Clare Coulson

Manufacturing glass Epicor

Manufacturing growth takes many forms

July 14, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Traditionally conservative manufacturers are turning to tech to reinvent themselves says Epicor… read more...
Anthony Belsham, Fronde

From red to black – Fronde’s ambitious $100 million target

July 7, 2016 | Clare Coulson
After a NZ$3.35 million loss two years ago and the exit of long-time CEO Ian Clarke, Fronde’s new CEO Anthony Belsham talks company turnaround and his $100 million target… read more...
Freshdesk CRM

New CRM fresh on global market

June 24, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Tired of having to cobble together systems for its sales reps, SaaS business Freshdesk set about creating its own CRM system for ‘high velocity sales teams’… read more...

Dynamics takes to the field

June 24, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Microsoft’s CRM solution has been extended to handle field services, Rolls Royce on board with deployment… read more...
Government digital leadership

Estonia brings digital lessons down under

June 15, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Estonia may seem distant, but it provides lessons in what government digital leadership really looks like… read more...
Software vendor

Veteran ERP company changes its spots

June 15, 2016 | Clare Coulson
As purchasing power shifts away from the IT department, one business software vendor is launching an unlikely new service to get in front of the people who count… read more...
digital transformation projects

Digital transformation projects backfire

June 14, 2016 | Clare Coulson
The insurance industry is counting the cost of digital transformation projects and others could also be at risk… read more...

When executives go bad: avoiding a Weldon

June 10, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Ending up with the wrong hire can be a painful exercise all round… read more...
Greentree awards

Greentree Awards put customer implementations under microscope

May 17, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Awards programmes don’t just give a shiny gong to the winners, they help the host company to identify trends and see where its priorities should lie… read more...
Googles driverless car

What’s on the tech logistics radar for 2016?

May 16, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Driverless cars, drones, tube logistics and bionic enhancements – supply chain logistics has got decidedly sci-fi but underlying it all are two key concepts… read more...
Software and app markets

Where did you buy your software?

May 2, 2016 | Clare Coulson
The proliferation of software and apps has created its own need for farmers’ markets in cyber space, and they are hot property right now… read more...
Smart City

Is a smart city really a thing?

April 6, 2016 | Clare Coulson
The hyping of the IoT by vendors and analysts may be moving to a new phase as city planners compete to be the cleverest… read more...

EDI veteran branches into collaboration

March 18, 2016 | Clare Coulson
This week the people behind successful EDI service MessageXchange launched a new platform which has piqued the interest of the Australian Government… read more...
Venture capitalists

Pronto says VC model fails to delight

March 15, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Pronto software leadership has called out venture capitalists for breeding distrust in the mid-tier ERP market… read more...
Cloud ERP

Microsoft goes full monty with new ERP

March 9, 2016 | Clare Coulson
Microsoft has gone the full cloud monty with the updated Dynamics AX release, local retailer Citta to be among first to hook up… read more...
Deloitte core systems

Deloitte says we must reimagine our core systems

March 9, 2016 | Clare Coulson
With digital transformation high on many business agendas, legacy systems are often seen as the largest constraint holding the business back. Deloitte’s latest Tech Trends report provides “5 R’s” as a guideline to revitalisation… read more...
Rocket lab-Peter Beck

Redefining the final frontier

June 30, 2015 | Clare Coulson
Clare Coulson spoke to rocket man Peter Beck to check on progress and find out what easy access to space means for mankind… read more...
Listen and learn

Listen, learn and soar: Big data and the modern marketer

June 11, 2015 | Clare Coulson
Marketing used to be a one-way conversation but new technologies have given the customer a voice and shifted the balance of power in their favour. Clare Coulson takes a look at the rise of the relevant customer experience… read more...
Greentree Partnership

Oracle partner takes on Greentree for mid-tier

April 23, 2015 | Clare Coulson
Software integrator Ndevr, which describes itself as Australia’s most highly regarded Oracle JD Edwards consulting partner, has signed a strategic partnership with local ERP vendor Greentree… read more...

Agility runs deep, failure runs deeper

April 7, 2015 | Clare Coulson
IT developers have been refining the process of agile development frameworks for the last two decades. Today a more flexible work method is necessary across the enterprise. Organisations are now beginning to heed the lessons learnt from agile development and apply its principles to other departments. Clare Coulson investigates… read more...


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