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⅔ of Oz business predicting growth in the next twelve months

Australian businesses are confident about their prospects for growth with the majority predicting an increase in turnover in the next twelve months, according to research published by The Sage Group Plc.
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Makers and start-ups shaping the Internet of Things research into Australian App

Makers and startups, not tech providers, consumer goods companies or enterprises, will drive acceptance, use and growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) through the creation of a multitude of niche applications, according to Gartner.
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CIOs urged to embrace the digital startup within their organisation: Gartner

Digital economy will push technology spending to US$3.9 trillion in 2015, up 3.9 percent from 2014, Worldwide IT spending is projected to surpass $3.9 trillion in 2015, the impact that the digital business economy is having on the IT industry is dramatic.
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ACCAN launches new research into Australian App use

The Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN), a peak body for consumers in the communications industry, has launched leading research into Australians’ use of mobile applications.
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Financial Sector consolidating

SMEs in the finance and insurance industries are backing themselves for growth in 2015, but are far less confident in a short-term improvement in the economy, according to Australia’s leading accounting software provider, MYOB.
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Global survey reveals customer concerns with Oracle’s applications strategy and support model: Rimini Street

Rimini Street surveyed 139 IT and IT procurement professionals and executives representing diverse industries, roles and company sizes. Survey respondents spanned three global regions, including North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, as well as most major industries.
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Two-thirds of Australian businesses aren’t prepared for 2020’s workforce

Global research launched by Oxford Economics and supported by SAP has found that more than 60 per cent of Australian businesses have not made significant progress towards building a workforce strategy that will meet the business needs of tomorrow.
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73% of organisations have invested or plan to invest in big data in the next two years

Investment in big data technologies continues to expand, according to a recent survey by Gartner, Inc., which found that 73 percent of respondents have invested or plan to invest in big data in the next 24 months, up from 64 percent in 2013.
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Data centre market to undergo dramatic change by end of 2016

Four disruptive factors will force dramatic changes in the data centre (DC) market by year-end 2016, according to Gartner.
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Australia’s mobile commerce market hits $22 billion in 2014: Frost and Sullivan

Australians are increasingly using tablets or smartphones to purchase a wide range of goods, content and services, including physical goods, travel, insurance, cinema tickets, music, news and e-books.
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Late payment culture hinders growth for global businesses

Over half (57%) of international businesses surveyed by Basware and MasterCard admit to having actively delayed paying their suppliers in the past 12 months.
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Australian business productivity impacted by limitations of international communications

Limitations caused by the challenge of international communications are impacting the productivity of Australian businesses.
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Terry Roach, Principal, Capsicum Business Architects