COVID-19 means New Zealand's tech sector is more important than ever - NZTech
"Almost overnight, born of necessity, the government, businesses and people gained first-hand experience of a more digital world."
The positively disruptive potential of Open Banking
The dream of open banking: It's disruptive, and it's anyone's game
Public cloud spending and revenues to soar in 2020
B2B buyers more likely to buy from vendors with digital purchasing channels - report
The changing economics in enterprise IT
Commvault updates data management portfolio
Green Light opens doors to new Auckland office
Sydney-based IT service provider Green Light has announced the opening of an office in Auckland in response to a growing need for on-demand, on-shore capability in New Zealand.
How Workday's HR tools helped McMillan Shakespeare weather the COVID storm
"If we didn’t have the right tools in place, we wouldn’t have had the level of agility to give our executive team the data they needed to make such rapid workforce decisions — or text people within five minutes to provide them with critical information."
Start your HCM journey on the right path with the complete buyer’s guide
The right HCM provider should be able to help you drive productivity, stay ahead of the compliance curve and deliver AI-driven insights. But before you make a decision, consider these key points.
Is your head in the sand? Only 60% of firms believe an email could trigger a cyber attack
Where would the world be without the humble email? It's an important tool - and a weapon.
How to design your own cutting-edge security ID cards
One of the first lines of defence for large enterprises, universities and government organisations is the security ID card. But instances of counterfeit are rising, and a simple photo ID printed on a plain white plastic card has virtually no defence such attacks.
Microsoft business applications support safer workspaces
A pre-built Power Platform solution includes location readiness for safe office reopening, employee health and safety management, workplace care management, and location management.
Gallagher fortifies cybersecurity reporting as NZ's first CVE Numbering Authority
"The CVE Program looks forward to partnering with Gallagher going forward as we collectively maintain our commitment to improving security."
AWS Contact Lens for Connect set to arrive in A/NZ
The contact centre service adds machine learning capabilities that identify customer issues and trends in near-real time and enable call transcript search.
Cohesity named as Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant
Cohesity believes that it was named as a leader for its approach to modern data management.
Why automation and cloud management are crucial ingredients for successful business
“With the old systems we had very limited visibility. Now, we can see exactly where we’re making money, and where we’re underperforming.”
Microsoft enhances Azure platform with new capabilities
Leading the announcements, Microsoft states that the next generation of Azure Stack HCI is a native and integrated Azure service for integrating data centres with the cloud.
Driving cloud cost efficiency with performance monitoring
Cloud infrastructure sprawl sneaks up on organisations through a series of individual decisions that in aggregate become inefficient. Thomas Dittmer shares how performance monitoring helped TravelSupermarket reduce cloud costs by 50%
How to prioritise metrics as an e-commerce CTO
E-commerce technology leaders need to track, analyze, and act on large volumes of business and system performance data. Danny Miles, the CTO of Dollar Shave Club, shares a powerful framework for thinking about and prioritizing e-commerce metrics
Kiwi-born supply chain company makes waves in USA
Flintfox has been named Retail Partner of the Year by Microsoft US for outstanding sales achievement and innovation.
Cloud spending surges in Q2 2020 - Canalys
Global spending on cloud infrastructure services reached $34.6 billion in Q220
16 reasons why you should move your backup to a NZ-hosted solution
It turns out that our own backyard has plenty of advantages over other international locations.
Hybrid way of working the new normal - Microsoft
"As different parts of the world were hit by COVID-19, life and work were changed overnight for everyone."
AWS launches fully-managed fraud detection service
Businesses lose billions of dollars to online fraud every year, however businesses respond by investing in cumbersome fraud management solutions that often rely on hand-coded rules and are difficult to keep up to date.
Nine developer enablement practices to achieve DevOps at enterprise scale
Senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.
451 Research: The new shape of the enterprise network
In this new world, distance has become the silent digital business killer. Latency looms large, especially for high-performance edge applications, IoT and 5G use cases.
One Identity & Ping Identity join forces on identity management
The partnership brings together Ping Identity's access management technology with One Identity’s identity governance and administration (IGA) technology.
The winning formula for successful DataOps
Similar to DevOps, DataOps is an emerging set of practices, processes and technologies for building and enhancing data analytics pipelines to better meet the needs of the business.
3 data challenges of modernising government agencies
The COVID-19 pandemic hit while Australia’s public sector was in the midst of amalgamation.
Customer experience management with a local APAC flavour
We've collected the most common FAQs from CFOs in the Australia-Pacific region (along with client examples) about why a CX program can make a real difference.
Microsoft's new security features address common pain points
Azure Sentinel, data loss prevention, and insider risk management are all announcements from this year's Inspire.
RPA is important, but not as important as people
Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and other intelligent automation technologies are increasing in popularity with businesses as they look to leverage competitive advantage during this uncertain time. However, having a people-centric approach continues to be a critical advantage.
Microsoft 365 packed full of new features
New features include Lists, Universal Print, Yammer, Teams Rooms Premium, and more.
COVID-19: the greatest digital accelerator of the decade, Twilio finds
COVID-19 and related nationwide lockdowns have resulted in businesses accelerating their digital transformation strategy and efforts by at least six years.
Genesys announces native integration with Microsoft Teams
“By integrating our platform with Teams, employees can draw upon expertise from anywhere in the organisation so they can provide experiences tailored for every customer.”
Y Soft expands Microsoft Universal Print integration
YSoft SAFEQ Cloud portfolio, which includes SAFEQ CloudPro and Breeze, is now fully integrated with Microsoft’s Universal Print.
Must watch sessions & webinars for IT departments
We look at a bunch of upcoming digital sessions worth attending for CIO's & IT managers.
APAC firms cling to manual expense processes - at great cost
Asia Pacific organisations that rely on manual finance processes could be losing as much as US$21.5 billion due to productivity inefficiencies each year.
Google unveils security overhaul across G Suite products
Google has announced 11 new security features across G Suite, to provide stronger security in Gmail, Meet, and Chat.
Schneider Electric shares sustainability statistics
Schneider Electric has shared the numbers behind its efforts to increase its sustainability in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Ten-time Magic Quadrant leader shares the secret to better content services
Learn how organisations can transform and grow with an end-to-end content services platform.
Fonterra named Microsoft's first major customer for new data centre region
The move will see the dairy giant migrate a large portion of its operations and critical data from on-premises data centres to Microsoft Azure once the ground-breaking data centre region is launched.
WhiteHawk lands 'milestone' $5.9 million cybersecurity contract
The annual Software as a Service (SaaS) contract is a milestone contract with a Tier 1 client – a key US federal government department.
Auth0 closes US$120m Series F funding round
This latest round of funding will help us continue to grow aggressively across Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) and Asia Pacific (APAC). It puts us in a very strong position."
How to get a CX return on investment that works
Highlight the true impact of experience management with these insights.
Zoom launches Zoom for Home hardware for remote workers
"The Zoom from Home category is a powerful way for the company to reach a work-from-home audience that craves tools to help with engagement, connection and collaboration.”
Apple pledges 100% carbon neutrality by 2030
The commitment includes efforts to reduce carbon emissions by bolstering the use of low-carbon or recycled materials, investment into energy-efficient projects, as well as investment in conservation and environmental restoration programmes around the world.
NZ enterprise ICT spending to drop 6.3%, says GlobalData
Almost all products/solutions categories are expected to witness reduced demand in 2020, as compared to the high growth projections before the outbreak.
Avoiding project blowouts: What a good could ERP do for you
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