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Want to lower costs AND improve productivity by 30%?

In 2007, Google created a dedicated analytics team to support their People Operations (Human Resources) function and thus coined the term people analytics.

FOCUS ON CYBER SECURITY

Leading-edge data and information security services are needed at a time when cyber threats are ever-present, and growing. 

Maritime issues In The Zone

The annual ‘In The Zone’ conference encourages Western Australians to think globally and, specifically, to look north.

Babies and Business are not Mutually Exclusive

Nearly two in every five employees have caring responsibilities for children; so, chances are your business employs one or more working parents.

Will the right location give your small business the edge?

According to the recent Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre report entitled “The Engine Room for Growth? - The Role, Performance and Future Prospects of Small Business in Western Australia”, small business accounts for 97 per cent of all businesses in the State, has a value added contribution of $39.7 billion, and accounts for 41 per cent (512,000 persons) of WA’s overall employment.

Investment strategies for busy professionals and executives

The head of Commonwealth Private Banking, Marianne Perkovic, takes a look at the some of the key domestic and global trends for private investors.

Local solution solves global IT issue

Government at all levels is focused on improving public safety and security at present.

Three ways to grow your business and boost revenue

Untapped innovation worth $37 billion to WA economy. Can innovation help grow a business and generate more revenue? 

Help! My employee is broken… What do I do?

In Western Australia, approximately two people are injured per hour seriously enough to take one or more days/shifts off work.

Facing in to retail headwinds the best strategy

Despite news reports of a retail decline, research shows innovative consumer businesses can still thrive.

ESIC Legislation Turns One

A celebration is seemingly in order, as the Early Stage Innovation Company (ESIC) tax incentives are turning one!

What’s on every CIOs mind? Cloud and Mobility

Although cloud computing has been around for over a decade, for most people outside of the tech industry, it will feel like a relatively new concept.

Regional businesses lead the way in innovation

But we’re only scratching the surface. Innovation means different things to different people. Some associate innovation with technology, gadgets and science. 

Is the meat in the sandwich? – The Pay and Performance Discussion.

Employees seek reward for their efforts and so regular pay reviews are an important element for any organisation to ensure employees maintain an appropriate level of remuneration.

Future-proofing business through innovation

CommBank’s 21 Day Change Challenge helps businesses face change and innovate day to day operations to meet challenges and take advantage of opportunities.

Business bankers strategic partners for challenges and change

Commonwealth Bank has transformed business banking to help small to large enterprises face emerging challenges and opportunities

Global solution, local experts the key to major WA project

Western Australia’s GovNext-ICT program, currently at start-up stage, has a number of phases – with each promising so much to the local community.

Have we forgotten the simple art of mentoring?

Research has shown employees are more likely to succeed in the workplace if they have a mentor.

WA Outcomes setting the benchmark for consumption based IT in Government

Blue sky thinking comes from all manner of places.

Perth could become Australia’s next property investment hotspot – but where in Perth has the edge?

With recent property prices peaking in Sydney and Melbourne coupled with flat property conditions in Perth, there has been speculation recently that Perth is now the place to consider for investing in property. We all know that property investment has a number of risks so when considering investing in Perth, are there any areas that have the edge over other locations? 

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