Business analytics empowers organisations to solve complex business problems, manage performance to achieve measurable business objectives, drive sustainable growth through innovation and anticipate and manage change. It allows organisations to make a difference, providing the insight and understanding to support fact-based decisions and confident actions - and providing the feedback that is needed to create a learning organisation.
Thorough quality assurance is crucial to effectively deploying new IT systems. Nick Finlayson, Capgemini Australia’s Head of Testing Services, discusses how to choose the right outsourced testing partner for your organisation.
Infor ION services are designed for companies of all sizes to enable application integration, business process management and shared data reporting. By automating the most difficult data sharing tasks, it gives mid-market companies the ability to more quickly and easily organise, analyse and collaborate on information from throughout their operations.
The Changepoint 2010 project portfolio management and professional services automation solution offers support for mobile devices such as the Blackberry and iPhone while also providing enhanced support for team collaboration, executive decision-making and other customer-sponsored usability enhancements.
One of Victoria’s fastest growing regional cities, Wodonga, has a municipal population of approximately 35,000 in a region of 170,000 people. The Wodonga City Council serves this rapidly growing provincial city and plays a vital role in raising community living standards through improved delivery of services to residents.
With more than 300 stores across Australia and New Zealand, and nearly 5000 team members, the Super Cheap Auto Group Limited (Super Cheap Auto) has grown to become one of the largest retailers in the region.
Kimberly-Clark Australia (KCA) had committed nearly six years to developing a highly successful instore business model for its consumer products field services team and was ready to drive productivity gains and increase sales opportunities with the support of a sophisticated CRM system.
Kathmandu is an iconic outdoor equipment and clothing retailer that has been helping travellers reach the summit of their adventures for more than 20 years. The brand is synonymous with quality, functional design and rugged high performance.
The IBM Power7 systems are designed to manage demanding emerging applications, from smart electrical grids to real-time analytics for financial markets, and have increased capabilities in virtualisation, energy savings and cost-efficient use of memory.
In an ongoing project to streamline Lion Nathan’s logistics processes, the company has gone live with Infor SCM Advanced Planning Optimisation across the seven breweries in Australia, enabling them to greatly reduce the complexity of their logistics and brewery planning operations. In addition, Lion Nathan has deployed Infor SCM Advanced Scheduler in the six main Australian breweries to provide an integrated, advanced, uniform scheduling process.
Software AG has announced webMethods 8, the webMethods platform that offers functionality across Enterprise Integration, B2B, Business Process Management, BAM, and SOA Governance (CentraSite).
LANDesk Software has announced LANDesk Asset Lifecycle Manager 4.0 for software asset management, data centre readiness and increased integration and control so users can more easily discover, track and manage software licences.
Business process management (BPM) was unheard of just a few years ago, but the concept has now taken centre stage to become one of today’s most discussed business and technology management trends. Software AG’s Stephen Keys outlines the genesis of BPM and how it has evolved.
University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is delivering information faster to students by using an IBM business intelligence system, Cognos 8.3, as its new student management reporting tool.
Data#3 powered the technology behind the 2009 World Transplant Games (the first global sporting event to use technology running Microsoft's new Windows 7).