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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

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Sat, 02 Jul 2022 05:00:00 +1000
Nuix and Macquarie’s dirty laundry aired in sizzling affidavit
Data analytics company Nuix is never far from the headlines with scandal after scandal since listing in December 2020. An affidavit alleges some shocking practices inside the group, which is majority owned by Macquarie.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 17:19:59 +1000
The Wrap: ASX in the red after last-minute sell-off
The ASX 200 was hit with another last-minute sell-off, dragging the sharemarket into the red on the first day of trading for the new financial year.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 15:19:46 +1000
What employees want from their jobs
The acute skills shortage shows no signs of slowing down, meaning this could be the perfect time for professionals to rethink their relationship with their employer.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 12:25:10 +1000
Bitcoin’s big bet: Is crypto trading basically gambling?
There are many curly questions confronting policymakers as they try to figure out how on earth to regulate the wild world of cryptocurrencies.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 08:24:39 +1000
Worst start in history: Recession panic wipes $19 trillion off markets
The 2022 global sharemarket rout has seen trillions wiped away in the worst start to any year on record as business and consumer confidence collapses amid surging inflation.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 07:58:19 +1000
Women, young and low-paid workers winners from super boost
The superannuation guarantee, which is the minimum rate of super employers must pay to employees, has risen from 10 per cent to 10.5 per cent today.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 06:40:00 +1000
Four-day work week has a chance to gain traction this time
With thousands of workers across the world trying it – part of a recently launched six-month trial – there’s a sense that it might finally gain wider traction.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 06:00:00 +1000
Is it OK to grump about the latest corporate values push?
Negative feelings over yet another organisational culture project are understandable, especially when the day-to-day reality in the workplace looks different.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 05:47:30 +1000
‘Cryptoqueen’ added to FBI’s most-wanted list after alleged $5.8b fraud
Ruja Ignatova has been accused of swindling millions of investors to send her at least $US4 billion in the OneCoin cryptocurrency company she founded.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 05:30:00 +1000
Star casino can’t play James Packer’s ace
Everyone sees a clear-cut path to redemption for Star, which mirrors the happy ending for Crown investors. But, as the Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority has bluntly warned, Star is no Crown.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 05:30:00 +1000
Australia hasn’t had the Great Resignation, but more people are quitting now
While we haven’t seen workers leaving their jobs en masse during the pandemic, more Australians could be tempted to switch jobs soon.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 05:00:00 +1000
Despite being ‘fraught with risk’, this lawyer thinks Web3 has legs
The Norton Rose Fulbright lawyer is excited about the possible utility these nascent technologies could have for businesses in ways that “don’t involve punting”.
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Fri, 01 Jul 2022 05:00:00 +1000
Vertical artists’ village to sell for $80m in social enterprise deal
The 1926 heritage Nicholas Building will sell for around $80 million to local investment firm Forza Capital.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 17:27:42 +1000
The Wrap: ASX ends financial year 10.2 per cent lower after dramatic plunge
A plunge in the last 15 minutes of trade took the ASX 200 to a 2 per cent loss on Thursday.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 16:48:41 +1000
Gig economy drivers need a legislated safety net
Uber has called for industry-wide minimum standards for its drivers.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 16:36:26 +1000
Seven moves to tear up Cricket Australia deal over alleged Big Bash League breaches
Seven West Media has made a fresh legal attempt to blow up its $450 million media rights deal with Cricket Australia.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 15:50:57 +1000
Stranger things: Brookfield’s cover blown as battle for AGL takes thrilling turn
AGL, which regularly trawls its own share register, quickly found an unusually named new shareholder and smelt a rat.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 14:47:03 +1000
Watchdog greenlights Australia’s most polluting project to run to 2070
Billions of tonnes of additional carbon will enter the air at a site next to “unique environmental assets of global significance” under the 50-year extension.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 12:57:14 +1000
Abercrombie to chair Humm once again after other directors resign
Abercrombie, who was the consumer lender’s chairman until last December and is its biggest shareholder, will take up the position once again after a tumultuous few months.
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Thu, 30 Jun 2022 11:57:08 +1000
China’s long march towards world currency domination
China has added another plank to its ambition of eroding US dollar dominance within the global financial system while expanding its own influence in the Asia-Pacific region.
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