Publication: Unlimited Magazine

First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Managing complexity

OPINION: Why do some managers fail in certain situations but do fine in others? Leadership is often about adapting to complex situations.When middle-level manager called Geoff took on his general manager role he was confident he would do well.  He had ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Delivering data to farmers' pockets

These days farmers are as likely to have a smartphone or tablet in their hands as they are a dog at their heels.As technology becomes an integral part of managing the land, Wellington entrepreneur Bridgit Hawkins is building ReGen, an enterprise texting ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

App aims to cut coffee queues

From left to right: Mike Ross, Director Farina, Mike Paranihi - Founder YQ and Sergio Maglione Director Farina.Mike Paranihi, managing director of online food ordering start-up YQ, describes his industry as like a “knife fight in the trenches".Although ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Scientific innovation and certainty

OPINION: Ignorance. Failure. Doubt. Uncertainty. These were the words used by a group of scientists at Google’s SciFoo conference this year to describe what it’s like to practise science.Does this sound like any scientist you’ve ever heard?Probably not. ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Riding the Xero horse

The world’s major technology companies attract their own constellations of smaller developers, keen to hitch a ride into global markets.Many New Zealand developers play in that world, creating products compatible with those of giants such as Microsoft, ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Maximising the benefits of industry awards

OPINION: The elections weren't the only major event in New Zealand this weekend.  While John Key and his fellow politicians competed agressively with one another, vendors competed equally fiercely for recognition in the 2014 Fonterra Global Vendor Aw ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Top Kiwi entrepreneur unveils new venture

‘‘Frank’’ is the new man in Kiwi tech entrepreneur Geraldine McBride’s life.The former  US president of global software giant SAP unveiled her latest love at the annual gathering of New Zealand’s entrepreneurial community, Morgo, last week.‘‘Frank’’ is ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Billion-dollar hopes for Kiwi "Death Star" molecules

Sometimes the smallest things on the planet can cause the biggest headaches. Microscopic particles of smoke from the 2009 Victorian bushfires caused catastrophic contamination to the Australian state’s vineyards that year, resulting in losses of more ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Greenlane Biogas sold for $25 million

A Kiwi biogas business rescued out of receivership has been sold to a publicly listed British company for $25 million.Greenlane Biogas' parent company went into receivership in 2012 owing $8.9 million.Some of the original shareholders bought the business ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

CEOs Uncovered: Darrin Grafton

In the fourth of our five part CEOs Uncovered series , Serko boss Darrin Grafton reveals his secret talent for cake baking.There are few life experiences that can build a work ethic like growing up on a farm. Darrin Grafton, whose travel software company ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

How to spin a crisis

OPINION: Greenpeace loves to be in the news. And given the correlation between charity brand awareness and funds generated, it has good reason to aim for headlines.As far back as I can remember, Greenpeace has received enviably long column inches that ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Filthy, rich

OPINION: A white Bronco driving slowly down the LA freeway followed by several hundred police cars has taken us all the way to Kim Kardashian. And what a dismal trip it has been.Inside the white Bronco was OJ Simpson. Elsewhere in LA that day, murdered ... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 05 2014]

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"[Currently] 70 per cent of people aged 25 to 44 buy things online, but we know that in two to five years around 50 per cent of that is going to be on mobile devices, and that’s our focus."
"Our intention is to combine Greenlane's proven patented technology with our commercial and management capabilities to capitalise on the significant global market opportunity" he said
Larry's proffered solution was to share the work, to "get people to hire two part-time people instead of one full-time"
"We already had a really big vision for the business and the IPO, for us, is just about a growth capital round to grow the business further."

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Managing complexity [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 30 2014]
Delivering data to farmers' pockets [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 28 2014]
App aims to cut coffee queues [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 27 2014]
Scientific innovation and certainty [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 25 2014]
Riding the Xero horse [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 23 2014]
Maximising the benefits of industry awards [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
Top Kiwi entrepreneur unveils new venture [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
Billion-dollar hopes for Kiwi "Death Star" mole... [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 21 2014]
Greenlane Biogas sold for $25 million [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
CEOs Uncovered: Darrin Grafton [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 09 2014]
How to spin a crisis [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 08 2014]
Filthy, rich [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
CEOs Uncovered: Glenn Milnes [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
Wound repair firm scales up [Published Unlimited Magazine - Sep 03 2014]
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Manuka drink finds sweet success in Asia [Published Unlimited Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
All Blacks winning brand war [Published Unlimited Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
Morgo success for Kiwi entrepreneur [Published Unlimited Magazine - Aug 23 2014]
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