Tag Archives: Business transformation
Computer Merchants has developed a reputation for early engagement with customers working on very complex issues. Recently we were engaged with a company solving some unique IT problems around big data. EcoThought is the Australian-owned brainchild of Slade and Marjolein Beard. They specialise in the analysis and design of sustainable human systems based on the […]
It sounds like it’s straight out of the movie theatre… machines with cognitive functioning that can perform problem solving tasks, understand their environment, and make decisions based on masses of information. Artificial intelligence (AI) is real, though – and the emerging business applications are worth getting excited about. At Computer Merchants, we’ve been exploring AI […]
In business, protection is the necessity none can live without. Whether it arises from the cost of insurance, physically resistant security or an alert and surveillance system, making sure protection has been engaged is a requirement of doing business. Data is no different, and yet organisations still to this day struggle to comprehend the importance, […]
This really is the era of the technologist. In our newsletter, we talked about how management is viewing ICT professionals in a new light. There is a growing realisation of the role that the ICT team can play in business success. We also shared our own key ICT projects, and the business transformation impact we […]
Many organisations we speak to say that IT has historically been viewed as a cost. Generally it is expected that each year IT delivers more for less. Read how ICT is most definitely a business enabler for Computer Merchants.
Healthcare professionals work in one of the toughest jobs. Long hours and shift work that can be exhausting and compounding this is the influx of new technology that is now required in most healthcare facilities. Skilled caregivers who already have high demands on their time are now required to spend as much time on computers […]
There is a saying, usually attributed to Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, that ‘the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.’ While he could not have dreamed of some challenges facing modern business leaders, his words apply as much today as they ever did. Businesses in all kinds of industries are facing competition […]
When you look at the businesses that have survived – and thrived – for a long time, they all have two things in common. First is the ability to understand their markets well. Second is the ability to transform themselves through changing times, so that they stay relevant to their customers, and continue to win […]
We talk a lot about getting an edge over your competition through technology – but what if you are competing against something that hasn’t been invented? Some of the most traditional markets have been comprehensively disrupted by new ideas that left existing businesses flat-footed.
Thank you to those who joined us in Brisbane for our IT transformation event. We hope that you enjoyed the discussion – and the chance to see the new i8 close-up – as much as we did. Sometimes a small adjustment can change the world. Every organisation – from government and large corporations to the […]