This June, Sysdoc Founder Katherine Corich will be speaking at two events as part of her role as Associate Fellow of the University of Oxford's Said Business School. This article expands on these Oxford events, with further details.
On Thursday, 4th May, the 10th annual European Business Awards were held in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik. The Awards were presented at the Grand Final, and this year, Sysdoc was an official partner of the ceremony.
In our last blog we focussed on the importance of the continuing conversation on sustainability, yet, in November, the COP22 conference in Marrakech passed by with merely a whisper from international media. We thought it would be useful to summarise some of our most promising observations from Morocco in our latest blog.
A year on from the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement, it is time to question how far we have come since these achievements, and what steps are now necessary to ensure that they result in a successful international legacy
On the 20th-22nd of November 2016, join Sysdoc at the UK’s largest SAP conference this year – the UK and Ireland SUG Connect. Held at the ICC conference centre in Birmingham, we will be exhibiting at stand S2 – stop by and have a chat about how Sysdoc has enabled SAP implementation to respond to our clients’ challenges throughout many different sectors across the globe.
Last week, the University of Oxford took top spot in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It is the first time in the 12-year history of the rankings that a university from the United Kingdom has held this honour.
In September 2015, Sysdoc provided technical support for Medicine Mondiale’s NZ Aid application for the LifePod Incubator, a low cost neonatal incubator designed for use in the challenging developing world environment.
In our latest blog with Sysdoc sponsored triathlete Emily Burton, the youngest Team GB competitor in the World Triathlon Series provides us with an insight from the Australia stage of the tournament. Next week, we’ll feature an update from South Africa.
Internationally successful kiwi entrepreneurs Victoria Ransom and Katherine Corich were today announced as new trustees for Pure Advantage, the business-led green growth organisation. Ransom, the co-founder of social marketing software firm Wildfire, and Sysdoc Group founder Corich reinforce a high-powered group of trustees that includes founder Phillip Mills, Sir Stephen Tindall, Jeremy Moon, Chris Liddell and Geoff Ross, among others.
Sysdoc founder and Global CEO of Sysdoc Group, Katherine Corich was inducted into the NZ Hi-Tech hall of fame along with Sam Morgan at the 2016 Hi-Tech Awards. Corich was recognised for her outstanding professional achievements and service to the tech industry through innovation, promotion and mentoring of the next generation of Kiwi entrepreneurs within the industry. Katherine joins the 16 outstanding New Zealanders who have received this extraordinary recognition previously.
Early on the morning of Saturday 7th May, something remarkable happened. For 107 hours from 6:45am – nearly four and a half days straight – Portugal powered itself purely though solar, wind and hydro generated power. This incredible event is just one example of how several European countries are leading the world in using renewables.
As a sustainability professional in a medium-sized organisation, setting aside time to engage meaningfully with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been challenging. As one of the ‘engaged’, and as a Senior Manager with a strong remit to deliver sustainability into our organisation, I want to connect these to my organisation, but have struggled to do this in a meaningful or practical way.
The 23rd of June 2016 is a very very (yes, two very’s) important day for all. No, not the Brexit referendum but Sysdoc’s 30th Anniversary. All Sysdoc’ers will be united during the daylong event discussing the journey our organisation has gone through, our triumphs, our surprises and a look ahead at what the future will bring for us.
This week marks four months until the start of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Athletes from all corners of the globe will gather in the Brazilian city to compete at the highest level, and many fans and spectators are travelling to be a part of the Olympic action and atmosphere. However, with this influx of visitors also comes a rise in sexual exploitation, with children at higher risk during major sporting events.
We are constantly surrounded by communication, yet it is still something we struggle to get right. However when looking at communications in business, there tends to be a greater focus on the image we portray outwards to our customers than the one we have internally. As a result we often overlook and underestimate the internal brand and image we portray to our employees.
The Abu Dhabi World Triathlon Series event on the weekend of March 4th-5th marked the start of the 2016 series, and also saw Sysdoc sponsored triathlete Emily Burton get off to a great start on the Arabian peninsula.
As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2016, it is an ideal time to take stock of where we got to within global sustainability last year, and assess what needs to be done to ensure we carry forward success through the course of this year.