Sarah Putt

New Zealand Editor

Sarah Putt is the New Zealand editor for CIO and Computerworld.

How Chorus is planning the future of New Zealand’s broadband network

NZ IT sector grapples with training tomorrow’s CIOs

NZ IT sector grapples with training tomorrow’s CIOs

New Zealand industry groups, government, and academia are all seeking ways to increase technology education with a business context.

Trustpower’s tech transformation takes the next (cloud-native) steps

Trustpower’s tech transformation takes the next (cloud-native) steps

Continued adoption of cloud-native systems in a multicloud strategy is key to both business and IT transformation at the New Zealand utility.

Chatbot at forefront of training organisation’s effort to scale globally

Chatbot at forefront of training organisation’s effort to scale globally

Exemplar Global’s New Zealand-based CEO describes its efforts to create Emma, an IBM Watson-based chatbot whose first phase helps users find answers.

Kiwifruit marketer Zespri hits play on major IT transformation programme

Kiwifruit marketer Zespri hits play on major IT transformation programme

A changing business and reliance on legacy technology spur the New Zealand agritech firm to modernise its IT systems.

Time to get insightful: NZ Trade and Enterprise’s next IT phase

Time to get insightful: NZ Trade and Enterprise’s next IT phase

NZTE is focusing on an enhanced analytics and data strategy, and its IT staff is learning new skills and approaches to make that possible.

The year ahead for Watercare CDO Rebecca Chenery

The year ahead for Watercare CDO Rebecca Chenery

What’s on the tech horizon for Watercare CDO Rebecca Chenery in 2021 as New Zealand—and the world—emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic?

The year ahead for Fulton Hogan CIO Brian Northern

The year ahead for Fulton Hogan CIO Brian Northern

What’s on the tech horizon for Fulton Hogan CIO Brian Northern in 2021 as New Zealand—and the world—emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic?

Exit interview: Mainfreight CIO shares tech insights before signing off

Exit interview: Mainfreight CIO shares tech insights before signing off

In his 35-year career, Kevin Drinkwater has seen tremendous change and many fads. Here, he shares the lessons of his career with CIOs everywhere.

A business model from COVID: IT lessons from NZ’s health response

A business model from COVID: IT lessons from NZ’s health response

The shifts that aided the pandemic response are also key to a revitalised, digital health care system for New Zealand.

Network for Learning expands to NZ students—in and out of school

Network for Learning expands to NZ students—in and out of school

Implementing Wi-Fi 6 and boosting internet security across New Zealand schools is a massive undertaking, especially with a talent shortage.

Manukau Institute of Technology gets a network makeover

Manukau Institute of Technology gets a network makeover

The five-campus school moved to the cloud and hyperconverged infrastructure as part of its technology transformation.

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