NZTech: More emphasis on digital skills needed in NZ schools
“Not just the tech sector, but all sectors of the economy will suffer, if schools don’t successfully introduce digital skills.”
Flexible workspaces provide major boost to NZ's local economies
APAC DX threatened by lack of business alignment
PageUp acquires Clinch, expands recruitment software offerings
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Fortune 500 firms weigh in on equipment failure risk
Fortune 500 companies are increasingly concerned about the risks of critical equipment failure and cyber attacks on industrial control systems.
Gartner names InterSystems leader in operational database management systems
Its first specialised edition, InterSystems IRIS for Health, empowers healthcare organisations to rapidly develop the healthcare applications that manage medical data.
Hays: Jobseekers must 'self-disrupt' their career in 2020
taking calculated risks, not raising salary too early and highlighting transferrable skills for a sideways move are all ways people can land a job in the next year.
Business security performance impacting bottom line - Thycotic
When cybersecurity teams do not meet their targets, it impacts the CEO with longer hours, job insecurity, shareholder pushback, and bonus reductions.
Key aspects of designing a secure data centre
When considering data centre security, you will need to decide which security functions need to be deployed and where you want to deploy them.
AWS announces renewable power project in Australia
The Australian project is one of six new renewable energy projects, which are expected to produce a total 711MW of new renewable energy capacity.
Snowflake's offering heralds in a new way of managing and sharing data
The newly announced Private Data Exchange enables organisations to create their own branded, internal or private ecosystem version of a data marketplace.
Cloudera: Training, uptake and security main challenges for the cloud
“Our customers will never be 100% cloud, they’ll always be on premise to some degree. The struggle is, how can we do both?”
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Young Kiwis prepared for the future of the workforce - MYOB study
New Zealand’s next generation of the workforce is prepared for the gig economy and ready for whatever disruption comes its way, according to a new report from MYOB.
The dummies guide to sussing out MSSPs
A pure DIY approach might not be tenable for your organisation depending on your maturity and business goals.
Over 80% of people living with a disability say recruitment bias exists
The data was found in a survey of 1,033 people by recruiting company Hays, who raised this issue in conjunction with the International Day of People with Disability (IDOPwD) today.
AWS need not be a minefield: Optimising the cloud journey for real results
Find high-performance outcomes through your use of AWS, and save time and money whilst doing so.
Why businesses must build their cloud expertise
Nearly three-quarters of IT decision-makers (71%) believe their organisations have lost revenue due to a lack of cloud expertise.
Kordia launches Google Cloud Partner Interconnect
Kordia’s direct connection to Google Cloud, Partner Interconnect, is now officially available to Kordia customers.
Rackspace extends managed service capabilities for AWS
Rackspace has extended its professional and managed services for Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the expansion of its Rackspace Service Blocks portfolio.
Why finance must be at the core of effective business planning processes
Experience shows that better outcomes can be achieved by organisations who adopt a strategy of integrated business planning, according to Board International.
CISOs: Dedicated investment in security is still lacking
Nine out of 10 CISOs say the board asks them for advice, but half of companies still lump cybersecurity into IT budget.
Interview: Cloudera on why analytics is key in the fight against financial crime
Cloudera’s co-managing director of financial services, Dr Richard Harmon, shares his thoughts about financial crime and how analytics can shape the next generation of financial crime prevention.
Hybrid cloud connectivity with VMware Cloud on AWS
The forum introduced the forthcoming VMware Cloud on AWS service managed by Rackspace to business leaders in Australia.
Kubernetes Explained! New Video - how it works and business benefits
With the rapid growth in multi-cloud use internationally, watch this video to find out why Kubernetes is becoming vital to New Zealand businesses, brought to Aotearoa by home-grown Catalyst Cloud.
Cyberattacks becoming increasingly targeted in nature, research finds
The number of unique cyber incidents have increase for third quarter of 2019, according to a new report on the cybersecurity threatscape.
Druva extends data protection capabilities for AWS workloads
Capabilities include backup and data management, and long-term archiving for Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) snapshots.
Interview: Workday explains the five 'digital deadlocks' of DX
Because many organisations have no roadmap to guide them, they are facing a more difficult journey than they should – and it’s down to a multitude of challenges, called ‘digital deadlocks’.
The BYOD juggling act: balancing security, privacy and mobility
Left unmanaged, personal devices and unmanaged cloud applications can lead to data loss, but if managed too strictly, the IT team risks a backlash from unhappy employees, Bitglass says.
New APAC managing director for Emarsys
"Asia Pacific is one of the fastest-growing markets for Emarsys and Adam brings the industry knowledge and depth of retail understanding to steward the business in this exciting phase of growth."
Can quantum computing optimise an investment portfolio?
Traders currently use algorithms to understand and, to a degree, predict the value movement in these markets.
How digital transformation is changing the retail industry - Fujitsu
Fujitsu described its vision for the future of digitalised retail services and proposes how retail and other industries will be transformed by its digital technologies.
Interview: How Optimation helps organisations step up their innovation game
Many businesses don’t have the in-house expertise needed to sustain or update complex applications that keep up with the evolving expectations and needs of customers.
Without automation, you're a sitting duck to cybercriminals. Here's why
Seven cybersecurity experts share their insights, strategies, and best practices surrounding security automation and analytics.
The Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally coming to NZ
The controversial foldable smartphone is now available for preorder in New Zealand from December 9, with shipping starting on December 18.
NZ's financial sector primed for AI, research finds
New Zealand urgently needs to increase its focus on the core foundations needed to operate in an AI enabled future.
Forrester report shows firms feeling pressure to move to hybrid cloud
A survey from Forrester, Ensono and Wipro found that out of 153 IT directors, one in four say that internal pressures are key motivator in exploring new cloud technologies.
Silver Peak & AWS extend collaboration on SD-WAN deployment
Joint AWS and Silver Peak customers can set up a global view of their private networks by importing AWS objects and defining on-premise resources within a centralised gateway manager.
Juniper Networks brings cloud-managed SD-LAN and new CPE devices to enterprises
New enhancements bring cloud agility and scale to more parts of the enterprise network, while lowering the cost of deploying and operating SD-Branch environments.
Five predictions for AI and process automation in 2020
Enticed by the potential for the technologies to streamline workflows and improve customer service, organisations will be undertaking RPA deployments in ever-increasing numbers.
It’s all about partnership: Secrets of success in supporting and improving legacy applications
With the rise of SaaS, the funding to continue to maintain an in-house IT team has been reducing, leaving IT management with the constant pressure to provide more with less.
Five key features organisations need in an accounts payable solution
Accounts payable automation streamlines the invoice processing workflows in an organisation, Upstream Solutions says.
New Zealand Rugby uses AWS-powered analytics to boost performance
Amazon Partner Network Partner Intela AI and data science company DOT Loves Data partnered to develop the Play in the Grey interactive platform on AWS.
How to make digital transformation a success - SnapLogic
From boosting customer engagement, to launching breakthrough products, to increasing revenue and growth, digital transformation can radically improve a business and its place in the market.
Veritas announces support for AWS Outposts
Veritas Technologies can now support AWS Outposts, hailing a new era of enterprise workload protection for end user customers, no matter where they are running.
IBM: A/NZ C-Suite who trust data will outperform
"Leading organisations that have put trust at the core of the way they use data with their customers are creating massive opportunities for greater success."