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Build your future in 2017: tech and trends

Build your future in 2017: tech and trends

New technology can drive further automation of business processes, building a more successful future for your business, according to Mario …

CFOs accelerate process automation through the cloud

CFOs accelerate process automation through the cloud

In a world churned up by change, process standardisation and automation can help companies to make better decisions and improve …

Skilling up for the Internet of Things

Skilling up for the Internet of Things

With ‘things’ being connected faster than the speed of light, Sonya Oberstar asks if Australian businesses have the right …

Top 10 technology predictions for 2017 and beyond

Top 10 technology predictions for 2017 and beyond

Gartner analysts have presented their top 10 strategic predictions for 2017 and beyond at the recent Gartner Symposium/ITxpo …

Digital business needs Level 5 leaders

Digital business needs Level 5 leaders

To meet the challenges wrought by digital transformation, the business world needs Level 5 leaders, according to Eastman Chemical CIO Keith …

Agile SAP projects need agile budgets

Agile SAP projects need agile budgets

Sonya Oberstar considers whether the Agile approach might present a better way to manage SAP project budgets, reducing cost blowouts and …

Supercharging sales order processing

Supercharging sales order processing

ASSA ABLOY has leveraged Esker’s solutions on-premise and in the cloud to create an optimised order process even for complex configurable …

Elements of truth or con-fusion? An open letter

Elements of truth or con-fusion? An open letter

You may have seen the recent release by Nucleus Research that found six out of 10 current SAP users will not make the move to HANA. This …

Cut software costs by 30 per cent with best practices

Cut software costs by 30 per cent with best practices

Analyst firm Gartner says organisations can cut their spending on software by as much as 30 per cent by implementing three software license …

Stopping the madcap sprint to close the books

Stopping the madcap sprint to close the books

Therese Tucker discusses how you can put continuous accounting to work.

Looking at business through the digital lens

Looking at business through the digital lens

In this two-part article, Stuart Dickinson examines how SAP is meeting customer needs in the emerging digital economy. Part one examines …

Communication is the key to ERP project success

Communication is the key to ERP project success

ERP projects justify a change in technology based on a business case, but it’s how communication is managed that delivers the outcome. …

Cloud and the evolving nature of IT support

Cloud and the evolving nature of IT support

The ascendancy of cloud, particularly as its use has spread from ‘satellite’ applications into the core, has some important …

5 of the most common mistakes project managers make

5 of the most common mistakes project managers make

Bala Kalimuthu explores some of the most common project management pitfalls in the IT space, and gives some advice on how to avoid …

3 e-commerce trends for 2016

3 e-commerce trends for 2016

The commerce and marketing landscape has changed dramatically, with new and better software and solutions developed every day to help …

How to avoid communication mishaps with collaboration tools

How to avoid communication mishaps with collaboration tools

New collaboration tools, while making communication among project team members faster and easier, can also lead to some not-so-professional …

Are we ready for a world even more connected in the Internet of Things?

Are we ready for a world even more connected in the Internet of Things?

Phillip Branch discusses how the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is planning to regulate the Internet of Things and …

SAP Nation revisited

SAP Nation revisited

After releasing SAP Nation, what he called “an expose on waste in information technology”, Vinnie Mirchandani, analyst, author and CEO …

3 essential success factors of business transformations (and a rookie mistake you’ll want to avoid)

3 essential success factors of business transformations (and a rookie mistake you’ll want to avoid)

Transformations can make or break a business. Anyone who’s been responsible for rolling out a major IT overhaul or implementing a cost …

People are your supply chain

People are your supply chain

With people the essential component in the supply chain of SAP partner and consulting organisations, Adrian Everett argues now is the time …