Stories by Rob MacGregor and Lejla Vrazalic

IT adoption a slippery curve for SMEs

With a $16 billion price tag, IT adoption in small Australian companies is gaining ground, albeit slowly but money is not holding it back. Perspectives, attitudes and internal IT skills hinder its uptake and the benefits it can bring to a business.

Doughnuts deliver e-commerce lessons

Its adoption is widespread, its benefits can be vast in efficiency and competitive edge, but it is disruptive because of the changes it demands of staff and customers. Is Australian small businesses frightened of the changes electronic commerce brings?

Doughnuts deliver e-commerce lessons

Its adoption is widespread, its benefits can be vast in efficiency and competitive edge, but it is disruptive because of the changes it demands of staff and customers. Is Australian small businesses frightened of the changes electronic commerce brings?

Does gender bend e-commerce uptake rates?

E-commerce can be a powerful tool in business but its uptake may rest on an otherwise ignored factor, according to university research which shows that the gender of the CEO can make a difference.

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