Collaboration / News

Leadership is demonstrated, not measured

Bradley de Souza calls for an end to the current 'leadership by numbers' obsession - and why failing a leadership exam isn’t always the worst outcome.

Written by Bradley de Souza21 Oct. 14 07:30

ICT agility is out, business agility is in!

Conversations with executive peers should move from technology enablement, to how ICT can exploit business opportunities and respond to competitors, writes Louise Francis of IDC NZ.

Written by Louise Francis05 Oct. 14 05:30

The evolving CIO agenda

As technology and market changes surge, the CIO has become more critical than ever to an organisation’s success. Speakers at this year’s CIO100 event highlight steps to take in this shifting environment.

Written by Divina Paredes29 Sept. 14 08:00

Ascent of the digital board director

Providing business technology governance to boards is tipped to be one of the most sought after skills in the digital economy. ICT leaders already in this space talk about how to prepare for the role.

Written by Divina Paredes and Byron Connolly25 Sept. 14 14:00

Citrix touts new ‘software-defined workplace' focus

Citrix is laying out a new strategy to position itself as a "software-defined workplaces" company that enables its customers to have a mobile workforce that can access everything they need to be productive from anywhere and on any device.

Written by Brandon Butler19 Sept. 14 01:19

Westpac NZ turns to New York start-up for web banking

Westpac New Zealand is using money management tools created by New York start-up Moven to drive a new platform that will enable customers to do 90 per cent of their banking online.

Written by Divina Paredes26 Aug. 14 18:16

CIO, CMO and lawyer collaboration in the ‘age of the customer’

Businesses that are customer obsessed and digitally driven are the winners in the digital economy. But the battle can be won if disruptive technologies are employed and everyone works together, writes IT lawyer Jennie Vickers.

Written by Jennie Vickers20 Aug. 14 11:47

How CIOs can survive and thrive in a swirl of change

CIOs face unrelenting change as part of the job description. Today they must deal with change coming at them from all fronts. More than ever before, CIOs now have to knock down walls, connect corporate silos, keep customers in their sights, be willing to fail fast and pivot to a more successful strategy -- one that usually involves wielding the power of data analytics.

Written by Tom Kaneshige19 Aug. 14 05:51

Lessons on millennials and mobility

What trends and practices are happening in education and banking that other industries will be facing when this new generation dominates the workforce in the not so distant future?

Written by Divina Paredes06 Aug. 14 06:22

Secrets to CIO Longevity

Enterprises that keep the same CIO in place for years -- and even decades -- have a unique culture of collaboration and consistency.

Written by Howard Baldwin30 July 14 05:08

Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud Outsourcing Creates New Legal Risks

The convergence of social, mobile, analytics, and cloud technologies (SMAC) are complicating an already complex IT outsourcing value chain. But they're also creating new legal and compliance issues for companies reliant on third-party providers for SMAC-related services.

Written by Stephanie Overby25 July 14 23:09

CIO-CMO Marriage Strained, But Can Be Saved

Forced into an arranged marriage of sorts, the CIO and CMO are trying their best to make things work. Still, disagreements arise. One out of four CIOs believe CMOs lack the vision to anticipate new digital channels, while many CMOs say CIOs lack the urgency needed to respond to shifting market conditions.

Written by Tom Kaneshige24 July 14 01:44