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7 digital transformation myths

A successful digital transformation can help you outpace competitive threats. But these conventional beliefs can cause your efforts to fall short.


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‘Cavalier attitude to data protection’ attracts first UK GDPR fine

Regulator’s comments on transparency, accountability and security just as relevant to Kiwi organisations


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The next casualty of cyberwar could be your business

We seem to live perpetually in a state of heightened alert, and companies need to ensure their security teams are prepared for a nation-state cyberattack and be able to react in a split second.


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How to assess soft skills before you hire

In the digital era, tech skills are scarce, but soft skills like emotional intelligence, creativity and strategic thinking are the secrets to success. Here’s how to ensure you hire for the intangibles.


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Building the ultimate customer data engine

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There’s no doubt consumer expectations are at an all-time high, and organisations must connect the experience dots using digital and data tools in order to meet and exceed the demands of today’s customer-led economy.

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Engineering the hiring of engineers

Engineering is much more than just writing code – it’s about improving a system. By re-engineering our hiring processes, we can bring much-needed efficiency and results to the system.


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7 IT restructuring mistakes to avoid

To tackle digital initiatives, IT leaders are having to rethink and reorganize how work gets done. But driving change is about much more than just overhauling org charts and business processes.


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Why seek a board seat?

For those who want to go deeper into what it takes to run a company, being on a board can be a natural career progression. What it's not: easy money.


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How IT can improve the employee experience

Employee experience is as vital as customer experience — but remains an IT afterthought. Here’s how to shift your focus and provide employees with the internal IT experience they deserve.


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‘Digital’ regulation a growing global, political football in 2020

Any regulation must protect human rights and doesn’t entrench existing players by placing impossible requirements on potential new social media platforms, writes Dr Ellen Strickland of InternetNZ


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Women in tech statistics: The hard truths of an uphill battle

Despite national conversations about gender diversity in tech, women are still underrepresented, underpaid and often discriminated against in the tech industry, numbers show.


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The stretch assignment: A CIO's path to burnishing business cred

Transformational projects, culture change, new roles and emerging technologies helped IT leaders from Equinix, Procter & Gamble, 84 Lumber and BP earn credibility from the business.


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Wireless internet in schools gets massive upgrade

Programme aims to remove the burden on schools to monitor, maintain and manage the internet inside their classrooms


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AI, automation emerge as critical tools for cybersecurity

Organizations find new ways to relieve some of the burden on security teams while shoring up defenses.


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5 hot infrastructure and operations trends — and 4 going cold

When it comes to infrastructure and production systems, stability is king. And yet change persists, as organizations seek greater security and faster speeds — without sacrificing reliability.