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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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Innovation
CIOs playing catch up: innovation vital
"CIOs who stay operational will find themselves further marginalised over the next three years."
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Data
Organisations fail to utilise real-time analytics
Real-time streaming analytics is becoming the lifeblood of today's data-driven economy, but there is a gap in understanding how to effectively use it.
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Collaboration
How to ensure people and data work together effectively
People and data are a powerful combination, but it can be hard to get both right. Effective people management is crucial to the success of data.
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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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Mobility
CIOs and mobility: Stop reacting, start doing
“The proliferation of employee-owned mobile devices has placed the IT department in a reactive state.”
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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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SaaS
Utility industry falling behind cloud race: CIOs need to take action
IDC recommends all parties take a more assertive approach to accommodating the cloud model for long-term success.
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CIO
Exclusive: ANZ CIOs are not keeping up with change
CIOs are a company’s most critical hire, but it’s time for businesses to redefine what they need in their CIO, says one local expert.
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Apps
CIOs: How to make apps work for you
"Mobile applications offer CIOs unique opportunities for streamlining business processes and empowering the organisation's workforce."
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CIO
Female CIOs more risk aware than male counterparts
Female CIOs are more risk-aware than their male counterparts, although the top technology priorities amongst CIOs are the same regardless of gender.
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Smart Machines
The rise of smart machines, and what it means for the CIO
“Organisations must balance the necessity to exploit the significant advances of smart machines with the perceived negative impact of job losses."
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Gartner
Top 10 tech trends government CIOs must prioritise
Legacy IT systems, stretched IT budgets and a lack of critical IT skills are just some of issues that are inhibiting government CIOs.
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CIO
The changing role of the CIO
"The IT function should be closely aligned with the business, and this is driving fundamental change in the way the way IT organisations function."
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Gartner
CIOs: Plan for the future and reap the benefits
“CIOs should look to the longer term, and identify, explore and experiment with potentially disruptive technologies."
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Internet of Things
Lifting the veil on the fears and focuses of the CEO
In 2015 and 2016 business growth remains a top priority for CEOs, and technology is seen as a primary tool to achieve this growth.
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CIO
Forging the strongest possible CIO-CFO partnership
CIOs and CFOs must work closely together in order to achieve the best business outcomes, says John Gonzalez, Extreme Networks ANZ country manager.
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SDN & NFV
SDN, IoT and the rise of the new IP
Brocade predicts that 2015 will see fundamental changes in the IT industry, driven by enterprises shifting to outsourcing.
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Gartner
NZ CIOs... Every budget is now an IT budget
"The CIO is challenged to adopt a higher profile and actively engage in opportunities to influence IT decisions in business budgets."
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CIO
Subscription-based software shift creates new risks for CEO/CIOs...
"One risk is the race-to-services phenomenon by ill-prepared software resellers looking to prop up falling licence revenues..."
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Apple
As CIOs look out at Wearables, what is it that they see?
Think back over the past 20 years at the innovative technologies that you have absorbed into your life...
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Cloud
Gartner asks... Is the CMO the CEO’s heir apparent?
A lot can be learned by observing the changing of the guard. Often, behind the dignified theatre of it all is a much more chaotic reality.
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Cloud
Why NZ CFO's have the keys to the cloud...
"The challenge to all is how you untangle your legacy infrastructure and align your organisation (with people and processes) to adopt cloud appropriat
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Gartner
CIOs... Why people matter in Digital Business...
A successful digital business requires transformational change in the culture, mindset and workforce capabilities.