Today we welcome Deirdre Diamante, Principal of MIA Consulting Services, to share her top tips for making your business stand out from the crowd when responding to tenders. One of the keys to winning a tender is to go beyond simply demonstrating you can do the job. Many companies can do the job.
Turning legacy systems into modern enterprise collaboration applications. Many organisations feel unable to serve changing business needs like better collaboration, internet enabled anywhere access and mobility with their legacy ERP systems.
To enhance our support of clients seeking to experience significant growth in their businesses, Integrated Consulting Solutions has formed a strategic alliance with MIA Consulting Services. With the launch of this alliance, ICS is delighted to be able to give our clients access to MIA Consulting Services’ insider knowledge about tendering, with a particular focus
A mantra I find myself repeating frequently to clients is that any business of any size can win government work if they can demonstrate persistence, focus and patience. Success in government can happen but it takes time. The key is to just keep going and not lose faith or focus. To illustrate this I want to share the experience of one of our clients – a small to medium
Are social compliance audits really necessary? What are the risks of not considering social compliance? In an earlier article, we responded to the commonly asked question, “what is a social compliance audit?” Steve Mogentale, head of Client Services at InTouch, offered insight into social compliance audits first in a video segment ofInterview with an Expert,
“The buyer needs a hundred eyes; the seller but one.” This Italian proverb gets right to the heart of a problem all importers face. How do you find and develop quality suppliers? You’ll need to watch all of your current and prospective suppliers in order to drive supplier quality development and avoid problems.
Regardless of your industry, the business world grows more competitive each year. Everyone is tightening their belts, reigning in budgets, and looking for ways to do more with less. Unless you follow suit, your company will not be able to keep up, much less surpass your competition. To break out and become a leader in
Over the last few posts we have talked about the importance of information security, how ISO 27001 sets the standards for the organisation of information security, and changes you may need to make in order to meet that standard. We understand that organisations have frantically busy times when the to-do list lengthens and security may
ISO 27001 is designed to help businesses to protect their information assets. One of the ISO management system standards, ISO 27001 provides benchmarks for the management of information security in any kind of organisation. It provides a sound and integrated structure for an Information Security Management System (ISMS) allowing the organisation to better manage their
Last week we spoke of why small business owners should be concerned about information security. Just take a look at these statistics from a recent Symantec survey of security issues affecting companies around the globe during 2012: • On average, Australian and US companies had data breaches that resulted in the greatest number of exposed