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NZ startups show strong growth despite COVID-19 challenges
New Zealand startup investment has grown and matured despite the challenges of COVID-19, according to a report from PwC and the Angel Association
PwC New Zealand enters alliance with analytic process automation firm Alteryx
"We are combining our own digital and people transformation experience with Alteryx's data science, analytics and intuitive process automation platform."
New Zealand agreement signed for PwC and Microsoft Global Alliance
PwC New Zealand has signed a local agreement with Microsoft to bring the PwC Microsoft Global Alliance to New Zealand organisations.
RPA and talent the key to powering businesses
Robotic Process Automation creates a digital workforce, using machine learning to work autonomously or in partnership with human employees. This combines human creativity and judgement with the reliability and predictability of robots.
Palo Alto Networks and PwC deliver MDR services to Hong Kong enterprises
“Together, PwC and Palo Alto Networks offer a service designed to address and solve customer cybersecurity pain points particularly as the market demands new ways to detect and respond to threats.”
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.
Palo Alto Networks and PwC extend partnership, deliver cyber defence solution
The pair will deliver managed detection and response (MDR) services to joint customers, with the offering combining MDR services from both companies.
All the winners from Microsoft's 20/20 security awards
Security partners across 16 categories were recognised at the inaugural 20/20 partner awards.
PwC joins the Qualtrics Partner Network with renewed focus on customer experience
“The combination of PwC’s renowned digital transformation practice and Qualtrics leadership in experience management will empower organisations to focus on delivering great experiences that ultimately impact a company’s business outcomes."
PwC report: Nextgens will lead family businesses into the digital age
Family businesses should look to next generation (nextgen) leaders if their company is to thrive in the digital age, but that can only happen with greater support and trust by those currently in charge.
Responsible AI starts with responsible leaders - PwC
Responsible practices in artificial intelligence (AI) starts with how each individual organisation plans to strategise, design, develop, and deploy the technology.
Study: 'Inclusive design' key to serving customer diversity
Businesses that build products and services with an ‘inclusive’ design are more likely to reach four times the number of intended consumers than those that don’t.
Retail-tech firm Insite AI signs deal with Chemist Warehouse
One New Zealand startup has plans to help retailers do big things in the way of merchandising, buying and selling – all with the help of machine learning.
Commvault appoints F5 MD as new A/NZ area VP
Robert Malkin has taken the position, bringing experience from F5 Networks, Autodesk and Oracle.
Fines for UK data privacy issues surged 29% in 2017 - what will GDPR bring?
Fines increased almost £1m last year and now with the biggest change to data privacy for more than 20 years, PwC says they will leap again.
CERT NZ's Advisory Board extended for another six months
“I’m pleased all existing Board members have agreed to stay on and advise CERT NZ as we work through the refresh of our cybersecurity action plan."
Alibaba, Fonterra turn to blockchain to ramp up NZ's "clean, green" rep
NZ Post CEO David Walsh says the addition of this platform will help to increase New Zealand’s “clean, green and safe” reputation in China.
Record $86m pouring into NZ’s early stage investments
NZVCA estimates that there were over 25 domestic and international funds active in early-stage venture in New Zealand during 2017.
HPE’s new offerings for boosting AI uptake
HPE says their new offerings can enable customers to explore, evolve and expand AI applications aligned to their business and industry needs.
Sailpoint outlines deployment options for identity governance platform
The options span SaaS and public/private cloud as well as deployment options via a managed service provider.
PwC: NZ home to world’s most pessimistic CEOs
PwC New Zealand’s 21st CEO Survey shows NZ CEOs expect the worst for the global economy but are positive about their own company's success.
Cybercrime becomes most common form of fraud in UK
PwC's study has found for the first time ever cybercrime has become the most common form of fraud with nearly a quarter resulting in a loss of £700k.
New IT training initiative targeting 1m people launched by World Economic Forum
The Initiative has the goal of sorting the global skills gap and addressing job displacement arising from automation - with a number of big partners.
Innovation Pools & Waterfalls: PwC designs workplace of the future
“We want people to connect with them in a direct and meaningful way, and we always try to ensure people have an emotive response to our spaces."