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Gartner: Marketing personalisation can be make or break
A Gartner survey shows brands risk losing 38% of customers because of poor marketing personalisation efforts.
How companies deploy AI to enhance the customer journey
“Pairing automation and machine learning with live agents lead to happier customers, more satisfied employees and financial rewards."
Nikko AM launches digital investment advice platform in NZ
“Managing funds is what we do, and now with GoalsGetter we’re pleased to be able to make our fund management services more readily available to Kiwis.”
FireMon survey shows hybrid-cloud security woes
The survey shows that rate of change, lack of tools, and sparse resourcing are what worry security teams in the age of hybrid-cloud.
How automation can eliminate financial errors
Nearly all C-level respondents agreed that if inaccuracies in financial data were not identified prior to reporting, the impact would be negative.
Why Aussie companies are struggling with data
The top culprits in poor data quality in Oz are human error, different data sources, lack of comms, inadequate strategy, and too much information.
Survey finds DC managers want more efficiency, not horsepower
More servers and more CPU power used to be the answer to boosting data centre performance, but it appears this is no longer the case.
88% of businesses breached in the last year - Carbon Black
The report analyses survey results from different vertical sectors, organisation sizes and IT team sizes to build a picture of the attack and cyber defence landscape.
How digital transformation efforts are commonly hindered
Two-thirds of private and public-sector organisations say they buy new systems and solutions without involving IT teams.
Digital transformation gap closing but we’re still behind
Australia ranks second last, only above China in the global survey across 7 regions and 12 industries.
Gemalto: A look at what’s in store for IoT security
Three predominant security tools emerged as the top methods Australian organisations are using to secure their IoT data/services/devices.
Yubico report reveals troubling password behaviour
Some shocking results include that 57% of respondents who have experienced a phishing attack have not changed their password behaviours.
What it takes to be a successful leader during the ‘fourth industrial revolution’
"Leaders are more realistic about what it will take to succeed, and they appear particularly focused on societal impact and workforce development as two critical components of their future success."
Cybercrime could cost NZ$8 trillion over next five years
A global Accenture research study reveals only 30% of organisations are very confident in internet security.
Cost keeping Kiwi companies from making the most of IoT
"To move past the barriers inhibiting production scale IoT, organisations have to solve the broader security and upgrade issues."
Survey shows Aussie CEOs fear cyber attacks more than most
A recent Accenture survey of CEOs shows we worry more about the potential US$5 trillion in lost revenue due to attacks than our global counterparts.
Nearly half of APAC enterprises are employing hybrid cloud without a formal strategy
"Alarmingly a significant portion of large enterprises lack a formal hybrid-cloud strategy."
Half of companies unable to detect IoT device breaches
A Gemalto study also shows that the of blockchain technology to help secure IoT data, services and devices has doubled in a year.
Reshape to relevance - Accenture’s 2019 consumer survey
Trends for digital voice assistants, extended reality and the over-the-top video market are explored in the latest global consumer survey.
Businesses focusing on threats from within - survey
Over 50% of respondents reported that 100 days of dwell time or more was representative of their organisation.
APAC CEOs emphasise the need for workers to be agile
CEOs are aware of how AI and automation are affecting workspaces and employees’ growing demand for flexible environments that reflect these changes.
Frankfurt overtakes London as largest data centre cluster
After many forecasts predicting it, a new report of Europe's top 20 data centre clusters has confirmed London has lost its crown to Frankfurt.
Kiwis concerned about being scammed – survey
This unease is warranted given the growing sophistication of scammers and their activities, and numbers of attempted fraud.
NZ being targeted for cyber attacks – study
The survey polled more than 230 IT decision makers in businesses with 20 or more employees across New Zealand.