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Registration for Sprout Accelerator open; $500,000 up for grabs
Eight New Zealand start-ups will be selected to join the six-month accelerator, which provides business coaching, mentoring, network access and courses.
IT spread in organisations good for business, bad for security
Tech spend outside IT department creates opportunities, but increases security and consumer trust risks, finds world’s largest tech leadership survey.
Machine learning is a tool and the bad guys are using it
KPMG NZ’s CIO and ESET’s CTO spoke at a recent cybersecurity conference about how machine learning and data analytics are not to be feared, but used.
OutSystems three APAC Partners of the Year
Of the seven companies named in the OutSystems recent partner awards, three have a strong APAC presence.
'Tech supported by people' paradigm the way forward
University of Auckland Business School Professor Ilan Oshri says that businesses need to shift from a model of ‘people supported by technology’ to one that is ‘technology supported by people’.
KPMG and Cylance team up to secure enterprise endpoints
The alliance with Cylance adds AI-enabled endpoint security technology to KPMG’s portfolio of security strategy and roadmap services.
Invert Robotics recognised for its life-saving robots
A mobile climbing robot called ‘Alfie’ will help to lead the way in workplace safety in confined spaces.
Hong Kong shines at workplace culture awards
Employers that are more transparent, supportive of staff growth and lead by example are more likely to be rated as a good place to work by staff.
KPMG continues push into IAM space through Cyberinc buyout
The acquisition will see up to 25 Cyberinc employees join KPMG's Australian arm to boost capabilities in domestic identity and access management.
KPMG reveals what’s keeping Aussie business leaders up at night
"Today the nation's business leaders understand that disruption looms around every corner.”
Sydney at the heart of Australian fintech industry – KPMG
60% of all fintech companies in Australia are basing themselves in Sydney.
Microsoft & KPMG launch new digital solution hub & smart audit platform
“The CEOs I talk to are looking for new types of digital solutions that combine the best technology with deep sector and business expertise.”
Kiwi business? Ignoring security? You might face a triple backlash
New Zealand’s SMB must face up to the reasons why they need better cybersecurity, or risk backlash from the law, customers & partners.
Project managers need to upskill in order to deliver – KPMG report
KPMG’s Project Management Survey 2017 revealed that two-thirds of projects undertaken in New Zealand are failing.
Kiwi employees vulnerable to phishing attacks, report finds
“Unfortunately the results were not surprising – as phishing emails are becoming increasingly convincing and sophisticated."
KPMG Australia ups ante, officially enters software market
“It’s an exciting step, and one which heralds a shift in focus around innovation within and for KPMG."
It's crunch time: CEOs say next three years critical to growth
Seventy-two percent of CEOs believe that the next three years will be more critical to their industry than the previous 50 years.
Cybersecurity battling with "ruthless and efficient" cyber criminals
Half of IT decision makers have no real strategy to protect against digital crime even though 94% are aware of it. Instead, they feel constrained.
Cyber security: do CEOs need to step up?
“Collectively we sleepwalked into a position of vulnerability when it comes to cyber."
KPMG NZ earns global Microsoft partner recognition
“Microsoft is honoured to recognise KPMG NZ for their achievements this past year and their dedication and support of Microsoft Dynamic applications."
KPMG reveals CEOs goals and fears for the next three years
CEOs continue to transform their organisations and are more concerned about product relevance, customer loyalty and keeping current with new tech.
NZ bank profits down slightly on record Sept quarter, margins still healthy
New Zealand bank profits fell slightly in the December quarter from the record results in the previous quarter even as their net interest margins - th
Xero sets its sights on Asia, first stop, Singapore
Xero has entered into a strategic partnership with KPMG in Singapore in order to help it extend its global reach.
If you're out of the cloud, you're out of the game
In order to stay ahead of the game, businesses need to keep pace with the rapid evolution of cloud computing.