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voice analytics
Q&A: Nemesysco explores the future of voice analytics
"Knowing your employees better is one of the key advantages that voice analytics can deliver to employers," says Nemesysco's director of HR solutions, Lior Doron.
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Motorola Solutions
Digital capabilities reshaping the future of facility management
Rhys Clare explains how building managers and stadium operators can leverage technology for every patron's benefit.
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Techday
Techday introduces 10 Minute IT Jams
These video interviews provide sharp, to-the-point insights into emerging and established technology companies. 
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Interview
Interview: Thomas Dexmier- HTC Vive Country Manager A/NZ
With the recent announcement of the Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus VR headset, Techday’s Darren Price chatted with HTC country manager for A/NZ Thomas Dexmier.
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Data Protection
Q&A: StorageCraft sales engineer on security risks and the importance of standardisation
In this written version of last week's 10 Minute IT Jam, StorageCraft sales engineer Gerard Burgess discusses the pressing concerns facing MSPs in 2021 and beyond.
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Small Business / SMB
How Spark's wireless broadband simplified a small Kiwi business's internet
Peter Thrower had never had much luck when it came to internet connection for his business. Then he called Spark.
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Blockchain
Interview: Blockchain's opportunities for NGOs, charities & not-for-profits
The third ledger' could transform the way that organisations interact with each other, says Dr Sanjaya Kuruppu.
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Digital Transformation
Interview: Base 2 head discusses digital transformation during pandemic
If small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) didn’t deem digital transformation important enough to invest in before, they should now, according to Base 2 managing director Greg Sharp.
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Data management
Interview: Cohesity A/NZ director on data management in a COVID-19 world
Now that most IT teams have cloud strategies in place, issues and questions have cropped up regarding the swathes of data being circulated - where does it get stored? What are the backup solutions? What are the security implications?
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Cybersecurity
Interview: ESET Australia's Kelly Johnson outlines channel plans
We chatted to Johnson about her appointment, her current role and ESET's plans for the Australian channel market.
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DevOps
Interview: Equinox co-CEOs on adopting cloud and delivering business value
In the midst of global pandemic and remote working, delivering business value and adopting DevOps and cloud is an even greater challenge. David Reiss and Deane Sloan of Equinox explain how to navigate adoption and security during COVID-19.
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Public Cloud
Interview: Barracuda decision-makers discuss public cloud security
Last month, Barracuda released a report outlining the security barriers organisations must overcome to adopt the public cloud, as studies reveal that security was the top concern for such organisations.
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Gaming
Final Fantasy VII remake preview & developer interview
Last month I had the chance to not only play through about three hours of the Final Fantasy VII remake but also to chat with the director of the original game and the producer of the remake, Yoshinori Kitase.
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Ingram Micro
Interview: Ingram Micro’s new managing director steps up to the plate
Jason Langley is focussing on improving channel relationships, developing more financing options for partners, and is keen to launch new initiatives in Q1 2020.
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Diversity
Exclusive: Mellanox VP on how diverse teams move companies forward
Techday spoke to Mellanox vice president Yael Asseraf Shenhav about why fast-moving technology companies need diverse teams.
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Customer experience
Interview: Adobe creative director on the future of design-led business
Adam Morgan has literally written the book on why pursuing better design makes concrete business sense.
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Network Infrastructure
Exclusive: Aruba founder shares vision for network infrastructure
Network infrastructure continues to evolve with the latest developments in connectivity, and Aruba is positioning itself to capitalise on these trends.
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Communications
Exclusive: How metrics are becoming everything in marketing
Client research across New Zealand and Australia has shown that clients value being able to track the success of their media campaigns and measure the effectiveness of their teams.
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Gaming
Interview: Where is the representation in NZ gaming?
Dhayana Sena is a gamer with ambition in the battlefield, but also with ambition to let diversity in gaming flourish. But as a Kiwi of Malaysian birth and Sri Lankan descent, she feels oddly alone.
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Customer experience
Interview: Oracle SVP’s insights on Jetstar’s digital transformation
Techday spoke to Oracle SVP Shashi Seth about how the low-cost carrier is changing the way it engages with prospective and current customers.
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Compliance
Interview: Businesses must prepare for privacy regulation update
Privacy regulation in New Zealand is taking its cues from regulation in other jurisdictions - in particular the GDPR.
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Digital Transformation
Exclusive: Why Australian organisations need to prepare for disruption
"There is a genuine need for Australia to wake from its slumber and progress innovation from discussion through to execution."
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Hybrid Cloud
Exclusive: Why cloud lives up to the hype
"When we look at the state of the cloud today as we enter its second decade, it will be an era defined by accelerated adoption and a maturing strategy."
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Digital Transformation
Exclusive: How emerging tech will impact the public sector
"Compared to their private counterparts, government organisations can often find themselves hamstrung by legacy systems that are simply not compatible with the latest technologies."