Great pic of Loyola (indigenous student CEO for a day) & me using Telstra National WiFi hot spot,Liverpool St Sydney pic.twitter.com/A1gHszFA76
— David Thodey (@davidthodey) April 17, 2015
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be the Chief Executive Officer of one of Australia’s largest corporations?
Small and medium business owners start their businesses for many different reasons – they want freedom and independence, they want to carry on a family tradition, they have a passion.
While technology is becoming increasingly important to SMEs, most business owners aren’t tech experts and their time is better spent focusing on the reason they’re in the business, rather than trying to work through technology issues or understand the latest technologies.
I work in communications at Telstra and am a humanitarian at heart. Before joining I spent eight years working in the international aid and development sector and was privileged to have done a number of missions to places like Haiti, Indonesia and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
When I received a call from Red Cross asking if I might be available to deploy to Vanuatu following Cyclone Pam, I put the question to my manager and the answer came back in less than two hours: yes. Within 24 hours I was on a flight to Vanuatu.
Welcome to our Wearable Wednesdays series, a weekly look at the world of wearables.
Some of the best things in life are free, such as hug from a loved one, or meeting with a new friend. But when it comes to technology, that’s not always the case.
People talk a lot about having to fork out the big bucks to keep up with latest gadgets, but you can stay tech-trendy without having to spend a lot.
My favourite of those trends is, of course, wearables. Think wearable tech is too expensive for you to don? Think again! Because no matter what your budget, there’s a wearable out there to keep you fit and fashionable – without breaking the bank.
Here’s five we love.
Today we’re excited to announce we’re doubling our Wi-Fi trial by switching on more than 1,500 new hotpots nationwide to give you more places to enjoy free Wi-Fi. Since launch we’ve connected more than one million unique devices to free Wi-Fi – exceeding our expectations.