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Unfazed by rapid change

The CIO role is in a constant state of ‘flux’, but this may actually be a career advantage, part two of our 2015 State of the CIO report reveals.

Written by Divina Paredes10 June 15 06:30

The State of the CIO 2015: The digital mindshift

Our annual research shows how New Zealand CIOs are playing critical roles as organisations evolve and reinvent themselves in the fast-changing world.

Written by Divina Paredes09 June 15 06:00

How hackathons are helping NZ organisations recruit - and train - future ICT staff

“We constantly read articles on skills shortage in the IT sector, here is the opportunity for Industry to get involved as mentors and help change this problem," says Edwina Mistry of the Manukau Institute of Technology and one of the organisers of the inaugural Junior Hackathon (JHack).

Written by Divina Paredes25 May 15 06:00

The rise of the digital suggestion box

…And why a Wellington startup for an ‘idea management platform’ is named as one of the 'cool vendors in government' by Gartner

Written by Divina Paredes22 May 15 10:50

Xero is New Zealand’s Hi-Tech Company of the Year

“It takes continuity of performance over more than a single year to earn this award. The company evidences superb operational efficiency,” says Wayne Norrie, chair of the Hi-Tech Trust.

Written by Divina Paredes15 May 15 20:30

The challenger’s cloud platform

When your goal is to disrupt the market, it helps to use disruptive technologies as well, the CIO of Skinny demonstrates.

Written by Divina Paredes11 May 15 06:00

The future of cybersecurity

John-Paul Sikking, head of security at Cisco, says the GDP of some nations, including New Zealand, seems paltry compared to the cost of cybercrime. Enterprises – and their leaders all the way to the boardroom – need to be asking tough questions, and make everyone accountable for cybersecurity.

Written by Divina Paredes30 April 15 06:00

‘Do not walk into the future facing backwards’

Wayne Norrie outlines ways New Zealand Enterprises can ensure they are the disruptors – and not the disrupted - in the fast-paced digital environment.

Written by Divina Paredes27 April 15 11:00

A CIO’s handbook: Planning for the long game

Victor Vae’au does not have a separate ICT strategy - it is Future35, the framework for change of the New Zealand Defence Force in the next 25 years.

Written by Divina Paredes23 April 15 06:00