What is CRM and does my business need it?

Customer relationship management systems are the latest ‘must have’ in the world of digital business.   The digital age is changing the way we do business. With the internet providing unlimited possibilities to prospective customers and the freedom to do...

Older business owners could be left behind

In response to a survey of Australian small business owners Mark Cleaver of Bibby Financial Services who conducted the research warns that older small business owners risk being left behind if they don’t embrace social media. The survey reveals that younger business...

Why is the Digital Economy so important?

Almost 9 out of 10 businesses in the Northern Rivers employ five or fewer people, but with more than 20,000 such businesses in the Northern Rivers, collectively they represent a large percentage of our workforce. As we prepare to launch the Northern Rivers Digital...

Draft Strategy for comment

Here is the draft Nortern Rivers Digital Economy Strategy for public exhibition. TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD, click on the picture (left) (right click to save the 1.8MB file to your desktop). Comments and submissions are now closed. CLOSED DATE: 30 August...

Visit The Digital Rural Futures 2013 Conference

With 12 keynote speakers and 58 breakout and poster presentations the conference offers the chance to interact with some of Australia’s most innovative business leaders, academics and regional development organisations, as well as farmers and farmer peak bodies, to...

Digi-Advantage Business Program

Regional Development Northern Rivers is delighted to announce that applications and enrolments for the Digi-Advantage Business Consulting program are now open. The program follows recent public consultation sessions seeking input into the regional digital strategy and...

Fibre Enabled Technology Projects

Super-fast broadband speeds open up possibilities across a multitude of industries. Two of the major benefactors are those which are health and education related. Behind the foreseen innovations are a range of entities contributing funds, research and materials to the...

2013 DBi Non for Profit Survey

Connecting Up and Infoxchange Australia have released their 2013 non for profit biannual survey. The survey aims to collect information on the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in the non for profit sector of Australia. The results of the survey...