family business: an adult father and daughter in aprons.
Growth

Top 3 attributes of a successful family business

- April 3, 2024 3 MIN READ

  Optimism is an important trait when it comes to running a successful family business, and Australian family businesses are well known for their positive attitude, writes Scott Wiltshire, vice president and general manager, Oracle NetSuite ANZ. In fact, business consultancy PwC’s most recent Global Family Business Survey found that 85 per cent of Australian… Read more »

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Finance

Three tips to improve your cash flow right now

- March 5, 2024 3 MIN READ

  Unexpected shifts in how the market is doing can reduce buyer demand, which can mean less money coming in for a business. This can be a problem even for businesses that usually make a lot of money, because when they’re growing quickly, they often have to spend more money too,  and this impacts cash… Read more »

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Growth

How Aussie family businesses are building resilience and adaptability

- February 5, 2024 3 MIN READ

  One thing Australian family-owned businesses have in common is resilience. Often thriving across multiple generations, successful family-owned businesses have proven they can not only weather challenges but come out stronger on the other side, writes Scott Wiltshire, vice president and general manager, Oracle NetSuite ANZ. With that being said, leaders of businesses (big and… Read more »

business advice for the new year 2024
Business Advice

How to navigate business in 2024

- January 9, 2024 2 MIN READ

The new year reinvigorates business leaders to review business goals and set their objectives for the year ahead, writes Scott Wiltshire, vice president and general manager, Oracle NetSuite ANZ. The key to turning 2024 challenges into opportunities is preparation. Here are my top tips to help business leaders prepare for the new year and make… Read more »

cloud technology is allowing businesses to streamline processes
Technology

How cloud technology smashed business barriers to entry

- December 3, 2023 3 MIN READ

We recently hosted our annual user conference, SuiteWorld, in Las Vegas, where we celebrated NetSuite’s 25th year in business. This remarkable milestone brought me to reflect on the extraordinary evolution of business and technology over that period, writes Scott Wiltshire, Vice President and General Manager, Oracle NetSuite, ANZ. NetSuite was founded as the first cloud… Read more »

Leaders
HR

Do you want to be a better leader? Try these three things

- November 7, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Leading a business is not easy. To inspire teams and grow in today’s volatile market, business leaders need to step outside the day-to-day motions of running a company and embrace out-of-the-box thinking, Scott Wiltshire, Vice President and General Manager, Oracle NetSuite, ANZ. Not every entrepreneur starts a business to become a leader, and many… Read more »

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Business Advice

How to spring clean for a more resilient business

- September 5, 2023 3 MIN READ

With some experts predicting a period of slower growth for the Australian economy, many businesses are bracing for a decline in consumer spending. Whether they experience a decrease in demand for products and services or not, Australian businesses should look for every opportunity to maintain profitability and growth, writes Scott Wiltshire – GM, Oracle NetSuite… Read more »

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Technology

Unlock the potential of processes and people with automated year-end close

- July 3, 2023 3 MIN READ

  End of financial year (EOFY) is an important, yet often stressful time for businesses. The struggle to finalise all financial reporting, compliance, inventory, budgeting and planning tasks before June 30 puts teams under immense pressure, which increases the chance of errors and ultimately affects efficiency and productivity, says Scott Wiltshire, GM, Oracle NetSuite ANZ.… Read more »

business data analysis
Business Advice

How to use your data to manage business risk

- June 5, 2023 3 MIN READ

  Bold decision-making is vital for businesses looking to capitalise on opportunities and manage risk. However, for the best chance of success, decisions need to be justified and supported by data, says Scott Wiltshire, general manager, Oracle NetSuite ANZ. Leaders who make bold decisions stay ahead of their peers as this approach can improve the… Read more »

Organisational metrics and KPIs
Growth

How to measure business success: It’s all about metrics

- May 1, 2023 2 MIN READ

  Operational metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) are two distinct measures that play a vital role in business success. Simply put, KPIs track long-term business goals while metrics track the progress of different measures implemented to achieve those goals, writes Scott Wiltshire, General Manager, Oracle NetSuite ANZ. Together, these measures provide a short and… Read more »