Navigating a changing market through innovation

This edition explores the extent of innovation across the Australian business community, the behaviours and mindsets that drive innovation, areas where businesses are investing and the return on investment they have achieved. 

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Business Insights

Industry expertise

Our unique financial insights and customer-focused technology are designed to help you achieve your business ambitions.

Strategies to future-proof your firm

We look at how firms are responding to short-term optimism and longer-term structural change.

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Retail resilience

Discover the factors behind why some retailers consider themselves resilient compared to others.

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Operational forces driving outlook

The operational and financial performance amongst Australian providers, and the way they are adapting to challenges and trends in the sector.

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Capturing business opportunities

See the ways practices are using technology to grow their business and increase patient satisfaction.

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Energy Use in Australian Agribusinesses

With energy an ongoing issues for farmers, we explore energy use and investment in the Australian agribusiness sector.

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Economy

We examine the factors affecting the Australian economy, from interest rates to markets and regional developments. 

Australian Households

CBA Chief Economist Michael Blythe draws on proprietary data to uncover insights into Australian households.

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The household debt ‘crisis’

CBA Chief Economist Michael Blythe looks at Australia’s elevated level of household debt and the problems it poses.

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Technology

We help our clients combine the latest technology with our financial insights.

Security report

The future of capital markets

Discover how CommBank and the World Bank have partnered together to shape the future of capital markets through issuing the first bond using blockchain.

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Computing

How technology has transformed logistics

To assess how business can leverage blockchain, our Innovation Lab and a team of professionals conducted an experiment we call Trade-chain.

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Payments

From smart vehicles that pay for their own petrol to smart buildings reordering stock: is your business prepared for the future?

The future of payments

A revolution in efficiency

How the New Payments Platform will transform the superannuation industry.

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Government

Say goodbye to queues

New technologies will change the way people interact with government. 

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Things you should know 

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