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The Evolution of Disaster Recovery: Achieving IT Resiliency

The backup and recovery strategy that forms the backbone of IT resiliency has come a long way in the last twenty years. IT teams have evolved from preserving and protecting company data on tape systems, and there is an increasing realisation that in-house data centres act as a single point of failure.

Do you want the Lamborghini, the Hyundai or the Bicycle … of salary benchmarking?

Salary benchmarking can be as illuminating for businesses as it is for employees.

Industry, Tertiary Education and Government: is the DNA of WA life a Triple Helix?

It’s long been acknowledged that the interrelationship between industry, tertiary education and training providers and government can either help or hinder innovation in a society, depending on how th

Empower your team with Digital

A workplace is no longer the physical office space or place of work, it is wherever work takes place. Network barriers, organisational silos, lack of knowledge sharing, restrictive work practices

Financial Counselling - An Integrated Response

Members and volunteers are at the core of the work that Vinnies does, and last financial year these remarkable people assisted over 38,000 Western Australians.

Set your business up for 457 Visa changes

For over 20 years, Australian businesses have taken the option of engaging overseas employees through 457 sponsorships.

Embracing uncertainty on the road to new ways of working

With 30 years of experience in the finance industry and over 15 of those in leadership roles I, like most leaders, would like to think I’ve adapted to and have been able to embrace a number of leaders

How is Community Service Good for Business?

Attracting and retaining talented individuals is a challenge faced by many, if not most, businesses and increasingly it is the ‘intangibles’ you offer that can make all the difference.

The Number 1 Rule of Big Data For Decision Makers

The use of Big Data and data analysis holds a great deal of potential for businesses. Businesses have forever been collecting information about the behaviour, demographics, purchase patterns, and buying preferences of customers.

How to innovate through encouraging failure

Innovation is the lifeblood of the digital economy. In today’s digital economy business leaders need to adapt quickly to changing customer needs by embracing new technologies and adopting new ways of working.

Autonomy trumps command and control in the digital age

Historically, business models which were created to enable efficiency and cost effectiveness resulted in the formation of complicated and siloed organisations, often with vast formal and informal inte

The biggest danger is to act with yesterday’s logic

I don’t think anyone can be in any doubt that we’re operating in a VUCA environment today, with extreme levels of Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity.

Perth’s quiet smart creative revolution

When I moved to Perth from Johannesburg earlier this year I was surprised by the views and perspectives of some people I met on the prospects for the WA economy.

How can scrap metal help people and the environment?

In today’s world, organisations have an incredibly important role in being environmentally responsible. The St Vincent de Paul Society understands this and has a strong focus on sustainability and recycling.

Industry leaders see early signs of recovery in WA

LEADERS in a range of industries, including engineering, finance and training, say they are seeing the green shoots of recovery in the Western Australian economy — albeit on a small scale.

Strong workplace culture key to staff retention

A CLEAR and positive culture within an organisation leads to greater staff retention and a stronger employee base, especially when management is showing the way.

Training leads to confident leaders

TRAINING was an integral factor not only in the development of staff, but in the formation of a positive workplace culture, attendees agreed.

Dear John… please hire me!

Dear John,  I am writing on behalf of graduates everywhere to advise you as to how and why hiring a graduate like me can and will benefit your business!

Where will Perth’s second CBD be?

Rapid population growth has transformed Perth into a global city which is now home to more than two million people and internationally recognised organisations and attractions. To accommodate and maximise the talents of the forecast 3.5 million people by 2050, the future of the Perth and Peel region will need to transition toward a polycentric CBD model which involves several key centres driving economic and employment growth over time, and building concentrations of productivity and innovation similar to the Perth CBD.

NDIS: Threat or Opportunity?

The NDIS roll out is gathering pace across the country with what are arguably the most significant changes to the funding and delivery of services to people with disability in the last hundred years.

Do you have a Moth Culture?

It is 6.30pm and we still have many employees sitting at their desks. George is online shopping.... Sarah is on Facebook organising dinner with friends.

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