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  • AI, blockchain and the future of work in 2018

    “Adaptability remains the prime trait of interest, and a key determinant of success for both the individual and organisation alike,” reports Nathan Bryant-Taukiri of Potentia.

    Written by CIO New Zealand22 Dec. 17 07:00
  • CIOs should embrace consumer tools

    The consumerisation of IT, the rise of agile software development and the explosion of cloud computing technologies are three big trends that today’s CIOs must embrace, says a group of analysts at Forrester Research.

    Written by Rafael Ruffolo15 Dec. 09 22:00
  • G20 nations can use ICT to build a low carbon economy

    A new report from IDC highlights the role of information and communications tecnologies to curb almost almost 5.8 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions by 2020.
    In addition to the results of the study, IDC released its first ICT Sustainability Index, in which the G20 nations have been ranked on their ability to reduce their CO2 emissions through the focused use of ICT. Japan received the highest ranking in the index. It aims to create a transparent ranking of the G20 industrial nations based on their CO2 emissions and their ability to manage the CO2 levels using ICT.

    Written by CIO New Zealand staff12 Dec. 09 22:00
  • MIS100 2009: Top ten trends 2009

    1 The Recession: It’s official
    This year all senior ICT executives acknowledge the recession, but its impact varies.

    Written by Vikki Bland15 July 09 22:00
  • Topless meetings take off

    Don't be offended if you are soon asked to come to a meeting "topless". Tired of people tapping away on their laptops in meetings or killing time with their BlackBerrys, a growing number of companies have ordered employees to leave the devices behind and come to meetings "topless", as in lose the laptop.
    The trend started in the US and was catching on here, boardroom consultant Geoff Kiel, chairman of Effective Governance, said.

    Written by Marsha Jacobs29 May 08 22:00
  • MIS100 2008: Top 10 trends

    1. Devolving of the CIO role
    This year marks the beginning of a trend in which some CIO positions have been devolved through business acquisitions and mergers, or through organisational restructuring.

    Written by Vikki Bland12 May 08 22:00