First 5000 is a new business development alliance for Australia's most significant mid-size companies. It's a vehicle to connect and network with local and international big business as well as policy makers, and of course each other.
Collette Dinnigan took the bold move of restructuring her business in October 2013, after 24 years in business, so she could focus on the purely creative elements of being a designer and devote more time to her young family. One year on, she spoke with First 5000 partner NAB to reflect.
For Collette, the decision to restructure her business was an instinctive one based on what she knew was right for her and her family.
Mobile shopping is a significant sales channel for businesses. Chris Pope of EpiServer explains that to maximise this opportunity it’s important the customer has a consistent experience but tailored to the device.
It’s odd that when many businesses plan their eCommerce strategy the customer experience is undervalued. They figure customers shop online for one reason – price. While price matters, it’s not as important as many retailers think.
Australia businesses are increasingly looking to technology innovations to help improve productivity and drive business growth, according to a recent study.
The study, commissioned by workforce management company and First 5000 member Kronos and undertaken by Aberdeen Group, has revealed that Australian businesses lag behind the rest of the working world in workforce utilisation and automated time and attendance.
Almost every week there’s the launch of a new desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone, but what about the e-waste this generates? Carmel Dollisson from TechCollect is passionate about educating Australians about the importance of recycling responsibly.
Starting off 2015, I am still amazed at the rapid growth of technology consumerism in the last two decades. The digital age is accelerating at a rate which, not so long ago, would have been completely unimaginable.