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Getting the most out of Aurion – where to find help and support materials

January 10th, 2017|0 Comments

aurion-help-and-supportEver been using Aurion, had a problem and didn’t know where to start looking for help?

Over the last 12 months, we’ve been steadily working towards building one comprehensive help and information platform at Aurion.com. At Aurion.com, logged in users Read more

No-Go Zone for Comfort Zones

December 8th, 2016|0 Comments

comfort-zoneIt never ceases to amaze me how easily we want to fall back into our comfort zones.  While on holidays in China recently with a large tour group, many of my tour companions expressed their dislikes for the local Read more

Welcome to Aurion Hackathon V2!

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Aurion Hackathon 2Last month, Aurion’s Software Operations team held their second annual hackathon event: Hackathon V2: Juice Shop – a hackathon about cyber security attacks and how to think like an attacker.

With our recent focus on enhancing security understanding and Read more

Information Security Part 3: Protecting applications and users with HTTPS

November 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Information Security - Using HTTPS

This is Part 3 of a multi-part series on Information Security Management.

Aurion is committed to ongoing work to further improve our products and services to comply with the most rigorous principles and practices. As Read more

Information Security Part 2: Principles and Practices

September 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Information Security and Principles

This is Part 2 of a multi-part series on Information Security Management.

Recent high-profile cyber security events have further increased awareness about the imperative to improve information security practices in line with evolving cyber security Read more

Making the Aurion of the future – Business Transformation

September 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Making the Aurion of the In our 30-year history, Aurion has transformed through a number of fundamental changes in technology and user needs – from basic HR record keeping in the late 1980’s, to becoming one of the first Read more

ATO Single Touch Payroll Update – September 2016

September 9th, 2016|0 Comments

single-touch-payrollAt the recent Australia Business Software Industry Association (ABSIA) Forum, the Australia Taxation Office (ATO) provided an update about Single Touch Payroll (STP) for industry, including an update on discussions with industry working groups and their progress towards a Read more

Should a manager be a subject matter expert?

August 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Subject Matter Expert

During my career, both in recruitment/HR and prior, I came across a lot of managers who were great in their field, but not necessarily great at managing a team of people. It got me wondering whether there Read more

Is my CV really that bad? (Quite possibly!)

August 16th, 2016|0 Comments

CV blog image

With the advent of online job boards where someone can now apply for a position in under 30 seconds, candidates are finding themselves in an ever growing pile of applications that the recruiter or hiring Read more

Working on things that matter: 1 year in the Digital Transformation Office

August 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

DTOblogAt the 2016 Technology in Government Conference in Canberra, the Digital Transformation Office (DTO) presented ‘Simpler, Clearer, Faster’ – a conference address about their core mission to improve collaboration and transformation in the Public Service.

The DTO was established in Read more

Optimising big data for business intelligence

July 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Optimising Big Data for BI

Before getting into the ins and outs of big data and business intelligence (BI), we should quickly define these terms in a few words to identify the differences between the two disciplines.

BI can be summarised Read more

Information Security Part 1: Have you had the discussion?

July 15th, 2016|0 Comments

informationsecurityimage_1This is Part 1 of a multi-part series on Information Security Management.

Within all organisations, a solid commitment to ensuring security of information is paramount. At Aurion, we are focused on supporting our customers in the adoption of strong security Read more

Workforce risk and ways to manage them

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Workforce risk prevention

Workforce risk and ways to manage them

Recently I attended an event held in Brisbane by Verify where the main topic of conversation was the risks that were inherent in managing a workforce.

One of the largest risks Read more

Developing your existing talent vs. recruiting new talent

June 7th, 2016|0 Comments


Developing your existing talent vs. recruiting new talent

Is there a skills gap in your workforce that needs to be filled? Or maybe you need more resources than you currently have to get the job done right?

While not just a question posed within Read more

Hackathon V1: Big data for employee engagement

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments


Hackathon V1: Big data for employee engagement

In December 2015, Aurion’s Software Operations team kicked off our inaugural Hackathon at the Aurion HQ in Brisbane. If you’ve never been to a Hackathon, they are typically a 24 to 48-hour event during which time, Read more

How Much is Your Gut Feeling Worth?

April 6th, 2016|0 Comments


How Much is Your Gut Feeling Worth?

It’s the scenario every manager dreads: a valued member of your team has decided it’s time to move on and there’s nothing you can do to change their mind. This dread likely comes from the knowledge Read more

Position Focus for Talent Management

March 30th, 2016|1 Comment


Position Focus for Talent Management

During a recent series of workshops with some of our ACT-based clients, it was highlighted that HR practitioners feel they can better serve their organisations with a position-focused approach to people and employment. Below, we look Read more

What is Digital Continuity 2020?

March 21st, 2016|0 Comments


What is Digital Continuity 2020?

Did you know that recently, the National Archives of Australia (‘Archives’) released the ‘Digital Continuity 2020’ policy? This policy has been introduced to encourage all government agencies to digitally transform their analogue records and be paperless by the Read more

Are you losing them before you even get them?

January 27th, 2016|0 Comments


Are you losing them before you even get them?

From Big Four accounting firms to government departments, hiring the right people for the right roles is undeniably a top priority for every organisation. Attracting talent, however, is just the start – in order Read more