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Fils partners with Aion to integrate ESG values in Middle Eastern finance
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digital banking
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pwc
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financial institutions
Fintech operator Fils joins forces with digital banking provider Aion to fuse ESG principles into Middle East finance, leveraging Green APIs to track and reduce emissions.
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Linda Brown joins iseek as Chief Financial Officer
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ai
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pwc
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cfo
Former Lendlease finance executive Linda Brown joins the national digital infrastructure group, iseek, as its new CFO, bringing extensive global experience to fuel company growth.
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How to disrupt the AI copycat landscape in 2024
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microsoft
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digital transformation
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ai
In 2024, AI copycats risk losing to innovative competitors as increased ethical checks and a crowded market demand unique, strategic AI applications, not imitation.
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Superloop Limited announces new CFO & Business & Wholesale head
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ibm
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law
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software
Superloop Ltd strengthens leadership team with Dean Tognella as CFO from March 6th, and Daisey Stampfer confirmed as permanent Group Executive Business and Wholesale. Both bring immense industry experience to their roles.
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Saul Gates becomes new CFO of cyber resilience giant Absolute Software
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microsoft
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cfo
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pwc
Cyber resilience leader Absolute Software appoints veteran financial strategist Saul Gates as CFO, bolstering their position as an industry frontrunner in a world increasingly prioritising secure digital infrastructures.
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IWD 2024: Why representation is key to inspiring the next generation of tech-talent
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web development
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leadership
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pwc
International Women’s Day 2024 sheds light on dwindling women's representation in tech, highlighting the urgent need for role models to inspire future talent.
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Kylie Watson becomes DXC Technology's Head of Security for ANZ
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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compliance
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cybersecurity
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ibm
DXC Technology has chosen Kylie Watson, a seasoned cybersecurity specialist, as the Security Head for Australia and New Zealand, poised to empower their clients against intensifying cyber threats.
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Cisco Systems NZ sees a 299% increase in cash and cash equivalents
Thu, 1st Feb 2024
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finance, leasing & rental
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pwc
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nz
Cisco Systems NZ's cash and cash equivalents soared by a staggering 299% in 2023, despite a slight dip in pre-tax profits, according to the latest financial report.
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CEOs fear AI & climate change could sink firms – report
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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ai
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cybersecurity
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skills gap
Global CEOs voice rising concern over long-term corporate sustainability, citing advancements in AI and climate disruption, as per PwC survey.
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High court grants Medtech preservation order against Valentia
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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physical security
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intellectual property
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pwc
High Court grants Medtech order against Valentia Technologies, permitting investigations into alleged copyright infringement, data violations, and patient safety risks in healthcare industry.
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IFS appoints Mark Moffat as new CEO, Darren Roos becomes board chair
Thu, 11th Jan 2024
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ifs
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leadership
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pwc
Mark Moffat ascends as new CEO of global cloud enterprise firm IFS, succeeding Darren Roos who takes the helm as board chair.
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PwC, OpenAI and Harvey form strategic alliance for advanced AI models
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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ai
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partner programmes
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strategic it
PwC, OpenAI and Harvey collaborate to develop advanced AI models for tax, legal, and HR services.
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TaxLeopard acquires Airtax in strategic move boosting AI capabilities
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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partner programmes
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pwc
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uber
TaxLeopard has acquired competitor Airtax, boosting its userbase and advancing AI capabilities in a six-figure deal.
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SecurityBridge expands teams amid demand for SAP solutions
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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managed services
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partner programmes
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pwc
Amid rising demand for SAP security solutions, SecurityBridge significantly augments its North American support teams.
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Encompass Corporation named on the esteemed RiskTech100 list for the first time
Sat, 28th Oct 2023
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cx
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martech
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pwc
Encompass Corporation earns a spot on the prestigious RiskTech100 list by Chartis Research, reflecting its industry impact.
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Workday recognised again as Leader in Cloud HCM for 8th year
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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edutech
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payroll systems
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hcm
Workday, Inc. holds its position as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM for the eighth year in a row.
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Report shows 72.6% increase to net cash flows for Sony New Zealand
Mon, 2nd Oct 2023
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sony
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nz
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pwc
Sony New Zealand has released its latest financial report detailing its finances as of 31st March 2023, audited by the international audit firm PWC.
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New report shows 66.6% decrease in Panasonic NZ profits
Fri, 1st Sep 2023
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pwc
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panasonic
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financial results
The report shows that Panasonic NZ’s revenue increased from NZD $169.9 million in 2022 to NZD $176.5 million in 2022, an increase of 3.8%.
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Visibility over spending increasingly important - Portt
Wed, 12th Jul 2023
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accounting systems
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digital transformation
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compliance
Procurement leaders in the rapidly evolving business landscape must have more visibility of spending to avoid poor decisions, according to Portt.
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ServiceNow announces key EMEA leadership appointments
Thu, 27th Apr 2023
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bi
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big data
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microsoft
ServiceNow announces expanded leadership roles for Ulrik Nehammer and Cathy Mauzaize and the addition of Fabio Spoletini in EMEA.
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Success factors to achieving a modern ERP transformation
Tue, 28th Mar 2023
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big data
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bi
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digital transformation
It is important to consider the key factors required for a successful ERP transformation and how these can be achieved.
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Appian Releases Connected Underwriting to Equip Insurers with Speed and Precision
Tue, 28th Feb 2023
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app development
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apm
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low-code
Built on the Appian Platform, Connected Underwriting empowers insurers to accelerate the underwriting process and improve customer experience.
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Veeam names Dustin Driggs as new CFO
Wed, 22nd Feb 2023
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data protection
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ransomware
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veeam software
Veeam, the global leader in modern data protection, appoints Dustin Driggs as new CFO, bringing in over 30 years of experience in multinational businesses.
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PwC acquires Salesforce consultancy Be Intelligent
Tue, 21st Feb 2023
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crm
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bi
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cloud services
The strategic acquisition strengthens PwC’s industry focus areas across health, social services, energy, utilities and financial services in New Zealand.