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Why developing risk awareness within your small to medium business is an absolute must

Why developing risk awareness within your small to medium business is an absolute must

Businesses must navigate a multitude of risks daily. While large companies tend to have dedicated “risk management” departments, which monitor threats to profitability, among SMBs, risk management often begins and ends with physical risks, including those posed by work health and safety hazards.  But what of the risk of competition, market conditions, cyber security breaches and emerging industry disrupters? SMBs can’t afford to take these risks for granted, […]

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How finance teams can fuel SMB innovation while safely navigating disruptive change

How finance teams can fuel SMB innovation while safely navigating disruptive change

Disruption has become ‘business as usual’ in many markets and, as such, it is necessary for entrepreneurs to adopt a disruptive mindset. Disruption is forcing business leaders to act quickly and decisively to remain relevant in their industry or to leverage new market opportunities. All change, regardless of what level it occurs at, is fundamentally disruptive to an […]

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Data dungeon: the small business case for making ANZSIC code information available

Data dungeon: the small business case for making ANZSIC code information available

Dynamic Business interview with Colin Porter, CreditorWatch. The Federal Government’s Public Data Policy Statement, released last December, flagged its commitment to make non-sensitive government data ‘open by default’, with the aim being to stimulate innovation and drive productivity improvements across all sectors of the economy. Nearly a year on, a slice of data with huge potential benefits […]

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Small business banking in the on-demand economy: Curtains on nine-to-five services

Small business banking in the on-demand economy: Curtains on nine-to-five services

In today’s always-on, always connected world, the swift and immediate provisioning of goods and services is no longer a nice-to-have, but an absolute necessity. Small business owners, just like consumers, are becoming far more empowered, connected and informed than ever thanks to the accessibility of information anytime, anywhere. The result? They enjoy almost infinite variety […]

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Three things CFOs need to know about their data

Three things CFOs need to know about their data

To unlock the real value of a company’s data, CFOs must develop an enterprise-wide strategy, and set clear priorities that map to business and financial outcomes. In the last few years many organisations have started to develop enterprise wide big data strategies but businesses are still far from discovering how data can deliver real insight […]

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