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Why start-ups should act like big brands and big brands should act like start-ups

Start-ups and big brands are like the Davids and Goliaths of the business world.

We’re facing a technological crisis! Can Aussie industries keep up with innovation?

We invest so much money in our property and our mining and exports, but the real future of every single one of those industries is in the tech and innovation that can reduce inefficiencies, make them more scalable and increase their impact and profitability.

What these CEOs had to say about the $15 billion government announcement to support...

The government yesterday announced an investment of up to $15 billion to enable smaller lenders to continue supporting Australian consumers and small businesses.

How the Commonwealth government economic stimulus package will help your business

Last week, the Morrison Government announced a multi-billion-dollar economic plan to mitigate challenges faced by the impact of COVID-19, in a move that was seen to be timely, sensible, and proportionate.

Productivity in the midst of COVID-19: Here are 5 tips on how to effectively...

With governments and companies doing all they can to halt the spread of COVID-19, more and more people are beginning to work remotely either by choice or company policy.
covid-19, coronavirus

Are you doing crisis communication right? Here are 9 guiding principles for the COVID-19...

The principles below have been created to guide organisations in a crisis, enabling them to act swiftly and ensure stakeholders are kept informed with engaging, timely and actionable communications.

The top 5 video marketing statistics every business should know in the new decade

If your business is of the mindset that video marketing is just a fad that won’t replace the more traditional methods of marketing, think again!

Why Australia is going to see a significant increase in out-of-home deliveries

The growth of eCommerce is fast changing Australia’s traditional retail landscape – for instance, online retail sales in Australia have grown by 14 per cent annually over the past three years.

Why businesses need to be ready to pivot… and not just once at that

If we hadn’t made the decision to change our product focus at each point that we identified a pivot need and opportunity, it would have been the death of the company.
startup failure

Here are the 6 biggest reasons why startups fail and how you can avoid...

In fact, despite lofty ideals and best intentions, 90% of startups fail. That number shouldn’t scare you—it should alert you to the fact that there are many pitfalls and obstacles on the road to business success.
fintech

Here are 6 good reasons why fintech companies are a great investment in 2020

According to a recent report by KPMG, the biggest Australian fintech transaction and the third biggest deal in Asia recorded in the first half of 2019 was US$100 million, achieved by Australia’s fastest-grown fintech unicorn, Airwallex.

Don’t get lost in the figures: Why business improvement isn’t a numbers game

Indeed, by Fred Reichheld’s own admission, the NPS ultimately doesn’t matter—what truly matters are the trends, shifts, and changes that the Net Promoter System can help organisations identify. To unlock true potential, organisations should understand both the NPS and Net Promoter System in this way.
remote working

Take your business on the road with the best tech for working remote in...

55% of Aussie small business owners run their businesses entirely from their smartphone. So, with a smartphone the only necessity for some business owners and fewer constraints tying you to that desk or cubicle, why not make 2020 the year that you explore remotely?

2020 vision: Here are 5 key trends that are shaping the Aussie retail industry...

Australia's retail industry, like the rest of the world, is going through a period of uncertainty and challenges. And so far 2020 has brought little relief for the struggling retail market, as evidenced by many big-box retailers shutting down shops or downsizing their operations to mitigate the economic downturn.

Why Swift developers should know Objective-C [SPONSORED]

Using Swift, programmers are able to catch bugs far easier as well as writing code in a manner that is far simpler to understand. It is also much quicker to write in. It was introduced in 2014 and has quickly become more popular than Objective-C.
Ethan Fleming, 24, is the founder and CEO of Get Going

University vs starting a business: 4 insights from this 24-year old entrepreneur on what...

As a 24-year old entrepreneur who has spent the last three years working around the clock to build my business, here are four practical insights I hope will assist those considering going out on their own. Is founding a business really for you? Is now the right time?

The trailblazer inspiring corporate Australia to shine a light on Aboriginal culture

Australian organisations are beginning to see the value of Aboriginal culture and are using Indigenous design to showcase local and meaningful Aboriginal narratives.

Sweden is cashless? 5 trends driving digital payments (we’re seeing in Australia)

Do you miss the good old days of cash only? Maybe, maybe not. Either way, data tells us those days are gone.

The top 5 latest trends on business security that every business owner should know

Due to the advancements in technology, there is cause for concern today for businesses and companies not just with their physical security.

3 steps to improve diversity and inclusion and solve Australia’s tech talent shortage

D&I has long been proven to give companies a social and economic competitive advantage, but our Shaking the Status Quota report shows that a lack of D&I in Aussie workplaces is alienating stellar talent, and making existing employees feel unwelcome and undervalued.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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