Why Startups Mustn’t Ignore HR

Guest post by James Burbank, editor in chief at BizzMarkBlog When one first starts considering the combination of startups and HR, it feels a bit off. On one side, you have these agile, tiny companies where there is very little hierarchy and structure and on the other, you have this crusty old practice where boring…

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5 Things Businesses can Learn from a Startup Culture

Guest post by Lachlan McKnight, CEO of LegalVision Startups are synonymous with technology, rapid growth and disruption of traditional industries. Unsurprisingly, big businesses are seeing the benefits of startup culture including open plan offices, flexible work arrangements and autonomy over individual projects. In a recent Turnstone survey of 515 companies, 90 percent identified company culture…

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Your Top 3 Must-Haves for Remote Field Mobility

Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr My last couple of Posts have focused on Mobility the last of which focused on what CIO’s will be focusing on in 2016. Advancements in mobile technology have allowed many industries worldwide to benefit from incredible productivity increases. The Field Service industry has seen early adoption….

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What do we mean by ‘disruption’?

Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr Everyone seems to be doing it – disrupting! What do we actually mean by ‘disruption’ and in particular ‘digital disruption’? Put simply, digital disruption is the change that occurs when new digital technologies and business models affect the value proposition of existing goods and services. The…

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What you can learn from my Start-up

Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr I wrote recently about why I started Obzervr. It wasn’t my first business but it was my first foray into commercialising a technology product. Women tend to be underrepresented throughout the Tech sector. They are less so within the Resources sector (Mining, Gas & Oil) which…

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Will 2016 be the Year of ‘Mobility’?

Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr I’m really looking forward to 2016! After a well-deserved break, I can’t wait to get my teeth into the New Year. 2015 was a great year for Obzervr and me. That well-deserved break will be on the back of some really hard work and the trials…

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Will Australian CIO’s lead Digital Transformation in 2016?

Guest post by Tania Walter, Founder and CEO Obzervr “Leading businesses must shift to platform thinking in terms of their business models, delivery mechanisms, talent and leadership, in order to survive and thrive” according to a global survey of CIOs by Gartner. These findings were presented by Analysts at the Gartner 2016 CIO Agenda at…

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6 Employment tips for Startups

Guest post by Alex Tanglao, Legal Analyst, LawPath  As a startup, hiring your first employees in an exciting milestone for any founder. It is the cornerstone to growth and development. Taking on new employees is a very stressful and tentative time for any founder. After all, the first few employees on board will contribute to…

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Discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite conference for BizSpark Members

This is something that you guys have asked me about every year and I’m extremely happy to share the news – I’ve finally managed to secure discounted tickets to Microsoft Australia’s Ignite conference for BizSpark members, woohoo! Some of you might be asking, what is the Ignite conference?We’re bringing together the best of all your favourite tech…

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