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CIOs seek balance between innovation and thrift

Australian CIOs are engaged in a balancing act – attempting to deliver the digital agenda that boards and investors crave, while keeping tight rein on costs… According to industry analyst Gartner Australia will this year spend $83.5 billion on IT. But carving up that investment is increasingly

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Billing best practice: Tips for a healthy debtors ledger

We feel like we are being held to ransom by our invoicing, but if we don’t get the dollars in the door more easily and effectively, our livelihoods will be on the line. David McNickel investigates the issues and offers the latest best practice advice on how to ensure

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Encourage and Enforce Time Reporting System Use

The roots of time reporting lie in the timecard systems for manufacturing facilities. These systems tracked hours using a time card stamp. Employees checked in and out and were paid based on the hours worked. As business time tracking evolved, organizations were forced to create spreadsheets or

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CIOs to spend $US2.5 million per minute on IoT

The Internet of Things is eating IT budgets, with Gartner forecasting that next year CIOs will spend $US2.5 million a minute on IoT deployments… The steep trajectory of demand means that in five years one million new internet commented devices will be deployed every hour. Welcome to

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Mindmaps Saved My Head from Exploding

I am an idea person, I have them all the time, and I also have a lot of “lists”. After finally re-writing my list for the 1000th time, I thought, there must be a better way. There must be a way to organize my thoughts (like I

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Modular Accounting Systems vs ERP Systems?

Growing companies who find they are straight-jacketed by their current accounting systems are typically faced with the difficult decision of upgrading as they grow. They can either choose to implement an all encompassing system or to ‘bolt on’ smaller applications in order to add capabilities to what

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Five ways the cloud increases innovation and productivity

As one of the major step-changing technologies of this decade, expert Craig Deveson discusses how cloud computing has transformed innovation and productivity in the enterprise IT landscape… Cloud computing is a combination of layers of new technology combined with business model innovation. The revolution in the core technology behind

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Ever wondered which ERP vendor is best?

Panorama Consulting Solutions ranks ERP vendors for 2017 and comes up with a winner… That winner is Epicor – but at iStart, we have a nagging suspicion that the very notion of ‘the best ERP vendor’ is something of a ‘how long is a piece of string’

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C-Suite soup: Win with actions, not titles

Every function, discipline and sub-discipline aspires to be in the C-Suite, says Owen McCall. But it is outcomes and not titles that count… While a C-Suite title may sound cool and make you feel good, having a title or position is not the same thing as being

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Project success comes from the top

Approximately half of all significant ICT projects fail in terms of delivering what the business expected. Marg Roberts considers what needs to be done to improve the success rate… When businesses invest in ICT they are expecting to be able to do business better – that is to say

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