The global enabler: The technology you need to take your business to the world

- April 16, 2019 3 MIN READ

Technology is enabling small businesses to connect with customers on a global scale like never before. Charles Heunemann, Managing Director and VP Asia Pacific for Natterbox, discusses how the accessibility of cloud-based infrastructure is changing how we do business. As Sir Richard Branson famously said: “No new business is worth starting in these times unless… Read more »


How to turn medium-sized businesses into cloud-powered heavyweights

- April 9, 2019 3 MIN READ

Medium-sized businesses should be some of the greatest beneficiaries of the cloud, thanks to their “happy medium” between small-business agility and enterprise-grade scale. Yet more than 20% of all medium-sized organisations in Australia admit they still struggle to keep pace with the rate of technological change in their industries. Many of those also admit serious… Read more »


City Talks: Robert Hsiung and Holly Ransom talk the future of AI

- March 26, 2019 2 MIN READ

Robert Hsiung, Managing Director of the global online education powerhouse, Udacity China, is the keynote speaker at CityTalks Sydney: Our future with Artificial Intelligence and its rise in China. The talk is a key event in the visiting entrepreneur program, produced by the City of Sydney in collaboration with the local startup sector and technology… Read more »


8 essential tips for SMEs to protect their business’ data

- March 23, 2019 3 MIN READ

Is your business at risk of being hacked? Hacking and cybersecurity concerns have become so widespread-enough among small and medium-sized enterprises around Australia that an entire industry has sprung up around protecting them. Australian government agency, the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), has put together a list of guidelines designed to help small and medium-sized business… Read more »


Australia ranks fourth on APAC SMB Digital Maturity Index

- March 11, 2019 3 MIN READ

Australia’s small businesses sit amongst the most digitally savvy in the Asia Pacific region according to new research by Cisco. Despite ranking highly on the Asia Pacific Small Business Digital Maturity Index, Australian businesses mainly fell into the ‘digital observer’, category rather than digital natives. Australia ranked fourth across 14 countries from across the region.… Read more »


Cisco Live: Embracing tech key for small business innovation

- March 11, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Speaking at Cisco Live, Nykaj Nair, Director, SMB, Cisco Australia & New Zealand told a captive audience why embracing technology is a vital element in the growth of any small business. “Technology becomes the point at which businesses can innovate and stay ahead,” he said. Nair’s comments come fresh off the back of the results… Read more »


Cisco and Curtin University announce new research centre

- March 6, 2019 3 MIN READ

Cisco and Curtin University have announced investment in a new research centre, the Centre for Intent-Based Networking, focused on advancing networking technology. The Centre is an element of Cisco’s recently announced Country Digital Acceleration investment in the Australian market. Researchers at Curtin will conduct blue-sky research to support industries that require a new approach to… Read more »


Are Australian businesses digitally savvy and trustworthy?

- February 12, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

A survey by Dell of Australia’s businesses – The Dell Technological Digital Transformation Index – has found the majority of Australian businesses believe they have the right tools they need for digital transformation and are trustworthy organisations. 75 per cent of Australian businesses believe they have the right skills to achieve digital transformation with only… Read more »