As technology and market changes surge, the CIO has become more critical than ever to an organisation’s success. Speakers at this year’s CIO100 event highlight steps to take in this shifting environment.
CIOs talk about ‘Mission Critical Computing’ at Leaders’ Luncheon on October 22 (Auckland) and 23 (Wellington)
Deane Johns of NZ Association of Credit Unions; Murray Mitchell of NZ Fire Service; and Jim Thompson of Unisys are featured speakers.
Deane Johns, chief information officer of the New Zealand Association of Credit Unions, talks about delivering shared services and more to its member organisations.
Inroads in mobile technologies have left no industry unspared. But only when internal and external users are included in mobility deployments do they become true business enablers, according to IT leaders at a CIO roundtable in Wellington.
- Enterprise security decisions reach board level and take priority over other projects
- CBS Interactive CIO Says Shadow IT Is an Opportunity
- NZ firms trail behind global counterparts in managing security and privacy risks
- Movers and shakers: Candace Kinser joins Talent International; Steve McCabe moves to PwC
- 4 smartwatches (almost) ready for business use
- Top five myths CIOs need to dispel about Big Data: Gartner
- Student excursions to see real world IT will ease skills shortage: Edwina Mistry
- How Live Tweeting Is Changing Broadcast Media
- Queensland Rail selects Tait for digital migration of its radio communications network
- Inside the Secret Clash of CIOs and CMOs
- John Holley: Leadership lessons from the frontline
- Doing Business with Andy Farquharson of LogMeIn
- Intel Encourages Women to Pursue Cloud Training
- Social Media Rehab for CIOs
- Data Breaches Rise as Cybercriminals Continue to Outwit IT
- Is the World as Flat as We Think?
- ASB Bank breaks traditional barriers, launches public API tech
- The evolving CIO agenda
- NZTech searching for new CEO, Candace Kinser moves to new role after three years
- 4 Tips to Help CIOs Land a Seat on the Board
- 7 Ways to Resolve IT Outsourcing Disputes Before They Happen
- Digital Nationz: Halo, Tesla and the Computer Museum
- Stuart Stitt is new managing director for Fujitsu New Zealand
- Virtualization, Cloud Complicate Insider Threats for Federal CIOs
- Ascent of the digital board director
CIOs talk about the shift from simple sharing of information to true collaboration – across multiple channels, organisations and locations
Ninety per cent of CIOs and CTOs believe the job of keeping their enterprise protected is becoming more challenging, according to global survey by Fortinet.
The task of integrating applications is increasingly moving from IT to line of business (LOB) managers.
Security and Privacy
The executive team needs to take ownership of cyber risk and ensure the board understands how the organisation will defend against and respond to cyber risks, according to annual CIO, CSO and PwC information security survey.
A roundup of the latest business technology executive appointments and events in New Zealand and Australia.
Analyst firm shares tips on how cut through the hype and confusion around Big Data.
Microsoft has unveiled its next Windows operating system, Windows 10, while also providing a first look at an early technical preview for the PC available October 1.
Staffing & Retention
Edwina Mistry is bringing high school students to the IT departments of some of the biggest companies in New Zealand so they can see first-hand opportunities of working in the IT sector.
Security and Privacy
The year since our previous Global Information Security Survey won't go down as one of the better years for information security. In fact, it may go down as one of the most grueling.
Television has always been a lean-back experience, a passive activity that millions have enjoyed from their couches, recliners and bean bag chairs for decades. Social media throws a monkey wrench into all of that.
Largest rail network in Australia is upgrading systems across 50 sites.
CIOs and CMOs like to proclaim to the world that they've become best buddies. They're the Dynamic Duo, Wonder Twins, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid of the digital frontier making rivals look foolish as they fill company coffers with social and mobile marketing-led sales. That's the public-facing story, anyway.
Consumerisation of IT
The vice president Asia Pacific of LogMeIn began his career as a rugby player and sports and events manager.
IT professionals seeking certifications in the coming months may get their best return with cloud and security-related certifications. Agile-related training won't hurt, either.
Consumerisation of IT
Of all the questions I ask CIOs (and I've got an arsenal at my command), there's always one that stops the conversation cold. "So what are you doing with social media?" Um, me personally or my company? "Either." Um, well, let me think ...
Online criminals remain at least one step ahead of many IT groups, according to this year's "U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey," conducted annually by CSO magazine, the Secret Service, the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Deterrence and detection are both falling short of their goals: The 500 survey respondents faced an average of 135 security incidents last year, and 34 percent say that number was up compared to the previous year. Just one-third of respondents could estimate losses from their breaches; among those who could, the breaches cost $415,000, on average. Legal liabilities and lawsuits after breaches add to the costs.