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Don’t use ‘time poor’ as a barrier to leading

Q: What do you see as a key barrier that could hold someone back from being the best leader? A: There are many barriers that can stifle your leadership and being what I call a limitless leader – where you grow yourself, team and the business to accelerate mindset, collaboration …

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CEBIT Australia 2019 line-up announced

The 2019 line-up for CEBIT Australia will showcase some of the nation’s most influential leaders in technology, finance and innovation this October. To be held at Sydney’s International Convention Centre, the annual B2B technology exhibition and conference will feature over 200 expert speakers. They will deliver keynote presentations, panel discussions, …

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Coles to roll out new technology with Accenture

Coles has signed a long-term agreement with global digital and technology services provider Accenture. According to the supermarket chain, this agreement will support the roll out of new technology that will help Coles deliver cumulative cost savings of $1 billion over four years. The agreement follows Coles’ recent announcement of …

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Woolworths launches media business, Cartology

Cartology, Woolworths Group’s new retail media business, has unveiled a number of new initiatives that will ensure customers are better connected to the brands they love. “We are excited to officially launch Cartology today to our partners and be in a position to further innovate retail media in Australia to …

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JDA powers Walmart’s new scheduling system

Walmart

JDA Workforce Management supports Walmart’s scheduling system, allowing 1.1 million store associates to view schedules, swap shifts and pick up unfilled shifts.  JDA Software has worked with Walmart to develop and rollout the retailers’ new advanced scheduling system supported by JDA Workforce Management. The scheduling system has been deployed to …

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Are you putting your employees at risk?

Workplace health and safety is an integral part of a business, implemented to protect employees. However, more than 100,000 serious workplace injuries still occur every year in Australia. Ranging from mental stress, to trips and falls, to collisions with objects. How can SAI Global help? SAI Global is a global …

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Nielsen announces Homescan enhancements

Nielsen says its enhanced Homescan consumer panel will capture the buying habits of tomorrow’s consumer and uncover future opportunities. The new enhancements are said to give Australian retailers and manufacturers access to uncover the biggest opportunities in retail: the rapidly growing ecommerce channel, purchasing patterns of multicultural households, and health …

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Employee pay gaps remain prevalent

Findings from a survey commissioned by the Australian Payroll Association has shown that two in three organisations have large-scale pay rate discrepancies. A survey of 601 payroll managers has reportedly revealed that 69 per cent of payroll managers see significant differences in pay rates between employees who do the same …

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Unilever to ‘transform’ company with Microsoft tools

Unilever is currently working toward one of its major goals to become driven by data insights in order to predict the future. To do this, the global company has implemented a host of digital tools from Microsoft. It is intended that these tools will “transform” the way Unilever is connecting …

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SMC launches solution to ‘pesky’ dust problems

SMC’s new JSXFA series is said to be “the answer” when it comes protecting your operational space from dust. While many make use of “elaborate” filtration systems to trap dust, SMC says it has recently released a cost-effective and simple solution to this “pesky problem”. “In response to [the significant …

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