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  • June 13 2019 Here’s why businesses desperately need to give their data the Marie Kondo treatment

    Richard Gerdis, GM & VP Sales, APJ, Delphix Japanese tidiness guru Marie Kondo has shown the world how decluttering has the potential to bring joy and improve mental wellbeing to people who have become overwhelmed by the emotional weight of their belongings. In today’s business world, the greatest source of clutter is undoubtedly information. With Read More…

  • May 9 2019 Good data management gives double ROI but is that enough?

    Australian organisations demand more from their data, despite achieving 102% return on data management investments. Australian organisations are demanding more from their data management investments, despite most estimating that they achieve more than double the amount they invest, finds research from Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage. The Value of Data study, Read More…

  • May 2 2019 Password security big issue for Aussies

    The LastPass by LogMeIn Global Password Security Report surveyed over 43,000 businesses and individuals, revealing: Each of us shares six passwords with our co-workers – if one of those passwords is hacked, every employee that has that password can be compromised. 50 per cent of users don’t create different passwords for work and personal accounts Another LastPass survey Read More…

  • April 30 2019 Amazon Web Services Sydney Summit set to unveil the latest global technology trends

    Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today begins its annual Sydney Summit, showcasing the latest technology trends alongside some of the world’s biggest and most innovative companies and public institutions. More than 15,000 attendees are expected to visit Sydney’s International Convention Centre over the next three days, making it one of Australia’s largest Read More…

  • April 2 2019 Xero’s Small Business Insights shares key small business findings

    The accounting app Xero share their Small Business Insights with us to shed light on what small businesses should be aware of, which is now made especially relevant with the federal budget announcement later today. The anonymous and aggregated data is collected monthly from hundreds of thousands of Xero’s Australian subscribers through the Xero platform. Read More…

  • March 25 2019 Data breaches have possibility to ruin customer relationships

    Given the prevalence of high-profile company data breaches that we are seeing today, including the recent incidents at Kathmandu and Landmark White, Charles Heunemann (Managing Director and VP Asia Pacific at Natterbox Limited) discusses the negative consequences that data breaches can bring to businesses. “We live in an age of cyberthreats, causing companies to implement Read More…

  • May 7 2018 Why the key to withstanding data breaches in your SME is reducing how much data you store

    Amid a flurry of high-profile attacks and the tightening of privacy regulations, organisations are increasingly seeking ways to minimise the risk of suffering a data breach. Personal details of customers, credit card numbers and corporate financial records – are all eagerly sought by cyber criminals. In an increasingly digital business environment, keeping such data safe Read More…

  • January 31 2018 A last-minute guide to preparing your business for Australia’s new data breach regulations

    The deadline has been known for more than two years, yet many Australian organisations are still woefully unprepared for new data breach regulations that come into effect next month. From Thursday, 22 February,  the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (NDB) will require all organisations that are covered by the Australian Privacy Act to notify individuals whose Read More…

  • November 20 2017 Why you should back up your data

    Sadly, you never know when a natural disaster such as fire, flooding or an earthquake is going to strike. Consider the Queensland floods way back in 2011. Not only did hundreds of homeowners lose their prized possessions, but hundreds of business owners were also affected too. It’s far easier to start again once your business Read More…

  • September 11 2017 How to diffuse the IT blame game

    How well does your company communicate internally? Specifically, how well do your IT departments communicate with each other?  Enterprises typically contain four or more IT sub departments (Security, Network Operations, Virtual DC, Capacity Planning, Service Desk, Compliance, etc.) and it’s quite common for them to be at odds with each other, even in good times. Read More…

  • August 2 2017 The rise of AI-powered business tools: “full automation should never be the final goal”

    AI should be used to augment the abilities of data analysts, rather than replace them entirely, according to Francois Ajenstat, an ‘assistive intelligence’ advocate and the Chief Product Officer with data visualisation platform Tableau. He spoke to Dynamic Business (DB) about the value businesses can derive from adopting AI-powered tools. DB: Investment in AI is predicted Read More…

  • July 27 2017 Wi-Fi is a boon for retail businesses… unless they fall into the “set it and forget it” trap

    Today, most Australians carry at least one Wi-Fi-enabled device at all times and according to Cisco’s 2016 VNI report, more than 540 million public hotspots are expected to be online by 2021 to support smart devices worldwide further propelling their proliferation. While most retail businesses have realised offering a reliable Wi-Fi network for guests is Read More…

  • May 24 2017 If your business handles personal data, then forthcoming EU regulations may affect you

    Within the world of compliance, one of the biggest challenges people face is transparency. The issue of transparency is further amplified in the digital economy, where consumer data is readily accessible with the increased use of digital technologies. As data becomes the new currency, how companies manage, secure and share data is fast becoming a Read More…

  • May 1 2017 How safe is your business critical data?

    How would your business cope if tomorrow morning your business critical data was compromised?  Data security is a growing concern for many business leaders, affecting all organisations regardless of whether their data is stored in the cloud or in on-premise servers. Data breaches, theft and vulnerability to viruses are just some of the ways your data Read More…

  • April 5 2017 Resolving customer data management issues enables SMEs to evolve their business model

    Accelerated change is the new normal, and for businesses, the rate and the scope is staggering. Not only are organisations dealing with quickly evolving technologies, they’re racing to keep up with shifting customer behaviours and the lightening-fast pace of industry disruptors. To thrive in this environment, many industries are looking at innovative ways to invigorate Read More…