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Trust in mobile apps and services at an all time low
“People should not have to trade privacy and security to benefit from the wealth of data-enabled services that are available now and on the horizon."
Organisations fail to utilise real-time analytics
Real-time streaming analytics is becoming the lifeblood of today's data-driven economy, but there is a gap in understanding how to effectively use it.
How to ensure people and data work together effectively
People and data are a powerful combination, but it can be hard to get both right. Effective people management is crucial to the success of data.
Preventing advanced threat breaches is nothing more than a fantasy
"As organisations’ security programs continue to mature, they are learning that claims of being able to prevent advanced threat breaches are fantasy."
VMob's data analytics now available on Microsoft's Power BI
“It’s a positive step forward, and as a result we expect to see more brands utilise Power BI for their business insights.”
The Internet of Things will fail if security has no context
It’s not just about protecting IoT devices but the entire ecosystem, from the customer to the partner, the cloud and everything else in between.
Wellington to host Kiwi-focused cloud security event
“We’re trying to create a cyber security industry in New Zealand that focuses on user needs and steers away from vendor-centric cloud services."
Data, technology and finance know-how vital to success
"A working knowledge of data and technology capabilities and trends to drive multichannel success is vital for board-level marketers."
New investment tool launched by Treasury
“We are already using data effectively to better understand those who rely on a range of social sector and other public services."
Six steps to creating a data culture
The CDO develops a data strategy, manage the information ecosystem and, most importantly, educate employees on the power and possibilities of data.
Data integrity top ambition for CFOs
“On the path to a single source of truth, CFOs are incorporating exploding amounts of data aggregated from myriad sources and departments."
Can virtualisation solve the data control problem?
“Our research clearly identified two major challenges faced by IT executives - the copy data proliferation problem and the copy data access problem."
Kiwis go nuts over streaming - data usage higher than ever
The increase in data usage coincides with a large increase in the proportion of broadband connections that have no data cap.
Leave admin drains resources: Is automation the answer?
Leave admin is becoming more complicated as regulations increase, making this area one of the most challenging aspects of workforce management.
World's first Intelligent Gateway sets out to simplify IoT deployments
"Arrow Intelligent Services is the 'fabric' that will enable the edge-to-enterprise integration of IoT solutions," says Aiden Mitchell from Arrow.
Backup your data and save your business
Backing up data can not only save money for an organisation, but reputation and potentially the business, according to Acronis.
Employee travel expense data needs to visible
“Companies that fail to leverage the volume and quality of available information are missing out on opportunities to save substantial sums."
Making metadata manageable for ECM and search
Metadata is entering the mainstream of content management and search. ECM vendors now make metadata-driven functionality central to their platforms as
GovHack 2015 – Innovating with government data
What do Twitter, GroupMeet and Facebook’s Like button all have in common? They all were invented at a hackathon.
New Zealanders: Be smarter with your data
Australiasian Consumer Fraud Week starts today, with the aim of raising awareness about scammers and encouraging NZers to be smarter with their data.
WhatsApp: Not so free after all?
WhatsApp is quick to say its calling feature is free, even between countries, but only when a user has an unlimited Wi-Fi hotspot...
Keep your IT infrastructure in a separate location
"What would your business do if you came in on Monday and your server had blown up due to a flood or overheating? Would you still be able to operate?
Alteryx continues global expansion in booming ANZ region
Alteryx, the software company specialising in advanced data analytics, has expanded its presence in the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) market.
Kiwis choose data over text, 2degrees over Spark
Data is considered more important than other functions by Kiwis, and 2degrees along with Skinny Mobile have been named top service providers in NZ.