New Linius solution enables search and assembly of video meeting clips
The new product, “WHIZZARD”, will soon be available to Zoom, Webex and Microsoft Teams users.
Small biz in firing line as cyber breaches surge
Enrich and modernise your payroll system with these 5 tips
Jabra Evolve range certified for Microsoft Teams
BigCommerce launches open source extension to e-commerce platform
Vodafone NZ to roll out Amazon Connect in contact centres
Poly unveils new line of Bluetooth speakerphones
NZ retailers urged to embrace new e-commerce experiences ahead of holiday season
Retailers should expect to see new shopping behaviours from customers
COVID-19 creating increased global demand for NZ’s digital businesses
Activity is picking up for many Kiwi software and digital businesses as demand increases for digital and cloud-based service offerings.
Epson steps up sustainability with Platinum rating
After three Golds, gaining the Platinum rating indicates that Epson was ranked among the top 1% of companies in the industry.
Interview: Appian's Matt Calkins on low-code & the rise of hyperautomation
A lot can change in 21 years. It takes a strong company to remain true to a few key technology ideas, and concentrate on their evolution.
NZ tech sector continues upward trajectory as export revenue grows
Export revenue for New Zealand tech companies is on the rise, as an increasingly diverse international market heightens its demand.
Grandstream Networks adds camera endpoint to IPVideoTalk platform
The GVC3212 is an HD videoconferencing endpoint that mounts to any television and provides up to 720p video through the camera’s one-megapixel CMOS sensor with a 60-degree field-of-view.
Genesys to deliver full EPOS product portfolio
“To launch on the Genesys AppFoundry is an important step for us to truly provide call centre professionals with the tools they need to ensure excellent customer service and experience.”
NZ telco industry's two golden rules for avoiding phone scams
“If something doesn’t feel right it probably isn’t. Hang up and report the call to your phone provider.”
IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
Hands-on review: OPPO Reno 4 and Reno 4 Pro 5G
If you use a phone for professional-looking photos and great video content, both these models deserve your attention.
Kiwi start up FileInvite raises $2.3 million to target US financial services sustomers
FileInvite is a document and data collection engine that looks to improve customer experience and employee productivity.
Vodafone NZ donates more than $43 million to over 1000 charities
The company has supported more than 1000 charitable organisations since 2002 with donations totalling over $43 million.
How NZ Labour crushed the National Party on Facebook
National spent double on its Facebook marketing, and it wasn't enough.
Spark 5G helps to bring art to live in Dunedin
Dunedin Central has entered a new reality - an augmented reality that brings local street art to life.
Invest in tomorrow: Re-platforming core applications in the cloud
Consultants keep telling you of the need to digitally transform your business. New, stronger, market players are emerging, but internally change is hard.
APAC retailers lagging in omnichannel capabilities
“It’s great to see APAC brands making significant progress in improving customer experience, however, currently they aren’t setting the bar high enough for a customer-centric strategy."
Wintec's 'The Gig' virtual IT firm a melting pot for innovation
‘The Gig’ is essentially a ‘MakerLab’ that is operated virtually as a real IT company, with real clients. The aim is to help students work together to gain hands-on experience running an IT firm.
Avaya revamps Vantage all-in-one meeting solution
Includes a built-in conferencing camera, wide band audio and four microphones, enabling collaboration without requiring the use of a laptop.
E-waste becoming a massive issue for businesses, so what can be done?
E-waste is a global concern, and is quickly becoming a crisis of its own, the researchers state. In fact, more than 53 million metric tons of e-waste was produced in 2019.
Seven Dunedin game developers granted $450k
The funding, which is part of a wider $10 million allocation, is designed to create and nurture the game development industry in the region.
Hootsuite launches integration with Dynamics 365
The new alliance will bring a suite of social capabilities to Microsoft customers from Hootsuite’s 150+ app ecosystem.
Huawei launches video conferencing solution in APAC
Huawei APAC president of cloud and AI, Daniel Zhou, says that the company continues to invest in core audio and video capabilities for collaboration.
Relief from COVID impact spurs A/NZ job market
"Employers and employees are signalling more confidence."
Zendesk, WhatsApp enter partnership to expand customer service offerings
“Businesses today need to meet their customers where they want to be met - and that’s increasingly through messaging."
A/NZ organisations must prepare at 'warp-speed' for 4th Industrial Revolution
A new report from Lumen Technologies found that 89% of high-level IT decision-makers in the A/NZ region believe an organisation’s ability to act upon its data will help determine which become future technology leaders.
Hybrid cloud is the ideal IT infrastructure model, says majority of IT execs
76% of surveyed IT decision-makers reported thinking more strategically about IT because of the pandemic, and nearly half (46%) have increased investments in hybrid cloud as a direct result of COVID-19.
New Zealand's telco market ripe for disruption - report
COVID-19 has dented revenue streams, particularly roaming revenue, prepay revenue and handset sales.
Crypto winter & pandemic slice $2.8b from blockchain revenues
ABI Research says that the revenue drop will not last long, with revenues expected to return to normal by 2023.
Catalyst Cloud launches first NZ Managed Database Service
"Our Managed Database Service also gives Kiwi businesses the opportunity to keep all their data safely in New Zealand, and not just their backups."
RMIT researchers create ‘light-powered’ AI chip
The nanoscale advance combines the core software needed to drive artificial intelligence with image-capturing hardware in a single electronic device.
The devices that are changing the streaming game in time for Christmas
Here are some of the best products in the streaming business, used by veterans and beginners alike.
Can the Internet of Things (IoT) make your business smarter?
Spark believes that IoT is all about empowering businesses to use data for better decision-making, and better efficiency.
MYOB supports New Zealand's construction industry with latest release
MYOB has launched MYOB Advanced Construction Edition, a new software to help contractors and builders manage complex projects and budgets, with real-time visibility.
How to keep office equipment safe in the COVID-19 era
In addition to basic hygiene procedures like mandating the use of hand sanitiser and encouraging the use of masks, organisations can minimise the risk of cross-contamination and infection when employees are using shared devices.
PwC: Investment in NZ startups remains resilient, despite lockdowns
Investment in New Zealand startups has remained relatively stable despite the COVID-19 lockdowns and disruption to business.
How has COVID-19 transformed our perception of work?
Almost three quarters (74%) of people never want to return to pre-COVID-19, traditional work paradigms, putting more pressure on employees to adequately support and secure changing workplace environments.
The retailer safety guide for the world of online shopping
Are you an online retailer? This guide details the threats that you need to be aware of to keep safe in the biggest ever year of online shopping.
Hands-on review: Lenovo Smart Display 7 and Lenovo Smart Clock
Fashionistas will rejoice at the clever use of the cloth-covered units which mean they blend into any environment with ease.
Research: NZ easy-pickings for cyber-criminals
One in ten businesses would be willing to pay $50,000-plus to retrieve ransomed data and half aren’t aware of the incoming data privacy laws.
Apple launches App Store Small Business Programme
Developers can qualify for the programme and a reduced 15% commission if they earned up to US$1 million in proceeds during the previous calendar year.
Xero extends automation with Hubdoc machine learning integration
Xero has bolstered its platform automation by building Hubdoc machine learning technology into the next phase of Xero Expenses.