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Sustainability in IT business. What you can do to decarbonise

Most of us are onboard with the fact that humans have been overconsuming the earth's resources at an unsustainable rate. Action from a global, government, and local government level is still unsatisfactory. Everyone needs to start doing their bit, and hopefully each little bit adds up and makes a big difference.

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    Think sustainability abletech

    Sustainability in IT business. What you can do to decarbonise

    ARTICLE

    Most of us are onboard with the fact that humans have been overconsuming the earth's resources at an unsustainable rate. Action from a global, government, and local government level is still unsatisfactory. Everyone needs to start doing their bit, and hopefully each little bit adds up and makes a big difference.

    Choosing a Headless CMS

    ARTICLE

    Content Management Systems seem to be a hot topic at the moment. We have been building varying solutions for several clients with integrated CMS systems, including our very own websites abletech.nz and addressfinder.nz. Our personal experience sees us on a three to five year lifecycle with CMS’s. Abletech went from WordPress, to BlogSpot, to Tumblr, to Medium, and now to Strapi over the course of 16 years! This article outlines some of our learnings, why we keep changing, and what we are really after from our CMS.

    Partnering for our planet’s wellbeing

    ARTICLE

    Abletech is proud to have joined 499 other New Zealand businesses as an Investor for Impact in New Zealand’s Sustainable Business Network (SBN). Together we want to make the world a better place for generations to come.

    RealESmart - Investment property calculator

    ARTICLE

    At Resolve, we work with businesses and organisations to create innovative and practical management solutions to exceptional and high performing teams and streamlined systems. Our business, growth and legal experience will add value, increase effectiveness, improve profit, increase team engagement and customer/client experiences for any organisation. With a sub-specialist interest in property and its management, Resolve assists its clients whether not for profits or private businesses to ensure its property portfolio is managed exceptionally well to deliver its purpose.

    Business transformation

    ARTICLE

    Loyalty NZ chose Abletech as a key partner to transform their business and build their software capability.

    Sustainable Business Network

    ARTICLE

    How do our actions impact the environment? We want to reduce our carbon footprint — the greenhouse gases we emit. We run our office on carbon zero electricity, and we’ve reduced our software’s CO2 emissions, but what else can we do to protect our planet?

    CEO of Abletech

    ARTICLE

    Abletech is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle as Abletech’s new Chief Executive Officer.

    Addressfinder

    ARTICLE

    Our friends over at Addressfinder are looking for a Customer Success Specialist and a Digital Marketer. Feel free to share the opportunities with people who may be interested. Applications close 30 November.

    Tracking hours

    ARTICLE

    We needed a time tracker but we didn’t want to build one. Why reinvent the wheel? We found MinuteDock and we’ve been using it since 2010.

    Necessity > invention

    ARTICLE

    During covid lockdown we maintained business as usual, working from home. Life went on but we missed our team tradition of gift giving.

    What makes us tick

    ARTICLE

    At Abletech we’re proud of our team’s culture. This week we identified exactly what our team values are. It was great! The workshop was facilitated by our GM Michelle. Everyone had a chance to speak and we collaborated to agree on four team values.

    Meet Michelle

    ARTICLE

    We are excited to announce that Michelle Harvey has accepted the position of General Manager at Abletech. With a background in banking and finance Michelle brings a wealth of experience in operational excellence.

    Sustainable future

    ARTICLE

    At Abletech we have embarked on the process of seeking advice and following recommendations. Read about some of our efforts below.

    Electricity emissions

    Carbon Zero electricity

    ARTICLE

    We’re proud to be using renewable and carboNZero certified electricity, supplied by Ecotricity, at our Abletech headquarters.

    Recruitment Reflections

    ARTICLE

    Over the years we’ve had good success with interns. It’s great to bring someone on board and get to know them for three months. It’s important for us to observe how our interns fit in with our team values and culture. From time to time we’ve offered our interns permanent positions.

    Think sustainability abletech

    Sustainability in IT business. What you can do to decarbonise

    ARTICLE

    Most of us are onboard with the fact that humans have been overconsuming the earth's resources at an unsustainable rate. Action from a global, government, and local government level is still unsatisfactory. Everyone needs to start doing their bit, and hopefully each little bit adds up and makes a big difference.

    Choosing a Headless CMS

    ARTICLE

    Content Management Systems seem to be a hot topic at the moment. We have been building varying solutions for several clients with integrated CMS systems, including our very own websites abletech.nz and addressfinder.nz. Our personal experience sees us on a three to five year lifecycle with CMS’s. Abletech went from WordPress, to BlogSpot, to Tumblr, to Medium, and now to Strapi over the course of 16 years! This article outlines some of our learnings, why we keep changing, and what we are really after from our CMS.

    Partnering for our planet’s wellbeing

    ARTICLE

    Abletech is proud to have joined 499 other New Zealand businesses as an Investor for Impact in New Zealand’s Sustainable Business Network (SBN). Together we want to make the world a better place for generations to come.

    RealESmart - Investment property calculator

    ARTICLE

    At Resolve, we work with businesses and organisations to create innovative and practical management solutions to exceptional and high performing teams and streamlined systems. Our business, growth and legal experience will add value, increase effectiveness, improve profit, increase team engagement and customer/client experiences for any organisation. With a sub-specialist interest in property and its management, Resolve assists its clients whether not for profits or private businesses to ensure its property portfolio is managed exceptionally well to deliver its purpose.

    Business transformation

    ARTICLE

    Loyalty NZ chose Abletech as a key partner to transform their business and build their software capability.

    Sustainable Business Network

    ARTICLE

    How do our actions impact the environment? We want to reduce our carbon footprint — the greenhouse gases we emit. We run our office on carbon zero electricity, and we’ve reduced our software’s CO2 emissions, but what else can we do to protect our planet?

    CEO of Abletech

    ARTICLE

    Abletech is pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle as Abletech’s new Chief Executive Officer.

    Addressfinder

    ARTICLE

    Our friends over at Addressfinder are looking for a Customer Success Specialist and a Digital Marketer. Feel free to share the opportunities with people who may be interested. Applications close 30 November.

    Tracking hours

    ARTICLE

    We needed a time tracker but we didn’t want to build one. Why reinvent the wheel? We found MinuteDock and we’ve been using it since 2010.

    Necessity > invention

    ARTICLE

    During covid lockdown we maintained business as usual, working from home. Life went on but we missed our team tradition of gift giving.

    What makes us tick

    ARTICLE

    At Abletech we’re proud of our team’s culture. This week we identified exactly what our team values are. It was great! The workshop was facilitated by our GM Michelle. Everyone had a chance to speak and we collaborated to agree on four team values.

    Meet Michelle

    ARTICLE

    We are excited to announce that Michelle Harvey has accepted the position of General Manager at Abletech. With a background in banking and finance Michelle brings a wealth of experience in operational excellence.

    Sustainable future

    ARTICLE

    At Abletech we have embarked on the process of seeking advice and following recommendations. Read about some of our efforts below.

    Electricity emissions

    Carbon Zero electricity

    ARTICLE

    We’re proud to be using renewable and carboNZero certified electricity, supplied by Ecotricity, at our Abletech headquarters.

    Recruitment Reflections

    ARTICLE

    Over the years we’ve had good success with interns. It’s great to bring someone on board and get to know them for three months. It’s important for us to observe how our interns fit in with our team values and culture. From time to time we’ve offered our interns permanent positions.

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