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AI, big data and drones, are these the future of NZ businesses?
New and innovative technology is in strong demand across all industries, including services such healthcare...
Uber Central launch will let NZ companies manage Uber rides at scale
Uber Central lets businesses request, manage, and pay for rides for other people, allowing organisations to manage multiple rides at the same time.
Otago's online MBA among the world's best
"The Otago Online MBA represents a major breakthrough in business education in New Zealand."
How smaller, innovative firms can deliver better value than big consulting firms
Big is often still viewed as best, despite the key advantages that smaller businesses can provide like agility and availability of expertise.
How to get paid faster, without ruffling any feathers
A healthy cash flow can be enough to define any business, but how do you keep your invoices in line without risking your hard-earned relationships?
Expert advice: Vision vs Strategy
"Certainly, strategy and strategic direction can and should relate to the overall vision, but they’re not interchangeable."
Kiwi companies aren't prepared for DDoS attacks
“Surviving a DDoS attack is about getting your planning right. You can never eliminate the chance of an attack happening, but you can mitigate it."
Dell and EMC join forces with new business venture
"Our vision is a strategically aligned family of businesses that brings together customers’ entire infrastructure, from the edge to the cloud."
Apple devices top choice for employees, survey finds
The majority of employees choose Apple’s Mac and iPhone to do their work, thanks to greater ease of use and familiarity, according to a new survey.
OpenText: Today, it's all about digital transformation
With a focus on enabling enterprise digital transformation, OpenText has announced the availability of OpenText Release 16, a digital info platform.
Channel partners have more opportunities now than ever before
“Overall there are increased opportunities for the channel by virtue of the fact that nearly every manager now has a de facto IT function."
Unified communications at the heart of business transformation
"As a mix of integrated enterprise and communications platforms, UC is already starting to shape the future of the workplace."
NZ's fastest growing city encouraged to utilise UFB
"Having Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) available in Tauranga means greater opportunities for our residents, schools and businesses.”
Tauranga event looks 'Beyond Broadband' to innovative NZers
"We want to encourage everyone across the city to see the benefits and opportunities of getting connected. The Expo is a great way to learn more."
Bulletproof still experiencing strong revenue growth
“Bulletproof’s strategic acquisitions and organic growth initiatives to the market continue to deliver revenue and profitability growth."
Turns out it doesn't take much for your customers to go elsewhere
“The way customers engage with brands has dramatically shifted, yet many enterprises’ approach to customer service and sales is stuck in yesterday."
Icehouse scholarship winners announced
"’m looking forward to seeing how the programme will help these business owners take their business to the next level."
Getting emotional with business analytics
A quantitative, analytic and evidence-based approach is inhibited by the fact that people are predominantly emotional decision makers.
Harnessing the power of security operations centres
As organisations face an increasingly volatile threat landscape, security operations centres (SOCs) play an important role in protection.
New Software AG ANZ managing director to drive ‘ambitious’ plans
"I am confident that Gakovic's leadership and results-driven approach will serve to further fuel Software AG’s ambitious plans across ANZ."
Internet of Things will dominate business decisions and systems by 2020
"IoT is relevant in virtually every industry - systems and solutions are becoming increasingly practical and will proliferate throughout businesses."
Prosperous year ahead for Kiwi businesses
“Perhaps the most promising thing about this new wave of optimism is that it’s broad-based, with sentiment improving across all five sectors."
Dell launches two new productivity and communication tools
Capitalising on a growing demand for productivity and communication tools, Dell has made two new additions to its cloud client-computing portfolio.
Is big data really the way of the future?
"Technology is a more powerful tool for every facet of the organisation and business lines are weighing in on technology matters."