At a recent roundtable discussion sponsored by Veeam, CIOs talk about how ICT works across the organisation and with partner agencies to meet the growing demands and expectations of a 24x7, always changing, business environment.
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CIOs are taking a fresh look at impact of wearable electronics on the enterprise.
Martin Catterall returns to New Zealand after 20 years, assumes post in early 2014.
Teleworking is now mainstream, but organisations do not necessarily have structures and policies around it, according to a new trans-Tasman survey.
For years, CIOs raged against stealth technology that could put their company's security - and maybe their authority - at risk. Today, though, IT executives see the world differently and are quick to explain that they should be ambassadors between tech vendors and business users.
The research firm predicts the convergence of IT and marketing as businesses increasingly look to digital promotional strategies.
In a recent CIO Leaders' Luncheon sponsored by Fronde, Rob Fyfe shares pointers for making the leap from CIO to CEO.
Former Air New Zealand CEO Rob Fyfe talks about ways to foster a customer-centric culture - from answering the most difficult customer complaints, to working the night shift to get first-hand account of what is happening in the organisation.
This results in every budget being an IT budget; every company being a technology company; every business becoming a digital leader; and every person becoming a technology company, says Gartner senior vice president Peter Sondergaard.
The successful relationships share the same best practices while the failed arrangements are uniquely flawed. But, in fact, the most disappointing deals do share common characteristics.
Latest to join eduroam, allowing students and staff to access wireless network at thousands of institutions across the globe.
The bring your own device (BYOD) trend is gaining steam, thanks to the cost benefits and increased productivity that can come from allowing employees to provision their own technology. Mobile workers are more likely to put in more hours, so if your employees want to buy their own equipment and do more work on their own time, it's a win for the company.
Graeme Osborne, National Health IT Board director, on working across sectoral groups to create the platform supporting personalised health records for all patients throughout New Zealand.
Robin Johansen is leaving as Beca CIO after 13 years, and will be doing consultancy work from his new base in Nelson.
Healthcare, like most industries, finds its hard to meet the mobility desires of employees (caregivers) and customers (patients). But while healthcare struggles with unique legal and regulatory impediments that other fields don't face, it's also poised to gain much more from what some call a 'mobile revolution.'
For Rob Fyfe, innovation and risk management go hand in hand, and he shares how this was demonstrated during his term as CIO and then chief executive at Air New Zealand.
Want to promote harmony between marketing and IT? Try these steps.
The fundamental information within an organisation is way more important than any of the technology used to manage that information. This is what the ‘I’ in CIO represents, writes Geoff Lazberger. So how do you impress upon the executive team the real value of information?
A discussion on ‘raising the strategic profile of IT’ at the CIO Summit morphed into a treatise on how CIOs are managing the multiple layers of an in-house/cloud/mobile/BYOD environment. The backdrop to what is variously called “shadow”, “stealth”, or “rogue” IT; the term refers to technology used by employees without clearance or even knowledge by the IT team.