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CIO50 2019 #12: Shane Lenton, Cue Clothing

“From a ‘fast follower’ of retail trends a few years ago, we are now a leader in retail innovation,” says Shane Lenton, CIO at Cue Clothing.

Written by Divina Paredes28 March 19 08:30

CIO50 2019 #19: Gerard Naish, Ports of Auckland

It is important for the CIO to become the ‘trusted advisor’ in the organisation, says Gerard Naish, head of ICT at Ports of Auckland. “Ideally, this means rather than finding ways to bypass IT, people instead beat a path to your door.”

Written by Divina Paredes28 March 19 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Igor Matich, Dynamo6

“Our organisation is very flat and while we have roles and titles we are the same team, and there are no egos! Communication and collaboration is vital to perform well together," says Igor Matich, founder and managing director, Dynamo6.

Written by CIO New Zealand28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Lyndal Stewart, Find My Study

Our innovations are unique as no-one has ever tried to combine data from so many sources via the Internet of Things around Tertiary Education before, says Lyndal Stewart, founder and chief executive of www.findmystudy.com.

Written by Divina Paredes28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Geoff Leigh and Aaron Olphert, Kordia

Geoff Leigh, chief information officer and Aaron Olphert, chief digital officer, note how the Internet of Things (IoT) is set to dramatically change the way businesses use technology to help streamline processes, lower costs and create a competitive advantage.

Written by CIO New Zealand28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Cameron Brill, St John

St John is focused on a full digital transformation incorporating four core programmes: Digital Transformation; Business Intelligence strategy; Information Security Strategy; and an IT Modernisation programme, says its CIO Cameron Brill.

Written by CIO New Zealand28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #14: Mike Jenkins, The Instillery

"We’re not simply an IT team within a business, technology is the heart and soul of everything we do, it IS our business,” says Mike Jenkins, CEO and founder of The Instillery.

Written by CIO New Zealand28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Johan Vendrig, Orion Health

“You can never spend enough time with your customers. Spending too much time in your own (project) world is risky, as you start to believe all is well," says Johan Vendrig, CIO, Orion Health.

Written by CIO New Zealand28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #30: Alan Adcock, Whangarei District Council

"The first phase of our ‘Trilogy’ program of work began the transformation of the council into a ‘digital council’; supporting our vision for future service delivery,” says Alan Adcock, GM Corporate at the Whangarei District Council.

Written by CIO New Zealand28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Ewen Powell, Chorus NZ

“A key part of the role is ensuring we understand global technology trends and what and how we could apply them in the context of Chorus,” says Ewen Powell, chief technology officer of Chorus NZ.

Written by Divina Paredes28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Jason Patrick Mangan, University of Auckland

“In a year when everyone was trialling new capabilities to drive further improvements to business process and customer outcomes (including ourselves), we decided do the basics better,” says Jason Patrick Mangan, director IT services at the University of Auckland. This is the backdrop of the “Service Effectiveness” programme which focused on what matters most to their customers - students, faculty and the university staff.

Written by Divina Paredes28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Atta Elayyan, LWA Solutions

Atta Elayyan, CEO and co-founder of LWA Solutions, says since founding the company seven years ago, he has “pivoted” the business at least five times. But for Elayyan, this is the way to go with the breakneck pace of technology.

Written by Divina Paredes28 March 18 08:30

CIO100 2018 #31-100: Pete Yates, Healthlink

Pete Yates has kicked off the HealthLink 2020 plan (IT Tech Strategy) by defining a set of goals and associated objectives. The plan, he says, gives the organisation a view of what it will be like in three years, how it will function and the expected behaviours of all staff. The plan is designed to empower teams to make decisions (such as ‘test first, APIs second and building for cloud’).

Written by CIO New Zealand28 March 18 08:30

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
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