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We’re NOW officially in the Post-PC Era!

(Touch Tablets and Smart Phones takeover the workforce) Last year the number of smart mobile devices overtook the number of PCs sold. In March 2012, Apple CEO, Tim Cook, in launching the iPad3 announced: we are now into the post-PC era and the USA price for the iPad2 dropped into subUS$500 price-point. In a recent [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

Mobility and Mapping for field service staff

This article is a special report published in Waste + Water Management Australia – May 2012 There’s a better way to do business today in the waste industry, with integration of mobile systems and mapping technology in professionally hosted cloud systems to give your business RPM – Realtime Process Management and Operational Responsiveness!

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By | May 11th, 2015|

Technology: The new illiteracy problem?

These days we’re increasingly time poor and, as a result, impatient. For businesses, therefore, time is ALWAYS of the essence. The customer demands a speedy response, or they’ll quite simply go elsewhere – probably straight to your competitor. Managing time efficiently is a serious competitive advantage, and by using technology, organisations can provide this key [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

How can you make your business stand out?

Potential customers are more attracted to service providers who can respond more swiftly to their adhoc demands. As Kjell Nordstrum in his book Funky Business notes: “There’s a surplus of similar companies, employing similar people, with similar educational backgrounds, coming up with similar ideas, producing similar services, with similar prices and similar quality”. What we need is [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

Sea Change Coming!

here’s a sea change coming in the merging of several major technology innovations into a conflux of: secure cloud hosted servers, network infrastructure and virtual machine operating systems; core business software now available as a subscription service via web browsers; integrated mobile “apps” on tablets and smart phones for field staff and customers. These merging streams have [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

Premier Waste plugs into Wastedge

This article is a special report published in Waste + Water Management Australia – August 2013. Premier Waste, a young, go-ahead Melbourne waste collection company, started in 2007 and now operating out of Braeside and Broadmeadows to cover anywhere in Melbourne with a fleet of more than 16 front-lift and rear-load vehicles, have recently proven [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

Data protection STILL a serious problem when recycling hard drives

As concern about the future wellbeing of our planet continues to grow, many of us want to do the right thing and recycle our computers, tablets and smartphones when we no longer need them. However, while a noble idea, the threats today of identity theft and use of personal data without our knowledge or agreement [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

Match-Making or Industrial Ecology?

At a recent Waste Contractors Association breakfast presentation (WCRA-NSW), EPA NSW is offering to invest $35 million back into the industry; presenter Mark Jackson raised some interesting stats: Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) produce 45% of Sydney’s C&I waste 78% of waste presented to landfill is in mixed loads We need to get an extra [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

6 Technology Trends to try in 2014

This article is a special report published in Waste + Water Management Australia – April/May 2014. Terry Daley of Wastedge wrote this very popular article on “must-have” technology tools which can help Waste and Water Management businesses run far tighter operations through the use of technology. It is a very interesting read which received a [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|

Asset & Activity Management Apps

New smart phone and tablet technology is rapidly spreading to the frontline workforce, even if only on a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) basis. And there’s an app (or two) for almost anything, including assets and activity management. Apps are emerging that can replace Bundy-clocks – with ability for staff to clock on and off [...]

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By | May 11th, 2015|