Take care of your tools Every business owner I know relies on PCs to run their organisation. For businesses, whether they be big, small or medium, the PC has become… Read more »How important is technology to your business? The cost of conventional wisdom…
They say that ‘knowledge is power’ and ‘data is the new gold’ – but is it really? And how is this relevant for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in New… Read more »Mining for ‘gold’ – is knowledge really power?
When phil&teds and Black Pearl Mail first met, it was out of pure luck. Dominic Blackie, the CFO of one of New Zealand’s most successful children’s brands, was on the… Read more »Email signatures: Black Pearl Mail’s simple solution for a fiddly problem
Managing volunteer information from spreadsheets and disparate databases was a day-to-day challenge for Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA). Throw in a disaster and retrieval of the whereabouts of their volunteers quickly… Read more »Volunteer Service Abroad centralise and modernise IT services
As a small business owner, there’s a natural desire to progress but change requires seeing a vision into the future. It’s possible you are thinking about moving at least some… Read more »What is clouding your view of the cloud?
Sometimes a product solution and a customer come together as though they were made for each other, and that is rather like what happened with Tradify and ASAP Contracting. The… Read more »Tradify nails the paperwork problem for tradies
Imagine you’re overseas – it’s summertime and the solar panels on the roof of your house back in New Zealand have generated 10 kilowatt-hours of power on average, every day.… Read more »Case study: mobile app for solar panels gives users power to choose
Made famous by George Bernard Shaw, this is particularly true for New Zealand company Hawkins Watts who distributes over 2000 food ingredients. Representing many of the world’s leading food ingredient… Read more »Case Study: There is no love sincerer than the love of food
I had a question from a frustrated small business owner recently. “My design business is three years old and up until now it has just been me in the business,… Read more »How to grow when you’re ‘too small’ to grow
“Information is not knowledge.” Most small and medium businesses (SMBs) can relate to Albert Einstein’s famous quote. We’ve all got plenty of data, but the real challenge is to extract insights… Read more »Inside the insight: cracking the code on your business data