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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

A lesson on interoperability from the healthcare sector

For anyone involved in management of health IT, the collection, storage and safe sharing of healthcare information has always been one of the most important – yet difficult to achieve - parts of their job. But the new FHIR standard meets 21st century needs for healthcare interoperability,

Written by David Hay21 April 15 06:00

In pictures: CIO100 event in Auckland: Preparing for the digital future

The speakers in this year’s CIO100 event - Carl Powell of Fletcher Building, Denildo Albuquerque and David Spaziani of Gartner, John-Paul Sikking of Cisco and Steve Griffin of Unisys – share pointers on taking the lead amidst fast-paced changes. Photos by Jason Creaghan

Written by Divina Paredes17 April 15 08:00

Get ready for hyperadoption now: Forrester

Ubiquitous connectivity, cloud architecture, big data analytics and artificial intelligence are enabling a dramatic expansion of digital capabilities. Marketers should ask, ‘What does my customer need next?’

Written by Divina Paredes15 April 15 06:00

The CIO imperative to step up and influence: Impossible, improbable or unavoidable?

Technology is synonymous with innovation to many people in business, but do those people actually see strategic influence and innovation coming from CIOs and their tech teams, in today’s digital economy? The consensus at the end of 2014 from CIOs was that they do not, writes IT lawyer Jennie Vickers.

Written by Jennie Vickers13 April 15 06:00

‘Disrupt digital businesses before you get disrupted!’

Fostering a culture of digital DNA is important in order to succeed in the digital age, but who should lead this task? Ray Wang of Silicon Valley-based Constellation Research answers this question for enterprises building new businesses with disruptive technology.

Written by Divina Paredes08 April 15 05:15

Flexible working can only happen in a flexible building

Vodafone's philosophy that “work is what you do, not where you are” could ignite a movement towards new approaches to the way we work as the rebuild in Christchurch gathers pace, writes IT lawyer Jennie Vickers.

Written by Jennie Vickers03 April 15 06:00

Primed for change

CIOs from New Zealand’s largest ICT using organisations harness an arsenal of leadership and technology tools to succeed in a constantly evolving business environment.

Written by Divina Paredes and Ulrika Hedquist09 April 15 06:00