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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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Tracking and Reporting Time on Complex Projects

If your staff manages complex projects, you probably have a critical need for a robust timesheet system to manage budgets, policies, staffing, hours and billing as well as project phases. Whether you are working in the construction sector, a creative design firm, IT services company, management consultancy, or in almost any corporate environment,

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Disruption and the supply chain

Consumer demand is colliding with a supply chain that isn’t ready and can’t keep up, writes Jonathan Reay… There are five key consumer trends that will have implications for the supply chain, and that brands should watch over the next 12 months. They are: 1. Give customers

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The Difference Between Time and Attendance and Time Billing Software

There are many time accounting packages on the market. Your business can leverage these software packages with vertical industry offerings to provide function and features unique to your business and market. Before you get serious about the search for software, there is one aspect of these systems

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Why You Need Time Management Software in Your Professional Services Firm

At the inception of your professional services firm you may find it easy to track and dedicate your resources and staff to optimize your team and satisfy your clients. But as your client base grows and your team gets larger, your time management needs change. Whether you

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More Bang for your Buck!

Fifteen years ago you would have bought an early generation windows application that had been migrated from DOS. Also around this time was the introduction of the entry-level cashbook & accounting systems. The computerised accounting software market is now some 15 years old in the modern PC

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Microsoft releases Office 2016

The worldwide release of Microsoft’s Office 2016 productivity software is underway… Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said the company is focused on reinventing productivity and business processes for the mobile-first, cloud-first world. “These latest innovations take another big step forward in transforming Office from a familiar set of

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Benefits of a Learning Management System (LMS)

Learning management systems (also known as LMS software) are important for mid-sized organizations and above who are looking to systematically manage the learning and development of their staff. Manage and track staff training with an LMS Training administration can be time-consuming and difficult, particularly in medium to large

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Mind the knowledge gap – IT in the boardroom

Following a number of high-profile project train wrecks last year, we ask if there is enough understanding of IT at board level. Clare Coulson spoke to those in the know to get some answers… “This topic is actually a very timely one,” says Paul Matthews, CEO of the Institute of IT

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Watch for these six business continuity gaps that can cost you

With an abundance of factors that can disrupt operations, effective business continuity strategies are challenging… Business continuity encompasses three core elements: resilience in how business functions and infrastructure are designed, recovery to restore systems that fail, and contingency to cope with incidents and disasters that occur. Stuart

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