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Partnerships
Nexio partners with Chargebacks911 to enhance payment platform
This alliance means that Nexio will now utilise Chargebacks911’s end-to-end dispute management offering, while also reaping results for its merchants.
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Outage
Revealed: COVID-19's impact on internet disruptions
"We saw outages spike to unprecedented levels -- especially among internet service providers who seem to have been more vulnerable to disruptions than cloud providers.”
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Massey University
New programme addresses skills shortage as tech shakes up primary industries
"Technology is driving transformation in agrifood and fibre at an incredible speed, so it’s vital we move quickly to ensure the education system meets the requirements of what businesses need to be innovative."
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Accounting
Grow NZ Accountants plans to disrupt NZ's 'dying' accounting industry
New Zealand’s accounting industry is ‘dying’ – and it’s a case of innovate or fade away before automation displaces traditional business accounting entirely.
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Digital Transformation
CEOs concerned executives aren’t digital savvy enough
A new survey from Gartner has revealed that CEOs priorities are slowly shifting to meet rising growth challenges.
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Productivity
Government to investigate tech’s impact on NZ’s workforce
As technological disruptors are causing waves in every area of every industry, the Government is looking into the ramifications for Kiwis.
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Digital disruption
Lime scooters: When disruptive businesses fuel controversy
Lime’s ‘act first, ask for forgiveness later’ rollout across cities around the world, Iswar says it has largely minimised regulatory delays and won Lime a staggering amount of publicity.
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Disruption
Xinja can now officially call itself a bank
The ‘neo’bank that is focused on being a digital disruptor to traditional financial institutions has received a restricted banking license from APRA.
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Digital Transformation
Digital Disruption in the C Suite: Is it A Case of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’?
It has even been predicted that AI will contribute over US$15 trillion to global GDP by 2030 but will come at great cost.
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Data Protection
Singapore welcomes new player in enterprise data security space
“We are excited about the opportunity Asia Pacific presents to Protegrity and look forward to working with the region’s leading organizations."
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Digital Transformation
Digital disruption is nothing new, but the pace is quickening
It's time to cut through the hype regarding digital disruption and transformation.
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Digital Transformation
Informatica recognises “extraordinary customers” with Data Disruption awards
The awards recognise data-driven organisations who display vision, creativity and leadership.
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Microsoft
NZ's agritech sector is tech-savvy, but not looking to the future
New Zealand’s agritech sector is aware of what’s going on in the technology space, but are struggling to keep up with the pace of change.
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Blockchain
The disruptive force of blockchain and how it will shake up business as we know it
"This is hugely disruptive technology that will fundamentally alter the way transactions are processed.”
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Big Data
Data61 celebrates momentous year of security, big data and research projects
"The world is drowning in big data, but our expert analysis is turning that commodity into insight, a unique and powerful value."
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Digital disruption
Accelerate 2017’s keynote speakers to provide insights into how to innovate to survive
The events featuring the LEGO innovation director and NYT Global ex-COO are designed to address specific areas of business disruption.
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Digital Transformation
Research reveals key concerns for Aussie CEOs – mastering tech tops the list
​Australian CEOs are concerned with grasping and utilising disruptive technology, presenting a clear opportunity for the channel.
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VMtech
ME Bank harnesses VMtech security-as-a-service for digital disruption
VMtech has won a deal to provide security-as-a-service for ME Bank as it seeks to be a digital disruptor in its sector.
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Customer service
ANZ businesses missing the human touch in digital society, report finds
"There’s a noticeable disconnect between the investment decisions of Australian & New Zealand businesses and the wants and needs of their customers."
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Adobe
Creatives and businesses need to 'adapt quickly' to survive
"They need to be able to create on-the-go, collaborate with team members across different devices and geographies,"
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Juniper Networks
Juniper Networks highlights new challenges facing digital disruption
"While not necessarily a short-coming of any one department, this divide is getting in the way of ensuring progressive IT decisions are made,"
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Network Management
Calamity Monitoring says disruption key to innovative security
Calamity Monitoring believes that it's on the forefront of new security technologies because of its independence as a security monitoring company.
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Digital banking
Digital disruption on its way to the ANZ banking sector
“To compete with disruptors, financial institutions need to do a little disrupting of their own."
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Digital Transformation
IFS opinion: Are ANZ companies doing enough to transform themselves?
When I first saw the results of IFS's Digital Transformation Survey, I was surprised that only 50% of respondents in ANZ had a clear strategy.