CeBIT Conferences 2017  

CeBIT Conferences 2017  

[Video] Google's Director of Product discusses how you can improve user engagement

7 Dec 2016

Google’s Director of Product Management for Europe, ME and Asia, Rohit Dhawan is responsible for small to medium sized publishers who use Google Adsense. He delivered a Keynote presentation at the CeBIT Global Conferences in March 2016.

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Talk of the town: how to get social media buzzing about your business at a tech event

02 Dec 2016

A tech event stall is a lot like Baby from Dirty Dancing.

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[Presentation] Delivering customer centric products

01 Dec 2016

NAB’s Head of Human-Centred Design, Louise Long presented Delivering customer centric products at CeBIT Australia 2016. She discussed what customer led design is and how NAB is delivering customer centric products. Take a look at Louise’s presentation below.

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Ultimate triumph: How a start-up founder came back from failure

29 Nov 2016

It was in early 2015 that start-up founder Vidya Nallamad had to pull the plug on the central idea that established her start-up business NetHealth.

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3 open source communities with the most active user participation

29 Nov 2016

As in life, the concept of synergy is a magical goal in software development wherein the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

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The digital literacy skills schools must be teaching students

29 Nov 2016

When adults meet children for the first time, they love to ask them the question: What do you want to be when you grow up?

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Video games + Marketing = Gamification = Win

29 Nov 2016

Video games have the power to transport us to a different world.

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Women in tech: Empowering women in the Australian start-up scene

28 Nov 2016

Did you know that women only represent 14%-24% of start-up founders and only 4% of funded Australian start-ups — those attracting investment — are led by female entrepreneurs?

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The future of data analytics: 3 trends to watch out for in 2017

26 Nov 2016

In 2010 The Economist published a report called Data, data everywhere.

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9 technology books that all managing directors should read

25 Nov 2016

It’s almost that time of year. The mandatory two week shut down where you get to escape for a few weeks with your family.

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Star spangled website: The UX guide to the US election

16 Nov 2016

The world is reeling from one of the strangest elections in US history.

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Electronic voting in Australia: The problem with digitising democracy

15 Nov 2016

The internet allows us to shop, bank, work, sign contracts, apply for loans, pay bills and do our taxes all from the privacy of our own homes.

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Are we entering the post-device era?

15 Nov 2016

As the world becomes more interconnected the human race is becoming increasingly dependent on our gadgets.

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Future proofing your business: 6 crucial questions to ask before investing in technology

10 Nov 2016

There’s nothing more satisfying than growing your business: seeing your team expand in size and confidence, boldly venturing onto cool new clients and knowing that all your blood, sweat and tears are paying off.

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7 tell-tale signs you’re a born entrepreneur

10 Nov 2016

In 2015, research found Uganda was the most entrepreneurial country. The results were unexpected.

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How to deliver a start-up pitch investors will say yes to

10 Nov 2016

Creating a start-up pitch that convinces investors to trust you with millions of dollars is a lot of pressure.

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Magic moments: How to optimise your marketing mobile moments

08 Nov 2016

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the fairest of them all?

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The quiet riot: Cyberwarfare

02 Nov 2016

What if a malevolent group could hack into a country’s database and disrupt its media channels, its banking system, its citizen databases and its parliament?

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Have you tried turning it off and on again? The perks and realities of working in IT

02 Nov 2016

If you work in IT, your job title is probably something along the lines of professional developer, programmer or engineer, but to the technologically illiterate, you’re a technopath capable of solving problems by mind melding with machines.

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When not if: How to detect a data breach

01 Nov 2016

Australia experienced its largest data breach in history last week.

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3 inspirational brands nailing native advertising

31 Oct 2016

There’s a scene in the animated television series Futurama where our stuck-in-the-future protagonist Fry is in the middle of a very common dream: finding himself in class naked and humiliated.

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5 IT project management blunders to avoid

25 Oct 2016

IT project management requires a special set of skills.

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Looking to the future: The program for CeBIT Australia 2017 is here!

14 Oct 2016

We are looking to the future with the launch of our CeBIT Australia 2017 agenda. As the largest and longest running technology conference and exhibition in the Asia-Pacific, we pride ourselves on bringing together a diverse array of experts from around the world.

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Are you safe? WiFi security for business

12 Oct 2016

In a world where hackers can steal a personal WIFI network password through a smart kettle, there’s no doubt we need next level security to keep business data safe.

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How you can use big data to outstrip your competitors

12 Oct 2016

You’ve no doubt heard the oft-repeated refrain about the importance of big data.

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The pros and cons of open source software at the enterprise level

11 Oct 2016

In 2015 Google told the world that it would not be charging developers to gain access to its revolutionary artificial intelligence engine TensorFlow.

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EDIE’s world: how virtual reality could transform healthcare training

11 Oct 2016

Atticus Finch’s famous line  — you can’t truly understand a person until you consider things from his point of view […] until you climb into his skin and walk around in it  — has been given a modern interpretation by Alzheimer’s Australia, Vic.

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5 more online courses IT professionals need to know

10 Oct 2016

When we last featured some of the great free online courses available, we got such an overwhelming response, we felt the need to revisit the topic.

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How to develop an innovative product customers don't even know they need

09 Oct 2016

For some of us, thinking outside the box is a challenge — we don’t get that light bulb moment in the shower.

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Why you need to pay more attention to on-site search

28 Sep 2016

You get to a website. You know exactly what you want. You click the search box in the top right hand corner. You type in what you want... and nothing returns from your search.

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How does FinTech disrupt the customer experience?

27 Sep 2016

In the last few weeks, we have examined how FinTech can help business owners provide a more agile and responsive service for their customers.

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Disruption in manufacturing: Challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs

27 Sep 2016

Disruption is a deceptive notion. It seems all-encompassing.

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What venture capitalists want to see from your start-up

27 Sep 2016

The Australian start-up scene is an exciting space to be in, but it’s not without its challenges. One of the biggest difficulties budding start-ups encounter is funding their venture.

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How cloud technologies will transform healthcare

26 Sep 2016

At a national and personal level, ehealth technologies are changing the way we prevent and treat illness.

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How Snapchat marketing can engage your customers

23 Sep 2016

Snapchat is one of the most prominent social media platforms of our time and it’s worth an eye-ball popping US$20 billion.

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Trade show ninja: Guerrilla marketing tactics to shock and delight

20 Sep 2016

 At a very crowded trade show you are aiming to be like a unicorn carrying cocktails:

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How minimalist millennials are fostering new consumer demands

14 Sep 2016

In a world where consumers are marketed to in every way possible - it’s easy to see how they’re getting overwhelmed.

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The rise of the cyber spy: How pervasive is corporate espionage?

13 Sep 2016

The spying game has come a long way since the pigeon camera and the lipstick named ‘the kiss of death.’

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3 questions SMEs need to ask before investing in FinTech

12 Sep 2016

FinTech has been generating a lot of excited buzz in technology, banking and business circles for a while now.

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Trademark or patent? This is what you need for your app

09 Sep 2016

Imagine you’ve developed this whiz-bang new app. You’re beyond pumped to launch next week. You’ve spent years (and your savings) on this one product and it’s D-Day — the marketing launch is ready to go.

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Singapore: smart city, smarter nation

09 Sep 2016

The future will present governments with many challenges, and it is those governments who are proactive that will ensure the prosperity of their nations.

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Exhibition sponsorship: How AV companies can stand out

08 Sep 2016

Audio visual has become a staple in our lives. Everywhere we look there’s a big shiny screen bursting with information!

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4 tricks to identify your ideal target audience

05 Sep 2016

You’ve got a really sexy/nifty/fun/useful product. It’s not just you that thinks so. Or your mum. You’ve got great write-up from tech bloggers, the reviews are promising.

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The 30-minute city: How smart city technology will get us there

31 Aug 2016

In March this year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shared a dream with various members of the media.

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13 must-have tools to manage remote workers

30 Aug 2016

Any business owner looking to hire the best talent to get the job done understands that the most skilled people aren’t necessarily local.

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How big data analytics can build strong customer relationships

29 Aug 2016

Customer relationships used to be the domain of the sales and marketing team.

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3 rules for designing an outstanding mobile customer experience

29 Aug 2016

Our mobile devices are fast becoming the lense through which we experience life.

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5 global hotspots for digital nomad developers

26 Aug 2016

The most incredible part of working as a developer means as long as you have a solid internet connection and a capable laptop,

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4 big data start-ups on the rise

26 Aug 2016

Big data isn’t just the latest tech buzzword, it’s fast becoming the foundation for businesses across all industries.

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7 benefits of sponsoring an event

16 Aug 2016

Sponsoring industry events, trade shows and exhibitions can have an incredible return on investment.

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How big data is changing policy making

16 Aug 2016

Big data is rapidly becoming the cornerstone for major decision-making for businesses and governments.

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5 technology focused social enterprises making a difference

15 Aug 2016

Social enterprise is growing at a fast pace. It’s estimated that more than 70,000 social enterprises operate in the UK and more than 20,000 here in Australia.

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Understanding tech start-up revenue models

15 Aug 2016

One of the most important things you need to consider in the early days of your business is how you’re going to make money.

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The 2016 Australian census: Outcomes for citizens and businesses

12 Aug 2016

On 9 August 2016 Australians attempted to sit down in front of the computer to fill out the census.

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3 brands who have gold medal Olympic marketing campaigns

12 Aug 2016

The Olympics are a time when the world stops amazed at the magnificent athleticism of our countrymen and women.

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How risk management skills can future-proof your fintech investments

10 Aug 2016

Gone are the days when a CIO’s remit solely revolved around being the keeper of the infrastructure

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5 tips for irresistible exhibition booth design

03 Aug 2016

In a finite space filled with dozens of other stalls, it can be very difficult to shine.

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What are cryptocurrencies and what are their implications for business?

03 Aug 2016

The term ‘cryptocurrency’ can conjure up some arresting images.

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How South Korea became the most innovative country and what we can learn from it

01 Aug 2016

Fostering innovation is paramount to sustaining an abundant economy. Governments world-wide know this.

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9 time-saving technology solutions for developers

01 Aug 2016

There’s no doubt that smartphones have completely transformed our lives.

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3 common SEO mistakes (and what you can do to avoid them)

22 Jul 2016

Amongst all modern marketing techniques available to us, Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) needs to be the number one priority for any business looking to attract new customers.

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How to negotiate better shareholder agreements

20 Jul 2016

Australian incubator BlueChilli is at the centre of controversy regarding alleged ‘one-sided’ shareholder agreements and failing to deliver on their promises.

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8 tips to fund a start-up from those who have done it

20 Jul 2016

There’s no doubt that asking people for hundreds of thousands of dollars to go into your product is a challenging task.

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4 ways brands are using Pokemon Go to generate leads

19 Jul 2016

On July 6 people in the North America, Australia and New Zealand stopped what they were doing and started walking the streets, flicking at the screens of their smartphones.

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5 communication skills you need to master if you want to be heard

19 Jul 2016

Our ability to communicate effectively has an impact on many areas of our lives.

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Beyond the pen: 8 fun giveaway ideas for tech exhibitions

19 Jul 2016

In a tech exhibition filled with marvels, it is getting harder and harder to stand out from the crowd, let alone be remembered after the event.

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Breaking the code of silence: Why coding is easier than you think

18 Jul 2016

What do a Victoria’s Secret Model, Instagram’s CEO and the Black-Eyed Peas front-man have in common?

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Life after Brexit and the Australian election: How reliable is polling data?

18 Jul 2016

In the last few weeks we have seen two very different examples of how technology, polling and data

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A CIO’s guide to change management

15 Jul 2016

We all know that one colleague whose enthusiasm for the latest bit of technology is as evangelical as it is unceasing

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Is the hype right? Will 3D printing disrupt business?

12 Jul 2016

Out of all the fascinating and disruptive technologies that are emerging, 3D printing has garnered a significant amount of attention.

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Biometric data security: Is encryption enough?

06 Jul 2016

Biometric identification isn’t a new concept. Authorities have been using fingerprints to keep tabs on society’s rule breakers for more than 100 years.

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Quantum computing: What impact will it have on our lives?

06 Jul 2016

Canadian prime-minister Justin Trudeau made worldwide headlines a few months ago, when a journalist asked him to explain quantum computing.

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Making the step up: 5 ways to transition from technical implementer to leader

05 Jul 2016

You may be brilliant in your current role as a technical implementer.

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5 tips for crafting email subject lines that actually work

05 Jul 2016

Crafting a subject line can be a tormentous occasion. It’s so important to get that one single line of text perfect.

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5 clever tips to learn more efficiently

05 Jul 2016

Education doesn’t finish at the end of the degree. In reality, we can never stop learning as the market always demands professionals with the latest skills. This is inherently the case when looking at IT. 

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3 of the best start-up grants for Australian innovators

05 Jul 2016

Funding a new idea or start-up isn’t an easy task. Raising capital in general is incredibly time consuming and often frustrating.

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Assessing the societal impact of the internet of things

23 Jun 2016

If the technological rate of growth can be described as exponential, rather than linear, then the rate of buzzwords that accompanies these advances also feels… aggressive.

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Do you remember these trends? 4 of the worst fads in marketing

21 Jun 2016

One of the best things about working in marketing is the ability to experiment with emerging technology.

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10 must-read books for start-up founders

20 Jun 2016

You’re a start-up founder and your passion is running hot - but before you go making any wild decisions, take a step back and lap up some of the incredible information out there.

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Gimmick or game-changer? What new technologies you need for your business

20 Jun 2016

When it comes to emerging technology sometimes certain things can just be a bit too pointless to ever be successful.

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Cost, care and commitment: How a start-up is turning the legal industry on its head

17 Jun 2016

Lawyers are known for many things, but a fantastic client experience is not necessarily one of them.

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Expanding entrepreneurial horizons with mobile technology

11 May 2016

Amanda Ogilvie, from the Australian Chamber’s Biz Better Together initiative, talks to Jo Burston, CEO of Inspiring Rare Birds, about the opportunities for Australian women entrepreneurs.

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CeBIT Start-up PitchFest

05 May 2016

It was a formidable arena at the CeBIT Start-up PitchFest, as start-ups vied for top position.

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How apps present a way to re-think your business strategy and customer approach

05 May 2016

Mobile applications account for more than half of Internet usage.

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Evolve your digital marketing program

05 May 2016

Before Bonnie Thorn, head of marketing at Red Balloon, stepped up to give her presentation at CeBIT 2016, the chair asked the audience, ‘Whos heard of Red Balloon?’.

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Connect the dots - Thinking beyond domestic shores to market a destination via digital

05 May 2016

Diana Kahui, The Director of Digital Strategy at Destination NSW, has a very ambitious target for her team.

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Smart equipment tracking

05 May 2016

Tech is evolving faster than ever, said Kevin Cohen, CEO of Ramp RFID, and if we don’t keep abreast of the advancements, we will be left behind.

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Internet of Things: Unlocking the opportunities

04 May 2016

When most people think of the Internet of Things (IoT), they think of things like wearables, connected cars and smart cities, homes and factories. But in terms of what can actually be connected, the options are limitless

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Top 5 efficiency benefits of taking your workforce mobile

04 May 2016

Mobility is revolutionising the workforce, there’s no doubt about it. But what’s critical to understand is how mobile can drive efficiencies for businesses.

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Internet of Things: shaping the vision of smart cities

04 May 2016

Smart city is the topic du jour. Even the Prime Minister is getting in on the conversation.

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How to build a business model to enable mobility

04 May 2016

Developing a business model that enables mobility means compromise and cultural changes.

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CyberCrime: from SciFi to the boardroom

04 May 2016

Emerging technology is pretty cool – but it can also be pretty frightening, as Shara Evans, futurist and CEO of Market Clarity, made abundantly clear in her presentation at CeBIT 2016.

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Intelligent machines, big data and the next industrial era

04 May 2016

Mark Sheppard, Chief Innovation Officer at GE Australia, says that one of the most common questions he gets in the course of his work is: is the industrial internet revolution actually real? 

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Implementing an integrated medications solution

04 May 2016

Implementing an integrated medications solution is no mean feat, as was made clear by Dr Teresa Anderson, Chief Executive of the Sydney Local Health District, at her presentation at CeBIT 2016.

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Wearable skin-like sensors

04 May 2016

50 years ago, a computer took up a whole room, nowadays you can literally wear it as a second skin.

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Transforming to drive growth in a digital economy

04 May 2016

Australia Post has come a long way over the past 5 years, having had to cope with large social, economic and digital changes. But they are now fitter and more agile than ever.

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Digital transformation to give ADF competitive warfare edge

03 May 2016

To gain a competitive advantage in the information age the Australian Defence Force will have to undergo a complete culture change in the way it approaches digital and information technology.

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ATO moving toward digitalisation at a fast pace

03 May 2016

Things should just happen automatically, that’s the main aim of the Australian Taxation Office’s move to the digital space.

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Mobilising the workforce panel

03 May 2016

There’s no boundaries between your work life and your personal life any more, said Dr Suresh Hungenahally, speaking at a panel on ‘Mobilising the workforce’ at CeBIT 2016.

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Fulfilling the promise of digital by humanising your business

03 May 2016

Businesses gleefully jump on the newest technology bandwagons, when what they must be asking, according to Scott Monty, the CEO and founder of Scott Monty Strategies, is: Should we?

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Solving the transformation equation

03 May 2016

Scott Anthony, Managing Partner at Innosight can clearly remember one of the first really momentous media disruptions.

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Global megatrends

03 May 2016

Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, researcher and principal scientist at CSIRO, is in the business of ‘strategic foresight’ – in other words, he’s a modern-day fortune teller.

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Platforms: the changing structure of value creation

03 May 2016

Ross Dawson, chairman of the Advanced Human Technologies Group, opened his CeBIT 2016 presentation with the following quote:

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Australia's role in shaping the int'l cyber environment

03 May 2016

With a new cyber strategy recently announced, it feels as though a bold new path for Australia will be paved within the international community, particularly in regard to Asia-Pacific regions.

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The cognitive era; AI (Accessible Intelligence) comes of age

03 May 2016

Dr Joanna Batstone, Vice President and Lab Director at IBM Research Australia, says that the potential of data has an enormous reach.

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The future of payments beyond Blockchain

03 May 2016

Even though it may fly in the face of popular opinion, Managing Director of APAC, Ripple, Dilip Rao says that we need to be thinking beyond Blockchain in order to create truly global payment systems.

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Unlocking the secrets of the genome

03 May 2016

In 2001, sequencing one person’s genome cost a whopping $100 million.

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The commercialisation of quantum computing

02 May 2016

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made waves at a press conference a few weeks ago when a journalist jokingly asked him to explain quantum computing.

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Delivering customer-centric products

02 May 2016

Customer-led design is more than just listening to customers - it's about acting on what you hear.

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Government ministerial keynote address

02 May 2016

If one word could sum up this morning’s opening address given by the Hon. Mike Baird, Premier of NSW and Clover Moore, Lord Mayor of Sydney, it is collaboration.

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Using data analytics to build customer understanding and trust

02 May 2016

Rod Smith, Vice President of Emerging Internet Technologies at IBM, feels that the future of big data

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What can Australia learn from FinTech globally?

02 May 2016

The volume of investment into financial technology (FinTech) continues to grow globally, said Danny Gilligan, co-founder and managing director of the Reinventure Group, speaking at CeBIT 2016.

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The challenges of building big data products using digital and transactional data

02 May 2016

Howard Seccombe, Chief Digital Officer at Roy Morgan Research, thinks of market research as the ‘e-harmony’ for big data, because they know how to knit together data in a deep and meaningful way. 

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Digital growth drives digital risk… and opportunity

02 May 2016

It’s not all gloom and doom in the cyber security space, as Lynwen Connick, First Assistant Secretary of Cyber Policy and Intelligence in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, sees it.

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The future is written in code

02 May 2016

Decoded CEO Kathryn Parsons, delivering her keynote speech at the CeBIT 2016 conference, began by asking the audience: ‘How many here have a smartphone in their pocket?’

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Digital transformation and the air travel experience

02 May 2016

Luc Hennekens, Chief Innovation Officer at Qantas, says that truly knowing the customer at every stage of their journey is the key to weathering the changes the next few years might bring.

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Deidentification – privacy’s rocket science

19 Apr 2016

I don’t know about you, but I’ve often found the expression, “it’s not rocket science”, a little curious.

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Technologies that will transform our world

18 Apr 2016

The saying the future is a foreign country, they do things differently there, seems to be the theme of the latest World Economic Forum Report on the future of jobs.

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Top tips on retaining your IT talent

18 Apr 2016

There is the old cliche that good help is hard to find, but that’s really only the beginning of it. The real undertaking is how do you make good help stay?

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Telecommuting is in: Why you need to stop talking and start doing

15 Apr 2016

In May 2007, CIO Magazine wrote a piece called Telecommute.

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The worldwide classroom: How technology will change the education landscape

14 Apr 2016

In the not-so-distant past, the Australian classroom was a very different place.

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Data driven marketing: how you can master your ocean of data

13 Apr 2016

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner lamentes: Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.

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What you need to know about swarm intelligence

06 Apr 2016

Swarm intelligence is a bit like the famous Cole Porter, you know the one:

“Birds do it, bees do it, even educated machines do it...”

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Ceasefire: Why CIOs and CMOs should (and can) be friends

05 Apr 2016

In the latest State of ANZ Marketing Technology report, 55% of IT respondents consider their working relationship with their marketing teams as being “collaborative” or “awesome.”

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What digital transformation means for government agencies

05 Apr 2016

Most public service agencies know that they need to get must make digitisation a key priority and quickly.

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The role of marketing technology in providing outstanding customer service

04 Apr 2016

Online shopping is a glorious feature of modern life.

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Small budget, big exposure: digital marketing strategies for start-ups

04 Apr 2016

You’ve created something that has the potential to change the world.

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What you need to know about hacker insurance

30 Mar 2016

Imagine coming into work one day, you turn on your computer, grab a coffee and when you come back you can’t log on.

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Big data, big problems - privacy in an IoT world

23 Mar 2016

Self-driving cars, smartphone-operated doors and smart home automation systems are no longer the exclusive domain of science fiction authors.

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How technology is shaping the finance industry

22 Mar 2016

Advancements in technology are helping to shape the future of the finance industry.

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The rise of the regional entrepreneur

22 Mar 2016

When we think about technology entrepreneurs we’re often thinking of the Silicon Valley staples in turtlenecks and sweatpants,

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4 reasons to document your content marketing strategy

21 Mar 2016

In the annual Content Marketing Institute Marketing (CMI) report it was shown that over 70% of respondents did not regularly document their marketing strategy. 

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How to use data analytics to gain customer understanding

21 Mar 2016

There are some marketing buzzwords that are guaranteed to make even the most optimistic person feel itchy with boredom and despair.

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Lifeline: how eHealth can improve patient outcomes

18 Mar 2016

The below quote taken from a report commissioned from the APH  sums up how exciting, life-changing and powerful eHealth can potentially be to the way we practise medicine.

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How to get internal buy-in for event sponsorship

16 Mar 2016

You’ve found an event, or you’ve been approached to sponsor an event, and you believe it’s worth it. You’ve checked it out and they have a fantastic track record and reputation in the industry.

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How to action your industry event ideas

15 Mar 2016
Attending industry events is often an inspiring time. You meet people, new and old. You speak about business, what’s working and what’s not. You attend talks, seminars, pitches and networking events.
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The tech jobs the future can’t live without

14 Mar 2016

Data and digitally driven cities are the way of the future.

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Why an integrated marketing strategy is vital to success

09 Mar 2016

2007 was heralded as ‘the year of the mobile. Nokia became the first company to sell over a million of a “non-candy bar smart-phone”,

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Kickstarter campaign success: what you need to know

08 Mar 2016

It was literally a pain in the butt that led two Australian tech entrepreneurs to develop a million dollar idea.

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A tale of two industries facing digital disruptions and what you can learn from them

07 Mar 2016

The history of humanity has been marked by its progress.

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Everything you need to know about cloud-based accounting and its related ecosystems

03 Mar 2016

Cloud-based accounting has rapidly developed and advanced in the past seven years within Australia.

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7-ways introverts can master any networking event

02 Mar 2016

Exhibiting and networking at an event isn’t a walk in the park, especially if you’re an introvert.

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9 must-see free courses for IT professionals

01 Mar 2016

Access to information and education has never been easier. From learning a foreign language, to boiling an egg, the internet’s got your back.

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Can technology improve democratic participation?

29 Feb 2016

The below excerpt from Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address has long been held as the hallmark of a functioning democracy, not only in its place of origin, the United States, but across the world.

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From the silver screen to CeBIT: a story of AV transformation

24 Feb 2016

Few technology-based companies can say they have a rich history of 87-years, but global visual displays and audio technologies giant Christie can.

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Four key ways CMOs can thrive in a technology driven marketing landscape

23 Feb 2016

The days that a CMO can operate solely within the confines of a traditional marketing sphere are well and truly over.

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Should your business expand into eCommerce?

22 Feb 2016

The divide between our physical and online worlds is blurring. We work online, get our news online, and more and more of us are even falling in love online.

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The changing role of ICT in emergency and disaster response

19 Feb 2016

Boxing day 2004: in the haze of post-Christmas indulgence, the news of a tsunami started to trickle

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Can this start-up save your business time?

18 Feb 2016

Teams working in silos is an age old conundrum in many industries and Melbourne based start-up Rundl is tackling it head on. 

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Your thoughts on the Telstra outage

17 Feb 2016

The recent Telstra outage served as a cautionary tale for many IT professionals.

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Could Brave flip modern advertising on its head?

10 Feb 2016

Online advertising stands to be reinvented if web pioneer, Brendan Eich’s latest start-up takes off. The Silicon Valley based entrepreneur is venturing down a path not many tech companies are willing to walk.

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5 trends in information security you need to know

09 Feb 2016

Cyber attacks and information leaks are becoming increasingly common, giving businesses good reason to place information security on the front burner.

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IoT: what it means for government and citizens

09 Feb 2016

Once the outlandish dream of sci-fi writers and mad men, the age of intelligent systems has not only arrived, it has been invited into the home. 

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7 strategies for strong startup sales growth

02 Feb 2016

The start-up space is overflowing with competition. Everyone wants to be the next Kevin Systrom and create a platform like Instagram. And who wouldn’t?

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How mobile technology is changing SMEs

01 Feb 2016

The adoption of mobile technology has changed lives and businesses across the globe, and it isn’t looking to settle any time soon.

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The secret to startup success? Test, test, test

27 Jan 2016

Setting up a new business is expensive – there’s no doubt about it. 

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Cyber security: it’s simpler than you think

27 Jan 2016

Triskele Labs launched in 2014, and in just 18 months, have secured their spot as Australia’s leading cyber security advisors. 

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Freedom of speech vs public safety in the age of advanced technological freedom

25 Jan 2016

The rapid expansion of telecommunication technology has changed how we operate as a society. 

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How to prove your exhibition ROI

25 Jan 2016

Industry exhibitions are an incredible way to discover new business.

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Is your company's customer experience impacting your ROI?

21 Jan 2016

With the ability to compare seemingly interchangeable products at the click of a button, consumers now have more information than ever before.

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Thinking of moving your business to the cloud? Understand the pros and cons

20 Jan 2016

Running your business in the cloud is becoming an increasingly popular model for businesses of all types.

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The 5 most innovative technology companies in Australia

19 Jan 2016

Innovation is the lifeblood of technology, and sometimes inspiration comes from the most unlikely of places.  

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The human factor in cyber security

18 Jan 2016

Cyber-breaches are a costly business, impacting both revenue and reputation. It was recently revealed that cyber attacks cost businesses $400 to $500 billion annually. Now that’s something to be concerned about.

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3 top tips to nail the sale at exhibitions

13 Jan 2016

Exhibitions can be a very effective way to generate leads. But what’s the best way to go about selling and making new contacts on an exhibition floor? After all, nobody wants to appear desperate (or creepy).

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Do you really need to develop an app?

12 Jan 2016

You can download apps to do your banking, book a taxi, chat with your overseas friends for free, stop you from drunk dialing and even superimpose a moustache on your face. In short, there’s an app for everything in your life.

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14 efficiency hacks for busy business owners

11 Jan 2016

Being a business owner is a round-the-clock job. And let’s be honest, it probably isn’t exactly what you were expecting when you first signed up.

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How technology is improving health in remote areas

08 Jan 2016

Accessing government health services from rural or remote areas is often a difficult task for patients.

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Recruiting star performers to your startup: how to appeal to top talent

07 Jan 2016

Everyone knows the importance of having the right people in their business. 

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How to start a tech business on the side: tips to help your startup succeed

06 Jan 2016

To say that the tech startup industry is competitive is an understatement. 

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How to mitigate the growing risk of digital data loss

05 Jan 2016

In London, 1.2 exabytes of data move through the city every day as people commute to and from work. When data moves from a controlled office environment to the external world it becomes vulnerable to loss.

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Managing business systems in an app driven world

16 Dec 2015

Mobile apps are revolutionising how we do business.

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Wearables in the workplace

16 Dec 2015

Wearables are one of the hottest topics in tech.

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5 easy-to-use apps for lead generation at events

15 Dec 2015

Did you know, 93% of companies say that their top exhibiting objective is to generate leads?

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“No muppets” and relationships; contactSPACE’s success secrets

15 Dec 2015

David O'Leary, CEO and Co-Founder of Australian start-up contactSPACE – a cloud-based contact centre, is letting us in on the secrets behind the company’s success.

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Top UX trends for 2016

14 Dec 2015

Change is inevitable.

If you were to tell someone in 2005 that only ten years later more than 43% of the world population would be using the internet, they wouldn’t have believed you.

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Planning cities with big data

11 Dec 2015

These days city planners have more access to data than ever before. Did you know that up until 2003 civilisation created only 5 exabytes (that’s a quintillion if you were wondering) of data? By the end of 2012 the same amount of information was being created every two days.

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Debunking the 3 biggest myths about marketing technology

11 Dec 2015

As a marketer, keeping up with the latest trends and technology developments is part and parcel of your role. That’s often easier said than done though.

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How to overcome the barriers preventing digital transformation

03 Dec 2015

The pace of business change is so rapid now, that digital transformation has become more than a one-off initiative.

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Future proof your business: the next wave of digital disruption

02 Dec 2015



SMEs in today’s digital economy need to be proactive to remain competitive.

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10 tech blogs and forums you need to know about

01 Dec 2015


The rate at which technology is advancing is a double-edged sword for software engineers.

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Virtual reality: Why and how to use VR in your marketing strategy

01 Dec 2015

Virtual reality (VR) and marketing can be a powerful force when combined.

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Woo investors and secure funding for your start-up with these 5 simple steps

27 Nov 2015

Funding is the lifeblood of every start-up.

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Digital Metamorphosis: how governments can cater to the changing needs of their citizens

27 Nov 2015

Government sectors stand at a crossroad.

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How MyNetFone built a national business from one customer insight

19 Nov 2015

MyNetFone is Australia’s leading provider of hosted voice and data communications.

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Start-up success: discover the 3 factors behind ingogo’s growth

18 Nov 2015

At the start of 2011 Hamish Petrie, CEO and Founder of taxi app ingogo, found himself quite literally dressed up with nowhere to go.

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How to avoid scope creep in tech projects

17 Nov 2015

Scope creep. It’s the nemesis of project managers and the bane of software developers around the world.

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Using digital tools to engage the modern workforce

16 Nov 2015

Evolve or become obsolete. In a biological sense this is imperative to survival, but keeping ahead of the curve is becoming more-and-more applicable to businesses who haven’t yet adapted to the digital era.

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Digitalisation of health and Australia: Are we on the right eHealth track?

13 Nov 2015

Tech opens up an exciting world of possibilities for most industries and health is no exception.

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BYOD: Opportunities, challenges and how to tackle them

12 Nov 2015

With more than 15 million Australians now owning a smartphone and some 12 million owning a tablet, it’s impossible to avoid the presence of mobile devices in the workplace (whether you officially allow them or not).

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How to drive sales and marketing alignment with automation technology

11 Nov 2015

Despite having the ultimate shared goal of more revenue, sales and marketing teams in many organisations continue to sit in opposite corners of the ring.

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Service NSW paves the way for government tech integration

03 Nov 2015

Owen Lansbury has more than two decades experience leading award-winning interactive teams for a range of international web development firms.

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Lessons from Servers Australia: Customers really do have the answers

02 Nov 2015

Since their conception in 2006, managed hosting provider Servers Australia have built quite the name for themselves.

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Migrating to SaaS: 8 best practices

30 Oct 2015

With its benefits of flexibility, cost efficiencies, and rapid scalability, it’s no wonder that many organisations are turning to software-as-a-service, or SaaS, to answer their technology needs.

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How technology is changing the role of the CMO

29 Oct 2015

Oscar Trimboli has become a primary thought leader in the convergence of marketing and technology.

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How to innovate like a start-up: “Failing fast” for established businesses

28 Oct 2015

Once a mantra of Silicon Valley tech start-ups, “Fail fast, fail often” has now become a success mantra for all businesses, tech or not.

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Is Australia a start-up nation? Not yet it isn’t.

27 Oct 2015

To the outside observer, the recent growth of incubators, co-operative workspaces and angel investor funds could make Australia appear like a tech start-up’s dream.

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The programming languages of the future

26 Oct 2015

Programming is an ever-changing field and great languages come and go; burning bright and then fading into obscurity.

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How to get management buy-in for a new technology idea

22 Oct 2015

You’ve had a lightbulb moment and come up with a brilliant new app idea that combines productivity and messaging. Having a great idea is one thing, selling it to management is quite another.

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CeBIT Australia: Shaping the business technology landscape

21 Oct 2015

IP telephony, cable modems and biometrics - those were the topics shaping the business technology landscape in 2001 when CeBIT Australia opened its doors for the very first time.

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What do company fit, CeBIT and market growth have in common?

21 Oct 2015

Truthseekers, entrepreneurs and eternal optimists... these are just a few words that describe Pluralsight, a global leader in online learning for IT software development, IT and creative professionals.

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Big data for marketing: how to stop talking and start doing

20 Oct 2015

With its incredible levels of accuracy and detail, and the vast opportunities for better understanding and communicating with your customers, there’s no question that big data is a juicy topic for marketers.

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Meet TouchOne: the world’s first smartwatch keyboard

19 Oct 2015

Recently bought a smartwatch? Hands up if you’ve received a message and experienced the crippling confusion of how to actually respond to it. It turns out  you currently can’t do this easily... unless you’re happy to rely on voice dictation, or the ability to time travel into the near future (if that’s the case then the following won’t come as much of a surprise).

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How to choose the right software for your business: in 7 easy steps

15 Oct 2015

The software you choose can be a real game-changer for your business.

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How digital technologies are changing public service delivery

15 Oct 2015

The Australian Government - along with many other governments worldwide - has recognised this imperative and made the digitalisation of public service delivery a top priority for 2015.

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