Business strategy news stories
Talent wins the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award
Talent has been named a recipient of Gallup's global Top 40 Exceptional Workplace Awards for the fourth year in a row.
How organisations can apply business process improvement to achieve more strategic business outcomes
Organisations across all types of industries were forced to change their working practices and adopt new technologies in the past 18 months to adapt to government restrictions and support remote workforces in response to the pandemic.
'Cyber Champions' best placed in the balance of cyber resilience and business strategy - Accenture report
The report also categorises cyber resilience in a ‘cyber quadrant’.
Businesses to recover to pre-COVID-19 levels this year, report finds
The study also found that 22% of enterprises expect their levels of business in 2021 to exceed pre-pandemic levels, with global enterprise services revenues forecast to grow by 8.8% in 2021, after slowing down to 6.2% growth in 2020.
IDC finds Australian enterprise infrastructure market on the rise
The Australian enterprise infrastructure market is set to grow significantly due to hybrid cloud adoption and infrastructure modernisation trends, according to new research from IDC.
Model N and Channelnomics partner to empower channel performance
Built on joint engagements with global high-tech companies, the partnership will pair Model N's channel solutions with intelligence, planning guidance, assessments and feedback from Channelnomics.
A/NZ embraces creative leadership for business success - Adobe report
Adobe concludes that plenty of respondents are creative leaders (60%), but only a few achieved the title of ‘visionary’ (13%).
Survey reveals A/NZ sentiments toward remote working and impact of COVID-19
"Employees, IT and security teams are all working to adapt and respond to the challenges of providing effective processes for gaining access to the resources needed for the workforce to do their jobs and security challenges associated with this new working environment.”
Employee wellbeing key part of future workplace strategies, study finds
“How businesses combat the challenges posed by COVID-19 and re-shape their workplace strategy, will lay the foundation for an entire generation's future of working."
Asana launches Goals to help businesses navigate changing strategies
Asana has launched a new offering that is focused on aiding organisations that are resetting and redefining their goals and potentially working with a disparate workforce.
Interview: Dell explores the core tenets of multi-cloud
“Leveraging a multi-cloud approach incorporating multi-cloud resources allows organisations to transform IT by significantly improving agility, flexibility, while controlling costs, and reducing business resilience risk,” says Dell's A/NZ CTO.
Top vendors collaborate to advance data centre tech
Ranovus has entered into a strategic collaboration with IBM, TE Connectivity and Senko Advanced Components with key focus on advancing data centre technology for global customers.
Qlik announces newest addition to executive team
The announcement comes after a spate of recent executive additions at Qlik.
Mergers and Acquisitions
M&A deals drop nearly 50% in one month, GlobalData report shows
Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deals have totalled $17.03 billion globally in December 2019, according to new research from GlobalData.
InvoCare puts Protect and Grow strategy into action with Enablis
InvoCare, the provider of funeral, cemetery, crematoria and related services has utilised Enablis to advance its ‘Project and Grow’ strategy.
CCL and Commvault: when partnership breeds success
At the Commvault GO event in Denver this week, we sat down with CCL and Commvault to discuss the relationship between the two companies, the next steps for CCL and how the partnership played into achieving success.
Huge potential and significant challenges face businesses investing in AI
“Companies that are approaching AI as an IT activity should consider its far-reaching implications and move towards a more collaborative model. AI is a topic that should involve the entire organisation.”
Commvault expands local leadership team in bid to boost A/NZ momentum
"Australia has always been at the forefront of utilising best-of-breed technologies and there''s no better time to be working with our strategic partners to keep driving incredible value by getting the most out of their data."
IDC: Relevance is combining strategy, creativity and IT services
IDC reveals the Top 10 Asia/Pacific predictions to impact IT and business services sourcing in 2019 and beyond.
You wouldn't marry a stranger, so why go into business with one?
You can’t just rush straight into a partnership. According to Bartercard, at least half of all partnerships fail in the first 2-3 years.
Why CPOs are critical in an agile business
"It is the responsibility of the CPO to have a clear view of stakeholder needs, map out a strategy and fine tune it accordingly."
Unlocking legacy assets with an internal digital platform
Organisations must shift their thinking from integrating multiple systems across the business, to building a platform.
Reckon shakes up leadership team in new plan for growth
CEO Clive Rabie will step down as CEO, to be replaced by current MD Sam Allert.
No sale: Vocus no longer looking to sell NZ business
The Sydney-based telco says the decision to hold on to the business is in the best interest of shareholders.