Interview: How Adobe is solving experience design issues
“What we're all trying to do is to have absolute clarity on the problems that customers are having.”
NZ emerging as top fintech hub across Asia Pacific
Supercharge your Agile skills this summer
Citrix integrates G Suite for workspace solution
Mission possible: Business-critical solutions for everyone
Five security risks faced in the modern workplace - Empired
Cloud adoption trends: SSO adoption lagging
Citrix adds intelligence to Workspace solution
Delivers intelligent feed and personalised workflows within Citrix Workspace to cut digital noise and streamline employees day-to-day.
Govt's digital trade deal good news for Kiwi business
Technology is the fastest growing sector in New Zealand and digital trade is especially important for the New Zealand economy."
The 21st-century phone system your team deserves
“Aircall gave us an accurate view of our customer care team’s call volume, which allowed us to secure more budget for hiring in that area.” – Customer testimony
Veritas: PCs running Windows 7 vulnerable to ransomware
"It's vital that the organisations that rely on Windows 7 are aware of the risks and what they need to mitigate them."
IFTA FinTech Achievement Awards open for applications
The awards recognise excellence in the global FinTech industry
Callaghan Innovation boosts support for deep tech startups
Callaghan Innovation’s Vic Crone announced the new programmes this week, which are designed to help turn tech and science into successful businesses.
Kiwi ambivalence to fake news leads to millions lost to cyber criminals
"With massive increases in scams and phishing, criminals are benefiting from Kiwis cyber ambivalence, stealing more than $3.8 million in the last quarter alone."
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.
Adobe announces availability of Adobe Experience Manager-as-a-Cloud service
Brands can onboard and access the application in minutes - and go live with dynamic and personalised content and experiences in weeks, not months, as is industry standard today.
Govt opens up short-term access to 5G spectrum
The government has announced plans to auction off early access to the country’s 5G spectrum by auctioning off short-term national rights to an unused part of the 3.5GHz spectrum band.
IDC: Outsourcing analytics is levelling the playing field
"New Zealand organisations that have not adopted analytics are finding themselves increasingly disadvantaged compared to peers who do utilise the technologies."
Online shopping to reach tipping point this Christmas
"With more Kiwis shopping online than ever before it makes sense for online retailers to look to increase their marketing reach and improve their advertising return on investment."
Uber’s JUMP e-scooters arrive in Auckland
"Multi-modal transport provides a viable alternative to private vehicles like cars. It’s perfect for short trips or connecting people to public transport."
Interview: Adobe creative director on the future of design-led business
Adam Morgan has literally written the book on why pursuing better design makes concrete business sense.
Former Air NZ chief people officer heads to Vodafone
"Jodie is a remarkable people leader with a wealth of knowledge in building a customer centric culture, proven expertise in talent development, and brilliant commercial acumen."
Elastic announces general availability of Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes
Elastic has announced the maturation of its Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes from its beta phase and into general availability this month.
Rapid growth continues for business process applications market
New research from GlobalData shows that the business process applications market will surpass US$93 billion within the next three years.
Kiwis concerned over digital identity and personal data
“Kiwis are seeking greater transparency and control, however seven out of 10 say it’s currently too hard to protect their identity and data online."
Kōkiri & Te Wānanga o Aotearoa to support Māori startups
The programme aims to help Māori start-ups to pressure test their business, with the aim to rapidly increase the founder’s business capability as well and produce investor and growth ready ventures.
Cybersecurity: The top three predictions that will headline 2020
"Collecting data from various systems, tools and devices and the application of analytics, AI and machine learning will gain speed."
Vodafone launches massive broadband plans ahead of 5G launch
"We’re inviting thousands of current Vodafone customers the option now to trial much higher limits, so we can continue to understand how data usage is evolving and how their data needs can be met."
Hands-on review: HP Elite Dragonfly G1
With a price sitting around $4,400, the Dragonfly G1 EliteBook is a powerful, versatile and feature-packed 2-in-one which will appeal to users who value power, communication and portability.
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.
Lenovo launches mentorship programme for SMBs
With connectivity being a key driver to the success and growth of regional SMBs, the ThinkBook Mentorship Programme will focus on upskilling the businesses digitally.
Over 200 independent software companies declare CRM is not enough
“CRM software is also inflexible, forcing IT to choose between purchasing a one-size-fits-all cloud suite or building dozens of costly, time-consuming integrations.”
SMBs delaying PC refreshes at great cost
2% of businesses surveyed said they do not have a PC refresh policy, nor were they actively pursuing one.
Mobile technology the way forward in retail, report finds
More than two-thirds of consumers believe mobile technology delivers a better shopping experience.
Are they spying? Young people wary of virtual assistants
Privacy and security fears put young people off using virtual assistants for customer services
Sophos launches Intercept X for mobile
New security for Chrome OS and mobile threat defence for Android and iOS devices protects users from new fleeceware applications uncovered by SophosLabs.
Cisco taps UC as integral to new era of collaboration
“We want to empower our partners to lead the way, and bring the A/NZ market to another collaboration era.”
NZ's first impact fund invests in Auckland company Grounded
The Auckland-based business supplies a range of sustainably sourced packaging, including mailer boxes and bags for e-commerce.
Kacific satellite payload to take off on SpaceX launch
Its 56 high-throughput spot beams will place capacity over selected regions in South East Asia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
Acquia acquires AgilOne, looks to improve customer experiences
Acquia has announced it will acquire AgilOne in order to unify customer data from disparate platforms and drive personal experiences across every channel.
Microsoft’s ‘moonshot’ goals to be carbon negative by 2030
The company also aims to remove all carbon it has directly or indirectly emitted into the environment by 2050.
Soul Machines raises $40m, steps closer to global aspirations
“We look forward to continuing to work with Soul Machines as it scales and realises its global aspirations.”
Four-day week conversation to accelerate in 2020
As a new work year begins, experts are expecting the four-day week conversation will accelerate in 2020, with a number of Kiwi companies looking to pilot the concept.
Security, analytics and customer service top priorities for CFOs
With changing demands from both internal and external customers, CFOs are having to invest in emerging technologies and capabilities to meet demands."
Kiwis unsure about 5G amidst health and safety concerns
New Zealanders are apprehensive about the 5G rollout, with health concerns inhibiting people's interest to make the switch.
APAC business process applications market will surpass $93bn in 2023
"Enterprises will continue to focus on the enhancement of existing IT infrastructure, by leveraging cloud, artificial intelligence and other latest technology tools."
PaySauce and Xero form strategic alliance in the name of Kiwi farmers
The Xero for Farming concept emerged in response to mounting regulatory pressure on rural employers to meet higher standards of compliance amidst tougher financial realities.