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A precautionary tale about technology vendors

Technology projects can be transformative or disastrous for businesses. Unfortunately, there are some technology vendors that do not do the right thing by their customers, being more interested in the money they will make than in the best outcome for their customers. Whilst these unscrupulous technology vendors are thankfully in the minority, they can cause major headaches for small business owners. Read more...

Sonya Weiser    14 October 2021

best practice,procurement,success

Case Study: Micro-X

Wiser Technology Advice was engaged by Micro-X to clarify their needs for a suitable enterprise resource planning (ERP) system for the business as it expanded and matured. Here’s a summary of what we did to help. Read more...

Sonya Weiser    24 March 2021

best practice,business process mapping,technology,procurement

Case Study: The Royal Society for the Blind

Wiser Technology Advice was approached by The Royal Society for the Blind to review their problematic customer management system. Here’s a summary of what we did to help. Read more...

Sonya Weiser    31 October 2020

best practice,business process mapping,change,procurement,technology

Wiser Technology Advice does the research for you

There are a lot of technology vendors out there who are constantly pushing to sell their products, so visiting technology expos can be a risky proposition for business owners and managers. Giving your contact details to sales people can result in months of being pestered and pushed to buy technology that's not necessarily right for your business. Read more...

Sonya Weiser    01 June 2018

procurement,due diligence,hackers,attacks,digital disruption,change,innovation,technology,trends,strategic planning,workshops,failure,best practice,success,driverless,automated,mobile technology,NBN

Are you getting what you need from your Information Technology?

You know there is value in Information Technology systems, but you haven't proceeded with new initiatives because you're concerned the result won't be effective or that the project cost or resource requirements could blow-out. Learn how to capture and communicate your requirements to make your IT initiatives a success. Read more...

Sonya Weiser    22 May 2018

cloud computing,procurement,due diligence,process,business continuity,digital disruption,change,innovation,technology,trends,strategic planning,workshops,online,failure,compliance,best practice,success,business process mapping,automated,mobile technology

Using digital disruption to grow and thrive

Are you ready to compete in today's market? Disruption can be defined as disturbing or upsetting the status quo; major changes to the way things have always been done. When the opportunities of technology such as websites and social media are used to enable this change you have what's been termed 'digital disruption'. Read more...

Sonya Weiser    03 May 2016

procurement,digital disruption,change,innovation,technology,trends

Don't take a gamble with your information technology

The world of information technology can be confusing and overwhelming. Companies that sell information technology solutions will be quick to declare themselves as experts - but are they really providing the best advice for your business? Is it worth paying for professional advice? Read more...

Sonya Weiser    13 April 2016

procurement,due diligence,money,business continuity,service interruption,hackers,attacks,ransomware,crypto-locking,backups,disaster recovery

Protection from scandal

Senior executives in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) have been charged with several counts of bribery, with NSW police alleging they took a combined total of $2.9 million in bribes from American IT company ServiceMesh to seal a multi-million dollar deal. Read more...

Sonya Weiser    05 April 2016

procurement,due diligence,bribery,process,money

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