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Digital Business

COVID-19 has resulted in a rapid shift towards digital workplaces. We want to ensure that our City of Marion business community have the skills to successfully engage in today's digital economy. Enhanced digital skills will support your business to retain staff and grow via increased productivity, increased sales, lowering costs and more efficient processes.

Complete our digital skills survey

We invite members of our business community to complete our digital business survey. This survey will assist us to develop a program of workshops and services that will assist businesses to successfully engage in today's digital economy. Your responses will help us to identify the needs of the City of Marion business community and ensure that the services we deliver are relevant and provide value.

Digital Business Resources

Below is a regularly updated list of resources that can assist your business in the digital space.

Digital Management Essentials

As a business operator you have countless forms of technology available to support your business. The SA Government has shared resources that will help your business to run smoothly through new and emerging technology.

Online Presence Essentials

Marketing your business online through a website, blog, e-marketplace, or social media account can help you reach a larger audience. This Federal Government portal will assist you to create a successful online presence.

Australian Small Business Advisory Services (ASBAS) Digital Solutions

Delivered in SA by Adelaide Business Hub, ASBAS provides individual support for businesses to grow their digital capabilities through low cost, high quality advice on a range of digital solutions to meet their business needs.

Southern Business Mentoring Program - Digital Marketing

The Southern Business Mentoring Program provides businesses and residents in the Marion, Holdfast Bay and Onkaparinga Councils with free one-on-one advisory sessions. Our Digital Marketing Advisor will give your business a boost with objective and practical Digital Marketing advice on websites, being seen on Google, social media and email marketing.

Infoxchange

Infoxchange provides tools for not-for-profits to deliver greater impact, from nation-wide systems to IT advice.

Deloitte Tech Trends 2020

This report by Deloitte examines nine macro technology forces; digital experience, analytics, cloud, core modernization, risk, the business of technology, digital reality, cognitive, and blockchain. These forces form the technology foundation upon which organisations will build the future.

Why do your employees resist new tech?

This article from the Harvard Business Review shines a light on why some of your employees may resist new technology and strategies you can implement to overcome the resistance.

Digital Business Training

The following list shares some great free courses available to both businesses and their employees to help them upskill for the digital economy.


Google Analytics Academy

Analytics Academy helps you learn about Google's measurement tools so that you can grow your business through intelligent data collection and analysis.

Microsoft Digital Skills

From digital literacy basics to technical skills for IT professionals, online safety to artificial intelligence; Microsoft has a training resource for you.

Microsoft Cloud Training

Free cloud skills training that will help you to delve deeper into Microsft Azure, Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365.

Digital Springboard

Digital Springboard is a program by Infoxchange and Google to help people learn the digital skills they need to thrive in work and life.

LinkedIn Learning

Formally Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning has over 16,000 free and paid courses offering a variety of expertly presented training courses, all of which are updated regularly to maintain relevance.

Be Connected

Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative which offers free digital technology courses for beginners. Topics include how to access the internet, how to use your device, online safety, and keeping in touch with others online.

Marion Library Resources

Members of the Marion Library have complimentary access to a number of online resources including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers.

Data Literacy Course - Institute for Data Management

A nine module course, enabling you to be confident in handling data in your everyday role, providing practical ways to learn how to source, organise and protect data.