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  • Apr 19 2017

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    How can virtual reality help your manufacturing business?

    Around 500,000 virtual reality headsets are expected to be sold in Australia this year, according to the Telsyte Australian VR & AR Market Study. It's not just television and entertainment that's benefiting from the advance in virtual reality (VR) technology, however.At ABM, we understand the need for efficiency and safety at all stages in the manufacturing process. This is why we believe VR is going to be the next big thing in the industry. Here's three ways VR can make your manufacturing business run more smoothly.

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  • Apr 4 2017

    Digital technology to drive Australia's food industry

    The government has recently announced that $50 million will be granted over 10 years to the Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). The money will be used to fund research into how Australia's food and agriculture industries can incorporate digital technology.The research will be used to build brands, markets, jobs and exports, leading to an industry that can respond better to customer preferences, as well as reducing risks in order to invite more investment.A growing population Global food production needs to double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population. This represents an exciting opportunity for the Australian food industry, and it is hoped that this research will allow Australia to develop the infrastructure it needs to meet demand.Several universities were involved in securing the funding from the Ministry for Industry, Innovation and Science, including the Knowledge Economy Institute at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

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  • Apr 4 2017

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    Digital technology to drive Australia's food industry

    The government has recently announced that $50 million will be granted over 10 years to the Food Agility Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). The money will be used to fund research into how Australia's food and agriculture industries can incorporate digital technology.The research will be used to build brands, markets, jobs and exports, leading to an industry that can respond better to customer preferences, as well as reducing risks in order to invite more investment.A growing population Global food production needs to double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population. This represents an exciting opportunity for the Australian food industry, and it is hoped that this research will allow Australia to develop the infrastructure it needs to meet demand.Several universities were involved in securing the funding from the Ministry for Industry, Innovation and Science, including the Knowledge Economy Institute at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

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  • Nov 12 2015

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    How can your business respond to global challenges?

    No matter the size of a firm, conditions, opportunities and threats in the rest of the world have a significant impact on operations here in Australia.Economic conditions affect the price of imports, the willingness of consumers to purchase goods and conditions within the domestic market. With this in mind, how can Australian companies utilise business management software to best navigate a variety of shifting factors?Survey shows CFOs sensitive to global marketsAccording to Deloitte, sentiment among Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) has held steady during the third quarter of this year.Increased dealings with China has lead to more sensitivity amongst Australian CFOS. While 47 per cent were concerned with the state of the Chinese economy in the previous quarter, this proportion has increased to 68 per cent. However, confidence in the European and US economies remains at positive levels.

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  • Sep 10 2015

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    Harsh economy affects business confidence

    Australian and New Zealand businesses alike have faced a number of setbacks in August, leading to a major drop in business confidence.

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  • Sep 9 2015

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    NZ government reconsiders tax systems

    Over the past few months, the tax system in New Zealand has been in the spotlight, as the government re-considers the effect of the current schemes on businesses.

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  • Aug 30 2015

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    How will the GST reform affect your business?

    Hopes are high that a change to the GST will help level the playing field for Australian business in the online market.

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  • Jul 20 2015

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    New report shows how businesses engage with technology

    Recent business IT data has revealed just how engaged with technology Australian firms are.

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  • Jul 15 2015

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    Business confidence on an upwards climb

    Two recent business surveys have indicated that Australian businesses have an increasingly positive outlook towards the future.

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  • Jun 30 2015

    Budget helps buoy corporate spending

    Australian businesses have been keener to spend in the immediate aftermath of the May federal budget announcement, the latest Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator (BSI) reveals.

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