10 Oct

Creating stronger engagement with your school community

Creating stronger engagement with your school community

With modern technologies, there is an increasing pressure on schools to have more frequent and meaningful communications with their school community around student progress, school activities and other points of interest. A drive for convenience, personalisation and mobility mean that many schools are having to take another look at the way they communicate with their stakeholders in order to deliver effective communications. Communication the key to engagement A study by Harvard found that frequent teacher-family communication had a positive impact on student engagement*. Many state education departments have in place guidelines for parent and community engagement. For example, the Queensland Government’s communication strategies for schools states that schools should take a multichannel approach …

7 Jan

Optimising your document operations

Optimising your document operations

The document operations your business relies on can always be improved; in this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the best ways of going about this improvement process. Benefits You Can Consider Recently, International Data Corporation (IDC)1 released a report explaining how leaders can justify the investment in digital transformation, specifically with regards to document operations. IDC noted that workflow automation and optimisation were some of the most effective ways of doing so. “The opportunity to digitise, automate, and optimise document-intensive workflows is an area that is frequently overlooked by business leaders but is one that can provide both tactical and strategic advantages for organisations,” said Holly Muscolino, a VP at …

18 Jun

Annual Wage Review could mean cost pressure for businesses

Annual Wage Review could mean cost pressure for businesses

Businesses are faced with cost pressure on a regular basis, so any increase to the national minimum wage is likely to mean cost pressure. On June 2, the Fair Work Commission awarded such an increase – granting a 2.5 per cent jump in the national minimum wage. This is an increase of $16 per week, and the weekly wage now sits at $17.29 per hour. While this will mean cost pressure for businesses, it’s also an opportunity to take a good look at internal operations and make some practical cost-cutting changes. 1) Minimise your costs New technologies mean many businesses will have the opportunity to effectively reduce costs without a large amount of effort. Smart …

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The next generation of work opens the door to new opportunities and challenges. The workplace of tomorrow will be a transformed place where greater mobility, increased innovation, collaboration and employee flexibility will be key drivers of change. At Fuji Xerox Australia we help businesses integrate data, documents and business processes and turn tomorrow’s documents into knowledge. Nextwork explores the dawn of the ‘new working world’ and how we can successfully harness the opportunities and mitigate the challenges of tomorrow.

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