What we can learn from CIO50 leaders on driving innovation and influencing rapid change across their organisations and sectors
Stories by Divina Paredes
Succeeds Simon Moutter, who resigned today as managing director and director
Jane Brewer starts role end of April
New book by Julie Fry and Hayden Glass looks at how Kiwis view ambition and why it matters
Starts role on May 1
Signs partnership with Plug and Play to trial cutting-edge digital technology
"When you walk into a health-tech company office, attend a meeting or a conference, it is highly possible that less than 10 per cent are women," says Healthcare Technology Association CEO and University of Auckland student Christiane Zhao
Who made it to the annual report on the most transformative and disruptive technology and digital leaders in New Zealand?
Paul Littlefair took the “extreme step” of creating an in-house LIC-tailored development school - their entire development team who build their farmer facing software went tools-down for 10 weeks as they completed extensive cloud training
“We have implemented a number of small initiatives, which extend our digital reach,” says Tony Carpinter, CIO at NZ Blood Service. “These innovations have to fit into complex, regulated environments, where safety is essential, so they tend not to be disruptive. The value that they deliver is usually via incremental process and service improvements.”
“It’s about building strong technology foundations to enable innovation and to be a data-driven business,” Pete Yates, CTO at InterCity Group
“Whenever you deliver IT projects or enhancements to a business, you are delivering a change. You should never lose focus on who is impacted by this change and how the change affects them,” says Mark Leadbetter of House of Travel.
I want Delegat to be ready for that change, for how the next generation of super premium wine consumers want to engage with us will also be how our next generation of employees want to work, says Wilson Alley, CIO of the super premium wine company supplier.
“I have put a strategy in place to ensure we have strong partnerships in place we can rely on to help us deliver on areas outside of our core strength while tackling emerging technologies that compliment us head on,” said Atta Elayyan, CEO and co-founder of LWA Solutions
Valocity is an example of how a small, New Zealand-owned startup can use cutting-edge marketing, technology and business practices to develop a game-changing product that has changed the way a relatively conservative industry operates, says its CTO Nathan Scott.