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As the pool of skilled talent diminishes in the Australian market, organisations cannot afford to take a misstep in their talent strategy, according to new independent research by one recruitment firm revealing that the impact of a bad hire is more damaging and costly today than it was a year ago.

Published in Recruitment

GUEST OPINION by Daniel Harding, Director – Australia Operations, MaxContact: Historically, agents have either made calls or answered them but new generation contact centre technology makes it possible to do both.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION by Steve Singer, Regional Vice President and Country Manager – Australia and New Zealand at Zscaler: When the global pandemic turned the world of work on its head in early 2020, many organisations had to radically rethink their methods of operation.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION by Katrina Wong, Segment: Consumers’ collective flight to digital sparked a global CDP boom in 2020 and, as the economy recovers, Australian businesses that don’t implement the technology may struggle, writes Katrina Wong, Vice President Product Marketing & Demand Generation, Segment.

Published in Guest Opinion

GUEST OPINION by Daniel Harding, Director – Australia Operations, MaxContact: Being able to scale your contact centre operations up and down rapidly is a powerful advantage in uncertain times.

Published in Guest Opinion
Wednesday, 09 December 2020 15:19

Back to the future: enterprise edition

GUEST OPINION by Paul Hooper, CEO, Gigamon:   Buckle up... Everyone is looking to the future for positive news around a COVID-19 vaccine and a safe return to some sort of normalcy. Business leaders are no exception.

Published in Guest Opinion

Our analytics ambitions may have taken a temporary hit, but a cleaner environment brings us closer to realising value

VENDOR NEWS:  When the world embraced data science, it was hooked on the promise of data - or perhaps, more accurately, on the promise of unrealised insights within that data.

An Australian-founded claimed “disruptive” alternative to video conferencing, The Virtual Conference Network, has been launched to provide risk mitigation, improved flexibility, new post-event revenue streams - and “optimal cost-effectiveness” to conference organisers, business leaders and peak bodies.

Published in Strategy

Australian business leaders are comfortable and optimistic about the broad scale shift toward remote work, and moving forward, the majority of business leaders say they are investing in technology to improve remote work performance, and have high expectations of their return, accordng to a survey by network and application performance vendor Riverbed.

Published in Home Tech

GUEST OPINION by Prakash Durgani, Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan,Segment:  Many business leaders in Australia now recognise conditions will remain uncertain for many months until a ‘new normal’ becomes clear.

Published in Guest Opinion
Monday, 20 January 2020 17:52

Hybrid IT will take centre stage in 2020

By Stephen Sims, CEO, Brennan IT

SPONSORED NEWS. With more options for the technology stack than ever before, each allegedly offering bigger and bolder returns, efficiencies, and optimisations; it stands to reason that Australian organisations would be sitting pretty on their digital transformation journeys.

Monday, 20 January 2020 17:36

Hybrid IT will take centre stage in 2020

By Stephen Sims, CEO, Brennan IT

SPONSORED NEWS. With more options for the technology stack than ever before, each allegedly offering bigger and bolder returns, efficiencies, and optimisations; it stands to reason that Australian organisations would be sitting pretty on their digital transformation journeys.

Published in Strategy

The vast majority of Australian companies recently surveyed have their sights set on artificial intelligence investment, with increasing employee productivity a key focus for AI investments.

Published in Business Intelligence

There is an unprecedented focus on security as a pervasive part of business operations according to a study that highlights the rising importance of cybersecurity defence to global leaders.

Published in Security

The necessity of trust to achieve long-term business success — especially as a foundation for decision-making based on artificial intelligence — has been highlighted in a new study that found three in five business leaders (63%) in nine countries, including Australia, say they would trust decisions made by AI if substantial reasoning for reaching those decisions is available.

Published in Strategy

Over 400 global business leaders and senior officials from 36 countries have converged on Sydney for the 2019 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment which opened on Monday.

Published in Strategy

Organisations are mostly not securing business critical applications, but despite this many of those surveyed indicate that they are confident their organisation can effectively stop all data security attacks or breaches at the perimeter.

Published in Security

Digital transformation is the number one priority for Australia’s business leaders as the market looks to the New Year, according to a newly published survey which also found that the dual challenges of innovation and disruption take second place.

Published in Market

Not-for-profit website builder The Institute of Technology for Australia and New Zealand (TITAN) has launched its Website Build and Match Fund Grant, giving not-for-profit organisations the opportunity to apply for a free new website build and receive tailored guidance and support from a diverse team of professionals.

Published in Not For Profit

Digital will continue to emerge as the lead channel to connect with customers for Australian business leaders, according to a newly published global study which reveals, however, that Australian customers wield less influence on business leaders than in other countries.

Published in Strategy

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