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Samsung
Monitors are an excellent incentive for getting employees back
The pandemic has taught us that hybrid working is a lot easier than we would’ve thought, so how can the office be made to feel as comfortable as home? The answer could be staring you in the face right now.
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Internet of Things
Domino's Pizza: A blueprint for secure enterprise IoT deployment
Increasingly, organisations are embracing smart technologies to underpin innovations that can enhance safety and productivity in every part of our lives, from industrial systems, utilities, and building management to various forms of business enablement.
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SaaS
Sealord partners with Infor to improve sustainability
Sealord has chosen Infor as a strategic partner to implement an operational cloud-based platform that provides day-one functionality and sustainability gains.
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Artificial Intelligence
Salesforce harnesses automated solutions with new developments
Salesforce has launched Sales Cloud Unlimited, a new feature to help accelerate productivity with AI and automation.
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Productivity
Nine in 10 employees frustrated by workplace technology
Businesses face a potential workplace crisis due to inadequate technology, damaging employee productivity, mental health and the ability to retain talent.
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Manufacturing
Konica Minolta Australia and MiR offering now available
Konica Minolta Australia has announced the MiR1350 is now available through its partner, Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR), offering greater efficiency and productivity.
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SMEs
Aussie small business losing money on bad digitisation
"The digital systems that businesses use are not integrating together properly and its costing businesses dearly."
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Cloud
Apple improves Mac operating system with latest offering
Apple has unveiled the latest version of its desktop operating system, macOS Ventura, providing users with tools for greater productivity.
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Digital Signage
MAXHUB's Digital Signage range to bolster boardroom productivity
The new MAXHUB Digital Signage technology is purpose-built to make every kind of team meeting more effective.
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Safety
Voxel hits total funding of $18M following ongoing wins
Since raising its seed round in September, Voxel has grown at pace, by decreasing on-site injuries by upwards of 80% and increasing operational productivity.
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Digital Transformation
Undoing the productivity gaps of knowledge work
As Australia accelerates its digital economy and Australians head for the polls, one word is central: productivity.
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Cloud
Dynabook A/NZ announces new Portégé X40L-K hyperlight laptop
Dynabook A/NZ has unveiled the all-new Portégé X40L-K, a hyperlight 14.0" modern laptop utilising cutting-edge, high-performance computing power.
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Cloud
Microsoft identifies top workplace trends in latest report
When it comes to work, Kiwis place an especially high value on relationships and results over hours worked, Microsoft's Work Trend Index Report finds.
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Audio
Digital audio improves productivity, governance and competitive advantages
The business world is seldom simple, nor is the daily running of a busy legal firm. Like any evidence-based industry, there are always risks, nuances, mitigating factors, and an element of uncertainty.
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Open source
GitHub releases updates to Actions for better workflows
GitHub has released three new features for GitHub Actions to assist teams of all sizes to work faster at scale and enable increased productivity.
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Cybersecurity
Trends for the modern workplace in 2022 and beyond
As hybrid work becomes the norm attention is turning to how to maintain productivity and culture with a geographically dispersed workforce.
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Data Protection
Three tech tips to thrive in a remote work future
Whether for better or for worse, remote work is here to stay. The battle continues as countries grapple with uneven vaccination rates and new coronavirus variants.
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Remote Working
Why employees never want to give up remote work
While there is some desire to return to the office, most employees want to continue working from in some capacity, according to a recent report.
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Gmail
Google unveils Workspace 'Starter Edition' to calm waters after G-Suite backlash
“Starting today, with Essentials Starter, employees can make the switch from legacy productivity tools and experience the difference with Google Workspace.”
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SAS
Amid the Great Resignation, curiosity is an important skill for employees, according to new SAS study
While curiosity can address critical business challenges, many organisations struggle to develop and harness this skill.
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Small Business / SMB
Digital hesitancy holding back NZ business - report
Small businesses experience higher revenue and productivity when they readily adopt new technology.
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Unified Communications
Zscaler launches 'digital experience' solution for better unified comms
"Zscaler Digital Experience addresses the three biggest challenges that prevent seamless collaboration for the hybrid workforce: siloed user data, limited legacy monitoring tools, and a lack of analytics and workflows."
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SaaS
The cloud shift: connecting data silos and taming SaaS sprawl
To get the most out of their enterprise data assets, IT teams need to equip themselves with the right tools to connect every application across the organisation.
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SaaS
Productiv redefines employee experience with SaaS Intelligence solution
Productiv’s solution is designed to give IT departments visibility into app usage, spend and compliance, enable greater automation of workflows and policies, and help teams to create personalised experiences.