Three key features to minimise risks on school grounds.

2017-09-18T09:34:55+00:00 September 18th, 2017|

Australias national child protection week took place this month, encouraging schools and communities to think about what we can do to keep our children safe. An integral part of which has been ensuring that schools remain secure places for both students and staff alike. Run by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, otherwise known as NAPCAN, prevention was a large focus of the week. As children [...]

Why education technology is so important in schools.

2017-09-11T10:57:31+00:00 September 11th, 2017|

"Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family" ~ Kofi Annan   Education is evolving, and it's evolving fast. Since the digital revolution in the 1970s, with the introduction of home based computers and gaming consoles, technology has been constantly changing. What started off as an exciting, but limited, enterprise has continuously gained momentum. Indeed, todays tech is akin to [...]

See how busy facilities managers save time.

2017-09-04T14:46:51+00:00 September 4th, 2017|

Let's keep this short and to the point. You are busy and so are we. Software and facilities are often a really toxic mix. Systems promise the world and yet fail to deliver. They are complex and take ages to implement. Once implemented they are not well supported, and in many cases, they become outdated within a year or two. Sound familiar? If so, read on. After talking to facilities [...]

Fearing change is human nature. Here’s how you can combat it in the workplace.

2017-08-22T15:37:55+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|

If you are looking to introduce change into your workplace, it is important to understand what you might be up against. People have an intrinsic resistance to change. Whilst it is often said that people fear change (and they do), a 2010 study by the Department of Psychology at the University of Arkansas showed that it's more than that. Beyond the fear, people also have a very strong (if subconscious) [...]

Check-out on Sine just got even faster with QR coded badges

2017-08-23T14:48:40+00:00 August 21st, 2017|

Sine has released a update that now allows you to print badges with QR codes. We've put together a quick video highlighting these changes or, if you prefer, you can read all about the new update below.   QR Coded Badges To help speed up the process of checking-out, and improve workplace time management, Sine has added a new feature to their printed badges. [...]

Get the message with Sine, and never be left waiting.

2017-08-29T10:14:05+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

Picture this.  You're on a business trip interstate, and you've just finished a meeting with a prospective new client. You're out the revolving door and on your way in a taxi to the airport when, suddenly, you realise you've left your bag in the boardroom - with your new clients business card in it. And you have no way of getting in contact. What happens next? Without Sine.  Prior to [...]

Digital forms; good for you and good for the environment.

2017-09-20T08:38:25+00:00 August 7th, 2017|

Forms. Having spent decades filling up filing cabinets, they have long been the crux of lengthy paper-driven processes. Visitors and contractors upon arrival at a site undertake the seemingly endless detailed information or sign-off on checks and permissions before being able to begin. No one enjoys them, but everyone knows they are important. The electronic age was set to revolutionise the way we used paper in the workplace, bringing with [...]

Three challenges of managing visitors as a multi-location business

2017-08-15T16:20:13+00:00 July 31st, 2017|

Managing visitors to a business in a single location can be challenging enough, but what if you're a business that needs to manage them across multiple locations? If you're not overly fussed about your processes and your visitor experience being consistent across your brand, then this probably wouldn't bother you too much. But, if that's the case, you're probably not here reading this blog either. For everyone else, here [...]

Digital solutions to onsite contractor management

2017-08-15T16:20:43+00:00 July 24th, 2017|

If you're reading this article, then there's a fair chance that you are seeking a better onsite contractor management solution than the one you currently utilise. You are convinced there must be a better, more efficient solution out there to assist you in managing contractor safety and reporting at your worksite. Well, my friend, you've come to the right place. At Sine, our sole purpose is to offer intelligent [...]

Sine in the news

2017-08-15T16:20:54+00:00 July 24th, 2017|

The Advertisers Luke Griffiths recently conducted an interview with the head of the Federal Government's Accelerating Commercialisation program, Larry Lopez. During the interview, Lopez was asked what he believed to be standout success stories in SA. Here is what he had to say (as quoted from the Advertiser):   "While it is always dangerous to make predictions, three of our portfolio companies that seem [...]