by Divina Paredes

CIO100 2014: Who are New Zealand’s top ICT users?

May 13, 20143 mins
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The results of this year’s CIO100, the annual report on the top ICT using organisations in New Zealand, will be presented at a breakfast forum on June 5 at the SkyCity Convention Centre in Auckland.

CIO100 is the flagship edition of CIO New Zealand and reports on the current strategies and future direction of the country’s 100 largest technology users. The organisations are ranked based on screen numbers, staff and turnover. The report also features the top 10 business trends to prepare for in the upcoming year.

The event is open to CIOs and ICT directors. Click here for the agenda and to register.

The featured analyst speaker this year is Marcus Darbyshire, executive partner, Gartner Executive Programs. Martin Catterall of St John will be the featured CIO speaker.

The CIO100 2014 is sponsored by Cisco (Platinum), SAS and Plan-B(Gold) and Datacom (Survey).

Agenda Highlights:

The CIO100 2014: Research findings

This session will present an overview of the findings of the survey. The presentation will distil the top 10 business trends that key ICT users should be aware of, and what CIOs of the top 100 organisations will be working on in the next 12 months. The report includes an analysis of the impact of the economy on budgets, ICT projects and staffing levels.

Speaker: Divina Paredes, Editor, CIO New Zealand

Featured analyst presentation: The CIO’s personal brand: Building trust, creating value

Harnessing technology for business advantage dictates success or failure in the digital age and the CIO is critical to that success. Yet CIOs, in particular, suffer from low ‘brand value’, especially when compared to their perhaps more glamorous counterparts in marketing or sales. The good news is there are ways to analyse and plan your communications to promote trust and develop your future CIO brand, and unleash our true value for the organisation.

Speaker: Marcus Darbyshire, executive partner, Gartner Executive Programs

Featured CIO presentation: The evolving CIO agenda

IT innovation and support is key to the operations and services of an organisation, whether public or private; and national or global in scope. This reality is highlighted further by the continuing convergence of social, mobile, cloud and information – the ‘nexus of forces’ identified by Gartner. No organisation is unaffected by these trends. So how are CIOs leading through this new environment?

Speaker: Martin Catterall, CIO, St John

Some photos from the 2013 event

At the 2013 event, healthAlliance, represented by then CIO Johan Vendrig (now chief operating officer of HSA Global), was the top ranked CIO100 organisation.

The CIO100 2013 Event

The CIO100 2013 Event

The CIO100 2013 Event

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