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iNNOVATE 2018
Posted September 19, 2018 iNNOVATE 2018

IT Vision’s annual iNNOVATE conference is back for 2018 with the theme “Working Smarter, Not Harder.”

July 2018 Newsletter
Posted July 27, 2018 July 2018 Newsletter

The first half of 2018 flew by! Find out what's been happening at IT Vision in our latest newsletter. Read about our ongoing and completed projects, meet our newest staff members, and learn more about the Altus Procurement Suite.

Inside Insights – Peter Marklew
Posted July 19, 2018 Inside Insights – Peter Marklew

Peter Marklew has been a professional in the IT industry for over 30 years and joined the IT Vision team in late 2017 as Consulting Services Manager and National Business Development Manager. Since joining the team, Peter has demonstrated that he is a level-headed, strategic thinker who is passionate about delivering innovative solutions that bring...

Spotlight on WA Public Transport Authority
Posted July 19, 2018 Spotlight on WA Public Transport Authority

Smart Foreign Object Detection The Public Transport Authority (PTA) recently launched a pilot project in order to find a solution to an ongoing operational issue with their escalators. When an object such as a screw, coin, or other hard object becomes lodged within the end tongs of the escalator, it starts to abrade the aluminium...

Frequently Asked Questions – Single Touch Payroll
Posted April 30, 2018 Frequently Asked Questions – Single Touch Payroll

What is Single Touch Payroll? Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a new taxation reporting process that replaces Payment Summaries (Group Certificates). From 1 July 2018 onwards, payment details will be provided electronically to the ATO each pay period, and there is no need to produce a payment summary to either the ATO or employees at...

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Solution
Posted April 24, 2018 Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Solution

IT Vision, in collaboration with Market Creations, have designed and created a Business Continuity / Disaster Recovery service for the SynergySoft application and other critical data that can be provided to local governments as part of the annual services provided by IT Vision. This service has been designed to meet the needs for local governments...

Accountability and Procurement Visibility
Posted March 27, 2018 Accountability and Procurement Visibility

A recent article published on GovenmentNews.com.au reported that ‘Current contract arrangements often prevent consultants from being held accountable for the advice they give to government while ambiguous reporting makes it difficult to determine the value for money of outsourced work’. This is a hot topic in local government; is there enough accountability and transparency within...

Case Study – Shire of Gingin’s dynamic reporting solution
Posted January 31, 2018 Case Study – Shire of Gingin’s dynamic reporting solution

Aim: The Shire of Gingin wanted to introduce a system which would improve report generation and automate system management reporting. Solution: IT Vision’s CPM solution Impact: Time saved on producing reports; having the most up to date information at the click of a button. Now able to spot trends, and seamlessly connect to data...

A Year in Review
Posted December 29, 2017 A Year in Review

Newsletter – December 2017
Posted December 20, 2017 Newsletter – December 2017

30 years through the Lens of three months
Posted December 12, 2017 30 years through the Lens of three months

By Esma Valegic As I sit at my first cubicle, I wonder how I ended up here. Tis the season to contemplate after all. I’m the intern at IT Vision. I recently chose to do an internship over one of my final units at university. I was always in the internship office, kept an eager...

World Teacher’s Day
Posted October 5, 2017 World Teacher’s Day

Today marks World Teacher’s Day, which according to UNESCO, represents a significant token of the awareness, understanding and appreciation displayed for the vital contribution that teachers make to education and development. So as I sit thinking about the meaning of life (as you do), Dolly Parton’s song, 9 to 5, springs to mind, especially the first couple of...

last spaces remain! innovate 2017
Posted August 21, 2017 last spaces remain! innovate 2017

Do you suffer from FOMO? If so, you will have already registered for iNNOVATE 2017 at the Duxton Hotel in Perth on 7-8 September. If not, and you do suffer from the fear of missing out, register now! http://members.itvision.com.au/annualconference This conference is jammed packed with speakers sharing their experiences and thoughts around Influencing the Future,...

Newsletter – July 2017
Posted August 10, 2017 Newsletter – July 2017

Local Government Twitter Awareness Day
Posted August 1, 2017 Local Government Twitter Awareness Day

What has 310 million users? I’ll give you a clue; it’s not Facebook… Need another? 500 million* tweets are sent a year… That’s right, it’s Twitter! Twitter wasn’t the overnight success that Facebook was, it started off more slowly, and in recent times has become the go to platform for customers posting feedback on company...

IT Vision and Insight Informatics secure a digital future for CivicView
Posted July 24, 2017 IT Vision and Insight Informatics secure a digital future for CivicView

IT Vision acquires Insight Informatics flagship product, CivicView Perth, WA: IT Vision is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of Insight Informatics flagship product, CivicView. This is a great step in the continued future of both IT Vision and CivicView, cementing two Australian businesses with solid Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) experience and solutions together. The...

Welcome to IT Vision! New customer announcement!
Posted July 5, 2017 Welcome to IT Vision! New customer announcement!

We are very excited to announce our newest customers: a group of five councils, Barcoo Shire Council, Boulia Shire Council, Diamantina Shire Council, Longreach Regional Council and Winton Shire Council, as well as the Indigenous Shire of Kowanyama, Shire of Carpentaria and the Shire of Richmond, all of which are based in QLD. This has...

altusERM – Enterprise Risk Management
Posted June 14, 2017 altusERM – Enterprise Risk Management

Every organisation is exposed to a wide range of risks whether they it’s aware of them or not. To remove all risk is rarely an option, but to achieve significant improvement in identification, mitigation and management is now within your control. IT Vision’s Enterprise Risk Management solution, altusERM, enables you to stop gambling with your...

Debt recovery – now available
Posted June 14, 2017 Debt recovery – now available

No one likes to pay their bills, but it’s an expected and accepted part of life. Except what happens when people or companies don’t pay their bills? Do they stop to think about the impact that non payment has on the organisation not being paid..? IT Vision, working in partnership with the IT Vision User Group,...

Book your place and save 20%
Posted June 1, 2017 Book your place and save 20%

As invitations start hitting desks for iNNOVATE 2017: Influencing the Future, we are offering 20% off all additional delegates who book before 30th June 2017. The conference, for the second year, will be held at the Duxton Hotel, Perth on 7-8 September. With an action packed agenda, and an evening entertainment theme of ‘Oktoberfest’, we can’t...

Save the Date – it’s iNNOVATE
Posted April 13, 2017 Save the Date – it’s iNNOVATE

IT Vision is pleased to announce the dates of its national conference – iNNOVATE. 7-8 September 2017 The IT Vision national conference provides a valuable two days for council staff to discuss the latest challenges within local government, and look at how, using the technology available to you, you can influence the future of your...

#AustraliaDay Future tech trends – are you on track?
Posted January 26, 2017 #AustraliaDay Future tech trends – are you on track?

As our national day looms, and the official Australia Day website www.australiaday.org.au encourages us to celebrate #AustraliaDayYourWay, it is simultaneously sobering and inspiring to remember its purpose. 229 years ago, a stake was planted in the sand by Captain Arthur Phillip, from Great Britain after the first 11 convict ships arrived in Sydney. A chain...

Change of Tax Rates for Working Holiday Makers from 1 January 2017
Posted December 22, 2016 Change of Tax Rates for Working Holiday Makers from 1 January 2017

At the 2016 federal election, the Turnbull government committed to deliver a Working Holiday Maker Reform package. As part of the reform package, a bill was put before parliament in relation to tax arrangements for working holiday makers which received royal assent on 2 December 2016. From 1 January 2017 the tax to be withheld...

Newsletter – December 2016
Posted December 19, 2016 Newsletter – December 2016

So what?
Posted October 21, 2016 So what?

So what? Research is a fundamental part of a business strategy – knowing who your competitors are, what other products are competing for your customers’ dollars; how to continually grow your business. But is there a point where research is done just for the sake of research? 74% of consumers use their mobile phones to...

Tax Scale Update
Posted September 27, 2016 Tax Scale Update

In the May Budget the federal government announced changes to individual tax rates for the 2016-17 income year. Due to the election, legislation dealing with those announced rates was not introduced to Parliament until the 31st August 2016. As a result, a number of tax tables have been updated to apply from 1 October 2016...

New! finance workshops
Posted September 9, 2016 New! finance workshops

As the seasons change, and we enter into spring, what better time to re-evaluate your organisation’s learning needs? IT Vision prides itself on offering excellent training and learning workshops, and has recently moved where we host these sessions (more on that to come)… The exciting news is that this year we will be offering a...

Gotta catch ‘em all!
Posted July 26, 2016 Gotta catch ‘em all!

Gotta catch ‘em all! by Lois Paffett You can’t escape Pokémon Go, much like Game of Thrones spoilers. Could anyone have ever predicted the unexpected insanity of Pokémon? The brilliance of the Pokémon GO app is its simplicity; it’s easy to download and play. It’s unlike other gaming apps as Pokémon GO turns the real...

Newsletter – July 2016
Posted July 5, 2016 Newsletter – July 2016

Jab, Cross, Hook, Uppercut!
Posted July 4, 2016 Jab, Cross, Hook, Uppercut!

Jab, Cross, Hook, Uppercut! by Nigel Lutton I was fortunate enough to attend an Australian Institute of Management (AIM) event last week at which guest speaker Todd Hutchison was presenting the topic Leading Successful Projects. One of the interesting areas of context, was the pressure that the need for organisational agility puts on traditional models...

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