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Green Light
Q&A: Meet Green Light Worldwide's NZ resource manager Regie Saylo
Green Light Worldwide's momentum in New Zealand is heating up as the company bolsters its local presence and prepares for a fresh wave of growth in the IT market.
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Green Light
Q&A: Green Light Worldwide's Vinny Narain chats about the company's plans for NZ
Their partner-only model sets them apart from anyone else in the local market. Being part of the team
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Infosys
A tech transition: how company culture and employee learning can thrive in a hybrid work environment
An Infosys study on workplace transformation shows employee health, wellbeing, company culture and education should be top priorities for companies reimagining the post-pandemic workforce. 
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Remote Working
Creating space for connections and collaboration
As time continues, expect to see more engagement with Microsoft Teams and more impactful usage for the application by first-line workers. 
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Customer experience
Spark selects new platform for workers
Spark NZ has changed the way their employees work by selecting a new customer experience company.
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Cloud
Xero acquires Danish workforce management platform Planday
Xero’s efforts to push into the European market have once again paid off.
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MYOB
New cloud workforce management solution launches
There is a clear drive amongst mid-market businesses to grow their employee numbers in 2021.
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Remote Working
NICE rolls out agile workforce management for distributed workforces
Agile WEM is a way in which organisations can virtually connect their workforces in one location.
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Customer experience
IFS acquires utilities workforce management company Clevest
This acquisition extends IFS’s capabilities in service management solutions as it focuses on driving service experience.
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Fintech
MYOB buys 73% of workforce management vendor
The investment into Roubler will see MYOB integrating the workforce management platform into its own offerings.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Boomi 'reimagines' work through automation & low code
Boomi wants help organisations to automate and orchestrate new processes, improve employee engagement, and manage both remote and on-site business policies.
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Remote Working
Aussie firm Enlighten helps US firm manage remote workforce
he Chicago-based firm needed to transition to a remote working model to meet demand for asset servicing and valuation services, particularly during COVID-19.
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Remote Working
It's time to sculpt the future of hybrid work, says Poly report
“The next normal is all about hybrid working moving to the mainstream as we respond, redesign and reinvent — flexible working across multiple locations, with immersive, productive workspaces that accommodate the work style of every employee."
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Cybersecurity
Interview: Workday defines its commitment to local NZ businesses
We spoke to Workday Australia and New Zealand managing director and vice president Stephen Jack about the company’s local operations across New Zealand.
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Human Resources / HR
Workday expands HR offerings for workforce optimisation
Workday has this week released several new HR offerings designed to assist organisations with optimising their workforces in the post COVID-19 environment.
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Empired
Five things millennials look for in their next role
Apart from being digital natives, millennials aren’t really that different from other generations of workers and, of course, they’re all individuals.
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Fujitsu
Workforce transformation at the heart of business success in COVID-19 era
“The focus must be on supporting a different type of workplace characterised by geographically dispersed team members, a mix of employee-owned and company-provided devices, and an ongoing need for collaboration."
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Remote Working
Gartner updates 2020 future of work trends for post-pandemic world
The post-pandemic world will bring workplace change in terms of health support, remote working, gig workers, and employee tracking.
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Konica Minolta
Educating the next generation: what skills will they need in the future workplace?
The Australian workplace is now moving into an era where some hard skills are starting to expire.
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Disaster Recovery
Your dynamic workforce just got a whole lot more dynamic
Overnight, your dynamic workforce just got even more dynamic - and not in the ways that anyone particularly wants.
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Women in Technology
IWD 2020 interview: Smart WFM's Candice Lloyd
As a celebration of International Women’s Day, we’re running a series of interviews with women in technology. Smart WFM's Candice Lloyd shares her thoughts.
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Workforce
Three trends set to define work in the new decade
With a new decade underway, organisations must think more about culture and ways of attracting, engaging with, training and retaining employees. Not everyone is prepared to trade free lunches for sixty hour weeks.
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Cybersecurity
Business enthusiasm for emerging tech clashes with cybersecurity woes - CompTIA
The report also finds spending on hardware, software, services and telecom is projected to reach almost $5.2tn globally.
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Workforce management
Humanforce designs accessibility-compliant app for those with disabilities
“Employers can be doing much more to make the workplace more inclusive for the people with a disability currently working and also to increase employment of the many people with a disability looking for work."