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Education
NSW Department of Education hits new milestone with Softlink
“The excellent working partnership between Softlink and the Department has been integral to the streamlined and successful roll out of the project."
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Malware
In a hybrid world businesses need security to match
"The networked world is not a safe place, as hackers and cyber data thieves are all too anxious and prepared to exploit vulnerabilities."
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Cloud
Everyone gets a cloud: Intel rolls out new cloud tech initiatives
“Intel is investing to mature SDI solutions and provide a faster path for businesses of all sizes to reap the benefits of the cloud.”
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Education New Zealand
IT a top earning degree for Kiwi students
“The highest earning qualifications include health-related fields, engineering and information technology.”
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Financing
The role of the CFO is changing. How can technology help?
"It is important for CFOs to broaden their knowledge-base and frame of reference when it comes to seeking solutions to business problems."
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Intelligent systems
Ajilon chosen as systems integrator for $276M Sydney Trains project
“We are looking forward to working with Sydney Trains on this very exciting project. Our key focus is to put the customer at the heart of what we do."
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Cybersecurity insurance
The rise of cyber security threats is a good thing... for insurance providers
The rising demand for cyber insurance is creating significant opportunities for insurers around the world, according to a new IDC report.
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Health
Information technology is radically reshaping the healthcare sector
"Health care, an information business, needs to leverage existing and rapidly developing IT tech. Only then can we extract value from the chaos."
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Collaboration
FireEye and ForeScout enter strategic partnership
“The partnership will enable visibility and situational awareness across connected devices and help keep the IoT from becoming a security nightmare."
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Fronde
IT professionals: If you do nothing, you may become obsolete
"The types of skills in demand today are different compared with those needed just three years ago, and the pace of change is unlikely to slow down.”
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Government
Forward thinking tech summit kicks off in Wellington
A major government and tech industry summit will be held in the Te Papa museum, with the aim of seeing how these two sectors can can work together.
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Employment
Technology initiatives failing thanks to employees
“C-level executives need to address the growing problem of employee engagement as a core component to ensure the success of technology initiatives."
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SaaS
Polycom releases cloud-ready collaboration tech
“As visual collaboration enters the hyperconnected phase, employees have high expectations of being able to connect from anywhere, at any time."
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Managed Services
Managed services bring benefits to business
Simplified information technology management is the primary benefit of using managed services, according to a new survey from JDL Technologies.
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Cybersecurity
NZ's best in cyber security recognised at 2015 iSANZ Awards
NZ’s information security community gathered at the 2015 iSANZ Awards last night, to celebrate the achievements of those working in cyber security.
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CIO
Is the CMO the newest member of the IT team?
"Business leaders outside of IT are making large and significant IT purchasing decisions – particularly the chief marketing officer (CMO)."
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Data Protection
Myths and truths about internet security
The reason so many people are being hacked at such a relentless pace is less about the users themselves and more about mainstream security solutions.
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Business Intelligence / BI
CIOs should stay focused on IT projects: Here's why
In a competitive world where technology can make or break a business, why wouldn’t a business want a skilful CIO to focus almost exclusively on IT?
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Tablets & laptops
The ABCs of ed tech today, according to CompTIA
CompTIA breaks down the key technologies used in today’s classrooms and how this is impacting classroom learning.
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Information Technology
The role of the chief data officer in today's enterprise
“The digital transformation taking place now requires a balanced approach and so this role needs to look at information strategy as a whole."
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CFO
IRD happy with business transformation-lead Accenture
The Inland Revenue Department is happy with lead provider Accenture to overhaul its 30-year-old information technology system in a major transformatio
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Robotics
University uses robots to get Kiwi pupils thinking about IT
The university hoped to encourage an enthusiasm in the pupils to "be more than consumers of technology, but instead be creators of new technology and new applications for it.
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Massey University
Double success for Computer Society Cup
Georgia Anderson and Jay Perera of Albany’s Massey University are the joint recipients of this year’s New Zealand Computer Society Cup.
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Infrastructure
Last orders called on rural broadband plans
The government has issued a request for the final proposals for its Rural Broadband initiative.