Category Archive for: News

5 Ways to Lead in an Era of Constant Change

Who says change needs to be hard? Organizational change expert Jim Hemerling thinks adapting your business in today’s constantly-evolving world can be invigorating instead of exhausting. He outlines five imperatives, centered around putting people first, for turning company reorganization into an empowering, energizing task for all.

How to get more out of your IT budget

In a time of rapid technological change and increasing competition, what company is not trying to stretch its operating budgets and capital? We are all trying to do more with less, and no department faces this pressure more than IT. Most executives now view IT as one of the most important enablers of their business…

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Kogan Nano Drone: The Drone that Fits in the Palm of your Hand

Product Details The Nano Drone is packed with impressive tech. It features a 6 axis gyroscope for more stable and controlled flying, as well as the ability to perform 360-degree flips and awesome stunts. USB connectivity allows you to plug your drone into any USB charger for simple and fast charging convenience. Some of its…

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Is on-premises still an option? Or do all workloads lead to the cloud?

Cloud is a huge step forward for IT infrastructure and application delivery, but on-premises still plays an important role for many business requirements. It seems not a day goes by when we don’t hear the word cloud. Cloud technology has without a doubt revolutionised the way we run our entire business operations for the better.…

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Taking charge of innovation in 2018: 8 New Year’s resolutions for Australian CIOs

As we enter 2018, we expect IT to be much the same as it has since 2010: a whirlwind. Technology is evolving at an increasingly fast pace, cloud services are providing seemingly limitless options for business units, and ongoing security threats are placing everyone on high alert. Unfortunately, these perennial challenges won’t change this year,…

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How to build a company where the best ideas win: let people say what they really think

Progressive business leaders, like yourself, agree that transparency is key to achieving meritocracy in the workplace. That means knowing what your coworkers, peers, and superiors really think about you, and your business operations. Are you ready for that? In this short video, Ray Dalio, founder, chair, and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates (the largest…

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Is your business ready for the new Australian Data Breach Act?

On February 23, 2018, the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 will come into effect. This new security law requires all businesses in Australia to notify the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and any impacted clients about significant data breaches. The law covers most businesses with an annual turnover of at least $3…

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Get Empowered: Make decisions based on facts. Faster ways to financial reports and better BI

Without real-time, or near real-time reporting, Australian business leaders are making misguided critical business decisions.  A problem facing traditional financial and general business reporting is the batch nature of the process. The data is collected, stored and then reports are run on that data at set intervals, such as “end of month reporting”. IT can…

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Get Empowered: How IT can increase your customer satisfaction and retention

In the digital world, the power is with the customer. Customers are expecting more immediate customer service and support. IT can drive the productivity of responding to their needs by integrating communication methods and channels. Most organisations have numerous channels for delivering customer service and support. These interactions are becoming increasingly fast-paced as customers demand…

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Get Empowered: Increase your revenue by mobilising your sales team

Sales success will always be dependent on relationships and the individual skills of your sales team. However, access to mobile sales applications and integrated data will help create an accountable and seamless sales process. Digesting sales productivity Selling has always been tough, but poor IT practices only makes things more difficult for people tasked with…

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