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IT Industry
Getting Ready for Industrie 4.0
Industrie 4.0 is about driving digital value chains, thus creating more agile and market focused competencies.
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Apple
Stop bullying Apple around and start doing some intelligence homework
The FBI should stop bullying Apple and the technology industry and spend their time and energy instead on figuring out other ways of investigating.
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Internet of Things
Top 5 Reasons IoT is different than conventional IT
IT and business are inextricably intertwined. Always have been. When IT systems stop — business stops, revenue stops, customer assistance stops.
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IT Industry
Readify tackles the IT skills shortage in Australia
“The IT industry needs to step up to overhaul the way we train our talent post graduation, in the same way other professions tackle this issue."
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Women in Technology
'Speed-interview' event addresses Australian IT industry gender gap
The event was held to provide women new career opportunities and proactively address the growing issue of gender imbalance in Australia’s tech sector.
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DevOps
Aussie businesses need to pick up their DevOps game, study shows
“There are no ‘magic bullets’ and you cannot ‘buy’ DevOps capability. Success is dependent on having all necessary pieces of the puzzle in place."
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5G
Are you ready for 5G?
“IT players need to think about IoT now and 5G soon. It will affect demand patterns as early as 2018."
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Smart Machines
Rise of smart machines means vendors need a new competitive approach
“Organisations must embrace the market change and be able to evolve in light of the new fuel of virtual labour."
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IT Industry
Kiwi tech pros have it made, industry looking bright
IT professionals starting out their careers can look forward to sharp increases in the first six years of their careers.
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Disaster Recovery
Vendors up their game with acquisitions, partnerships, cloud and data
This year will see some big changes taking place in the world of IT as vendors and customers work to stay ahead against stiff competition.
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Employment
New Zealand job market bolstered by booming tech industry
Employers in the IT industry dominate the latest figures, with a net 40.7% looking to increase or maintain permanent headcount across main cities.
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Government
Govt needs to 'get with the programme' on NZ's gender pay gap
“It’s a new year and it’s time for the National Government to be bold and be brave. Kiwi women are counting on them.”
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Infrastructure
Brocade's answer to the IT infrastructure performance problem
“The Brocade Analytics Monitoring Platform not only provides end-to-end visibility that was not available previously, but it also improves ROI."
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Contact Centre
IT issues the number one restricting factor for contact centres
Nearly half (44%) of industry professionals say a primary barrier to running an effective contact centre is ‘IT issues’.
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Government
Govt encourages Maori to get involved in IT
The New Zealand Government has launched a Maori Technology Scholarship to encourage more Maori into the Information Technology sector.
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Collaboration
Dissatisfaction drives employees to the dark side of tech
Dissatisfaction with business collaboration tools is driving employees to turn to unsanctioned and unsecure technology, and driving up shadow IT.
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Business Intelligence / BI
KPMG reveals CEOs goals and fears for the next three years
CEOs continue to transform their organisations and are more concerned about product relevance, customer loyalty and keeping current with new tech.
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IT Industry
How solutions-based SLAs can protect your enterprise
"A well-constructed solutions-based SLA should be like buying a comprehensive umbrella insurance policy for the home."
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Managed Services
The failing relationship between IT departments and service providers
There is significant misalignment between what services IT departments want and what IT service providers are selling.
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Collaboration
The real IoT and the power of the platform
"The growing use of the new term IoT suggests a transition in the evolution of connected devices, with accelerating scale and scope."
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IT Industry
Wellington IT skills drought continues
Absolute IT says IT professionals are in ‘hot demand’ in Wellington and have released a statement encoraging those with IT skills to head to the city.
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IT Industry
Asia Pacific IT skills gap widens, drives hybrid cloud adoption
Hybrid cloud adoption is growing across Asia Pacific, as technology spend moves outside of IT’s control and a widening skills gap drives interest in h
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IT Industry
Higher salaries not the answer, says Kiwi IT solutions provider
Relying on high salaries to gain or retain staff is not the answer to combat industry shortages.
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Business Intelligence / BI
AppDynamics widens scope to IT managers
AppDynamics has updated its software to make it more useful for business managers as well as IT staff.