HP New Zealand announces 'largest product launch ever'
Laptops, desktops, workstations, monitors - HP NZ's huge announcement introduces over a dozen new products, to be released in the next few months.
Alibaba records growth for 2020, but it's not all smooth sailing
Forrester names Adobe a Leader for B2B and B2C suites
Interview: The finer points of IT automation in the modern enterprise
BigCommerce recognised as Strong Performer by Forrester Research
Adobe releases extensive update for Creative Cloud apps
Aussie edge data centre provider receives $20m in funding
Fujitsu enhances RunMyProcess business process automation
Major features in new ProcessModeler include design automation and simplification as well as more structured and more intuitive settings controls.
A Leader again: TIBCO maintains winning streak in MDM Magic Quadrant
For the fourth consecutive time, TIBCO EBX has been honoured by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant for master data management. But how did they manage it?
Microsoft acquires RPA specialist firm Softomotive
Softomotive’s popular automation software, WinAutomation, will supplement Power Automate to provide more capabilities for RPA desktop authoring.
Data integration firm Talend expands presence in New Zealand
Demand to digitally transform businesses drives continued growth across region.
ASC launches Microsoft Teams communication recording app
ASC’s Recording Insights app integrates into Teams and enables online videos and chats to be recorded and archived, while meeting market requirements and ensuring complete compatibility with Microsoft’s service.
NZTech: Govt Budget 2020 important for NZ’s tech ecosystem
The ongoing COVID-19 crisis appears to have 'dramatically lifted' the Government's understanding of how critical technology is for New Zealand, says NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller.
How organisations can capture lost revenue by eliminating missed calls
Customers who call tend to be the most valuable to any business. They also place a high value on positive phone call interactions, particularly when justifying big purchases or important decisions.
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
ComCom warns Becextech for breaches against Fair Trading Act
ComCom accuses Becextech of a number of breaches, including false price claims.
Dell and Google Cloud deepen integration to bolster hybrid cloud storage
Dell and Google Cloud have announced the launch of their new hybrid cloud storage system, with the capability of moving as much as 50 petabytes of high-performance workloads.
Frost & Sullivan: The four biggest opportunities in blockchain
All industry verticals will eventually be impacted to some degree, says F&S, but four areas are likely to see the biggest changes.
Chinks in the armour: Why the post COVID-19 cloud is easy game for cybercriminals
Now’s the time for CIOs to pause and make sure their digital transformation projects are fit for today, and the future.
Finance teams take steps to basic automation - Trintech report
“The large number of respondents who indicated that they’re developing automation for their compliance process suggests that organizations are starting to move up the automation maturity curve."
Why people must form the backbone of your security decisions
In a recent survey 74% Asia Pacific IT and business leaders surveyed declare that security culture is essential to a successful business.
NICE inContact integrates Teams, Dynamics into contact centre suite
Microsoft Teams is now integrated with NICE inContact CXone, which will allow contact centre agents to collaborate with others in order to close a case faster.
More in store for NZ data centre landscape after Microsoft investment
The country’s successful fight against COVID-19, and its status as a ‘standout nation’ as characterised by the Fletcher School’s Digital Evolution Index, means New Zealand remains an ‘attractive market’ for continued investment, according to GlobalData.
Education provider calls on OSS Group to modernise server fleet
OSS Group immediately identified the key problems and formulated a solution – server management and patching processes needed to come together under one centralised system.
First cars, then phones - now it's time for the world's cities to become smart
The United Nations has estimated that 68% of the Earth’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, and now, experts believe the next things that should smart themselves up are the world’s cities.
DX spending set to grow in 2020 despite pandemic woes
New data from IDC predicts digital transformation spending will grow by 10.4% worldwide to an eye-watering US$1.3 trillion.
Research: Tech execs’ priorities in the ‘new normal’
AppDynamics’ new research reveals 95% of organisations have changed their technology priorities because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hybrid cloud the most popular deployment path - study
Hybrid cloud offers the ability to diversity spend and IT skills, to choose features based on a service provider’s strengths, and to build resiliency.
Lucidworks develops deep learning solution to make chatbots smarter
The company recently launched Smart Answers for chatbots and virtual assistants to avoid poor CX and long waiting times.
Modern data integration: A must-have for the data-driven enterprise
By collecting and interpreting multiple datasets, modern data integration eliminates information silos, democratising data access and providing a consistent view to users.
NICE working to certify compliance solution for Microsoft Teams
NICE is working to certify the NICE Trading Recording System (NTR) under Microsoft’s Certified for Microsoft Teams certification program for compliance recording solutions.
NinjaRMM spruces up platform for remote work environments
NinjaRMM, a company that is in the process of expanding its presence in Asia Pacific, will roll out new features on its platform this week.
Global rise in DevSecOps but role uncertainty persists - GitLab study
Teams must understand how the role of the developer is changing, and how it affects security, operations, and test teams.
Automate processes and improve CX, all in one solution
NetSuite's SRP solution combines CRM with cutting-edge back-end solutions, streamlining all the processes associated with service-based businesses.
QNAP NAS OS integrates MS Office for Web
QNAP NAS users with proper document access permissions can quickly launch Office for the web in the same browser window.
Pega strives to rid AI-based CX systems of discrimination
The check is designed to flag possible discriminatory messages created by AI before those messages reach the customer.
D-Link brings thermal scan/facial recognition camera to A/NZ
The device can scan a large crowd and automatically raise an alert if a person with an elevated temperature is found.
CRM, website building, project management - all in 1 free solution
Bitrix24 hosts an amalgamation of tools – from CRM to project management, website building, contact centres, collaboration, and more – designed to help businesses through their digital transformation journeys.
Hyland helps businesses stay connected during pandemic
Hyland is pitching in to help organisations ride out the COVID-19 pandemic and relieve some of its effects on day-to-day business.
Cloud tech inspires Kiwi supply chain firm to keep the world moving
It can be surreal to think technology can play a major role in helping organisations go global, but you don’t have to look far to find Kiwi companies that swear it’s true.
Hands-on review: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
It's at the head of the pack in the flip phone renaissance. But is it worth that hefty NZ$2,400 price tag?
NZ's tech news sails in the slipstream of healthy tech sector
Techday's managing editor explains how New Zealand's tech media flies under the radar, but it doesn't mean we're dead.
Qualtrics promotes ANZ exec to lead APJ business
"Drawing upon more than 30 years experience, she will provide expert advice and leadership to help businesses in APJ deliver superior customer and employee experiences in today's fast changing environments."
PagerDuty announces new automation, remote working updates
Three of PagerDuty's solutions have received new automation and remote collaboration integrations, introduced to guide organisations through their digital transformations.
Revealed: How service businesses can build trust and maintain agility
For businesses in the services economy to thrive, they need to build trust with customers while maintaining agility in a rapidly changing environment. Here's how a catch-all solution can help companies to achieve both.
Hands-on review - Dynabook Portege X30L-G
We take the world lightest 13" laptop for a spin and in particular test its battery life claim.
CompTIA: Tech firms expecting return to normalcy in three months following COVID-19 crisis
Almost two-thirds of CompTIA member company executives surveyed believe that business may start to get back on track by August.
Three steps to cloud migration success
IT investments and initiatives that drive operational effectiveness, build a data-driven organisation, and acquire and retain customers are key priorities for Australian CIOs.
Sky to become NZ’s next ISP
The announcement that Sky will be entering the broadband market is no surprise, writes Brendan Ritchie.