Divina Paredes

Editor

Divina Paredes is the editor of CIO New Zealand , the premium leadership and management resource for information and communications technology (ICT) executives and members of the CXO suite. She also organises and moderates CIO community events such as the CIO roundtable discussions and CIO leaders’ luncheons.

Why firms fail to move the needle on ‘employee experience’

Why firms fail to move the needle on ‘employee experience’

It’s not about free pizza or the Ping-Pong table, says Amit Bhatia of Forrester

Microsoft’s ‘moonshot’ to become carbon negative by 2030

Microsoft’s ‘moonshot’ to become carbon negative by 2030

“It is an ambitious goal, but science tells us that it is of fundamental importance to every person alive today and for every generation to follow,” says Microsoft president Brad Smith.

Microsoft’s ‘moonshot’ to become carbon negative by 2030

Microsoft’s ‘moonshot’ to become carbon negative by 2030

“It is an ambitious goal, but science tells us that it is of fundamental importance to every person alive today and for every generation to follow,” says Microsoft president Brad Smith.

Chief intelligence officer champions data for good

Chief intelligence officer champions data for good

“This is something all of us, whether in the private or public sector, can work on,” says Dr. Youssef Alhammadi of the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi

Movers and shakers: Riki Manarangi, sustainability advocate and startup founder

Movers and shakers: Riki Manarangi, sustainability advocate and startup founder

Jodie King joins Vodafone as chief people officer

‘Drop dead weight, think analogue’: The modern CIO’s New Year resolutions

‘Drop dead weight, think analogue’: The modern CIO’s New Year resolutions

Gartner lists non-digital tools to help CIOs up their game for the year ahead

CIO to CDO: A new role for Peter Radich

CIO to CDO: A new role for Peter Radich

Wraps up more than eight years as ICT exec at Abano Healthcare Group

Technology and trust run in parallel at NZ Police

Technology and trust run in parallel at NZ Police

Deputy chief executive Mark Evans and CIO Rob Cochrane discuss how the NZ Police is working together - and differently - as ICT becomes a critical component of policing

ICT helps bring ‘Xmas magic’ to Kiwi children

ICT helps bring ‘Xmas magic’ to Kiwi children

Tech for Good volunteers help not for profit group do away with manual systems for the annual gift giving for underprivileged children. They developed a platform that can help the project scale and be used for other social causes

Carmen Casagranda joins Chubb Life as global CIO

Carmen Casagranda joins Chubb Life as global CIO

Leaves Cigna International after nearly 10 years

Tower Insurance works with EIS Group to accelerate digital business transformation

Tower Insurance works with EIS Group to accelerate digital business transformation

Tower Insurance deploys EIS Group’s digital insurance platform as a cornerstone of its digital transformation initiative

How analytics is shifting from ‘nice to have’ to strategically important for NZ firms: IDC

How analytics is shifting from ‘nice to have’ to strategically important for NZ firms: IDC

“NZ firms that have not adopted analytics are finding themselves increasingly disadvantaged compared to peers who do utilise the technologies to improve operational efficiency, increase agility, manage costs, and comply with...

Campbell Such: The CIO as leadership advisor

Campbell Such: The CIO as leadership advisor

Starts advisory firm providing leadership and management courses for technology professionals

Data governance: The new competitive weapon of ‘torchbearer’ organisations

Data governance: The new competitive weapon of ‘torchbearer’ organisations

New Zealand and Australian firms, however, need to keep pace with their global peers in this area, according to IBM’s latest C-suite study

‘We have to continuously reinvent ourselves’: Oracle ANZ chief Valery Lanovenko

‘We have to continuously reinvent ourselves’: Oracle ANZ chief Valery Lanovenko

Explains the drivers behind the company’s new mission statement

Majority of CMOs will abandon personalisation efforts by 2025 - report

Majority of CMOs will abandon personalisation efforts by 2025 - report

Some marketers’ ambitions have backfired, as consumers both directly and indirectly reject brands’ overtures, cautions Gartner

Wellington Airport provides travellers sneak preview of 5G

Wellington Airport provides travellers sneak preview of 5G

Teams up with Vodafone to offer travellers a chance to try 5G speeds for free - but only for five minutes at a time

Grant Taylor takes on new chief digital officer role

Grant Taylor takes on new chief digital officer role

Joins e-commerce group Online Republic, his second CDO role

Movers and shakers: Sue McLean appointed CIO at Greater Wellington Regional Council

Movers and shakers: Sue McLean appointed CIO at Greater Wellington Regional Council

McLean comes from Transpower, where she was digital technology services manager

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella touts ‘tech intensity’ formula to Kiwi firms

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella touts ‘tech intensity’ formula to Kiwi firms

In his second visit to New Zealand, Microsoft CEO outlines factors to consider as organisations increasingly tap data and AI to transform their businesses

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