions is forcing a rethink of systems and processes within ....

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