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China's top firms to increase AI spending, predicts IDC
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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ai
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Top 2000 Chinese firms to devote over 50% of core IT budget to AI by 2027, potentially sparking a double-digit innovation hike, reveals International Data Corporation.
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RSM Australia reveals optimistic outlook for agtech sector growth
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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RSM Australia study reveals a bolstering confidence in growth prospects for the country's agtech sector despite challenges.
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Technical debt noted as major hurdle for CTOs by 2024, STX Next reports
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
91% of CTOs see technical debt as their biggest challenge for 2024, according to a survey by STX Next. Capacity and security were also top concerns.
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Imprivata Identity Governance integrates with NHSmail
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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it in healthcare
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email security
It will reduce manual burdens and streamline identity and access management processes, expanding Imprivata’s continued partnership with NHS organisations.
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SmartBear appoints Nikki Morcom as Global Talent Acquisition & Culture Vice President
Fri, 28th Oct 2022
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recruitment
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uipath
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collaboration
Nikki Morcom hired as new Global Talent Acquisition & Culture VP to drive global hiring and diversity strategy at SmartBear.
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Sustainability in hiring: do you really match up?
Tue, 11th Oct 2022
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sustainable it
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employment
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Tech professionals are prioritising sustainability when job hunting, but only 50% feel companies are doing enough, says report.
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Komo appoints Niel Isdale as chief revenue officer
Fri, 19th Aug 2022
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linkedin
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leadership
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Niel Isdale has assumed the newly created role of chief revenue officer, with responsibility across marketing, sales, customer success and revenue operations.
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Exclusive: UKG brings a people focused approach to workforce management
Fri, 5th Aug 2022
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payroll systems
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hcm
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workforce management
UKG is a global provider of HR solutions focusing on people and workplace experience. They celebrate their staff and offer career opportunities.
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Future of work: How to build an intelligent and caring workplace
Fri, 29th Jul 2022
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network infrastructure
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cloud services
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wfh
Hybrid work has become the norm, but what are the long-term effects? Dell Technologies explores building an intelligent and caring workplace.
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More than half of CIOs looking to hire more employees - report
Thu, 28th Jul 2022
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cloud services
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finance, leasing & rental
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cios
Australian technology sector shows strong growth as CIOs plan to expand headcount, but finding skilled employees remains a challenge - Robert Half research.
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Western Union implements intelligent automation programme from SS&C Blue Prism and ISG
Thu, 7th Jul 2022
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rpa
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Western Union has successfully implemented a strategic intelligent automation programme from SS&C Blue Prism and its certified partner, ISG.
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The rise of digital gifting in the workplace
Tue, 21st Jun 2022
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business
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staffing
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shouta
Nathan Gyaneshwar, CEO of an online marketplace for hotels, believes in the power of digital gifts for workplace appreciation and recognition.
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Training & certification: It's time for leaders to loosen the purse strings
Tue, 10th May 2022
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it training
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certification
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leadership
Here we explore reasons that companies can benefit from investing in staff training and certification as well as ways to persuade leadership teams to invest.
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Workday helps Swyftx make the right people decisions
Wed, 27th Apr 2022
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data analytics
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bi
Australian-owned and operated cryptocurrency exchange, Swyftx, uses Workday's Voice of the Employee platform to properly listen to employees.
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Xero opens new Melbourne HQ to help drive tech talent
Tue, 22nd Mar 2022
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accounting systems
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finance, leasing & rental
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digital banking
Xero opens new Melbourne headquarters, announces updates to nurture talent and relationships. Expands office offerings and ramps up hiring in tech.
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Lack of technology options limiting workplace flexibility today
Fri, 11th Mar 2022
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management
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flexible work
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humanforce
Many Australian businesses face worker shortages due to closed borders and Omicron isolation requirements, causing operational challenges.
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New Citrix study says employees prefer remote work to office work
Thu, 13th Jan 2022
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virtualisation
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wfh
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daas
Employees are moving towards a hybrid work model, with nearly 80% preferring it, as offices struggle to entice them back after lockdowns.
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Chatbots a major player in business growth according to new research
Mon, 10th Jan 2022
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contact centre
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wfh
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martech
UK chatbot market set to boom, with spending on AI systems predicted to reach $77.6bn in 2022, according to Chatbot Trends Report 2021.
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Sydney startup Metigy announces global expansion to assists SMEs with digital marketing
Thu, 16th Dec 2021
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martech
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strategy
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digital marketing
Sydney based AI marketing startup Metigy has expanded its reach to the USA and Singapore, as COVID-19 continues to drive SMEs to digital marketing globally.
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Strengthening supply chain resilience amid VUCA
Fri, 26th Nov 2021
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Australian manufacturers continue to suffer from shortages, hindering their recovery as a potential third wave of the pandemic looms.
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NZ mobile sales force automation supplier changes brand name
Wed, 26th Mar 2014
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cx
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martech
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management
I.T. Link Limited rebrands as Opmetrix to reflect company growth and expanded product offering, says MD Oliver Huggins. No impact to existing customers.
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Gen-i: 5 things to check before you go on holiday…
Mon, 16th Dec 2013
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retail
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internet access
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gen-i
Like many businesses, Gen-i will be operating with reduced staff over the Christmas period – hopefully to enjoy a hot Kiwi summer but there are 5 things to think about before you turn on the ‘out of office’...
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Five tips for choosing a telemarketing agency
Mon, 25th Jun 2012
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outsourcing
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telemarketing
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relationships
Outsourcing your telemarketing can save a bundle in staffing costs; so how do you select an agency that will work for you?.