Google is launching a new zero-touch enrollment tool for Android rollouts so companies can configure the devices they purchase and ship them with management and settings pre-configured. This removes the need for users to configure devices manually and ensures that devices always have corporate policies in place.
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When most business think about archiving records or customer relationship management, they think in terms of years. But for the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority, they need to keep meticulous records of burial plots, memorial gardens and other assets for decades - and, in some cases, for ever. I spoke with Tony Saulters, the head of customer strategy and communications for the Adelaide Cemerteries Authority about the technology behind this fascinating business.
You probably scarcely give them a second thought - those little soaps, shampoos and other toiletries supplied by hotels. Or perhaps you grab a few extras for the next time you're on holidays. But those amenities are big business. Concept Amenities is a Melbourne-based business that recently undertook a significant business transformation. I spoke with the company's CFO Sue McDonald during the SuiteWorld conference held in Las Vegas last month.
The pay of executives of a company, whether in salary, bonuses or other types of remuneration, is usually justified as an incentive to improve the financial performance of a company. This has led to ever more complex performance packages with increasing percentage of variable, performance-based payments. But what is increasingly evident is that this definition of a role of an executive needs to change, as do the incentives, to act not only in the best financial interests of the company but to focus on how it serves the wider community.
Microsoft has released an update for System Center Configuration Manger and Endpoint Protection that boasts comprehensive support for Windows 10 management and deployment. The new update has a few standout features, one of which is the ability to speed up the upgrade time from older Windows operating systems to Windows 10.
The temptation to use the latest and greatest technology for maximum performance can be powerful, but there are good reasons to opt for a tried-and-tested solution instead. Like NASA did, throwing an original Playstation CPU inside the New Horizons Space probe that is currently beaming pictures of Pluto back to earth.
In his independent audit of the public policy process behind the national broadband network, former Telstra director Bill Scales suggests there was never an internal debate about different technology options for the NBN.
Here’s a great new video series to help IT Pros understand, deploy and manage the new Office. This week Microsoft’s Jeremy Chapman and Australia’s own Yoni Kirsch (from Fastrack Technology) deep-dive into Click-to-Run: the new Setup tech used by Office 365 ProPlus instead of the traditional Windows Installer (MSI). Yoni also tries to install 365 -- without Internet access -- while performing high-G Aerobatics in a Red Bull stunt plane!
What do you get when Australia’s leading internet challenger joins forces with the world’s leading software provider? iiNet Hosted Exchange: Enterprise-class email for small and medium-sized business, at SMB prices and backed up with award-winning customer service. Just another example of how the cloud is empowering SMBs to work smarter than ever.
Here’s a great new video series to help IT Pros understand, deploy and manage the new Office. Microsoft’s Jeremy Chapman and Australia’s own Yoni Kirsch (from Fastrack Technology) demonstrate Office 365 with celebrity blogger, podcaster and Windows guru Paul Thurrott. This week’s special was recorded live at Microsoft’s Redmond campus and investigates some of the most common questions surrounding the new Office as a service.
Businesses aren't that likely to upgrade to Windows 8 this year, but eventually many Windows-using businesses will make the switch. When they do, one less-obvious benefit will be speedier deployment when rolling out to multiple machines.