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Cybersecurity
NZ businesses are leaving themselves vulnerable to cyber threats
Barely six per cent of business and companies in New Zealand have adequate cyber protection.
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Chorus
How Chorus aims to reshape service company maintenance contracts
“These contracts are the first step in moving Chorus beyond the major UFB network build."
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NZTech
Is NZ’s tech industry starting to mature?
Technology is New Zealand’s fastest growing and third biggest industry.
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Cybersecurity
Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Alex Nikolova made the discovery while conducting a research project on the same-origin policy of various web browsers.
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Identity and Access Management
Sphere Identity launches self-sovereign identity platform
“Customer dropoff, revenue loss, data harvesting, and security breaches have become characteristic of this digital age, for both businesses and consumers.”
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IT Automation
Re-Leased Software to invest in Hawke's Bay ahead of US expansion
“Re-Leased’s Homegrown Talent Activation plans represent a multi-million dollar investment in new, well-paid, high-tech jobs."
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Partnerships
SIS announces a partnership with Platform 4
“We are looking forward to a strong future in the New Zealand security industry with this global giant as our strategic partner."
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ASB
Exclusive: ASB and Hnry’s shared vision for the future of work
"As a fintech company, being able to work in partnership with an innovative bank like ASB is really helping our platform."
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Microsoft
Kiwi businesses set for a tech-fuelled boom - Microsoft
“Given rising costs, widespread labour shortages and greater competition, technology is increasingly a critical factor in business growth."
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New Zealand business
Mainfreight uses Spark’s IoT Asset Tracking service to locate hazardous goods
“Receiving automated alerts means we have improved our logistics planning and our asset network can be rebalanced faster."
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Innovation
NZ’s Maori innovators are on the rise
“More iwi investors need to recognise that these sectors will provide the high-value jobs our children need."
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Marketing Automation
How marketing automation could shape NZ’s future
Through automation the customer discovery process is instant.
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Internet of Things
How IoT is helping NZ’s largest industry
The IoT tech trial at Kowhai farm is a New Zealand IoT Alliance pilot in collaboration with MBIE.
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MYOB
Why Kiwis are excited about a cashless future
MYOB did a survey which found that New Zealand could become cashless by 2028.
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Blockchain
How blockchain will impact NZ’s economy
Distributed ledgers and blockchain are anticipated to provide a positive uplift to New Zealand’s economy.
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Trade Me
Trade Me receives $2.54 billion takeover bid
“This indicative proposal is subject to a number of conditions, including the completion of due diligence.”
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IT Automation
How Adobe aims to deliver marketing automation to Kiwi enterprises
“Qrious will enable enterprise customers to get the most out of Adobe Experience Cloud and provide valuable on-the-ground expertise."
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Sales
simPRO field sales solution lets businesses quote on the go
With simPRO’s Quote and Sales module, technicians will gain the ability to conduct previously office-exclusive tasks on the job site.
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Innovation
Why Kiwi businesses need to invest in innovation
"The research shows that companies who decide to invest in innovation can be rewarded by gains in productivity."
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Commerce Systems
Finding and maximising existing networks to drive business forward
With 97% of businesses in New Zealand being small businesses, SMBs need to leverage this existing network of potential clients and business partners.
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Meridian Energy
Vodafone wins telecommunications services deal with Meridian
Vodafone announced it has been selected as the preferred provider for Meridian Energy’s telecommunications services.
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Microsoft
Kiwi UC provider becomes a Microsoft Co-Sell partner
"Becoming a Microsoft Co-Sell partner is a big deal for New Zealand technology providers."
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Promapp
Nintex acquires Auckland-based BPM leader, Promapp
Promapp will help Nintex customers more effectively automate, orchestrate and optimise business processes.
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Fintech
Exclusive: The opportunities and challenges for Kiwi tech companies
"Many Kiwi companies start in NZ but innovate for the global market, this comes with a big set of challenges."