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Metathesiophobia: a ‘fear of change’

  • November 28, 2017
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There are very few organisations that will be able to escape the massive transformation that technologies such as e-commerce, machine learning, and cryptocurrency are bringing to the business world. Yet, there are still many business leaders who would rather bury their heads in the sand than prepare for this ch...

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Who You Gonna Call?

  • October 30, 2017
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In recent times, events such as natural disasters and computer viruses have hammered home their importance.

However, many businesses are working in ever more complex software environments.
Systems are often rendered incapable when other connecting applications are unavailable, and software systems...

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The three digital technologies every business owner must understand

  • September 15, 2017
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Ten years ago, digital technology was considered the domain of the ‘geek’.
IT developers were referred to as ‘geniuses’, just because they understood the new technology of the time.
CEOs and senior managers relied heavily on these people to make decisions.
Often deferring to their ‘superior kn...

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Digital technology – expense or asset?

  • August 2, 2017
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Technology moves quickly and adapting to it can often be hard. In our 20 year history, we have seen that companies that successfully embrace technological change are the ones that understand it as an investment in the long-term future of their business.

On the other hand, more ‘traditional’ business own...

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How well do you know your numbers?

  • July 4, 2017
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There are plenty of parallels that can be drawn between the business world and the sporting one. To succeed in either you need to follow a clear game plan – and that plan requires knowing your team’s strength and weaknesses.

Take Sir Richie for example. As All Blacks captain, he would have checked the sc...

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What makes a software developer tick?

  • May 12, 2017
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Every year, more people are employed to help advance the increasingly digitised world we live in. While this is fantastic for the growth of our industry, the demand for software engineers in this country and abroad makes it difficult for software companies to find developers.

This got us thinking about...

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Is your business vulnerable in the age of the cloud?

  • April 13, 2017
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More and more, businesses are flocking to the cloud. Small start-ups right through to large multinational companies (and every organisation in between) all rely on the cloud to help manage their business. Accounts; payroll and CRM systems; sensitive information about staff and clients; data backup – it can all ...

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Technological change – what’s in it for me?

  • March 23, 2017
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Here at Global Office, we often talk to companies that have grown to a size that allows them to do some pretty cool stuff with technology. They have the resources to invest smartly in the right technology, which can help them get a jump on their competition. This is always a hugely exciting shift for these busi...

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Is your business living in a technological dictatorship?

  • February 27, 2017
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Businesses, like politics, are prone to this type of turbulence. We see it very clearly in the way businesses choose digital technologies. In our experience, the decision-making process is generally made within two distinct political environments:

1) ‘Software by Socialism’

This is where everyone...

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