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  • Inside an ICT ‘shared services-plus’ model

    Inside an ICT ‘shared services-plus’ model

    Deane Johns, chief information officer of the New Zealand Association of Credit Unions, talks about delivering shared services and more to its member organisations.

  • Mobile technologies as true business enablers

    Mobile technologies as true business enablers

    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.

  • Lessons on millennials and mobility

    Lessons on millennials and mobility

    What trends and practices are happening in education and banking that other industries will be facing when this new generation dominates the workforce in the not so distant future?

  • A platform for growth and innovation

    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.

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In pictures: CIO roundtable on 'The collaboration imperative'

ICT leaders share pointers on enterprise collaboration across mobile, digital and cloud channels at a CIO roundtable held in conjunction with Spark Digital.

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  • Technology

    University of Otago rolls out desktop virtualisation for 21,000 students

    Students will be able to launch the new virtual desktop on their own PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets – regardless of make – through a web browser.

  • Internet of Things roundtable: Experts discuss what to look for in IoT platforms

    Networking is at the heart of every Internet of Things deployment, connecting sensors and other "Things" to the apps that interpret the data or take action.

  • C-Suite Perspectives

    Most CEOs Still Don't Get Social Media

    Social media is a virtual ghost town for most CEOs with participation among the world's most elite leaders at embarrassing low numbers. A staggering 68 percent of CEOs at Fortune 500 companies have no social media presence at all, according to a new study from and Domo.

  • C-Suite Perspectives

    How to Keep CMOs From Making Disastrous Software Purchases

    When the chief marketing officer (CMO) makes software purchasing decisions, it's a near-certain recipe for security, performance and scalability disasters -- and it's the CIO who's likely to be asked to sort out the resulting mess. That's the view of Sheldon Monteiro, CTO of SapientNitro, a division of business and technology consultancy Sapient.

  • Enterprise

    Is Conflict the Secret to a Successful Business?

    Conflict in the workplace is inevitable, but, if handled correctly, it can actually lead to a more engaged and productive workforce. The key is to maintain professionalism at all times and remember to be empathetic, says Piera Palazzolo, senior vice president, Dale Carnegie Training.

  • Business Continuity

    New Zealand firms urged to make information security a priority: IDC

    Lists three steps for CIOs to take control of their organisations' IT security.

  • Vendor View

    Doing business with Ed Hyde of Qrious

    The CEO of the data analytics company talks about making the leap from telecommunications to the arena of ‘smart data’.

  • Half-baked mergers

    It can take years after a merger has been declared "complete" for the <a href="">IT processes and systems to be truly merged</a>. Over the years, we've all seen stories in the business press about this sort of thing, and yet it keeps happening, despite what can be dire consequences.

  • Mobile/Wireless/Convergence

    Android Wear apps: Lots of promise, lots of glitches

    As I wrote earlier this week, the new Motorola Moto 360 is a beautiful device and the best of the three Android Wear smartwatches on the market.

  • Oracle CEO Larry Ellison steps down as CEO, Catz, Hurd named co-CEOs

    It's the end of an era at Oracle, as CEO Larry Ellison has been appointed executive chairman and CTO of the vendor, with co-presidents Safra Catz and Mark Hurd named co-CEOs.

  • Consumerisation of IT

    Apple Lays Out Its Social Media Aspirations

    Apple CEO Tim Cook unequivocally tells PBS' Charlie Rose that the company has no plans to be in the social media business. "We have no plans to be in the social networking area," he tells Rose without hesitation.

  • Staffing

    Citrix touts new ‘software-defined workplace' focus

    Citrix is laying out a new strategy to position itself as a "software-defined workplaces" company that enables its customers to have a mobile workforce that can access everything they need to be productive from anywhere and on any device.

  • Risk Management

    10 things we want from our vendors

    Do you have favorite vendors, ones you would gladly work with again and again? What is it that sets them apart?

  • Business Processes

    Datacom acquires stake in Australian health informatics company SmartWard

    Appoints Dr Keith Joe as Chief Medical Information Officer for new business unit Healthcare Solutions

  • Mobile/Wireless/Convergence

    Will Apple Pay Take Off (and Take Down BYOD)?

    Lofty promises of a mobile electronic wallet have been around for a decade, only to crash down to earth as consumers continue to stick with the venerable plastic credit-card swipe. Will the newly unveiled Apple Pay be any different? There are signs Apple might be able to pull it off.