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Stories by CIO Staff
The CIO Executive Council has launched Pathways Express, a one-day intensive learning and development program for organisations that want to improve the business acumen of their senior ICT executives.
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has appointed David Whiteing as its new CIO.
CIO talks to Lehane about how to make the transition from a CIO to a more business-focused role.
He discuss the challenges he faces as a general manager, how he works with other c-level executives, and provides advice for CIOs looking to move up the c-level chain.
If the 'old' CIO had a reputation of throwing up barriers, the 'new' CIO must focus on breaking down barriers to show marketing, finance, HR and other business leaders how IT services can help them become better within their particular operations.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) CIO Michael Harte has purchased a private island called Isola Budelli in the Mediterranean for $4.2 million (2.9 million Euros).
We ask three CIOs for their views on fostering innovation within their organisations and where technology fits in the picture today and tomorrow.
CIO magazine needs your help to define the CIO agenda for 2013. Here's your chance to have your say as part of our 12th annual 'State of the CIO' survey, which closes on Friday August 9.
RealMe, an identity verification system, has been rolled out in New Zealand to help citizens make secure online transactions with 40 government agencies and participating banks.
A desire to browse the internet and use apps, combined with low cost devices, is driving mobile device growth in New Zealand says telecommunications manufacturer Ericsson.
According to its 2012 ConsumerLab report 7 percent of New Zealanders currently own a tablet device, and 20 percent say they expect to own one in the next six months.
At the end of the first year of the Ultra Fast Broadband initiative, the government says it has exceeded installation targets by more than 6000 premises.
A summary of progress released today shows that despite passing through over 76,000 premises only 1,233 users are connected to UFB.
In what it says is a first for New Zealand banks, ASB customers will be able to make payments to friends and other acquintances on Facebook, without using bank numbers.
The feature will be available for users of ASB’s smartphone apps for iOS and Android from mid-July, and payments can be made to any New Zealand bank account.
Ken Holley, former CIO of NZ Post-owned Localist, has been announced as the head of New Zealand operations for contact centre cloud provider Ipscape.
Holley has had previous experience with Ipscape, having worked with the company on Localist’s contact centre telephony system.
Update 3:30pm: The mystery of what happened to Fyx's "Global Mode" might be explained today, with the revelation that parent company Maxnet has been purchased by Australian ISP Vocus for $9.5 million.
Vocus CEO James Spenceley has told Computerworld that Vocus did not out and out ask Maxnet to pull the plug on the geolock-averting feature, but says in hindsight it was not appropriate to market such a service in the middle of acquisition negotiations.
Smartphone ownership in New Zealand households has jumped from 11 percent last year to 44 percent in 2012, according to research by IDC New Zealand.