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3 Quick Steps to Manage Change

As managers and leaders we are often trained in and talk about change and its management. We learn the methods for change and then we observe and experience change constantly. From the perspective of our organisations, change is often the difference between where we are now to where we want to be at some future point.

Covid Recovery ICT

The three key focuses for Leaders ahead

We all know that the pandemic will one day be behind us (hopefully soon…), but that doesn’t mean that organisations can probably return to business as usual.

Bookings software not widely used

There are significant benefits for councils when utilising software for the booking and payments related to the hire of council facilities and assets. It removes a lot of manual processes and can free up staff to do other work. It also helps to facilitate the ease at which the community can access council facilities to the benefit of ratepayers and residents.

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Clear to me during research for this article, is that many Councils are still determining asset management strategies that best suits their needs. Councils have no shortage of software options to choose from once they determine their actual software needs.

Document Management

Document Management Moving To The Cloud

The Document Management Solution of a council is often the key repository for all council knowledge. It is probably the most widely used system across a council and holds a council’s intellectual property.

The 3 Best Practices and Processes for constant change

Organisational resilience refers to a business’s ability to adapt and evolve as the global market grows, responding to short-term shocks – be they natural disasters or significant changes in market dynamics – and shaping itself to respond to long-term challenges.

Council Financial System

Council Financial systems are Consolidating

Right now, a lot of change is happening in the market for local government solutions. ERP software vendor boardrooms are flat out figuring out strategy on how to shift customers from their on-premises software to their cloud hosted platforms in order to secure their customer base for the next 5 to 10 years.

CRM Local Councils

The CRM – A Digital Transformation Catalyst

Right now, a lot of change is happening in the market for local government solutions. ERP software vendor boardrooms are flat out figuring out strategy on how to shift customers from their on-premises software to their cloud hosted platforms in order to secure their customer base for the next 5 to 10 years.

Local Government ERP Solutions Crunch

Right now, a lot of change is happening in the market for local government solutions. ERP software vendor boardrooms are flat out figuring out strategy on how to shift customers from their on-premises software to their cloud hosted platforms in order to secure their customer base for the next 5 to 10 years.

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Cyber threats for local government

In FY2020, one QLD regional council was subject to a ransomware attack. A ransomware attack is a form of a cyber-attack where the attacker gains access to information systems and demands a ransom to return the information.

Project Management

Why Good Strategies Fail

Strategy execution has always been the essential complement of strategy formulation for any local government or regional authority. An increasing speed of technology-enabled change has meant the importance of strategy implementation has increased exponentially for all of us.

Steps And Shadows

6 Steps to effective Problem Solving

Leaders that learn to adopt a particularly open and curious mindset whilst adhering to a systematic process for cracking even the most inscrutable problems. Naturally, when conditions of uncertainty are at their peak or most dire they’re at their brilliant best.

2 Steps for creating a security conscious workforce

The rise of remote working is also blurring the lines between work, home life and caring responsibilities. This has a notable, and understandable, impact on our levels of concentration and ability to make optimal decisions.

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The Master Government CIO

According to Gartner, the government is a unique and risk-averse environment with chronic underinvestment in technology, a cost-centric view of IT, and a proliferation of data and digital roles, yet often scarce digital leadership.

ERP Strategy

Why does council or business ERP fail?

Any initiative that involves change can create concerns and worries, but the negativity that greets ERP initiatives is unparalleled in business and IT.
The three main reasons for this according to Gartner’s latest research are:

Cloud First Strategy

The Cloud Data Protection Myth

Guess what? Your cloud hosting provider DOES NOT secure your data. You do. They divest themselves of that risk in your contract – whilst you pay for any backup input outputs! And that may be a big sum over your contract so read your fine print.

Concept of Covid-19 treatment and prevention.

Three Key Focus Points for post COVID Regional Leaders

Contributing to our way ahead in this “new world” is widespread social anxiety and even geopolitical uncertainty. Our trading partners continuing to move away or each other, and the threats within ICT security and data loss are truly markers that the world has changed forever.

Project Management Services

Why scoping a project often fails

Following the normal modus operandi of a business department needing to implement tasks from a strategic plan, a project manager inherits a project title and a due date. That can just mean a new scoping headache.