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Accounting systems
Accounting practice PKF sees a digital future with acquisition
This week
Top 10 accounting firm PKF has acquired a software integration business to accelerate its digital practice.
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IT in Manufacturing
Australian manufacturing success story chooses NetSuite
This week
We sat down with Bruce Fitzgerald, CEO, Extel Technologies about their digital transformation journey and implementing Oracle NetSuite.
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Superloop
Stellar financial result after major strategic moves by Superloop
August 2022
We get a glimpse under the hood at the financial results from 2022 for the connectivity giant Superloop.
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Data center
Australia’s data centre pioneer still leading after 22 years
August 2022
We look at the fascinating success of Macquarie data centre's over its 22 year life span and how they continue to innovate in a highly contested sector.
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Data center
What happened at the Sydney Cloud and Datacenter Convention
August 2022
We attended the industry event at Luna Park in Sydney, with updates from the NSW state government and key vendors.
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Digital Marketing
Forget SEO; think trust and influence says digital marketing guru
August 2022
We chat with Australian digital marketing pioneer Ian Hopkinson about what lead him to create his own auditing tool.
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Wireless technologies
Hands-on review: Jabra Engage 55 wireless headset
July 2022
We get our hands on a German design professional headset that many knowledge workers could benefit from.
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Review
Hands-on review: Logitech Astro A10 Gen 2 wired headset
July 2022
We get our hands on this incredibly good value for money headset for use in wired environments.
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STM
Hands-on review: STM ChargeTreeGo portable wireless charger
July 2022
We get our hands on the ultimate charging accesory for roadwarriors with a bunch of Apple devices.
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SolarWinds
Hands-on review: SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer (DPA)
July 2022
We get our hands on a free trial of SolarWind's cross-vendor diagnosis and analytics tools.
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Apple
New leaders promoted at Ingram Micro's New Zealand operation
July 2022
The local broad-based technology distributor has made two key appointments as a result of combining two business units.
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Financial results
Margins & revenues up at New Zealand arm of Acer Computer
July 2022
We look at the local financial statements of Taiwanese manufacturer Acer Computer Inc.
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Electrical
Up to $2.4 million shortfall in the collapse of IndeServe
July 2022
We delve into the liquidators first report on long-standing networking service provider IndeServes collapse.
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Review
Hands-on review – CleanMyMac X utility for macOS
July 2022
We get hands-on with a useful utility that macOS users never thought they needed but probably do.
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Frequently asked questions
Techday's different story types explained
June 2022
Each type of story has a different purpose, so it’s worthwhile understanding which type could work for your needs.
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Remote Working
Hands-on review: EcoFlow River Pro Portable Power station
June 2022
We get hands-on with an extremely versatile device that every remote worker or outdoor enthusiast should consider.
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Communication
Q&A: Oculeus discusses the current state of telecoms fraud and beyond
June 2022
The basic facts are that we are all exposed to telecoms fraud – from providers of communications services to enterprises and organisations to individual consumers.
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Data center
Q&A: Nnaisense talks AI and energy efficiency for data centers
June 2022
Using AI to reduce energy consumption is one of the more important applications of this technology, and the addressable market at data centers around the world is significant. 
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Remote Working
Q&A: Behavioural Cues discuss what's next for voice analytics
May 2022
Voice analytics has many familiar and established applications. One example is sentiment analysis used to improve customer service and call center operations.
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Mobility
Tyson Beckford partners with Element Case on new AppleWatch band
May 2022
Celebrity Tyson Beckford has collaborated with STM Brands' Element Case brand to create a rugged new accessory.
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Collaboration
Meadows exits Ingram Micro New Zealand on a good note
May 2022
We look at the resignation of Danny Meadows from Ingram Micro's New Zealand Unified Communications & Collaboration business unit.
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Wireless technologies
Hands-on review: Technics EAH-A800 Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones
May 2022
Designed in Osaka, Japan, these headphones just exude quality. They aren’t heavy, but they feel well built and solid.
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Mobility
Hands-on review: STM laptop bags
May 2022
The advent of hybrid working has meant we need laptop bags. We got our hands on two of the most popular laptop bags from STM.
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Application Performance Monitoring
Why SolarWinds Partners will have big wins in 2022
May 2022
We summarise the key recent changes that the monitoring software vendor has made to accelerate its channel business.