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Beware the self-proclaimed expert

If someone is proclaiming they are an expert in their field, more often than not, they’re telling fibs. Here's a look at the kind of specialists you can put your trust in, and spend your dollars on.

How to be the best in your space

Are you focused on financial reward only or are you truly striving (as hard as this may be) to be the best in your space? Here's how one business owner is ensuring his team of directors and employees are constantly working to achieve this.

Procurement and its credibility in the boardroom

The movement in Australian organisations to deliver “more for less” and reduce risk is really starting to register on the radar within boardrooms.

How to deliver more for less

The message of delivering more for less is hugely important in business, but despite this, sourcing and tendering are two areas that are very often neglected. Here's how to drive more value in this vital area.

What it takes to be a top dog negotiator

The best negotiators are those who come to the meeting with a negotiation planned out – but with room to be flexible and a mindset of fairness to both parties. If you haven't mastered this important skill, these 10 tips will help.

The business benefits of an intuitive procurement process

If all an employee wants to do is order some paper for the photocopying machine, the process to do this should be easy and intuitive. Unfortunately, most businesses don't succeed at this. But, if you make your procurement process as simple as Amazon and eBay do, staff won’t bypass your systems – they’ll embrace them.

Six ways to make IT implementations a success

According to Gartner, a staggering 75 percent of all IT implementations fail. Use these tips to ensure it doesn't happen in your business, wasting valuable time and money.

Five steps to successful software implementation

Do you know what determines the success of a software implementation? According to the experts, you need to know what you want, which provider you want it from and how to stay focused on the solution you have in mind.

How well do you manage supplier risk?

Or do you not manage it at all? Reducing supplier risk and having greater transparency is crucial to businesses across Australia.

Why eProcurement will be a mover and shaker for SMBs

eProcurement has been talked about since early 2000 in Australia, although only a small number of switched on organisations have really embraced the benefits. Here's a look at what eProcurement could do for your business' bottom line.


Why is Australia seeing fewer female CEOs?

Fewer women are running the country’s top 200 ASX-listed companies in 2020 compared to the last four years, according to the Chief...

Coronanomics – What we’ve learnt about the economics of COVID-19

If trade bought prosperity to all corners of the world, then COVID-19 is showing the dark side of an interdependent world.

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

‘A 10,000 per cent increase in page views in 2 weeks’: how to scale up in a crisis

As a telehealth provider, Coviu experienced a sudden surge in customer demand during the pandemic. Their website saw a 10,000 per cent...

Unemployment rate drops, defying forecasts

Official ABS figures released today show that the unemployment rate has fallen to 6.8 per cent in August, down from 7.5 per...

Qantas disrupts financial services industry with SME business loans

Qantas will start referring business frequent flyers to lending platform Valiant Finance. This partnership helps Qantas members access working capital, asset finance...

Employees willing to salary sacrifice for flexible working: Research

Research from payroll and HR software solutions provider, Ascender, shows that more than one in three (37 per cent) of Australians are...

Let’s Talk: The Right Reasons

A strong story behind a business's inception can have a powerful effect on customers. Customers may identify with a founder's back story...