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  • The next phase of mobility

    The next phase of mobility

    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.

  • CIO Upfront: 'If this were new, what would you do?'

    CIO Upfront: 'If this were new, what would you do?'

    Stuart Haselden, director of IT services at Victoria University of Wellington, suggests organisations should ask this question when making important decisions.

  • New tools to lead through IT megatrends: EMC

    New tools to lead through IT megatrends: EMC

    Highlights technologies to help speed new application innovation, cut cost and accelerate move to hybrid cloud at ‘Redefine Possible’ launch in London.

  • Photo Gallery: CIO roundtable on  'Preparing for Generation Mobile'

    Photo Gallery: CIO roundtable on 'Preparing for Generation Mobile'

    Today’s business leaders are cognisant of the need to prepare the workplace for the next generation of staff who are adept at using collaborative and disruptive technologies. But ICT executives in the education sector are already working with this group. They share their insights in a recent CIO roundtable discussion on ‘the next phase of mobility’ held in conjunction with Samsung.

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CIO Spotlight: The new platform for growth and innovation

Mobile first is fast becoming the default setting in today’s organisations. ICT executives from across New Zealand talk about the new business outcomes and challenges in this space, at a CIO roundtable held in conjunction with Unisys.

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  • Tor Project working to fix weakness that can unmask users

    Developers of Tor software believe they've identified a weakness that was scheduled to be revealed at the Black Hat security conference next month that could be used to de-anonymize Tor users.

  • Mobile/Wireless/Convergence

    4 Small Computers Ready for Mass Enterprise Deployment

    When the goal is to deploy computers in mass quantities to keep employees productive, nothing beats an ultra-slim desktop computer. Laptops and tablets are helpful for remote works and mobile computing – but on the desktop, these systems are about the size of your hand and don't take up too much space. They are designed from the get-go for remote management and easy tech support, and they come with fewer moving parts (for example, there's no optical drive).

  • Mobile/Wireless/Convergence

    Westpac NZ’s cloud-based mobile payment aims to make physical wallets and plastic cards redundant

    Kiwis will be among the first across the globe to avail this service on Android phones by next year

  • Staffing

    How to judge a job candidate's personality (and why you should)

    As an increasing number of companies are focusing on personality traits and potential cultural fit when hiring. These new interviewing tactics are designed to help recruiters and hiring managers uncover who candidates are -- rather than just what they can do.

  • Consumerisation of IT

    W3C wants to open the social Web for the enterprise

    The World Wide Web Consortium wants to bring the power of social media to the enterprise.

  • Commerce Commission to investigate complaint about Chorus’ proposed changes to regulated broadband

    Deadline for cross-submissions moved to 1 August.

  • SAS Zone

    Doing business with Nick Hearn of LAB360

    The GM of LAB360 talks about a career built on ‘on all things data’, and the data scientist who should join Apple’s Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak in the pantheon of 'tech visionaries', Dr Jim Goodnight.

  • 6 steps to win executive support for security awareness programs

    In our article, "The 7 Elements of a successful awareness program," we identified the first and most critical element was obtaining C-level support. Such support is critical for the success of just about any organizational effort. Their support brings organizational buy-in and authority for your efforts. You can get other departments to support your efforts. While you will still meet some resistance, it is easier to overcome or bypass. Most importantly, you get more funding to put together a respectable awareness program.

  • Staffing

    Microsoft consolidates enterprise IT conferences

    Microsoft will hold next year a new conference that encompasses its enterprise IT products, including the productivity and server Office software, IT management wares and development tools, and replaces several shows that are narrower in scope.

  • Essential Technologies

    Mobile workers: ‘I want my Blackberry back'

    At a well-known investment firm in New York City, something strange is happening: Mobile app performance issues and privacy concerns have sparked a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) revolt, and now many employees are asking for their corporate BlackBerry back.

  • CIO Plus

    A platform for growth and innovation

    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.

  • Staffing

    In Pictures: Bloodiest tech industry layoffs of 2014, so far

    Microsoft leads the way, but has plenty of company on jobs cut front

  • Focus on disrupting Google, Microsoft lead tells startups

    Alternatives to "20-year-old" browser functions and search engines will be the next big disruptor, Microsoft's technical evangelist has said.

  • Cisco, Microsoft chasing Clouds

    Cisco this week expanded its datacentre arrangement with Microsoft with a multiyear sales and go-to-market effort for integrated products. The deal builds upon one agreed to 15 months ago, when the two companies combined cloud offerings under their respective Cisco Unified Data Center and Microsoft Fast Track 3.0 architectures.

  • Microsoft now leads in tech layoffs

    Microsoft's planned 18,000 job cuts, or 14% of its workforce, is the biggest tech layoff announced this year, surpassing Hewlett-Packard's announcement in May that it was cutting 16,000 jobs.