Networking (the People kind), Cloud, and Mining

It’s one month until Christmas, Thanksgiving week in the USA, and the tail end of 2014! While the months go by quickly, and carols start earlier every year, it seems that the Information Technology and Communications industries change even faster. IT Executives have flagged Security and Cloud Computing as their priorities for 2015, and while mobile technology seems a lesser priority, success in other areas is still dependent on solutions that encompass mobile computing.

Christmas Pudding

Andor has been represented at many events recently. Sharon Smith is pictured below with Tony Cade, CEO of HunterNet, last Tuesday at the HunterNet Annual Chairman’s Awards, where John Smith, our managing director, won the door prize to fire the gun at Fort Scratchley.

Sharon Smith with Tony Cade

Sharon also attended the PWC breakfast last Thursday morning at The Newcastle Club. The topic was “Building for Success Today and Tomorrow”. In the Family Business Survey 2014 results, 71% of Australian family businesses recognise the need to adapt in an increasingly digital world but only 30 percent are investing in talent to ensure this is at the top of their agenda.

At the University, we presented on “Questions to Help Define Your Cloud Requirement”. For a copy of the presentation, or a consultation regarding cloud solutions, please phone 4941 0922 or email [email protected]

It was our very great honour to be selected as finalists in the NSW Mining Awards “Small Business Achievement” category. The awards dinner and presentation was a great night at Parliament House, as well as hearing the Hon. Mike Baird speak regarding the future of mining in NSW:

“There is a thriving and very critical part of the economy that is mining in NSW and it’s got a very, very proud history.”


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