Could artificial intelligence be key to business growth?

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Equipment Demand Index, Australia, June 2017

The last three months have been somewhat of a rollercoaster ride for businesses as Cyclone Debbie hit Queensland and an erratic economy affecting multiple industries. But despite many businesses feeling a lack of confidence in the local economy, many are still striving forward with the intention in implementing new Industry 4.0 technology such as artificial intelligence, drones and big data services with an increase intending to do this from last quarter.

Is this the beginning of a technological and industrial revolution for Australian businesses? Will artificial intelligence be the new trend for companies across the country?

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Is This the Year of Treading Water?

The Australian economy continues to grow but has proven to be erratic and uneven with many businesses lacking confidence. This edition of the Equipment Demand Index looks at how businesses are looking to grow and how sentiment across the country is affecting their plans.

Cyclone Debbie Leaves a Silver Lining

It’s been three months since Cyclone Debbie hit Queensland leaving many businesses in devastation. How has the cyclone affected business sentiment and the local economy? We take a look at how the cyclone affected businesses across both the state and country and what they’re doing to recover.

A Rollercoaster of a Ride for Business

It’s been a rollercoaster of a ride for many businesses as growth remains uneven and sentiment unsure. This quarter, we look at the highs and lows of the Australian economy and how businesses are looking to develop despite uncertainty.

New Economy on the Move

An increasing number of businesses are looking to Industry 4.0 technology such as artificial intelligence, big data and drones to help expand and build their business. Is this the start of a new era for Australian businesses large and small?

NB. The research and publication of the Equipment Demand Index was conducted under Maia Financial’s previous name, Alleasing. 

Maia Financial is a leading, independent provider of capital solutions. We specialise in Asset Finance, Asset Management and Vendor and Intermediary services. Established more than 25 years ago, we have financed billions of dollars’ worth of assets, supporting the capital needs across various sectors (including mining, healthcare, manufacturing, agribusiness) and government entitles across Australia and New Zealand.