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Want to gain an advantage over your competition? Data and digital are the key

- February 9, 2022 4 MIN READ

With larger businesses leading the pack in digital transformation and data-led marketing, giving small business owners the tools to have an outsized impact in their industries has never been more important, writes Darren Smith, chief product and technology officer at MYOB. In a modern economy, Australian businesses are competing in a big market and they… Read more »


How tech can help you to nail it and scale it in 2021

- February 12, 2021 2 MIN READ

2020 has seen us embrace new technologies to stay connected and aligned on business operations. This transformation was thrust upon both businesses and employees by necessity and demand rather than tested and organically accepted. 2021 will see additional changes – including technological developments – running throughout businesses as they look to make this year count,… Read more »


3 tips to drive innovation in your business

- November 30, 2020 3 MIN READ

From droughts to floods to bushfires and COVID-19, small business owners have faced a tough year. Those with an agile mindset have been able to innovate and survive. But how do you cultivate an innovation mindset? And how does technology support innovation and boost business growth? Businesses flock to online Jon Manning, Economist at MYOB… Read more »


Government announces $800 million push for digital transformation

- September 29, 2020 3 MIN READ

The PM Scott Morrison has announced an $800 million funding injection to assist businesses to take advantage of digital technology. At first glance, this seems like a massive digital push for small business, however, a closer look shows much of the promised funding has already been accounted for. Supercharged online database to minimise red tape… Read more »

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5 reasons why upgrading your tech is good for business

- August 10, 2020 4 MIN READ

Digital transformation is forging new pathways for small business owners during the coronavirus crisis. By arming themselves with the right tech, small businesses can not only improve efficiencies but rise above the competition. Here are our top five reasons why you should consider upgrading your tech to future-proof your business. Investing in new technology can… Read more »


How a paper-pushing culture can stop digital transformation

- July 23, 2020 3 MIN READ

Most organisational leaders agree that the rapid digital transformation seen in the last few months will change the workplace forever. However, any gains realised could be lost if businesses fail to look towards long-term transformation initiatives with a modern workplace in mind, according to Matt Goss managing director SAP Concur. While organisations have rapidly adopted… Read more »


A small business guide to process management

- July 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

In 2020, businesses of all sizes have faced challenges unlike ever before. As the world went into a COVID-induced lockdown, many were forced to rethink their offerings and day-to-day operations. For some small and medium-sized businesses still reliant on manual processes, centralised teams and antiquated ways of working, this has been particularly challenging, writes Andrew… Read more »


Getting online a key driver for small business success

- June 18, 2020 2 MIN READ

New research by NBN Co has found digitisation is a key driver for small business success. A recent survey suggests a behavioural shift to shopping online is driving a small business boom. The Behavioural Change Survey of over 1000 Australians revealed almost half (49 per cent) of respondents had increased their online shopping during the… Read more »


Now is the time to rebuild Australia as a digital leader

- June 18, 2020 3 MIN READ

Global instability has given Australia an opportunity, and plenty of reason, to emerge from recession as a leader in digital, a Melbourne-based demographer says.    With COVID-19 causing chaos in the US and Europe, distrust increasing towards China and nativist tensions brewing globally, Simon Kuestenmacher, director of research at Bernard Salt’s consultancy The Demographics Group says… Read more »