How IT teams are using printing innovations to go paperlessWith digital document management and paperless processes, IT teams can do more than reduce their company’s carbon footprint.
Tech leaders already seeing the impact of automation
“It is our strongly held belief that the prosperity of New Zealand is inextricably linked to how well our organisations embrace a digital future."
Wellington to support startups tackling climate change
The Zero Carbon Challenge is a programme bringing together business, social enterprise, and local government to promote the low carbon economy.
Slack's 2019 feature roadmap unveiled
Including shared channels across organisations, workflow automation, greater email and calendar integration, and streamlined search.
Hootsuite leads the social engagement charge - Forrester report
“Hootsuite leads the pack with its seller focus and scale,” writes Forrester principal analyst Mary Shea.
Waikino School's $10k win turns shipping container into STEM learning hub
A school in the Coromandel now has an interesting base for its STEM learning projects – a decked out shipping container complete with solar panels and a 3D printer.
You're invited: Adobe Symposium 2019, Sydney
The event will bring together 4000 business leaders, marketers, IT and digital experts, as well as creative professionals to Sydney’s International Convention Centre in the heart of the city.
Toshiba launches fast rotary cutter for B-EX6T1 printer
Intended primarily for industrial applications, these popular printers combine state-of-the-art technology with usability, reliability and low TCO.
How to avoid disappointment from SEO 'cowboys'
"Many business owners, even marketing managers, can find themselves out of pocket for thousands of dollars before they know it because they don't understand some of the fundamentals."
Why accelerating the uptake of tech in the NZ economy is crucial
“Historically, New Zealand has been more of a tech taker than a tech leader."
Breakthrough research to revolutionise internet communication
Every email, cell phone call and website visit is encoded into data and sent around the world by laser light.
Paving the road to self-sovereign identity using blockchain
Internet users are often required to input personal information and highly-valuable data from contact numbers to email addresses to make use of the various platforms and services available online.
Farmers looking for data to help change bad habits
It is no secret that agriculture is a massive cause of environmental issues in NZ. Farmers say they are willing to change, if they get the right data.
Gartner: A/NZ IT spending growth will surpass worldwide
2019 IT spending is expected to grow 2.2% in New Zealand, and 3% in Australia, far exceeding the 1.1% global average.
How Kiwibank aims to enable greater digital inclusion
"Online tools can offer a more convenient and cheaper customer experience, but there can be barriers to usage."
Fuji Xerox raises the bar with Iridesse production press
The Iridesse is capable of printing eye-catching images with the xerographic colour printing process by using up to, two special dry inks selected from gold, silver and clear.
HP back on board with Emirates Team NZ
HP 3D print technology will supposedly help the team innovate at speed.
Callaghan Innovation: 'Unicorns' create $34b for New Zealand
New Zealand ‘unicorns’ behind some of New Zealand’s most successful innovation businesses like Rocket Lab, Xero, and LanzaTech have helped to create more than $34 billion in value to the country.
Interview: Uber's CISO reveals lessons learned from breaches
Uber’s chief information security officer John ‘Four’ Flynn has a career history that many technologists could only dream of.
Hands-on review: The ruggedly tough CAT S61 smartphone
The driveway beckoned me, so I dropped the phone several times. Back in the study, close examination has failed to reveal a single scratch.
SIEM can improve security or make it worse – here’s how to get it right
According to Frost & Sullivan, SIEM can either be an enabler or a retardant and there's a thin line between the two - here's the key attributes.Download
Domain Name Commission seeks feedback on how it manages .nz domains
"This is a chance to have your say on how the Commission can best serve the sellers, buyers and service providers in the .nz domain name industry," DNC states.
Fuji Xerox NZ unveils two new feature-packed printer series
This month Fuji Xerox New Zealand announced two new series additions to its portfolio of monochrome printers ideal for the modern office.
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange arrested in London
There’s little doubt that it’s a day of reckoning for WikiLeaks cofounder Julian Assange today, after his seven-year long protection inside London’s Ecquador Embassy came to an abrupt end.
Air New Zealand and Microsoft announce ground-breaking digital collaboration
“Being able to 3D print certain components on the go would be transformative and drive significant efficiencies and sustainability benefits."
Spark New Zealand announces Grant McBeath as new customer director
“It’s fantastic to have a high-quality internal candidate in Grant, who can step into the role of customer director."
How digital transformation will impact the document industry
A Y Soft executive explains how document and print services providers can ensure they stay ahead during the age of digital transformation.
The critical role of technology in NZ’s future
"The choices we make now will shape New Zealand’s future.”
Amazon tools empower SMBs for sales success
Amazon invests billions of dollars each year on infrastructure, tools and services designed for the SMB market, helping them to reach new customers and sell new products online.
From 'fake' cloud to Netsuite: The Harcourts story
We take a quick look at the fascinating ERP journey of real estate agent giant Harcourts.
New benchmarking service launched by NetSuite
We look at the new Brainyard serviced announced by business software vendor NetSuite.
Co-working's rise in NZ due for a shake-up in 2019
As the modern workforce becomes increasingly mobile, the trend of co-working has continued to gain momentum.
Why many insurance tech companies want to improve CX
New technology is helping to create improved products, according to a new Kiwi report.
Migrating to SAP HANA? Take the easy leap with SUSE
By 2025, SAP will discontinue support for Business Suite. Now is the time to move to SAP HANA with ease.Learn More
NZ managers prefer intuition to big data, Massey study finds
Many senior managers in New Zealand businesses have an inherent distrust of big data, opting instead to rely on their own intuition.
Insider threats & breach reports: Why security needs more investment
Insider threats (those that come from within your organisation) are a serious concern - here's why.Download
Six Easter eggs built into the Google search engine
Here’s a roundup of some of the best Easter eggs from Google Search even the sharpest among us may not have discovered yet.
9 Spokes and Microsoft NZ announce co-sell partnership
The agreement will see 9 Spokes listed on the Microsoft AppSource Marketplace, providing a channel to grow its platform base of small business users.
Google Cloud releases range of retail solutions
The solutions aim to capture the growing trend of cloud in retail, offering solutions for eCommerce, inventory management, and more.
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.
Scammers targeting more countries in sextortion scam - ESET
The attacker in the email claims they have hacked the intended victim's device, and have recorded the person while watching pornographic content.
How Chorus aims to create a fair supply chain
“Chorus, Visionstream and UCG needed to step up what we are doing in order to identify and mitigate the risk of breaches in employment law."
Yahoo proposes US$117.5m breach settlement - but will it be enough?
Judge Lucy Koh must decide if Yahoo's previous dodgy settlement tactics are forgiven in this latest proposal.
Hands-on review: ASUS Mini PC PB60G
With their versatility, and the option to deploy higher or differently specified models as required, they provide enough uniformity and enough variance to solve a lot of logistical headaches.
Epson FF-680W: The world's fastest WiFi photo scanner
“There was clearly a need for an ultra-fast and easy scanning solution that enabled people to digitise hard copy photos often stored in albums or boxes.”Download
Millions of Facebook user records exposed in latest data leak
UpGuard reported that each of the data sets was stored in its own Amazon S3 bucket configured to allow public download of files.
Fuji Xerox leads the way for a more sustainable future
More than 99.5% of the products Fuji Xerox takes back are reused or recycled. Already, the company diverts 700 tonnes of used product from landfill per year.
Whitepaper: What will losing your data cost you?
Do you know how much your data is worth, more importantly, what it will cost if it is lost?Download
Is NZ’s tech industry starting to mature?
Technology is New Zealand’s fastest growing and third biggest industry.
Inland Revenue to shut down services later this week
“There’s never an ideal time to shut down the tax system but we’re confident the changes will make any inconvenience worthwhile.”
Five ways to strengthen email security - Barracuda
Organisations need a defence posture that is able to detect and prevent attacks before they cause harm.
DNS attackers love legacy systems - but how much damage can they inflict?
DNS infrastructure is vulnerable in terms of its security, availability, and integrity. An attacker just has to exploit the Domain Name System (DNS) on legacy systems and they get free reign.Download
How Central Innovation prototyped the game-changing Nura earphones
The premise of their product was a set of headphones – the Nuraphone – able to measure hearing sensitivities across the frequency spectrum and personalise the output for each individual.Download
Product review: LogRhythm CloudAI a revolutionary tool
SANS has provided an independent review of a new AI analytics solution designed to rescue businesses 'drowning in data' from SIEM platforms.Download
Ramco aims to drive payroll modernisation across A/NZ
“In the current year, we witnessed some large enterprises from Australia and New Zealand choosing our platform for payroll."
Safety solutions startup wins ‘radical generosity’ funding
Guardian Angel Security was one of five New Zealand businesses selected by 500 women (SheEO Activators) who contributed $1100 each.
Study: Is it possible to detect breaches as they happen
Breaches often happen when businesses least expect them, causing slow reaction times and possibly catastrophic loss.Download
Staggering growth of video content drives Adobe Creative cloud updates
Adobe announced performance updates and new innovations for video and audio tools in Adobe Creative Cloud.
Former VMob CFO Mark Talbot pleads guilty to insider trading
VMob, which now operates as mobile engagement software firm Plexure after a name change in 2016. Talbot was virtual CFO of the company from 2011 to 2014.
How printing solutions can help save the planet
Y Soft has identified five key ways organisations can become more economical and reduce their environmental impact.
GCSB outlines cyber resilience tips for NZ businesses
Governance, investment, readiness, and supply chain: The four key areas for good practice in cybersecurity, according to the GCSB.
AWS programme to boost EdTech innovation
AWS EdStart provides promotional credits, customised training, marketing opportunities, mentorship, and technical support to EdTech startups.
FaceMe designs 'digital human' for Southern Cross Health Society
Southern Cross Health Society is the latest New Zealand organisation to adopt FaceMe’s lifelike digital humans, but that human is yet to have a name or an identity.