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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? 

Time to Shelve the Performance Appraisal?

Whether we call them performance appraisals, reviews, feedback or the current trending term, ‘check-ins’ every organisation has its own process of identifying, measuring, and developing an employee’s

Improving Business Resilience with Cloud Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

During 2016 many high profile enterprises (including the ATO and the ASX) suffered significant outages of critical IT services.

How Flexible are you?

Once upon a time flexibility in the workplace was the sole domain of working parents, however our changing world has seen an increased expectation across all areas of your business.  As with all change, this presents the organisation with a number of opportunities, as well as challenges.

Where is Perth’s next “Tourism Hotspot”?

It was just over a year ago that Tourism Australia launched its $40 million campaign “There’s Nothing like Australia” highlighting the country’s world-class coastal experiences and showcasing Rottnest

Making technology work for you in the 21st century

Technology is changing the world, but has it changed the way you do business?

Uber Engineers? A reset of the sector but maintaining the balance.

Welcome into the year of 2017 where we are back at the early stages of a new commodities cycle, or so we are led to believe.

The Australian oil and gas paradox: Will the world’s largest LNG exporter become an importer?

A meeting of state and federal energy ministers in August 2016 highlighted the critical role that gas will play in Australia’s rapidly evolving energy sector.

When do you make the call…enough is enough?

Managing ill and injured employees can be extremely testing, particularly when you suspect the absenteeism may not be genuine…or when it is genuine, but their absences are beginning to negatively impact on your operations!

A brave new dawn for the Australian oil and gas industry

After more than AU$200bn in capital investment over the last decade, Australia is emerging as an undisputed global oil and gas epicentre with Perth at its very heart.

Industry leaders say Collaboration critical for local oil and gas industry

With the petroleum industry struggling through one of the toughest periods in recent memory, there has been a growing call for government, academia and oil and gas operating and service and supply com

Essential learnings of a smart city initiative

After four years of intense work on the Presqu’ile smart city project in Grenoble, France, let me share with you two aspects of the initiative that are absolutely central to a smart city initiative su

Is there a solution to the Millennial challenge?

Narcissistic, adaptable and creative are character traits commonly associated with Millennial (Upwork Inc. 2015).

Saving money with recruitment

The past 12 months has seen fulltime jobs decline by approximately 53,000, the first annual decline in almost two-and-a-half years.

Has the role of the Graduate died?

The fourth industrial revolution theory predicts entry level white collar jobs will be eradicated by technology.

Rise and rise of automation

Automation is our new reality. We have the capability, the investors and the need for innovation. Let’s embrace it. 

Are the days of overtime over?

Modern Awards can be confusing, from determining what award applies, to identifying how each job is classified in the award, and then what your people are entitled to… Overtime?

What is the digital bait to hook a top applicant?

It’s common knowledge that often the best applicants are currently employed, however recent studies suggest that nine out of ten Australians are keen to know about a job opportunity regardless of how

Are your wages on the nose? You can cut wages to spite your face

In this current economic climate, many small businesses find themselves faced with the prospect of cutting wages costs.  Gone are the ‘boom’ years when the main concern was finding the right staff, th

Practical Engineering - Getting the hands dirty again and training for the future.

With the future of manufacturing, construction, innovation and development in Australia over the next 20 years of vital importance to the resource sector, it’s time to reset and rethink how we plan to

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