Blog tagged as Digital Transformation

Matt Koopmans named in 150 Top Global Cloud Thought Leaders of 2021

Aurelian Groups own Matt Koopmans has been listed as one of the 150 top global cloud thought leaders of 2021 by Whizlabs. "I am truly honoured to be listed among such distinguished people in our industry - It is another sign that our innovative and pragmatic approach to digital business is maki...

Matt Koopmans
23.04.21 09:47 AM - Comment(s)
Digital business in every stage of the business life-cycle

Is your business ready for a Digital Business? Is it bad if you are not? Is it for every business, no matter the size or stage in the life-cycle? And is a digital business the same for every business? The answers are yes, no, yes, and no... Clear? No? Well, then I invite you to read on....

Matt Koopmans
08.03.21 08:46 AM - Comment(s)
Integrated email - the productivity enabler on steroids

Email has been part of business communications for a long time now. While in the mid-90's it was predominantly FAX, now the joke is not being the "first person with a fax machine", it is the "last person". Email brings many advantages. A few decades ago it was predominantly cost,...

Matt Koopmans
09.02.21 03:20 PM - Comment(s)
When Small Tech goes BIG

When we think Big Tech, we think about giant operations based in the west-coast of the United States of America: Facebook, Twitter, Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. And certainly, their solutions have created wealth, business opportunities, and convenience. However, there are concerns, both with the a...

Matt Koopmans
14.01.21 03:22 PM - Comment(s)
What is a Digital Business, and why should you care?

The "fourth industrial revolution" is upon us. That may be true, but it will not look like what they concoct in Davos - the digital transformation will be an enabler for small business, serving their communities, and while opening trade on a global scale. "Transnational Localism"...

Matt Koopmans
19.11.20 06:57 PM - Comment(s)
Small business in Rural Australia? You are more important than ever!

The concentration of business in the Australian capital cities means as a consequence the concentration of support services to these businesses. This is a real problem for those in rural Australia to get access to the same level of high quality services that can only be built on the investment allow...

Matt Koopmans
09.11.20 12:48 PM - Comment(s)
Service as a service - why it is the only sensible model for Cloud Applications

Have you ever rented a car, and then went to the shop and got yourself a new car stereo, fancy alloy wheels, and a new coat of paint? Most likely you wouldn't consider such a thing. You would not even put the rental car through the car-wash. Topping up the fuel, but that is about as far...

Matt Koopmans
02.11.20 12:49 PM - Comment(s)
Managed services, 3 reasons why small business should consider it

Many small business owners have not heard of the option "Managed Services" - and those that have think of either a "rent-the-IT-guy", or a service only for the very large companies. None of this is true, at least, not any more. Aurelian Group has introduced a comprensive managed ...

Matt Koopmans
28.09.20 05:42 PM - Comment(s)
Value versus optics - considerations in selecting your digital business platform

Pay attention next time you drive: there are those that switch on the fog-lights (no, I am not referring to the day-time running lights) during a clear day or evening. Why? Somehow it generates the perception that it makes their German luxury sedan or SUV faster or distinctively more "sporty...

Matt Koopmans
17.08.20 06:25 PM - Comment(s)
The sub-optimisation of perfection paradox

"The Perfect CRM" - or "The Perfect Tool to manage Agile Delivery" - how much are you willing to spend for "perfection"? It turns out, you'll have to budget much more than initially intended. Read on...

The perception of perfection

What is perfect anyway? Is it what the c...

Matt Koopmans
07.08.20 10:25 AM - Comment(s)