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New forecasting and planning tool for SMBs launched in ANZ
giniPredict was launched in ANZ given the countries' ‘high levels of uptake for cloud solutions, the relatively advanced adoption of technology in general and maturity of the digital market’.
'Cash is king' and changing plans: new study looks at IT costing trends
The survey data details significant cuts to IT budgets and shifting business priorities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic fallout.
How Workday's HR tools helped McMillan Shakespeare weather the COVID storm
"If we didn’t have the right tools in place, we wouldn’t have had the level of agility to give our executive team the data they needed to make such rapid workforce decisions — or text people within five minutes to provide them with critical information."
Asana launches Goals to help businesses navigate changing strategies
Asana has launched a new offering that is focused on aiding organisations that are resetting and redefining their goals and potentially working with a disparate workforce.
Enhancing the customer experience with data
Customers don’t have the time or patience for companies to figure it out; they go where they have the easiest, most satisfying experience.
Planning – the critical task for CFOs in unpredictable times
How robust planning can help finance leaders steer their organisations through COVID-19 and beyond.
Only 8% of CFOs are factoring in a 'second wave' of COVID-19 into plans
According to a Gartner survey released yesterday, only a small portion of CFOs have a second wave of COVID-19 outbreaks factored into their planning scenarios, while 42% of CFOs are not incorporating a second wave outbreak at all in their plans.
CorPlan develops forecasting tool to eliminate 'spreadsheet hell' & support stimulus modelling
The solution helps to move organisations away from ‘Excel Hell’ related to budgeting, forecasting, and planning.
The fascinating round trip of a Kiwi IBM partner
The story of how a Kiwi company was successful in Australia and now returning full circle to NZ.
Why finance must be at the core of effective business planning processes
Experience shows that better outcomes can be achieved by organisations who adopt a strategy of integrated business planning, according to Board International.
Kiwi software startup and AWS create new tool to empower businesses
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has helped Quantiful, the New Zealand based software startup, to create the world’s first consumer, insight-led business planning tool QU.
Why the Kiwi ‘feel-good factor’ is terrible for business
“Richard Branson is tremendously successful, but even he admits it’s because he’s hired talented teams of people to get things done.”
Hitachi announces the conclusion of company split agreement
Hitachi states that the company split will have no impact on the consolidated operating results.
Emulate3D’s software enables customers to virtually test system designs
Rockwell Automation will add Emulate3D’s technology to its digital design portfolio to deliver solutions to automotive, logistics, material handling, and other industrial applications.
Get your SMB off to the right start for 2019
Here are several key areas business owners can look at to make meaningful changes to their business.
Vero study: Women run larger SMBs; and they're more worried too
Women are more likely to run larger SMBs, but they’re also more worried, more stressed, and less likely to use an insurance broker for their business than male SMB owners.
Tax, tax, and misunderstandings: They could be why many startups fail in just 2 years
“Too many business startup owners try to do it all on their own, so they rely on their own interpretations, or what their mates tell them."
What’s all the fuss about Integrated Business Planning?
The ‘textbook’ definition of IBP is that it’s something which offers a co-ordinated approach to business planning.
Why ‘best-fit’ is replacing ‘best-of-breed’ software solutions
Software solutions need to be easily customised to fit the way businesses operate - not the other way around.
Anaplan bolsters A/NZ channel play with two new hires
The new appointments will be tasked with supporting partner go-to-market strategies and providing pre and post sales deployment to partners.
Preparing the way
Outsourcing and partnering is one area of IT where we consistently see the most debate.