CIO-plus: Kiwi expat is new St John CIO and other ICT news

CIO-plus: Kiwi expat is new St John CIO and other ICT news

A roundup of news, reviews and trends for business technology leaders.

World Health Organization IT chief is new St John CIO

Martin Catterall returns to New Zealand after 20 years, assumes post in early 2014.

Test and test again: The lesson from Windows 8.1's bumpy rollout

That's good advice for Microsoft, developers, hardware partners and customers.

Do-or-die time for Acer as it hunts for winning strategy

Acer may turn to high-end products as a way to revive its business, but analysts say it won't be easy

Smartglasses should be part of BYOD policies: Gartner

CIOs are taking a fresh look at impact of wearable electronics on the enterprise.

Research highlights security issues with NFC payments

Academics reveal payments can be made from nearly a metre away.

Change: An unstoppable force of nature – and information technology

Regardless of industry or organisation, the unstoppable forces of change will impact how IT services are operated and delivered. Organisations that choose to remain static will see their carefully crafted castles eventually crumble into a pile of sand, writes Greg Hunt of Equinox IT

From the files of CIO New Zealand

You have a new CEO. Now what? What changes could an incumbent CIO expect with a change at the top? Geoff Lazberger lists three potential impacts.

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