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Beverley Head

Cloud demand spurs growth for single focus PrimeQ

June 28, 2016 | Beverley Head
Cloud-only consulting business PrimeQ is so confident of demand across Australia and New Zealand that it is planning to double headcount to 100 by the end of the year, and 200 the following year… read more...
Mark Troselj

Oracle and NetSuite lose local heads

June 27, 2016 | Beverley Head
There’s been a changing of the guard in leading technology companies including the Australian subsidiaries of ERP giants Oracle and NetSuite… read more...

Workplace security lifts, consumers’ sags

June 23, 2016 | Beverley Head
IT’s warnings about the need for greater vigilance about computer security is paying off – but Australian and New Zealand consumers are still playing fast and loose with their own protection… read more...
Budget 2016

NSW seeks smart state soubriquet

June 22, 2016 | Beverley Head
NSW has unveiled a series of digital and innovation focused investments in this week’s Budget as it tilts for the smarter state soubriquet… read more...
auditing

MyWorkpapers wrests audit from spreadsheet jockeys

June 21, 2016 | Beverley Head
A corporate name change, the soft launch of a collaboration platform for auditors, new audit templates and a UK relaunch have marked a busy three months of the year for MyWorkpapers… read more...
Brian Blau

Personal tech poised to further disrupt enterprise

June 21, 2016 | Beverley Head
Gartner has identified five personal technologies it believes will deliver a fresh wave of disruption to the enterprise and IT operations over the next 5-10 years… read more...
Augmented human

Bottoms up to emerging raft of technologies

June 16, 2016 | Beverley Head
Imagine swiping your left buttock across a terminal to complete a payment; banking giant ANZ has – and it’s just the start of a massive change in the way humans and technology interact… read more...
digital experience

Netflix tops the pops in digital experience

June 15, 2016 | Beverley Head
Leading brands have lifted their game as far as consumer digital experience is concerned – but still only three companies fall into the top performing bracket… read more...
NBN rollout by Labor party

NBN plays election ping pong

June 14, 2016 | Beverley Head
Just weeks before Australia heads to the ballot box, the Labor party has announced that if elected 2 million more homes and businesses will get high speed broadband, with more to follow… read more...
fintechs

ASIC wants fintechs to play nice in the sandbox

June 13, 2016 | Beverley Head
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission has outlined its plans to allow local fintechs to test a new product without the need for a financial services licence… read more...

Enterprises play catch up with IoT

June 9, 2016 | Beverley Head
Enterprises are still playing catch up to the possibilities of the Internet of Things… read more...
Amazon cloud outages

Cloud demands belt and braces

June 7, 2016 | Beverley Head
Confirmation that cloud users need a belt and braces approach to business continuity was delivered over the weekend with a high profile AWS outage… read more...
Cloud risk

Pegasystems CEO warns enterprise of cloud risk

June 7, 2016 | Beverley Head
Pegasystems’ founder and CEO Alan Trefler has some harsh words for enterprises which slavishly adopt cloud based solutions… read more...
Skyfii network

Free WiFi sees Skyfii aim sky high

June 6, 2016 | Beverley Head
Australian listed business Skyfii, which deploys opt in WiFi in public areas, collects customer data and sells it to local businesses, is making a push into the US and UK… read more...
Innovation

CSIRO and CBA offer businesses innovation advice

June 2, 2016 | Beverley Head
Australia’s lead science and technology research group CSIRO has launched a business advisory service to tell organisations where to best spend their R&D dough for the best return in the future… read more...
Superstream

SMEs count days until SuperStream kicks in

June 1, 2016 | Beverley Head
Almost a third of Australia’s SMEs have left themselves less than a month to comply with the SuperStream electronic transaction rules which come into force from July… read more...
Australian defence ERP project

Gun fires on massive SAP systems integration deal

May 31, 2016 | Beverley Head
Leading SAP systems integrators have until 23 June to register for what will likely be the biggest ERP transformation project undertaken in Australia for years to come… read more...
Salesforce rise in market

Salesforce leads, SAP slumps in CRM stakes

May 30, 2016 | Beverley Head
Salesforce is the world’s most popular CRM with SAP ranking second – but in Australia SAP ranks a relatively lowly fourth after sales slumped in 2015. What gives?… read more...
Saas and cloud security

Mind the gap on SaaS security

May 26, 2016 | Beverley Head
The popularity of Software as a Service and cloud solutions may be blinkering some organisations which believe they have also offloaded security worries… read more...
Instaclustr

Instaclustr calls Canberra home for Apache Cassandra play

May 25, 2016 | Beverley Head
While the founders of Instacluster live on opposite sides of the Pacific, the “born-global” big data specialist still calls Canberra home … read more...

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