The Instillery and Origin have unveiled plans to merge businesses to create a tech provider capable of challenging tier-1 incumbents in New Zealand.
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Barry White thrives in the ‘as a service’ economy, providing technology and business advice to a range of organisations.
Millions of users may be denied access to your services – and that’s not fair to you or to them.
Martha Heller showcases what it takes to create an IT investment culture.
At the recent CIO100 breakfast in Auckland, Air New Zealand’s first chief digital officer talks about customer experience, finding 10X talent and predicting the future.
“The single biggest, the flagship Bank of New Zealand store is not on Queen Street. It is the website,” says the bank’s head of digital.
Plunket’s first CIO - and now Chief Operating Officer - seriously considered becoming a midwife after the birth of her first child.
The role allows him to work across all facets of ICT and business units, as well as mentor the next generation of ICT professionals.
Westpac chief digital officer Melissa Macfarlane talks about how the bank is acting like a startup, working with the CIO, and preparing for the workplace of the future.
Previously, security was about having gates, but under the agile method we use guardrails so our developers stay on the road, rather than having to stop at a gate, writes Aaron McKeown of Xero.
Machine learning, multi-structured data, storage in the cloud and the ethics around big data are just some of the themes tackled in this CIO roundtable discussion sponsored by IBM and Ingram Micro. (Photos by Jason Creaghan)
Through serendipity, all of Simon Kennedy’s career has been in retail - from selling sausages in London, through to global management consultant roles and now CIO.
Vendors frequently undertake software audits that are problematic for CIOs, writes IT lawyer Michael Wigley.
NZ businesses need to rethink how we are developing ‘digital directors’, says Viv Gurrey. The process needs a co-ordinated approach along with a jumpstart for prospective candidates.
We all need to dispel the assumption that change is transitory, writes 'change junkie' Vaughan Robertson.
The New Zealand managing director for Xero, Anna Curzon, shares the software company’s goal of ‘rewiring the small business economy’
Myles Ward reveals what today's CTO needs to become a CEO, the role of his mentors in his career development and the need for a supportive network of your peers at every stage.
Talks about his transition from CTO at Inland Revenue Department to the top role at healthAlliance
There are a lot of parallels between the California gold rush and what is going on today in the rush to digital, writes Owen McCall.
We’re all used to hype, and we can forgive genuine enthusiasm for shiny new technologies, but many of the claims being made for blockchain are just beyond the pale, writes Steve Wilson of Constellation Research.