Daily Bulletin

Business News

  • Written by Kyle Moore

Many of today’s millennials are pretty tech savvy - they’ve grown up with technology and can explain in fairly fine detail the meaning of specific tech jargon. Not only are they knowledgeable about various technological domains, they also understand how to navigate their way through tech issues and are aware of the precautions they need to take to steer clear of danger. (Hint: If you’re an entrepreneur, especially a not so tech savvy one, you know the value of hiring millennials!)

For the rest of us, however, finding our way through this tech driven world is a minefield. Since technology is ever-evolving, there is always more to learn and this reality can make many of us feel like we’ll never be able to keep up, so why even begin to try. This mindset can limit many individuals. Aspiring entrepreneurs who are not tech savvy can often feel overwhelmed by their limited technological ability and knowledge, and contemplate discarding their idea because of it, in fact, some do.

The truth is, understanding the basics of technology, or at least the most important bits, is all you really need to get by. You don’t need to be a guru, but you do need to understand the technologies that can make your business operations easier, and those which will protect it.

Without further ado, let’s dive into the basics of tech, for the not so tech savvy entrepreneur:


IT stands for Information Technology and encompasses the entirety of computer operations and networks including applications, operating systems, hardware, databases, storage, servers etc. An organisation’s IT infrastructure is a critical element of the business, without it, a business would be extremely hard to run and will likely have a hard time achieving success. This is why, when there are IT issues within a business, people become worried - it can cause great damage, over and above the fact it’s incredibly inconvenient. Seek out managed IT services Perth to ensure you are just one call away from help, should you have IT related problems. There is no problem that cannot be fixed, but when it comes to IT there are indeed problems that are too complex for just anyone to fix.

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing, in simple terms, is a storage solution. Basically, implementing cloud computing means you do not rely on servers and on-site software or tangible storage solutions which are bulky and take up space. Instead, you save your data in a ‘cloud’. What’s great about this, is you and anyone else authorised to access the cloud, can access it from anywhere, at any time. It is also the safest way to store important data and files, and by far the most efficient. So say goodbye to storage cabinets, expensive software and unreliable servers, and make use of cloud computing.


API stand for ‘Application Program Interface’. To put it simply, API makes it possible for you to interact with your software. The software’s API makes it possible for you as the user to create requests, and delivers the ‘message’ to the provider, which then carries out your request. It works as the middle man between the app provider and the user (you), and is also the middleman between the provider and other apps.

Now if you don’t fully understand what software is, you most certainly wouldn’t have understood API. So, let’s get your head around software. The word ‘software’ is pretty broad, but the easiest way to understand what it is, is by thinking of the important elements you’d like a computer to have in order to fulfil your business or personal needs seamlessly. Software is any program, application or operating systems which allow a computer to work, and which offers you the opportunity to carry out various tasks - whether its word processing, accounting, presentations etc. Without software your computer would be not be of value to you, because you wouldn’t be able to carry out any tasks.

Cyber Hacking

Cyber hacking is no buzzword, it happens all too often, and it can cause huge destruction especially within a business - and especially within a start-up. Cyber hacking is carried out by super strategic hackers, most of which have years of experience hacking. They can steal your files, your money, your database - there really is no limit to the amount of damage the can do. This is why it’s essential that you protect your business from hackers. Just some basic ways to achieve this is by regularly changing your passwords, updating your anti-virus and making sure your ISP has built-in security features.

Deliveroo appoints Laura Huddle as Head of Commercial in Australia

Leading online food platform Deliveroo has appointed Laura Huddle as Head of Commercial in Australia, as the platform continues to invest in building a strong and experienced local leadership team...

Sinead Harding - avatar Sinead Harding

The Most Successful Start-Ups in Australia

The future looks bright for Australia’s start-up sector. Cities like Sydney, Melbourne and Perth are beginning to be recognized as most popular Australian start-up hubs. More and more companies are ...

News Company - avatar News Company

Three important challenges small businesses face and how to fix them

Running a business can be hard, and sometimes, it can be harder than you think when first entering into this otherwise unknown world. Because of this, many small businesses in Australia are afrai...

News Company - avatar News Company

Here Are the Top Payroll Services For Small Business

Ah, payday. Employees are lining up to grab their checks and preparing for some serious weekend spending. Meanwhile, you're too busy with all the ins and outs of payroll management to join in on the...

News Company - avatar News Company

Arborvitae inks deal with national pharmacy chain

Arborvitae Health and Wellbeing has announced a significant new partnership deal with Blooms, The Chemist, which will see Aborvitae products being stocked across all 92 of the national pharmacy chai...

Tess Sanders Lazarus - avatar Tess Sanders Lazarus

6 Things You Can Do To Get Yourself Ready For the Job Market

On average, it takes about three months to land a job in Australia. However, it’s not uncommon for the process to take twice as long. The ideal situation that every new graduate hopes for is to f...

News Company - avatar News Company

The Conversation


Prime Minister on the Alan Jones Show

ALAN JONES: Prime Minister, good morning.    PRIME MINISTER: Good morning Alan, how are you? Good to hear you back on the air.   JONES: Thank you. Thank you very much. Can I just - there's a lot...

Alan Jones - avatar Alan Jones

The Greens side with activists, not farmers

The Greens’ Agriculture Spokesperson, Senator Janet Rice, today made some disgraceful comments in relation to the Government’s tough new penalties for keyboard warriors who incite activists to inv...

Senator Bridget McKenzie - avatar Senator Bridget McKenzie

Scott Morrison interview with Alan Jones - 2GB

ALAN JONES: The Prime Minister's on the line from Melbourne, Prime Minister good morning. PRIME MINISTER: Good morning Alan ALAN JONES:  thank you for your time. I wish we had three hours but look...

Alan Jones - avatar Alan Jones


DEAL: Kids stay and eat for FREE these school holidays!

Take these school holidays to the next level with the ultimate family escape at PARKROYAL Darling Harbour. What’s more, kids under 12 years of age, can stay and eat for FREE! ...

Liana Gardy - avatar Liana Gardy

How to Book a Hotel for Your Vietnam Trip

Finding a travel destination may turn out to be challenging at times. You may have a long bucket list, which leaves you spoilt for choice on where to visit first. Going through travel blogs and site...

News Company - avatar News Company

New Allianz data reveals the ‘forgotten’ European countries attracting Australian travellers this winter

FROM SPAIN TO THE UKRAINE - THE SURPRISE EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS BOOMING WITH AUSSIE TOURISTS Australian travellers are seeking new destinations beyond the Mediterranean when it comes to European...

Media Release - avatar Media Release