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Why steering committees fail to engage (and 5 ways to hold them accountable)

There are some common reasons why a transformation steering committee may fail to engage—from a lack of motivation to a bias toward inaction, Here's how transformation leaders can overcome those blockers.

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How the governments of Africa are prioritising resilience in the pandemic era

For governments and public sector agencies across Africa, investment in IT is no longer a luxury. In many cases, it has become the only way for the public sector to continue to serve its citizens during the Covid-19 pandemic. This...

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Inside the NZ tax system overhaul that was too big to fail

A seven-year transformation effort is nearing its end, and its programme manager describes how the “total makeover” was accomplished.

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4 ways to turn COVID quick fixes into permanent business value

Organizational changes undertaken to survive the pandemic hold promise for ensuring businesses thrive in the years to come — if those shifts are made permanent fixtures of CIO strategies.

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10 technologies that will disrupt business in 2021

From AI to serverless computing, these 10 disruptive technologies and trends are transforming the business landscape in the wake of the pandemic and beyond.

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10 steps to avoid digital transformation failure

Executive sponsors play a key role in the success (or failure) of digital transformations. Taking these essential actions will tip the scales in your favor.

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NZ retailer Warehouse Group adopts agile to drive digital transformation

CDO Michelle Anderson says IT has benefitted from the methodology as retail faces significant shifts in technology to support changed customer behaviours.

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Mitigating the hidden risks of digital transformation

New, cross-discipline risk management techniques are necessary to securely reap the benefits of transformative technologies.

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Digital leads Air New Zealand’s planned revival

The digital-first approach being undertaken by chief digital officer Jennifer Sepull will see increased personalisation and a revamp of its core systems to make them simpler.

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7 ways COVID-19 has changed IT forever

Things will never be the same. Here’s a look at what IT will look like as the COVID-19 threat recedes.

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Northwell Health’s new HR cloud faced early COVID test

When the pandemic hit New York, the local healthcare provider was able to turn a test analytics environment into a live dashboard for managing staffing needs.

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User acceptance: 5 tips for ensuring digital success

Those most impacted by digital transformations can make or break your success. Here’s how to leverage their insights, address their pain points, and exceed their expectations.

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5 starting points for agile transformation

Legacy systems and complexity can make agility difficult, but not impossible. Here are five steps any company can take to achieve agility.

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7 key questions facing the future of work

A global pandemic raised the bar for IT’s capabilities. IT leaders say 2021 will be even more challenging.

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Digital CX: The key to thriving through the pandemic

IT leaders have undertaken a variety of digital initiatives to improve customer experience (CX) throughout the pandemic. Here CIOs discuss their efforts to bolster their corporate brands.

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‘Rise with SAP’: SAP bets on migrating your ERP to its cloud

Christian Klein says SAP’s new business transformation as a service offering will reduce TCO. Users groups are skeptical given sketchy details.

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10 most misused buzzwords in IT

The tech industry is rife with overhyped jargon. Here IT leaders discuss buzzy terms all too often misapplied by vendors and colleagues alike.

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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.

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