Blog tagged as Small Business

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)
Don't tell me to keep safe in 2021! (change our language to become successful again)

When we lead in 2021, it is tradition to do a round-up of the year past. 2020 was a year that does not deserve such accolade. You are reading this article - great, you made it through. Let's leave it at that. I'd rather focus on the year ahead. And in particular, what we can do to make it succes...

Matt Koopmans
30.12.20 09:43 AM - 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)
Legal compliance stressful and expensive? It doesn't have to be

Running a small business in Australia is not without its challenges. Add to that the compliance requirements, and you have good reason to feel on edge. It is not that there is not enough information out there - we are practically drowning in policies, procedures, guidelines, requirements, and templa...

Matt Koopmans
09.09.20 09:37 AM - Comment(s)