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  • CIO roundtable: Conversations on collaboration

    New collaboration technologies are creating a dynamic ecosystem at work; enhancing communications across internal and external teams, and the ability to respond more rapidly to changes around them. So how are organisations preparing for and managing this shift? A panel of ICT executives share their experiences at a CIO roundtable held in conjunction with Spark Digital.

    Written by Divina Paredes19 Feb. 15 06:00
  • Z CIO Lois van Waardenberg: Pure energy

    Lois van Waardenberg is a classical pianist, has degrees in law and information science, established a professional services startup, and has held several business and consulting roles. She mines this multifaceted background as head of business technology and information services at Z Energy.

    Written by Divina Paredes16 Feb. 15 05:30
  • In pictures: CIO Roundtable on 'The dynamics of collaboration' (Wellington)

    Collaboration tools are critical as teams are called on to respond more quickly to changes impacting the business. ICT executives share their experiences in deploying these tools at a CIO roundtable in Wellington held in conjunction with Spark Digital. Photos by Brooke Woollett

    Written by Divina Paredes29 Jan. 15 07:00
  • What corporates can learn from the NZ Police on ‘user focus’

    If police officers need more than two hours of training before they can use their new mobile devices on the field, “it means we did not develop the applications well enough”, says Stephen Crombie, NZ Police executive director – information, technology and systems.

    Written by Divina Paredes15 Dec. 14 06:00
  • Capital gains for SMBs in NZ

    Wellington is the capital of confidence for small firms, holding on to record business optimism as other parts of New Zealand come off recent highs.

    Written by James Henderson09 Oct. 14 06:00
  • Mobile technologies as true business enablers

    Inroads in mobile technologies have left no industry unspared. But only when internal and external users are included in mobility deployments do they become true business enablers, according to IT leaders at a CIO roundtable in Wellington.

    Written by Divina Paredes25 Aug. 14 06:00
  • In pictures: Plan B opens Tawa data centre facility

    Business continuity and disaster recovery service providers, Plan B, opened its Tawa, Wellington-based data centre this week. The facility, which will operated under the company's sub-brand of Southern Cross Data Centres (SXDC), will provide co-location and backup services to customers as part of a national network of facilities. If the remaining install goes according to plan, the company plans to go live with services in the data centre by the middle of September.

    Written by Sathya Mithra Ashok14 Aug. 14 08:31