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City Care Makes Use of Smart Templates

Business Overview: City Care is a leading provider of construction, maintenance and management services across New Zealand's infrastructure and amenity assets, employing over 1,350 staff across 16 operational branches throughout the North and South Islands. Established in 1999, City Care has an annual turnover of approximately $354 million.  City Care is a Council Controlled Trading Organisation (CCTO) operating under the Local Government Act. Business Issue: Each year City Care responds to over 150 tenders and requests for information.  To manage this significant business development activity, City Care employs four tender [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:54+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: Case Study, Smart Tempaltes|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Clouds are rolling in on the farm

As Published in Rural News Last month Xero released its plans for the farming sector at their annual Xero conference. Xero are the software darling of the NZX, with a share price that has been growing faster than the price of irrigated land in Mid Canterbury. To date, Xero has not provided much for farmers, instead focusing on small to medium businesses, of which 250,000 use their software globally. Xero has also spawned a large number of add in partners that provide very useful services for business in [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:54+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Quality Business Focused Training

We have been helping businesses get more from their computing systems since 2001, and while we have moved from installing software from floppy disks to configuring cloud based systems, the basics of good training have not changed.  It takes a skilled trainer to bridge the gap between your business needs, what the software can do, and what you know how to do. Ripped Orange are lucky to work with some of the best and most experienced trainers in New Zealand, they don’t just know the technology but they [...]

By |2021-01-29T12:15:54+13:00February 3rd, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Getting Smart with your phone

Mobile phones have come a long way from the brick phones of a decade ago.  The smart phone now has more computing power than your average 5 year old desktop computer.   The challenge many of us face is finding useful things to do with a smartphone that goes beyon