Need to adapt? Automation is the answer

Jason Toshack, ANZ GM at Oracle Netsuite

Rapidly evolving market conditions and economic challenges are forcing businesses to adapt more quickly, and automation may be key in achieving that.  With Australian consumer spend down 20% per person, many businesses have had to quickly find ways to engage their customers while managing physical limitations. To maximise existing resources, business leaders need to channel… Continue reading Need to adapt? Automation is the answer

Key factors in achieving a compliant, efficient month-end and EOFY

The end of financial year (EOFY) is a time that many small and medium businesses (SMBs) dread. In addition to the complexities of JobKeeper, knowing every financial obligation and entitlement can become overwhelming, particularly if businesses are not overly confident in their books. Lost receipts, expense mistakes and inadequate record-keeping result in a stressful, potentially… Continue reading Key factors in achieving a compliant, efficient month-end and EOFY

Let’s talk: Disruption

What’s the next big game changer in tech? There is ongoing major disruption in all industries at the moment due to tech. Whether you are embracing the changes within your organisation or not, it is undeniably happening. Lots of new business opportunities come from technological advancements and can completely change consumer culture. Think of contactless… Continue reading Let’s talk: Disruption

Robots could help Aussie businesses save more than $100 million in energy costs

Robots are helping Australian businesses navigate the complex energy market and save millions of dollars in energy costs. Data released today by Australian technology company BidEnergy shows that over the last 12 months robots found savings totalling $2.6 million in 822 instances. For one large enterprise customer, robots found a saving of more than $25,000… Continue reading Robots could help Aussie businesses save more than $100 million in energy costs

Why businesses must embrace automation for future success

Automation is a driving force behind a changing workforce in which mundane tasks are no longer part of most job descriptions and workers are freed up to contribute strategically and creatively to the organisation. This makes it imperative for businesses to understand and embrace automation, and to comprehend how the future workforce will evolve. By… Continue reading Why businesses must embrace automation for future success

Why some businesses thrive while others fade into obscurity in the age of constant change

The pace of change is set to become even faster during 2018. Technology, globalisation and shifting workforce demographics are completely altering the way business is conducted. According to business consulting firm McKinsey and Co[1], every occupation that exists today has the potential to be at least partially automated, and the firm estimates half of all… Continue reading Why some businesses thrive while others fade into obscurity in the age of constant change