TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) is Australia’s largest enterprise company and one of Australia’s top 150 ASX-listed companies, with offices across six countries. It provides a global SaaS ERP solution that transforms business and makes life simple for customers. Its deeply integrated enterprise SaaS solution is available on any device, anywhere and any time and is incredibly easy to use. Over 1,200 leading corporations, government agencies, local councils and universities are powered by TechnologyOne software. Founded by Adrian Di Marco in 1987, TechnologyOne has been providing organisations with enterprise software that evolves and adapts to new and emerging technologies, allowing them to focus on their business and not technology.
TechnologyOne has a strong commitment to managing business operations in an environmentally responsible manner. Its headquarters in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, is a six green star environmentally-rated building. The building includes numerous environmentally rated sustainable development features, including 50 per cent more fresh air than standard commercial buildings, C02 monitoring, external views to maximise daylight, energy efficient lighting, dedicated exhausts in photocopier areas, a gas powered generator and a large rainwater collection area on the roof to supply water for the toilets and garden irrigation.
TechnologyOne has built integrated, preconfigured solutions for each of its key markets, that provide proven practice, streamline implementations and reduce time, cost and risk. This preconfigured solution approach is fundamental to continued TechnologyOne growth in each market. TechnologyOne is Australia’s largest enterprise Software as a Service company and is a market leader in local government enterprise software.
TechnologyOne’s contribution to industry advancement and innovation is derived from a central commitment to Research and Development (R&D). R&D continues to be a significant investment for TechnologyOne, their R&D commitment translates into over 400 resources, including developers, architects, programmers and business analysts, state of the art facilities and a constant flow of market-leading innovations. Further to this, TechnologyOne believes that its expanding graduate and intern program will continue to serve as the foundation of the company’s talent pipeline. In 2019 TechnologyOne onboarded a total of 50 new graduates across the business, with 13 of these within its R&D team across Australia. These graduates work very closely with the company’s top engineers, providing them with valuable skills and experience.
As a large successful company, TechnologyOne believes it is important to give back to the community, leading the company to establish the TechnologyOne Foundation in 2016. The TechnologyOne Foundation establishes charitable giving as a long-term initiative for the company, and represents a multi-million-dollar annual commitment. The Foundation partners with a range of charities and community organisations – particularly those with a focus on empowering youth to transform their lives and to create their own pathways of success.
TechnologyOne takes diversity and inclusion seriously. It advocates equal opportunity for all, and is committed to addressing the shortage of female technology workers in Australia. To help achieve this, it ensures equal pay opportunities for men and women and has a zerotolerance policy of discrimination and harassment of any kind. Recruitment and promotion within TechnologyOne is based only on the relevant skills, experience, qualifications, aspirations, potential and aptitude of the applicants. The company is committed to further increasing the representation of women by working with strategic partners to encourage more women to pursue STEM-based careers. In doing so, it plays a lead role in growing a more diverse pipeline of future candidates to work in technical fields and at TechnologyOne.
TechnologyOne is committed to actively fostering a diverse and vibrant information and communications technology (ICT) industry. Its goal is to create interest around this exciting time in Australia’s economy and ensure early engagement with Australia’s youngest and brightest minds in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects. Customer focus is integral to every aspect of TechnologyOne delivery and is evident in all facets of employee communication, organisational culture and market engagement. TechnologyOne’s continued success is derived from a clear vision: Transforming business, making life simple – an unwavering commitment to building and delivering truly great products and services that transform business and make life simple for customers.
TechnologyOne is committed to providing an environment in which talented people can be innovative, creative and realise their full potential. TechnologyOne promotes a culture of working together to deliver a compelling customer experience at each and every interaction. TechnologyOne views its people as the critical source of competitive advantage, which manifests into significant investment for activities that support the recruitment, retention and development of individuals and teams. TechnologyOne has established people strategies and programs that are designed to enhance culture, build advocacy, drive employee engagement and reinforce core values. The TechnologyOne people strategy takes a pragmatic and measured approach to driving business performance by effectively attracting, developing and engaging their people. TechnologyOne is committed to maintaining a culture consistent with its vision of transforming business, making life simple.
TechnologyOne believes in leadership more so than management, with the company’s success dependent on the ability to set ambitious goals and leaders who will inspire outcomes from all of their people. TechnologyOne promotes sound leadership principles and has developed a tailored leadership model specific to the leadership challenges apparent in the highly competitive enterprise software landscape. TechnologyOne invests considerable time and resources into the development of leaders, both through individual leadership development plans and a series of bespoke leadership experiences. From day one, leaders experience an onboarding program focused on their leadership responsibilities and understanding the TechnologyOne Way. Providing opportunities for leaders to take a broader perspective and to build a strategic orientation is supported by allocation of projects that build business acumen and innovation management. Leaders are also encouraged to learn every day and take responsibility for their own learning and development. A range of tools and resources are used in both formal and on-demand learning environments. These resources promote discussion and encourage leaders to take time for reflection, evaluation and taking focused action in the workplace.
TechnologyOne hires passionate, talented and innovative people who are inspired to think about the future – their future, the company’s future, and the future of customers. With a constant focus on building and developing a cohesive and collaborative workforce for the long-term, the dedicated, in-house TechnologyOne recruitment team works alongside business leaders to proactively address strategic workforce capacity and capability requirements. TechnologyOne recruitment focuses on quality above quantity, irrespective of the time-to-fill. TechnologyOne invests in a recruitment program that recognises the importance of relationships when hiring for the future. Where recruiting for fit, based on culture and behaviours is equally, if not more important than technical competence. TechnologyOne invests heavily in graduate recruitment activities, engaging at careers fairs across Australia, supporting local higher education programs, leveraging graduate online portals and promoting face-to-face networking opportunities. TechnologyOne’s intern program provides a pipeline of talent into the graduate pool. The program provides its interns the opportunity to experience and develop their skill set whilst working in TechnologyOne. In turn, it can assess their suitability and fit for future graduate roles.
TechnologyOne has a high achievement culture and provides team members with the opportunity for ongoing professional development as well as the opportunity to change career path streams. To support their high achievement culture, TechnologyOne offers a vast range of different skills training, coupled with an extensive array of personal development courses delivered across multiple modes including: classroom-style training, workshops, webinars and selfpaced online learning. TechnologyOne believes effective internal communication is crucial for the success of the organisation as it affects the ability of strategic leaders to engage team members to achieve objectives. At TechnologyOne, a range of communication approaches and media are employed to ensure team members understand the opportunities that are available to them and so that they feel part of a collective success. TechnologyOne believes its high levels of employee engagement stems from a shared vision and collective goals, which in turn motivates team members to contribute to organisational success. Further to this, it believes genuine engagement also requires concurrent efforts to support team members enhance their own sense of wellbeing. Recognition is a significant feature in all communications and engagement activity, whether recognising company success, individual performance or customer achievements, TechnologyOne believes in making sure people know how valued they are. TechnologyOne employs an iterative, integrated approach to achievement planning and improvement, constantly evaluating organisational processes and delivery against measures of efficiency, efficacy and flexibility. TechnologyOne believes in creating conditions in which team members offer more of their capability and realise more of their potential. TechnologyOne believe team members are most effective when they know where they stand within the business and this also inspires them to do their best work.
Team members’ health, wellbeing and safety is important to TechnologyOne and as such, it provides a range of products and services to ensure its people are healthy, safe and feel supported. TechnologyOne’s Wellness strategy incorporates a Wellness Expo dedicated to supporting and raising awareness around team members’ health and wellbeing. Financial and health providers come onsite to meet, educate and engage with the team members. TechnologyOne cultivates and maintains a work environment that is conducive to the health, well-being, motivation and satisfaction of team members. TechnologyOne offers a number of services and initiatives designed to make the working day more personally beneficial for employees.