SMB

September 16, 2021

SMB

Small medium business and the move to hybrid working: now is the time

Some of my best decisions were made when things were most challenging. And for many small and medium sized businesses, now is that time. It could be the fortunate challenge of having more business than you can manage. It could be the opposite, with your standard business model under threat. Certainly,…

May 25, 2021

SMB

The cloud is calling – the time is right to pick up

There’s no denying that COVID-19 has majorly affected business operations around the country and despite the obvious restrictions and issues it has caused, we have also seen significant advancements made as a result. For many businesses prior to the pandemic, the concept of a hybrid or full working-from-home…

May 3, 2021

HEALTHCARE

Enabling Big Ideas in Healthcare for Small Businesses

The way we deliver and receive healthcare is fast changing in the face of the global pandemic and other pressures such as changing demographics, rising affluence, and increasing demands being placed on healthcare systems worldwide. In a survey of company executives across industries by McKinsey…

November 25, 2020

SMB

The race to digitise is on. Is your business ready?

Across Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific, small and medium size businesses (SMBs) have been looking at the uncertainties of 2020 as an opportunity to work on becoming more tech savvy. Research from Cisco and IDC tells us that 69% of SMBs surveyed across Asia Pacific are accelerating digitisation…

November 25, 2020

SMB

What is SD-WAN and why should your business care about it?

“SD-what?” I hear you say… let me explain! Over the last 10 to 20 years, small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) with multiple sites and branches have had pretty limited choices for good connectivity and bandwidth. This meant having to pay for what often amounted to expensive, low quality bandwidth,…

November 25, 2020

SMB

How businesses can adapt, pivot and become stronger

From an economic viewpoint, COVID-19 has played out in quite different ways. Some industries have been hit hard, while others have either seemed to pivot well, or even thrive during the pandemic. But one thing is clear from my discussions with small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Australia. Those…

July 28, 2020

SMB

Top 5 Insights to Becoming a Resilient SMB

The likelihood of you seeing this meme during the pandemic is high: “Who led the digital transformation of your company? A chief executive officer, a chief technology officer or COVID-19?” While this may have been a light-hearted take on what is the biggest crisis we have faced in recent history, there…

July 15, 2020

DIGITIZATION

How Tapping on Tech Will Carry Your Business Through COVID-19 to Success

Countries around the world are taking cautious steps to reopen their societies and economies as the repercussions of COVID-19 are just beginning to become clear. With the toll in Asia Pacific estimated at US$2.7 trillion in losses, companies need to brace for deep uncertainties ahead. In the face…

June 23, 2020

SECURITY

A 5 Step Guide to Minimizing Your SMB’s Cyber Risk Exposure

When it comes to the cybersecurity posture and architecture of your organization, there’s no fixed recipe for success. With the landscape in constant flux and new vulnerabilities being discovered daily (head over to Cisco Talos for the latest reports), securing your business and protecting all…