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CIO100 2017 #31-100: John Hanna, Network for Learning

“Our job is to reduce this complexity for schools, making sure teachers and students can release the throttle on fantastic learning, equipped as confident, connected learners prepared for 21st century success,” says John Hanna, CEO at Network for Learning.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Walter Chieng, Saint Kentigern Trust Board

ICT services is not something we have to sell to the organisation, says Walter Chieng, director of ICT at Saint Kentigern Trust.
“The core services are expected and delivery is guaranteed as all users depend on it every day.”

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #17: Andrew Goodin, Zespri International

For Andrew Goodin, Zespri International’s Global Manager Information Services, implementing the company’s Industry Relationship Management Project (using MS Dynamics xRM online platform), has been a rewarding time for his team and ultimately, the company.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Chris Duran, Biomatters

Over the past 12 months, Biomatters has successfully transitioned over 50 per cent of its business from a perpetual licensing model to a subscription software model.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Tony Carpinter, NZ Blood Service

New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) operates in a closely regulated environment, with its core activities including the collection, testing, manufacturing and distribution of blood products, says CIO Tony Carpinter.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Richard John Wyke, Figured

Our most important business transformation project completed over the past 12 months has been the transition from traditional hosting, using third-party VPS providers for our software as a service product, to 100 per cent cloud-based hosting, using Amazon Web Services,” says Figured CTO Richard John Wyke.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Shayne Tong, Genesis Energy

When Shayne Tong took on a year-long stint as interim CIO at Genesis Energy, he was given a remit to lead a high performing team across IT operations, agile digital delivery, IT transformation, big data and analytics and partnering with the business on lean digital startups.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Owen Werner, Unitec Institute of Technology

In the past three years Unitec has made serious moves to rethink the provision of learning spaces across several campuses, in association with significant curriculum rewriting and strategic property change says the institute’s chief digital officer, Owen Werner.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Cameron Brill, St John

St John has 14,000 employees and over 17,600 personnel so requires a multi-modal ICT team to deliver on a critical 24x7 business, plus a strong customer and digital vision, says CIO Cameron Brill, who leads a team of 70.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Hannes van Zyl, Hawkins Group

Hawkins Group has completed two of the three phases of the 'Step Change' project, which is altering the way it provides data services to company employees on construction sites, says CIO Hannes Van Zyl.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Sean Mills, Department of Corrections

Corrections has the dual responsibilities of keeping the public safe and actively reducing re-offending, through activities and programmes offered to custodial and community-based offenders. Within this strategic context, technology transformation must be delivered securely, effectively and reflect the strong governance and low-risk principles that are embedded in the Corrections’ culture,” says the organisation’s CIO, Sean Mills.

Written by Rodney Fletcher29 March 17 07:00