Thought leadership

Each year we produce a series of prescient evidence-led Thought Leadership reports. The following are some of our more recent, higher profile studies.

Smart cities
How can you build a strong city pulse, without taking the human pulse?

How can you build a strong city pulse, without taking the human pulse?

Successfully growing our major cities is critical to fostering wellbeing and prosperity. EY believes there is an important citizen play in the planning of our future cities. This paper gives voice to the citizen.

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Global Banking
EY Global consumer banking survey

EY Global consumer banking survey

Every two years EY conducts and publishes its flagship piece of thought leadership for the retail banking industry – the Global Consumer Banking Survey. The study surveys banking customers globally to understand their perspectives on the sector's most pressing topics.

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Digital
Digital Australia: State of the Nation

Digital Australia: State of the Nation

The EY Digital Australia: State of the Nation 2017 report is the first stop for informing and optimising digital strategy now and in the future. This report provides a comprehensive view of digital engagement, attitudes, and behaviours amongst Australians.

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Digital
Digital Nations: APAC

Digital Nations: APAC

EY Asia-Pacific: Digital Nations 2016 benchmarks consumers' digital experience, behaviour and attitudes across four countries: Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand and Singapore. Drawing on robust primary quantitative research within each market, the programme provides a deep understanding of the digital consumer landscape and provides comparison across the countries.

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Fintech
EY FinTech Australia Census

EY FinTech Australia Census

FinTech Australia has continued its successful collaboration with EY Sweeney to profile and define the fintech sector in Australia. This paper details findings of the second EY fintech census in Australia. FinTech Australia was founded in March 2016 and is the peak body for fintech organisations in Australia.

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Fintech
FinTech Adoption Index

FinTech Adoption Index

Driven by innovative startups and major technology players, the booming FinTech industry is capturing traditional market share by offering customers easy-to-use and compelling products and services. We surveyed digitally active people across 20 countries better understand the overall rate of FinTech adoption, which users are adopting which products and the outlook for future usage.

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Global relations
The Australia-Indonesia Perceptions Report 2016

The Australia-Indonesia Perceptions Report 2016

It is often said, irrespective of political beliefs, that the relationship between Indonesia and Australia is of critical importance to both nations' future prosperity. This paper provides findings of an AIC commissioned EY Sweeney study on The Attitudes of Indonesians to Australia and Australians.

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Health

        Health reimagined: a new participatory health paradigm

Health reimagined: a new participatory health paradigm

A long-awaited transformation of the health system is underway. This paper explores a vision for the future of an expanding and participatory health ecosystem based around the individual.

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Youth
Lifelounge 16-30 report

Lifelounge 16-30 report

The Lifelounge Sweeney Report is the country's leading provider of youth insights and youth research. Our fully online, interactive report provides valuable youth analytics via a deep exploration of the lives of 16-30 Australian's right around the country.

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Employment
Global Contingent Workforce Study

Global Contingent Workforce Study

The EY Global Contingent Workforce Study reports on the use of workers on a contingent basis and the related approaches adopted by global organizations. Reflecting organizations’ need to maximize the value from their contingent workers, manage associated risk and adopt leading practices, EY has reached out to global organizations to gather evidence-based insights around current and future practices.

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Disruption
Global Payroll Survey

Global Payroll Survey

Organisations are continually expanding and improving their global operations and service offerings. The Global Payroll report is commissioned and published by EY with the aim of helping organisations to understand the issues surrounding global payroll delivery so that they can plan earlier in the process and identify potential pitfalls.

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Growth
ANZ Opportunity Asia

ANZ Opportunity Asia

Our Asian neighbours are growing faster than any other market globally and their demands are turning to products and services that Australian businesses are exceedingly well positioned and able to serve. In order to understand the opportunities from a financial and business perspective, ANZ commissioned EY Sweeney to survey over 1,000 Australian businesses to get their views on doing business in Asia.

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EY Thought Leadership

Beyond the work produced by EY Sweeney, EY delivers insight and intelligence across all sectors. Follow the link below to find more on EY knowledge.

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