16 May, 2018

IGNITE's CEO To Sleep Rough This June

Walk through any city street late at night you’ll always see people taking refuge in doorways, under bridges, bus stops, train stations, parks and just about anywhere else which offers a dry spot to call a bed for the night. A stray cardboard box from a nearby restaurant offers a mattress to keep your body off the cold concrete which saps the warmth from your bones. Rags, soiled clothes, and matted blankets are scavenged to insulate against biting winds. It’s an indignity, and one which affects the fundamental rights of any human: the right to safe shelter.

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09 May, 2018

Smart Small Businesses Big Winners This Federal Budget

As the treasurer Scott Morrison handed down his 3rd budget, there was no surprise that there’d be some changes to the Research and Development Tax Incentive. Mr Morrison has been suggesting there would be a tightening of the rules for weeks now. Yesterday came the news:

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21 Mar, 2018

The Grant Rant

What's the truth behind grants? Why are they there? Can I really get one? These are the questions we hear all the time from small business owners when they start investigating grants. So let's debunk some common myths and get to the bottom of things.

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27 Feb, 2018

Agent Q Goes Onward

We partnered with Agent Q about a year ago and have used the chat bot platform to make some impressive tools on both our own website and for the sites of our clients. But now Agent Q has undergone a rebranding and is now Onward. And it's only gotten better.

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13 Feb, 2018

Top 5 Salesforce Spring '18 Updates

Salesforce released their new Spring 2018 update for Classic and Lightning users yesterday, and the tech team here at IGNITE Alliance have been busy checking out all the neat features they've introduced. Here are our favourite five:

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12 Feb, 2018

Cloud Managed Security Cameras, Simplified

Cloud Managed Security Cameras from Cisco Meraki

Cisco Meraki MV combines cutting edge architecture with single-pane-of-glass management to provide a solution that minimizes both infrastructural and operational complexity. This cloud management empowers network and security operators to perform previously complicated tasks in hours and minutes, not days or weeks, reducing the annual video surveillance operating expenses of an enterprise by over 50%.

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17 Jan, 2018

Simplify How You Work With G Suite For Business

Cloud Productivity Tools from Google Designed for Your Business

Ever thought about using G Suite for Business, or maybe you have heard of it? Simplify your email, video conferencing, cloud storage and file sharing from a single platform. Get all the tools your business and team needs to colloborate, save and edit files anytime, anywhere and receive emails like a boss.

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16 Jan, 2018

Australian Innovation Report 2017 At A Glance

Australia has strengthened in research and development (R&D) for 2017. The Australian innovation system report has been released which provides an analysis of key innovation indicators by exploring specific aspects of the system. 

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13 Dec, 2017

Smart Startup Business Practices

As the title suggests, I've worked with a whole bunch of startups and have been part of some great success stories. There are a range of factors that contribute to the overall success or failure of the humble startup business.

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14 Nov, 2017

Facebook Announce Smarter Chatbots

Facebook says its machines are getting more and more human. The social giant released research Wednesday outlining its efforts to train artificially intelligent chatbots to negotiate with real humans — a skill that requires bots to actually plan a few steps ahead.

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