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PIJF
The Consumer Data Right and what it could mean for Aotearoa's data privacy
“We believe the open data revolution can only strengthen our country’s economic prosperity and individual financial wellbeing.”
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Cryptocurrency
The wild west of cryptocurrency fraud & How Kiwis are getting stung
Cryptopia went from launch to managing funds for 1.4 million investors to a significant data breach and its inevitable death - all in just five years.
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Warehouse Group
TechCollect NZ, Warehouse Stationery offer e-waste recycling in handful of stores
While it's a step in the right direction towards managing NZ's e-waste, the lack of accessible locations means that many Kiwis miss out.
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Accenture
Bringing legacy mainframes into the modern IT environment
Legacy mainframes also suffer from technology or architecture limitations, high maintenance costs, and heavy technical debt.
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PwC
PwC helps businesses innovate for the digital future
Innovation can be challenging - the right people need to be in the right roles, and they must all be working towards a common goal.
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Gaming
University of Waikato says it's 'game on' for esports
In what might just be a New Zealand first, budding esports stars can now study this booming industry as part of their university degrees.
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DevOps
The biggest news for developers from OutSystems Developer Conference 2021
OSDC may have wrapped up, but the event’s lasting legacy will continue to inspire developers for endless builds to come.
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Government
Govt to ease border restrictions for 600 skilled tech workers
“We’re carefully targeting areas of the sector where industry has highlighted a clear need for overseas talent including, software development, product managers, cybersecurity and interactive media.”
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IT Automation
The key to building better IT workflows with no-code, low-code, and automation
What’s the secret to better IT management? It’s not a rhetorical question.
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Raritan
Smart rack sensor solutions keep data centers in tune
When staff don’t have these technologies, it becomes infinitely more difficult to make informed decisions about these devices and whether or not they are working at their optimum levels.
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Malware
Flubot malware, botnets, phishing round out top security issues plaguing Kiwis in Q3
Malware and scams continue to plague thousands of New Zealanders, laying $3.3 million to waste in just three months.
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Similarweb
You're invited for Breakfast Bites: Travel is back on the agenda - what consumers are longing for
The pandemic’s impact on the global travel and tourism industry will create a long-lasting historical impact for years to come as operators piece their businesses back together, and there’s good news ahead.
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Netsafe
Netsafe welcomes public feedback on draft of Code of Practice for Online Safety and Harms
The code aims to establish a self-regulatory framework to protect New Zealanders from online harm and harmful content.
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Cybersecurity
WSO2 unveils identity-as-a-service solution that brings CIAM to app development
WSO2 has introduced a new identity-as-a-service (IDaaS) solution designed to improve customer identity and access management (CIAM) across online portals. We take a look.
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Malware
NCSC expands Malware Free Networks service to NZ cybersecurity providers
“Already with an initial customer trial of MFN up to this point we are achieving real impact," says GCSB director-general Andrew Hampton.
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Cybersecurity
Aotearoa's cyber skills shortage: The tug-of-war between talent supply & demand
Like any balance of supply and demand, there's a frustrating gap between what graduates are taught and what the market needs.
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Green Light
Q&A: Meet Green Light Worldwide's NZ resource manager Regie Saylo
Green Light Worldwide's momentum in New Zealand is heating up as the company bolsters its local presence and prepares for a fresh wave of growth in the IT market.
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Cybersecurity
Protecting business-critical data at the rack level
It is important to have both digital and physical security visibility into the data center. Here's how intelligent PDUs can help.
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CRM
Bitrix empowers businesses with new customer & project management features in Bitrix24
More organisations are turning to professional inventory and customer relationship management software as the eCommerce space continues to remain a hotbed of activity.
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Customer experience
Interview: Sitecore explains why personalisation is key to customer experience
But what does a personalised experience look like? We spoke to Sitecore’s director, commerce, Mark Johnson, to find out.
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Agile
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams — A chat with Gary Gruver
Today we speak to Gary Gruver, a seasoned executive, author, and keynote speaker well-versed in agile and DevOps.
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Accenture
'Cyber Champions' best placed in the balance of cyber resilience and business strategy - Accenture report
The report also categorises cyber resilience in a ‘cyber quadrant’.
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Sitecore
Interview: Sitecore explains why 'composable' will be the future of the digital experience
Sitecore’s APJ VP solution engineering, Nik Hendel, says composable DXP is here to stay.
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Customer experience
Interview: Sitecore on the importance of digital touchpoints during the eCommerce revolution
2020 marked the dawn of a new decade, new disruption, and a monumental journey for commerce. Something changed for every business, everywhere, at the same time.