TOOLS & LINKS

Local & Global Resources

We are all continually learning and discovering new ideas. Here's a collection of our favourite products, tools and links we have come across to share.

Some products here we are co-partnership with and some we just really like!

BLUEOCEAN.AI 

Real-time brand tracking from over 1000 data points. A good brand needs data. A great brand just wants the Answer. Tested and used by Google and Microsoft in California USA and now available with local back up service and support in Sydney, for Australia, NZ, Asia.

www.blueocean.ai

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PRONTO

There are lots of ERP Systems and we have played with nearly all of them - SAP, Oracle, Netsuite MS Dynamics Sage MYOB Xero - but this one is very user friendly, very down to earth.

www.pronto.net

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PHOCUS

The word 'data' gets thrown a lot  but not much 'information' thats relevant, to the point and timely. This system is super cool as you can zoom in and zoom out, sort any variance you need very quickly, to dig out answers as quickly as the questions come in.

www.phocassoftware.com

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DiSC 

Everything DiSC® is a personal development learning experience that measures preferences and tendencies based on the DiSC® model. This simple yet powerful model describes four basic styles: D, i, S, and C, and serves as the foundation for the Everything DiSC Application Suite. Participants receive personalized insights that deepen their understanding of self and others, making workplace interactions more enjoyable and effective.

www.everythingdisc.com

IBIS WORLD RESEARCH REPORTS 

Awesome overview of specific industry segments, with short and long term trends.

www.ibisworld.com/

AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS 

Free detailed statistics on everything you need to know.

www.abs.gov.au

STATISTA

Global statistics on basically everything you need to know.

https://www.statista.com/

GOOGLE ANALYTICS 

All types of data tracking and analytics for everything online.

https://analytics.google.com/

GOOGLE ALERTS 

A great way to keep track on key companies / topics / competitors activity.

https://www.google.com.au/alerts

WILEY ONLINE LIBRARY 

Lots of books and research journals easily accessible at your fingertips.

www.onlinelibrary.wiley.com

EDWARD DE BONO - Creative Thinking / 6 Hats 

The ground breaking techniques for creative thinking.

""You can analyse the past, but you need to design the future."

https://www.debono.com/#

https://www.debono.com/six-thinking-hats-summary

BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY - Value Innovation

'"Make your competitors irrelevant"

https://www.blueoceanstrategy.com/tools/value-innovation/

PETER DRUCKER - Who Invented Management 

"Managers manage", "Doing the right things well"

https://www.drucker.institute/perspective/about-peter-drucker/

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW 

Always full on fresh thinking and ideas presented in a consice way.

https://hbr.org/