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Virtual reality revolution: time to get ahead

Let’s be honest here; the 2010s haven’t been great. The global economy has stagnated; we’ve had humanitarian crises, lost countless cultural icons and Arnott’s...

Infographic: What SME leaders think about digital transformation in Australia

Get the details in the IDC InfoBrief - Thriving in the Digital Economy here.  IDC surveyed decision makers around the globe to find out how...

SME sector divided on digital disruption

While Australians have increasingly integrated new technologies into their everyday lives, the SME sector is still testing the water when it comes to embracing digital disruption,...

Embrace the efficiencies of SaaS solutions

Once upon a time, IT and tech solutions had to be built, stored, secured, upgraded, and maintained. These solutions were costly, had to be...

Embrace cashless consumers to boost business and remain relevant, retailers told

As Australia transitions to being a cashless country, retailers are being urged to stay ahead of the curve and embrace new payment innovations. Those...

What does the year ahead hold for ecommerce?

Ecommerce has grown at lightning speed in recent years, its impact felt in every aspect of our daily routines – and confirmed by the research and predictions...

Avoid disruption envy with PaaS technology

According to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, 'disruption is the new normal'.  While this phrase may seem to be a contradiction, it...

Asia pacific’s SMEs and startups in with a chance to win global tech innovation awards

The Asia Pacific finalists for this year’s Talent Unleashed Awards, which celebrate startups, SMEs and entrepreneurs disrupting their field with innovative technology solutions, have...

Tech innovation: key insights for business

The past, present and future of innovation in the technology sector, including opportunities for startups, were examined by thought leaders at a roundtable hosted by...

The productivity gaps holding SMBs back

Over the past decade, the nature of work has changed significantly. Economies have shifted from labour-based, to knowledge-based and service-based, and technology has enabled modern...

Document Capture – Perception versus Reality

  Document capture and the digital age go hand in hand. More and more companies than ever before are leveraging enterprise content management (ECM) solutions...

Square Reader: The innovative tool making it simpler for businesses to accept card payments

With a reputation for being the most smallest, most mobile and most affordable way for small business owners to accept credit cards, Square Reader is...

The Melbourne start-up that’s challenging Facebook

A Melbourne based technology start-up that leverages the power of emotional reactions and interaction is experiencing explosive global growth. Vent, an online platform that...

Electronic Contracts

  Many business owners are now choosing to use electronic contracts. Many of these systems are simple to use and enable you to sign the...

The ‘Uber-effect’ is just getting started: UrbanOutsource capitalises on a nation of early adopters

Now the sharing economy is evolving into something new. Ubiquitous communications, freelance work forces and low transaction costs are giving rise to the on-demand...

UK fintech Start-up, truRating, launches in Australia giving our consumers a ‘real voice’

The transparency brought by the internet has changed the way we do business. Business owners no longer size themselves against the competitor on the...

A story rarely told: Some start-ups refute alarming failure statistics and exceed expectations

Small business failure rates are alarming – or so we are told. Along every avenue of research an enthusiastic entrepreneur will take, their spark,...

Is Australia’s slow response to new tech and strategies impacting digital businesses?

Tech start-ups, by definition, are tied to the latest developments in software and technology. Usually, these companies are on the cutting edge of the...

People Post brings the magic of the sharing economy to lacklustre courier services

All you need to start a business these days is a tech savvy mind, a laptop and of course, some entrepreneurial drive. In fact,...

Satisfying our appetite for data and making our cities smarter: the new-age telecommunications infrastructure

Traditional telecommunication networks are stuck between a rock and a hard place: their profit margins are eroding from the growing commoditisation of voice and...