How do you grow an environmentally responsible business while working with low margins?
We look at how Australian company Acacia Environmental Management continues to be an industry leader in this field by staying true to its environmental values.
What’s behind the World Computer? Demystifying cloud computing
Cast your mind back to the 1980s. PCs were a luxury. Business computing was basic at best. Today, things couldn’t be more different.
Succeed in the digital transformation era
It’s mostly about your own cultural mindset. This is part 2 to ‘Business survival depends on digital transformation’ in XU Magazine, Issue 19.
The importance of effective inventory management for your e-commerce business
The cloud has enabled people to start an e-commerce business with very little up-front investment. All you need now is a computer and internet connection.
Business survival depends on digital transformation
Digital transformation, or ‘DX’, has been happening for many decades. You may think of milestones like Apple’s first iPhone release in 2007 or when you first heard the term ‘cloud’, IOT (Internet of Things) or AI (Artificial Intelligence) as occasional leaps forward. The reality is the changes have been continuous and it’s the digital developments in between that have largely gone under the radar of mainstream business.
Keeping business in balance
Clemi Hardie is not your conventional CEO. She has achieved the desire of many; balancing her passion for the sport of surfing with running UK-based event technology company, Noodle Live. We discover her secret of finding the energy required to succeed yet calmly stay on her feet in both business and personal life...
How House of Science brings experiments and inspiration to New Zealand’s classrooms
For many entrepreneurs, spotting a gap in the market fires a business idea. For Chris Duggan, it was her passion for science education.
Xero works for large businesses too
We hear a lot about how Xero helps small businesses, such as cafes or bike repair shops. But what about larger businesses? Should we be hearing about how Xero helps them?
How North Group’s journey to the cloud has improved business insight and budget control
Pure cloud software continues to rapidly replace outdated on-premise and hosted applications. Gartner Research Vice President Milind Govekar, has said that as soon as 2019, at least a third of the largest software vendors will have moved from cloud-first to cloud-only. But that still leaves many businesses at risk of being held back because familiarity makes it seem easier to put up with old software applications or spreadsheet files rather than investing in new cloud systems. We speak to North Group about their experience of ditching on-premise and moving to the cloud...
Tidy loves GDPR!
With the GDPR coming into effect, we are confirming Tidy’s compliance with GDPR. We did not, however, require legislation to tell us how to respect and protect your data. Your data is your data, not ours. We have always had a company policy that it must be protected.
What makes a successful cloud consultant?
Robert King has gone from accountant to cloud integration consultant with his company Integration Kings. Now achieving significant success as a technology influencer, recommending suitable software solutions that will help organisations clients run and grow their business, we ask Robert about his approach and why he believes it’s the future of accounting...
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