iStart magazine - The social age, for better or worse | Quarter Four 2013
I’m not a speeds ‘n’ feeds person. I don’t get excited by shiny new boxes – well, not the tech sort anyway. When I first began as a technology journalist I was frankly overwhelmed by the thought of having to memorise specifications and feature sets to compare and contrast them. And then I realised, it’s not about the numbers, it’s what you do with them that counts. You have to look at the bigger picture, so in this issue we consider man and his machines... [View emag]
iStart magazine - Industrial IT | Quarter One 2015
Today we are living through one such revolutionary phase: the digital age, where the physical and digital intersect on almost every level, and where businesses that do not take a digital-first approach are sliding ever behind... [View emag]
Lunch Box: Performance Management: “Lessons for managers from Angry Birds”
Managing combinations of people as a team.
Video: Mazda New Zealand and Greentree lead the way in auto parts management
The joint effort between Mazda and Greentree has resulted in a system that is set to become a new model for the automotive industry.
Video: SAP Business One delivers simplicity for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015
Learn how the local organising committee is managing one of the world's most popular tournaments across two countries and three currencies with the support of SAP Business One...
Prodcast: Epicor ERP version 10
Advanced collaboration and mobility in ERP...
Video: Sapphire Aluminium talks about the Epicor Configurator
Clynton Husband, managing director of sapphire Aluminium, talks about how they are using a product configurator in the company's manufacturing process.
Lunch Box: B2B Content Marketing
Holger Schulze has been involved in numerous roles in B2B marketing in the IT industry – he describes himself as taking a “German engineering” approach to B2B marketing...
Video: iStart TVC "The weight of paper"
For pity's sake, do business electronically...the iStart e-business games.
Webcast: Improve Sales Productivity
Listen to Epicor expert, Frank McLoughlin improve sales productivity by increasing accuracy during the quoting and estimating processes...
Lunch Box: Time Management - “Get a grip on your time”
Time management tips.
Lunch Box: Productivity - “Be more productive”
Using Microsoft Outlook effectively and efficiently.
iStart magazine - IT skills - a chequered landscape | Quarter Four 2014
Over the last several months we’ve been walking a mile in your shoes as we develop our new website. I’m sure we’ve encountered many of the same frustrations as you do in your IT projects... [View emag]
Video: Griffiths Equipment - Seamless warehousing
Griffiths Equipment's MD Peter Griffiths and head of customer services Todd Walter talk about how they have improved the company's warehousing operations with integrated mobile picking...
Prodcast: Greentree 3D Live demo
This ProdCast covers the recent release of the 3D Live product from Greentree.
Epicor Podcast - CFO challenges in manufacturing transformation
Survey-based research into the challenges CFOs face in the manufacturing sector...
Lunch Box: Excel - "Do the numbers"
Microsoft Excel - create, update and present data quickly and efficiently.
Lunch Box: Embracing disruption
Disruption and digital transformation have been getting a lot of attention lately...
iStart magazine - Big Data, Big Brother | Quarter Three 2013
We are living in interesting times – times that are redefining the world we live in. Today, there is little definition between public and private; companies, governments and criminals alike exploit all they know about us to further their various capitalist, protective and nefarious agendas. [View emag]
Video: Production planning hits the floor
Engineering shop drives quality and efficiency with Epicor cloud solution...
Lunch Box: VoIP phones: "Get yourself a better phone system"
Are you paying too much for telecommunications? - a look at running your office phones over a broadband connection.
Video: Tom Skotidas talks about personal brand
Social media expert Tom Skotidas talks to iStart about successful social selling campaigns.
iStart magazine Issue 41 | Quarter One 2013
The health of our IT sector and its projects are a recurring theme throughout this issue. Those behind New Zealand's ailing Ministry of Education payroll system, Novopay, have lurched from one error-ridden pay cycle to the next. The project has already sucked up the $30 million budget and caused many a headache in school offices nationwide. Hardly a poster child for efficiency and money well-spent, but, perhaps, an education opportunity for how not to deliver IT...[View emag]