Business Intelligence / BI
Digital Transformation / DX
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Veritone acquires AI hiring company PandoLogica
Veritone, the creator of an AI operating system, announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire PandoLogica.
Verified Mark Certificates
Entrust launches Verified Mark Certificates to support BIMI email authentication standard
“By encouraging the deployment of DMARC and promoting its adoption, BIMI benefits the whole email ecosystem to promote strong sender authentication.”
Ambit deploys AI chatbot for global travel firm Online Republic
The AI-based chatbot, called ’Wheelie’, is designed to support Online Republic’s Airport Rentals and Motorhome Republic brands with 24/7 customer support and AI capabilities.
Hawaiki Submarine Cable sold to maritime infrastructure provider BW Digital
“BW has an excellent track record of growth in maritime and technology-related assets," says Hawaiki's Rémi Galasso.
10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Barco?
Business Intelligence / BI
Zoho launches BI platform infused with AI and data analytics
BlackLine and Kyriba bring digitalisation to CFOs
Acclimation launches entry-level ERP solution with SAP
$118.5 billion lost in fees due to failed payments in 2020
Banks spent on average approximately $360,000 in 2020 on failed payments, whereas the average corporate firm spent just over $200,000.
NZ business at risk of innovation decline without proper investment
Planned technology investments will focus on security and risk management and building out data and analytics capabilities.
Data center architecture
Equinix rules the roost in Cloudscene H1 2021 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard
Cloudscene has released the results of its H1 2021 Data Center Ecosystem Leaderboard, with Equinix taking out the top spot in four of the five analysed regions.
InterSystems named leader in multimodel data platforms
"Being named a leader in this Forrester Wave validates the role of the InterSystems' IRIS data platform in powering the applications and analytics behind today's digital organisations."
Reveel leverages analytics to simplify parcel shipping conundrum
Reveel has unveiled a new shipping intelligence platform that aims to simplify parcel shipping rates across major carriers such as FedEx and UPS.
Snowflake now supports open-source Unified ID 2.0 with enhanced audience targeting and protection
Snowflake announces support for the open-source Unified ID 2.0 to help enrich and protect audience data.
Failed payments costing Asia Pacific organisations more than $41b every year - Accuity report
The study also found that 60% of respondents are losing customers because of failed payments.
Oracle updates ERP and EPM with machine learning, finance reporting, AI risk management, unified projects
Oracle has updated its ERP and EPM platforms, with machine learning, financial reporting tools, AI-powered risk management, and unified project management.
Techday's Cybersecurity in Aotearoa project selected for NZ On Air Public Interest Journalism Fund
"We will deliver thought-provoking coverage with real-world advice and commentary from security experts, and stories from people just like you and me.”
Robotic Process Automation / RPA
How RPA transformed the tedious processes of insurance underwriters
Steadfast Underwriting approached rapidMATION to remove bottlenecks from tedious processes. They ended up increasing process efficiency by up to 80%.
Artificial Intelligence / AI
Zoho finds ANZ organisations use AI significantly more than two years ago
According to a survey conducted by the Zoho Corporation, more than 86% of ANZ based organisations are using AI more than they did two years ago.
Synology launches new hybrid & cloud-based services
Data management firm Synology has made a major push for hybrid and cloud-based storage across its C2 platform.
Changing SAP landscape causing challenges for business - report
"While businesses continue to benefit from it, the overall SAP environment has undergone rapid disruption in recent years."
IT spending to hit $4.2 trillion in 2021 — report
"CIOs are looking for partners who can think past the digital sprints of 2020 and be more intentional in their digital transformation efforts in 2021."
EPOS transforms hybrid work environment with IMPACT SDW 5000 contact centre headset range
Contact centre agents no longer have to stick within the limitations of traditional wired phone technologies.
Foodstuffs partners with Fortinet in a major network infrastructure refresh
Massey University's School of Aviation 'takes off' with Microsoft technology
Enable set to launch Hyperfibre broadband in Christchurch CBD
Digital experience can make or break brand relationships with customers
Sysdig eyes up DevOps security capabilities through Apolicy acquisition
MBIE announces launch of new digital identity numbers for NZ businesses
Privileged Access Management / PAM
Attivo Networks launches CIEM solution to bolster identity management offerings
Hazelcast launches real-time intelligent applications platform
Self-service in high demand for today’s enterprise customers
Microsoft announces cloud OS Windows 365 - Full windows 11 experience online
RangeMe launches global retailer solution in A/NZ market
Five ways businesses can increase profitability from loyalty programs
Salesforce announces the acquisition of Slack
Microsoft pledges to run data centres carbon neutral by 2030
Huawei makes major announcements at Huawei Cloud Summit 2021
Zoom moves into contact centre market, acquiring Five9 in $14.7 billion stock transaction
How to determine if a DevOps transformation is on track
Chief Data Officer
Chief data officers call for investment in data-driven decision making