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Why you should upgrade your technology

Why do you need to upgrade the information technology in your business? The answer’s simple: Moore’s Law. It can be interpreted in several ways but the most relevant for this question is that it means the information technology bang you can get for your buck roughly doubles every two years – whether that’s in processing power, storage, or general functionality

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Congratulations Jodie Korber, Managing Director at Lanrex on becoming a finalist at ARN Women in ICT Awards
By Michele Clemens
June 15, 2021

ARN is proud to announce the finalists of the new-look Women in ICT Awards (WIICTA), housing a record-breaking number of submissions in what will be the largest celebration of female excellence..

Bright & Duggan: Refining Your IT Strategy for Business Success
By Michele Clemens
August 4, 2020

Bright & Duggan is Australia's market leader and employer of choice in the strata and property industry. Established in 1977, they have experienced significant growth from just two employees and a..

The Truth about Culture: Five Ways Technology Can Transform Your Team For the Better
By Jodie Korber
August 25, 2018

In a lot of ways, the effort to create a better, more holistic, and more positive company culture is one of the important decisions that one can make as a business professional. Immediately, it..

Three great examples of IT Strategy (and one surprising one)
By Jodie Korber
August 9, 2018

One of the best things about modern technology is that it's malleable. The IT infrastructure at the heart of your organisation can essentially be anything you need it to be. However, this also..

Why a Resistance to IT is Really a Resistance to Success
By Jodie Korber
April 30, 2018

Regardless of the type of business you're leading or even the industry that the business exists in, to say that technology is critical to everything you're trying to accomplish is an..

Is Your IT Team Focusing on What's Important to Them Rather Than What's Important to the Business?
By Jodie Korber
April 10, 2018

If your IT infrastructure is not meeting your business needs and enabling the business objectives you're after, it can often seem like this is for a wide range of different reasons. Sometimes you..

Are You Looking for a Managed Services Provider? Here Are the 8 Key Questions You Need to Ask
By Jodie Korber
September 18, 2017

Managed services as a concept brings with it a host of different benefits for nearly every type of business you can think of. But one thing people don’t realise until it’s far too late is that not..

Your IT Culture and Your Bottom Line: What You Need to Know
By Jodie Korber
July 26, 2017

Generally speaking, employees want to be actively invested in their jobs — it’s just that many of them don’t have the ability to do so. People want to see value in what they’re spending so much time..

Your IT and You: Choosing the Best Options to Support Your Business
By Jodie Korber
July 11, 2017

One of the great things about technology in general is that it’s malleable — especially in the enterprise arena. If you take a look at your closest competitor, they’re probably using modern-day..

Empowering Your Employees with the Right IT Strategy
By Jodie Korber
June 28, 2017

Making the right IT investment can have a positive ripple effect across your entire organisation almost immediately. In terms of engaging with your clients alone, it’s difficult to find a single..

The WannaCry Ransomware Attack: What Happened and What You Need to Know
By Jodie Korber
June 15, 2017

Ransomware — a specific type of computer virus that encrypts all data on an infected computer and holds it for ransom — is not a new concept. According to one study, ransomware emails spiked 6,000%..

Investing in IT Strategy: How to Drive ROI
By Jodie Korber
May 30, 2017

According to the Pew Research Center, IT can have a positive and dramatic effect on nearly every aspect of your business. 51% of survey respondents said that IT helped them expand the number of..

Is Your Internal IT Working? 4 Warning Signs You Should Be Looking For
By Jodie Korber
May 23, 2017

When your internal IT is functioning like a well-oiled machine, it doesn’t just put you in a better position to address the challenges of today, it also helps you prepare for the evolving..

The Tech Maturity Model: Where Does Your Business Stand?
By Jodie Korber
April 26, 2017

Far too many business leaders fail to look at their IT infrastructure in a deeper way that goes beyond simple dollars and cents. They think "If I'm spending X number of dollars on a piece of..

Technology Support and Help Desk Trends to Watch in 2017 and Beyond
By Jodie Korber
April 12, 2017

What’s new in IT? Learning more about the latest IT support trends can help you stay agile and ensure that your business is always using the best tools available. From increased reliance on AI and..

4 Signs You Need to Outsource IT
By Jodie Korber
April 5, 2017

Every day, numerous articles and blog posts are published touting the benefits of digitisation. IT experts and business leaders alike explain in-depth how agility, scalability, and the ability to..

10 Steps to Moving IT to the Cloud
By Jodie Korber
March 29, 2017

The cloud is quickly becoming the preferred infrastructure for companies in many industries. Moving to the cloud is usually done in stages, and there are specific steps that every business should..

5 Essential Tools Top Businesses Use to Fuel Growth
By Jodie Korber
March 23, 2017

One of the most important things to understand about growth is that it isn’t about just having a plan in place to support today’s actions — it’s about making decisions today that would affect your..

The Guide to Increasing Business Productivity
By Jodie Korber
March 8, 2017

Increasing business productivity is synonymous with increasing business growth. By unlocking and addressing the challenges affecting your employees, you can improve productivity, lower operational..

How an IT Strategy Can be your Competitive Advantage
By Jodie Korber
February 16, 2017
Insourced or Outsourced IT: What's best for your growing SME?
By Jodie Korber
November 18, 2016


As a small or medium size enterprise (SME) owner, you might find yourself stuck between a rock and a hard place. You’re at that awkward size where you need high-end IT in order to compete, but..

4 signs your business needs an IT upgrade
By Jodie Korber
November 14, 2016

As a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) owner, there will probably come a time when you need to take a serious look at your IT systems and make some calls about your ‘next phase’.

Does your business actually need an IT strategy?
By Jodie Korber
November 3, 2016

If you run a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME), chances are you don’t have an IT strategy. Less than one third of SMEs do. And why would you have one? If it’s not your core business, IT just isn’t..

How SMEs can prepare for the mobile workforce
By Jodie Korber
October 21, 2016

Today’s workforce is growing much more mobile, and it’s forcing small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to re-evaluate how they interact with technology. Modern workers demand access to the corporate..

The Infrastructure Advantage: How IT Gives Your Business a Competitive Edge
By Jodie Korber
September 29, 2016

Many SME leaders view technology investment as a necessary evil, so it will come as a surprise to them to learn that IT infrastructure can deliver demonstrable business value, and even a competitive..

The importance of a digital workspace
By Jodie Korber
September 5, 2016

Drawing a connection between the sharing economy and the need for a digital workspace may seem to be stretching it a bit, but that’s exactly what consultancy ClearPeople does in its white paper..

Ageing IT: Common Infrastructure Issues
By Stern Curator
August 30, 2016

For every technology product (hardware or software) there is a point in its life beyond which it will be more cost-effective to retire and replace it than to continue using and maintaining it. The..

Future proof your business with an IT infrastructure upgrade
By Sarika Vatner
September 8, 2015

Lanrex actively support and work with the SMB community in Australia and surrounds – namely PNG, Singapore and New Zealand.

Four reasons why your company’s revenue growth may be stalled.
By Jodie Korber
September 1, 2015

Business is a fickle thing, and if you aren’t growing, you’re going backwards. Harsh words, we know. But true all the same.

3 Technology trends businesses are using to stay ahead of their competition.
By Sarika Vatner
August 11, 2015

Technology is driving business today, and just as the right technology can drive businesses forward, increase profitability, decrease costs and  maximise efficiencies, the wrong technology can..

5 IT trends to pay attention to in the next 10 years.
By Sarika Vatner
July 14, 2015

Technology is changing at an astronomical pace, and the adoption rate is even more impressive. Consider the fact that the worlds data amounts are doubling and the number of devices connected to the..

Why IT Strategy should be part of your Business Strategy
By Jodie Korber
September 12, 2014

For many small to mid-sized businesses, the IT department is there to fix things when they break, or add new things just as they're needed. Having digital strategies as part of the planning process..

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