Mobile first is fast becoming the default setting in today’s organisations. This new environment, however, requires mature planning and execution of programmes around mobile applications and devices. ICT executives from across New Zealand talk about the new business outcomes and challenges in this space, at a recent CIO roundtable held in conjunction with Unisys.
Finance executives discuss how the uptake of cloud services and rise of mobile devices are creating a 24x7 customer-driven environment. They share insights on how they are working through these rapid changes, while preparing for the next business technology trend, at a recent CIO roundtable held in conjunction with Samsung.
Stuart Haselden, director of IT services at Victoria University of Wellington, suggests organisations should ask this question when making important decisions.
Highlights technologies to help speed new application innovation, cut cost and accelerate move to hybrid cloud at ‘Redefine Possible’ launch in London.
- Analytics Project Wins New Business for Insurance Company
- It's a Seller's Market for IT Professionals
- 9 Tips for Selecting and Implementing an ERP System
- Business Leaders Who Think Strategically About IT Infrastructure Drive Results
- Beware of the data lake fallacy: Gartner
- We Are All Plank-Owners now
- Customer obsessed businesses use co-location, strategy co-creation and hybrid skills: Forrester
- How to Repair Broken Relationships with Co-Workers
- Rocket Lab aims to lower cost access to space
- Can Data Analytics Make Teachers Better Educators?
- Managed Cloud Network Helps Law Firm CIO Boost Video Adoption
- IT Ensures the Colors Match on Global Products
- Leadership lessons from a peacekeeper
- Movers and shakers: Leading across sectors: John Holley and Dave Thompson
- Do Your Employees Use Facebook? You Might Have a Problem
- Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud Outsourcing Creates New Legal Risks
- In Pictures: 14 must-have iPhone, iPad travel apps
- Photo gallery: CIO roundtable on ‘the next phase of mobility’: Innovation, collaboration, transformation
- NZ Post and Vodafone sign network services agreement
- NZForex signs up for NZ Post’s online identification service RealMe
- CIOs in Europe Say BYOD Is Stalling
- CIO-CMO Marriage Strained, But Can Be Saved
- Why Yahoo 'Aviate' Could Take Over Your Android Home Screen
- 4 Small Computers Ready for Mass Enterprise Deployment
- Westpac NZ’s cloud-based mobile payment aims to make physical wallets and plastic cards redundant
Most CIOs stay in their positions only about five years, but others manage to stick around longer. Here's a look at what it takes to remain effective when you hunker down in one place.
Until recently, the homeowners' insurance underwriting process at CIO 100 honoree Bankers Financial was relatively rudimentary. A potential customer called an agent. The agent asked seemingly endless, sometimes odd questions ("Does your dog bark? Is it ferocious?") to get a picture of the individual, the property and the potential risk.
A security audit of 10 popular Internet-connected devices - components of the so-called Internet of Things - identified an alarmingly high number of vulnerabilities.
Deploying an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is an expensive proposition, not just in terms of licensing dollars (SLA) and maintenance, but in terms of dedicated resources and time. And yet all too often, organizations, dazzled by vendor promises and hype -- Deploy our ERP software and your manufacturing business will instantly run smoother and increase profits! -- fail to come up with a viable long-term (or even short-term) roadmap.
As a result of the confluence of disruptors such as cloud technology, mobile, social media, and big data and analytics, organizations today are rethinking their IT infrastructure from the ground up -- and it's not just IT architects and data center leaders involved.
Analyst firm cites gaps in the concept and why information leaders need to take necessary precautions
Computerworld NZ, the leading IT publication of the country, and IDG, publisher of the title, have extended the nomination deadline for its inaugural IT Leaders Awards to August 15.
Setting corporate cyber-security policy and taking actions around it must be a top concern for the board of directors at any company, not just the information-technology division, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) indicated as a high-level official there backed a private-sector effort to raise awareness at the board level.
Forrester lists ways ANZ organisations are retooling their strategies to serve ‘empowered customers’
One of the limitations of 3D printing has been its inability to use different types of materials while printing one product. This has been an obstacle for 3D printing in space travel, which sometimes requires parts composed of several different materials.
Enterprises that keep the same CIO in place for years -- and even decades -- have a unique culture of collaboration and consistency.
Kiwi founder announces program to build a light-weight cost effective rocket to make it easier for companies to launch small satellites into orbit.
The "Bring Your Own Identity" (BYOID) trend in which websites let users authenticate using identities established through Facebook, LinkedIn, Google, Amazon, Microsoft Live, Yahoo or other means raises some questions in the minds of IT and business managers. And a survey conducted by Ponemon Institute shows a vast difference in how the IT and business sides think about this so-called BYOID method of authentication.
"We're all data analysts now," has become a common refrain in the data analytics world as organizations increasingly rely on data to provide 360 degree views of their businesses and customers and to aid their decision-making. In many ways, this has been true all along -- employees have always had to make decisions based on the information at their disposal, often incomplete, analog or anecdotal in nature.
Former Australian soldier Matina Jewell knows a thing or two about leading a team. She shared her experiences as a United Nations peacekeeper during the 2006 Lebanon War with attendees at this year’s CIO Summit.
A round-up of appointments and events in the business technology sector.