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Trade Me
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."
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Blockchain
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.
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PwC
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.
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Artificial Intelligence
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.
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Cybersecurity
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.
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PwC
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.
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Cybercrime
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.
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Cisco
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.
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PwC
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."
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Data Protection
New Zealand staff responsible for 29.6% of cyber attacks - report
“Building and maintaining trust is going to be the greatest differentiator for New Zealand businesses in our digital society."
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Fintech
Innovation or irrelevance: The price of digital disruption
Amazon is just the latest guise of the combined business threats of innovation and competition in the marketplace.
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Internet of Things
Enterprise infrastructure migration waits for no one
As data center demands grow, what’s the effect on enterprise’s infrastructure and how will that impact manageability and potential downtime?
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Internet of Things
HPE & PwC team up in Kolkata to accelerate smart city development
Together the heavyweights will be creating a Center of Excellence to advance development for future cities by capitalizing on the Internet of Things.
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PwC
NSW payment security provider scores advisory deal with PwC
"There is no certainty that the payee name an authorising officer sees on the payment screen or payment report is the actual recipient of the funds."
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VMware
VMware A/NZ's latest recruitment comes straight from PwC Australia
Matt Chamley joins VMware after less than a year a PwC Australia, where he led the company’s IT service strategy, engineering and operations.
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Artificial Intelligence
Kiwi company paving the way to brave new AI world – PwC report
PwC’s Commercialising Innovation Report found AI will boost the global economy by $21.6 trillion by 2030.
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Internet of Things
It takes a village: HPE & PwC partner to build smart cities
IoT is a quickly expanding part of the digital revolution and it requires partners to team together. No one vendor can do it all.
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Digital Transformation
New Zealand companies lagging behind in creating human-centric customer experiences – PwC
Only 6% of Kiwi companies are thinking about creating better customer experiences while 76% are focused on growing their revenues.
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Fintech
Startups: You’re hogging the FinTech limelight, says PwC survey
PwC’s New Zealand Global FinTech Report says that startups are taking up too much of the limelight when it comes to FinTech.
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PwC
ARANZ Geo scores spot in 2017 Hi-Tech awards line up
“The Hi-Tech Awards continue to be the New Zealand technology industry's most important celebration of success,"
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PwC
Kiwi CEOs: Skills shortage, cyber security & the digitised world
“Technology has had a massive impact on the speed at which we operate, especially when it comes to the global market."
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PwC
PwC wins iSANZ award for interactive cyber security simulation
“It’s great to see this level of awareness and commitment to the very real threats of cyber security.”
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Microsoft
PwC and Microsoft partner to kickstart India's digital transformation
“They will be the first Advisory company who will be part of the Microsoft Cloud Services Program in India."
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Digital Transformation
Mass adoption of cloud and rise of digital business blurring traditional cyber security
“As a result, New Zealand companies are struggling to respond to the added complexity.”