The vision of Dellium Advisory is to assist your organisation in the setting of foundations for long term success

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Paul Tero

MBA (Technology Management)

Master of International Business

Master of Strategic Foresight

PhD Student (Swinburne University)

Member of the Association of Professional Futurists

Member of the Association of Professional Speakers

Member of the Australian Computer Society

Member of Economic Development Australia

Paul Tero is Dellium Advisory. He has a quite a breadth of understanding of business and information technology across a range of industry sectors.

The solid outcomes that Paul has realised have been achieved in the context of a range of industries. The diversity of these economic sectors include education, finance, health, manufacturing, mining and not-for-profit.


From a business perspective, long term results have been set in motion though the many and varied board-level governance and performance considerations and decisions. All supported by appropriate levels of information gathering and strategic planning.

From an IT perspective, positive organisational benefits have been consistently realised. This value has been added through a range of activities that include business case development, project management, strategy planning, system architecture development, technology analysis and forecasting, and workshop facilitation.

From a Futures perspective, bringing about fresh appreciation of the strategic challenges being faced. 

Paul holds three Masters degrees: Masters in Business Administration (Technology Management), a Masters in International Business and Masters of Strategic Foresight. He also holds a Cert IV in Training and Assessment and is a qualified public speaker. Further, Paul is a Certified Member of the Australian Computer Society (CMACS) and a Member of the Association of Professional Futurists (MAPF). IT Industry qualifications include ITIL, MCSE, PRINCE2 & TOGAF. His research interest, through the practice-based PhD is centred on the industries of the future.


He is currently lecturing in subjects for undergraduate IT (IS Design, Security) and Accounting (Leadership, Strategic Management) degrees, is president of the Casey Cardinia Referral Network, and is on the board of the Casey Cardinia Business Group.


The "us" that is referred to within this site, is through the extensive set of contacts Paul has built. If he can't bring a successful outcome for your requirements, then he knows someone who can.


Therefore, the value that Paul brings to your organisation will be consistent with the solid results that previous clients have enjoyed.

What's in a name:

Dellium is the location of an ancient Greek battle where a flexible battle strategy was first used.

Up until that time, 424BC, battles were fought by opposing masses of heavily-armed troops.

Here, at the Battle of Dellium (can be spelt Dellium, Delium, or Delorium), General Pagondas, changed the structure of the army’s formation. He reconsidered how best to use his mass of heavily-armed troops. This lead to the use of cavalry, of a reserve force and of the flexible deployment of lightly-armed troops all adapted to the conditions of the battle. He also invented the flamethrower that was used in the following siege.


The historical consequences of this battle are immense. Pagondas’s strategic flexibility influenced Philip II of Macedon in his approach to battle. This in turn was passed onto his son, Alexander the Great whose greatest legacy was the expansion of Greek Civilisation. What we enjoy here in the West: democracy, architecture, mathematics, the arts, history and medicine, are all influenced by the ancient Greeks.

And so, it can be argued, that the long term consequences of that flexible thinking by Pagondas have been quite significant.

That is the same approach that I bring to your situation.

By developing the right strategy to suit your current and future situations, consistent growth opportunities for your organisation will be maximized over the long term.

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