In the digital era, business executives are becoming more involved in acquiring corporate technologies. But the CIO still largely has the final say for most technology purchasing decisions.
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Digital transformation tales - optimising service delivery, capitalising on company data and engaging with security
People now use the likes of AirBnB, Uber and Amazon as benchmarks for service and innovation - so how can organisations meet this shift in customer expectations? Two speakers at a CIO leaders’ luncheon share pointers.
Should you pay up and if you do, what’s next? Lawyer Michael Wigley weighs in on the issue.
So the rumours are out, Twitter is up for sale – and I see it with a wary eye, my most used social network may change owners… time to muse about it.
How your company may be impacted by the recent English High Court ruling that software is 'goods'.
Simon Kennedy of The Warehouse Group talks about being an academic advisor, mentor and advocate for retail as a career.
Orion Health’s CEO says our ICT sector wants to help deliver in secondary schools, but the Ministry of Education needs to join the party.
The democratisation of IT decision-making within enterprises, and the growing influence of vendors, means that CIOs no longer 'win by default'. Instead, they must convince other members of their organisation of their value.
How ICT executives can apply their lessons learned in leading digital transformation programmes, to their respective roles.
Through serendipity, all of Simon Kennedy’s career has been in retail - from selling sausages in London, through to global management consultant roles and now CIO.
‘Employees need to be empowered to scale-back heavy or unrealistic workloads and concentrate on the tasks integral to their role.’
The Internet of Things is growing so fast, it’s an obvious place to look for career growth. Instead of aiming for a whole new job, the best strategy may be to add some skills to the ones you already have.
"Spatial technology is like mobile - it can be embedded and integrated everywhere,” says tech evangelist Matti Seikkula of e-Spatial.
Sports provides great analogies for preparing the IT team and the wider organisation for the competitive, fast-paced digital era, says Westpac CIO Dawie Oivier.
As CIOs lead the drive towards digitalisation of the organisation, the need to rethink differently about how they manage the changing mix of strategic IT suppliers.
ICT leaders share their experiences on propelling data analytics to the frontline of decision-making.
CIO Upfront: ‘Why you need a business strategy for digital, not a digital strategy for your business’
Kevin Fitzsimons of Element Digital Consulting writes about why organisations often get it wrong when they commit to a digital transformation.
Leading organisations are moving away from "gut feel" decision making, says Gartner
“Unless we build organisations that are able to adapt to and to use whatever technology comes along we are actually wasting our time."
Dawie Olivier of Westpac, Glen Willoughby of Downer and David Spaziani of Gartner are keynote speakers at the annual CIO event and launch of the NZ CIO100 awards.
A lack of understanding and skills is inhibiting many companies from making the most of big data, find out what are the benefits of getting it right.