New IRM investor centre for ASX listing of rent.com.au

10-Aug-2015 by IRM

IRM is pleased to have assisted Rent.com.au in their recent ASX listing by providing a corporate website / investor centre. The site was live on the bell, and fits seamlessly with the main retail website.

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IRM HQi 4.2

06-Aug-2015 by IRM

As part of our ongoing commitment to developing HQi, the support system which runs IRM’s client websites, we are delighted to announce that we’ve just rolled out an update that offers great new functionality and versatility for clients – IRM HQi 4.2.

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#livewirelive investor forum with commentary from industry greats

03-Jul-2015 by IRM

In June 2015, we managed to secure an invitation to an exclusive and entertaining investor forum, hosted by Livewire – a packed room of investors gathered to see industry experts engage in lively debate around various topical investment themes.

Thanks to the Livewire team for allowing us to repost the video from the event, which features Geoff Wilson, Ben Griffiths and Anton Tagliaferro, with moderation from Matthew Kidman and introductions from Tom McKay and Arnie Selvarajah.

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IRM Newsroom can streamline your investor communications

29-Jun-2015 by IRM

There are not enough hours in the day. Here we look at IRM Newsroom, a simple way of streamlining one key part of your investor communications.

Newsroom ensures that your interested investors will find out about your ASX Announcements and be able to read about them on your website – immediately once the announcement is released. With very little (or no) effort by you!

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Data#3 releases new investor centre

25-Jun-2015 by IRM

On June 16, ASX listed Data#3 launched its new investor centre. Here, IRM’s Danny Hunt explores the background to the company, and elements of the project.

About Data#3

Data#3 Limited (ASX: DTL) is an ASX listed company that provides market leading technology solutions across a wide range of industries throughout Australia and Asia Pacific.

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Making your AGM webcast count – six tips from Boardroom.Media

22-Jun-2015 by Will Canty

In today’s post, Will Canty, Director of Boardroom.Media discusses the use of webcasting at AGMs. Which companies need AGM webcasting? What would trigger the decision to webcast? And what is best practice? Also included below is a new offer that IRM clients can access – special discounts when corporate video is combined with AGM webcasting.

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Chasing the greenback: how to attract US investors

11-Jun-2015 by Kyahn Williamson

At IRM, we’re privileged to complement the work of some of the best investor and public relations practitioners in the business.

Today’s post, Chasing the greenback: how to attract US investors was written by Kyahn Williamson, who Heads Investor Communication at Buchan Consulting, a consultancy that IRM works with often.
Here Kyahn explores the thoughts and opinions of several respected US investors and highlights the paths that a number of our ASX listed companies have ventured down when attracting interest from US investors.

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Innovation, with a bit of help from Sydney’s TEDx 2015

02-Jun-2015 by IRM

Brimming with inspiration from the recent TEDx talks in Sydney recently? Us too!  In case you missed the event, shared below are a couple of wrap-up articles that caught the eye of the IRM team.

TEDx is the local variation of TED, the world-famous, not for profit speech series, devoted to spreading ideas. Last Thursday, the Sydney TEDx event for 2015 was held at the Opera House, with a full program of interesting and insightful speakers.

While we didn’t make it on the day, it didn’t take the IRM team long to seek out highlights from the program.

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Responsive design – why it’s important

18-May-2015 by IRM

We live in a mobile, web enabled world. By the day, the number of people who are accessing websites using smart phones or tablets is increasing.  Watching this trend, good web developers sought to deliver a better experience for people using mobile devices, and “responsive web design” was born as a result.

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IRM improves client support capability

11-May-2015 by IRM

We’ve always been proud of our personal service and quick response to support requests. To continue to improve our support, we’ve grown our team.

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New HQi and Newsroom features enable better investor communication

23-Apr-2015 by IRM

New features were released recently with the roll out of version 4.1 of the IRM HQi Content Management System (CMS), which is the engine room of our clients’ websites and IRM Newsroom. And we rolled out an Online Help Centre!

We’ve added Subscriber Groups, Improved Newsroom email notifications, a Newsroom Announcement History feature, lots of minor improvements, and a full online help centre.

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Introducing our new online Help Centre!

19-Mar-2015 by IRM

We are proud to introduce the new IRM Help Centre which provides helpful guides and how to’s for the various features of the IRM HQi content management system. Here you can read about how to update content on website pages, and how to establish news distribution channels for IRM Newsroom, send emails to subscriber groups and the full set of other features.

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IRM implements Gmail for Business

05-Mar-2015 by IRM

The advent of the Cloud has freed us up from complex, self managed / hosted email solutions.

Here, we pay our respects to our old mail client: Outlook, and welcome with open arms Gmail for Business, which has removed the need for back-ups, lost folders, difficult archiving procedures and nominal mailbox sizes. (It’s also given our CEO the freedom to sleep better at night!)

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From Xero to hero!

10-Feb-2015 by IRM

In this piece, we examine how IRM moved its internal accounting system from MYOB to Xero with a minimum of fuss, and maximum upside. The move has delivered vast improvements to the business processes and efficiency, and has left IRM with an outstanding technology that will scale with the business.

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We’ve packed up our servers and moved to AWS

08-Feb-2015 by IRM

Once upon a time we had to own, configure, run, update and back up expensive servers in a complex hosting environment.

As a Christmas present to itself and clients, in late 2014, IRM transformed its hosting environment: moving from the original complicated server setup, to a cloud based solution with Amazon Web Services. We are delighted with the result – here’s why…

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Out with the O-ld, in with Dropbox for Business

15-Dec-2014 by IRM

Late in 2014, the old O:\ drive, which was considered our trusty old, in-house file server was laid to rest, in favour of Dropbox for Business. While we remember O:\ drive fondly, we’ve not looked back as Dropbox has provided speed, efficiency and reliability at roughly the same cost as the energy bill for our old friend.

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Top takeaways from the AIRA annual conference

23-Nov-2014 by IRM

In late 2014, IRM attended the annual conference for the preeminent industry body for investor relations in Australia – the Australasian Investor Relations Association (AIRA.) Here, AIRA CEO, Ian Matheson summarises the key takeaways from the conference that IR people should know.

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To the cloud!

07-Nov-2014 by IRM

IRM critically examined its business support software and infrastructure in 2014, and made the decision to move to cloud-based services for a range of needs. In this IRMatters article, CEO Martin Spry discusses the positive impact the move has had on the business and provides some tips for companies considering making the move.

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IRM Presents Neuren Pharmaceuticals Limited

18-Sep-2014 by IRM

IRM is pleased to showcase Neuren Pharmaceuticals Limited.

Neuren Pharmaceuticals (ASX: NEU) is a biopharmaceutical company focusing on the development of new therapies for brain injury, neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders.

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