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  • August 16 2019 One in five Australian small businesses lose more than a month each year due to IT woes

    One in five Australian small businesses waste nearly up to five working weeks annually due to IT disruptions according to new research by Melbourne-based digital agency, WebOracle. The research surveyed more than 200 Australian small business operators and owners aged between 25 and 54 on the most common IT woes and the impact on business Read More…

  • August 12 2019 Five steps to make your IT team smarter

    “People are our greatest asset.” It’s a common enough aspirational slogan, but how often does it seem businesses believe it? IT teams—as usual—may have the supporting data: according to the latest Solar Winds®IT Trends Report, 28% of technology professionals engage in training only a couple of times a year, yet 42% would prefer weekly training Read More…

  • August 12 2019 The importance of strong cyber security now and in the future

    By Simon Eid, Area Vice President, Australia and New Zealand The threat landscape is constantly evolving, and businesses are coming to understand that no-one is immune to a cyber-attack. To best prepare for a potential attack, businesses need to aware of the risks and ensure cyber security is ingrained with day-to-day operations. With a number Read More…

  • August 8 2019 Launching an app? Here are the top hacks for making it viral

    As of 2017, there were more than 2.8 million Apps on the Google Play Store and 2.2 million Apps on Apple’s App Store, the two leading App stores in the world. Despite these large numbers, only a handful of Apps gain the attention of users. According to Anushka Bandara, co-founder and chief executive officer of Elegant Media, Australia’s leading App Read More…

  • August 5 2019 Gender is still the biggest hurdle facing tech talent shortage: new research

    With predications that the Australian technology industry will face a shortage of 200,000 skilled workers in the next five years, businesses need to revaluate their diversity and inclusion policies if they want to fill their roles and remain competitive on a global scale, urges tech talent experts Halcyon Knights. According to a study of 1000 Read More…

  • August 1 2019 ANZ workforce ahead of curve in acceptance of advanced training technology

    A recent employee survey conducted by global technology leader Genesys, revealed a significantly higher acceptance of advanced training technology by Australian and New Zealand employees, compared to those surveyed in other regions. Respondents from Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) had the highest combined positive attitude towards technology in the workplace (at 88%). In addition, they also Read More…

  • August 1 2019 How the world’s best social media managers are using LinkedIn

    By Susan Horn, Head of Content Marketing and Creative Services at Keep Left These days, according to Edelman’s 2019 Trust Barometer, 59% of people trust a brand’s social media presence over and above their advertising (41%). Clearly, with more than 3 billion people using social media (and counting), it’s incredibly important to nail this mode Read More…

  • July 31 2019 Collaborative AI: The Future of Small Business in Australia

    Running a small business is rewarding but challenging. In fact, respondents in one survey cited it as bigger source of stress than children. And yet, with 4.8 million people working in 2.1 million small businesses in Australia, they also make up the largest employment sector. Improving life for small business ripples throughout the whole community. Read More…

  • July 23 2019 How businesses can utilise VR and AR for a competitive advantage

    Byline: CEO and Founder of Devika, Ken Kencevski The rise of VR and AR When Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) first started to emerge in the marketplace many people thought that it was the next evolution for just video games, but it’s application has been more than that. VR and AR have the Read More…

  • July 18 2019 What is Artificial Intelligence (AI) and does it have a place in legal firms?

    While making the shift towards digital has become common in many businesses, the legal profession continues to trail behind. However, in many cases, Artificial Intelligence (AI) can transform the legal profession. Not by taking over human tasks, but instead, AI can complete the repetitive, mundane tasks lawyers must finish each day. This frees legal practitioners Read More…

  • July 16 2019 Want the productivity of your enterprise to soar in 2019-20? Embracing new financial technologies can help

    Finalised your year-end activity for the 2019 financial year and contemplating the business’s prospects as the dawn of a new decade approaches? As stagnant wage growth and lacklustre consumer sentiment continue to put the brakes on economic growth in Australia, finding efficiency gains has never been more important, for local enterprises that hope to survive Read More…

  • July 12 2019 The perceptions and misunderstandings of Artificial Intelligence

    Among the many emerging technologies that companies are exploring to gain a competitive edge, artificial intelligence (AI) may be the most enticing because of science fiction, and the most misunderstood because of the excessive hype surrounding it. While AI may be closer than ever to being used in the real world, there are still many Read More…

  • July 4 2019 Formula 1 Group try to transform fan experience and attract new demographic

    Dynamic Business spoke to Rob Smedley from Formula 1 Group about how they are using AWS to deliver a digital transformation, deliver new metrics and change the way fans and teams experience racing. Formula 1 Group is taking current infrastructures to AWS data centres to use their tech more effectively. “Moving data centres to a cloud Read More…

  • July 4 2019 How to solve Australia’s tech talent drain

    By: Eugenio Pace, CEO at Auth0 There is no doubt that technology is evolving at a fierce pace. And as enterprises race to catch up to digitally transform their apps and services, the need for hiring skilled staff to drive this transformation is higher than ever before. But the current reality in Australia is that Read More…

  • July 2 2019 Are Australian businesses already behind in the digitalisation game?

    Top down transformation: the case for implementing digital management practices Byline: Mark Sands Digitise or die has become something of a mantra for businesses in recent years, in Australia and around the world. A plethora of rapidly evolving new technologies – mobile computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, data analytics and the Internet of Things Read More…