Tech

Majority of Aussie consumers will switch businesses due to ‘disconnected’ experience

A new global study carried out by MuleSoft, a software company for building application networks, shows that four out of five consumers are receiving...

Five ways AI could improve your next meeting

It may not be noticeable to most, but AI is now rooted in many aspects of our lives. From voice assistants, to the cars...

Body transformation startup gets AI make-over ahead of overseas expansion

Health-tech app Equalution is partnering with the emerging tech start-up, Devika, to deliver an agile Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution to their users.  Devika will be supporting the...

Aussie resistance to change leading to tech lag

In order to stay globally competitive, businesses need to invest in their staff, building future-ready and technology-focused skills. However, independent research by specialised recruiter Robert...

ANZ workers not as enthusiastic about AI as rest of the world

The second annual 'AI at Work' study conducted globally by Oracle and Future Workplace shoes just how much Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the relationship...

Over half of employees in a typical startup know how to code, but talent remains top priority

Recent research has revealed key insights about the Australian startup eco-system; showing that although over half of employees within a typical startup already know...

Payments fraud hits bottom line of Australian businesses

Most of us are spending more and more time online these days, businesses and consumers alike. And as Australian businesses continue to face the...

How investing in AI has helped SEEK increase site usage and applications

SEEK's ongoing investment into artificial intelligence (AI) and technology development is helping transform the job search experience for candidates and hirers.  SEEK’s 'Smarter Search' has...

“What was a popularity contest becomes an opening for meaningful engagement,” Facebook removes likes

Facebook users will no longer be able to see the number of likes, reactions and video views on other's posts in a world-first trial. Similar to...

Why security needs to be at the core of Australia’s small businesses

Nine out of 10 Australian businesses employ under 20 workers, making us a nation of small businesses. While there is a multitude of positives...

Why staff engagement is key to successful robotics implementation

The concept of robots in the workplace was once more akin to science fiction than reality, but today automated processes are increasingly becoming ‘business...

Three considerations to prepare for tomorrow’s technology workforce

Humans currently perform 71% of work tasks, according to the World Economic Forum. But by 2025, machines will overtake humans in the number of...

Invest in tech if you want to grow your business: Xero data insights

Xero data insights links Australian small business growth to technology spend.  Call for small business to take a ‘first mover’ advantage to quickly adopt...

Digital transformation: how small and medium businesses can protect themselves

As companies digitally transform, they do more business using online and connected systems. This creates a potential risk of being targeted by scammers, hackers,...

Six technology investments every SME must make

While many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) understand that the nature of work is becoming increasingly digital, many business owners aren’t necessarily certain where...

Friend or foe? How to transform your workers from liabilities into cyber-security soldiers

It’s easy to blame software vulnerabilities when reports emerge of yet another organisation falling victim to a cyber-security attack but human error, not insecure...

Small businesses unprepared for the latest wave of scams

More than half (53%) of small business owners are worried their business will be scammed Despite this, two thirds don’t train their staff...

One in five Australian small businesses lose more than a month each year due to IT woes

One in five Australian small businesses waste nearly up to five working weeks annually due to IT disruptions according to new research by Melbourne-based...

Five steps to make your IT team smarter

“People are our greatest asset.” It’s a common enough aspirational slogan, but how often does it seem businesses believe it? IT teams—as usual—may have...

The importance of strong cyber security now and in the future

By Simon Eid, Area Vice President, Australia and New Zealand The threat landscape is constantly evolving, and businesses are coming to understand that no-one is...