Small Business Stories: Going Digital

Small Business Stories: Going Digital is a series of real life stories from businesses, like you, where you can learn about how they have used digital technologies to drive their success. The stories are available as videos, podcasts and written case studies.

Why the contribution is important

What businesses have told us: "To feel comfortable adopting new technologies into my business, it would be useful to know where to learn how businesses like me have incorporated technology to drive their business success."

 

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by smalldigbizteam on January 31, 2018 at 01:09PM

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  • Posted by Jillllll February 05, 2018 at 11:57

    This is the best idea. Clear role for government - information provision. Ministers would love this too for retail purposes. Government is not endorsing one type of technology over another, just letting businesses tell their story.
  • Posted by Iain February 05, 2018 at 15:37

    I like this idea too, and agree that it avoids any ambiguity over whether the government should be endorsing any particular technology over another - not sure what the rules are on this, but I'm aware, for example, that ASIC isn't allowed to recommend any particular course of action on financial matters when people ring it, just provide 'guidance'. Might be worth just double checking whatever the conventions are on recommending things, probably isn't as stringent for digital as it is for finance which might have more/and or unique regulation.
  • Posted by Smalldigbizteam2 February 14, 2018 at 13:44

    Thanks Jilllll and Iain for your comments and ratings!
  • Posted by Mack February 14, 2018 at 13:58

    I would have this as a part of a government hosted online digital portal (one-stop shop) that provides information on the benefits of going digital, success stories, online courses to gain free digital business skills, links to programs and events.
  • Posted by MargaretWright February 15, 2018 at 08:09

    This would be great if it was possible to also linked with online support on how to use some of the tools people talk about. As an example some of the Atlassian tools are great and so is Filemaker. However it would be even more helpful to have a short series of practical sessions on how to use the tools in a real life example. I am sure the vendors would be able to put this together.
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