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Mastering year-round profitability at your consultancy firm
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Understanding capacity and future costs while defeating seasonal slumps through strategic planning can help consultancies maintain consistent profitability.
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Why Data Readiness is critical for winning AI Deployments
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Firms honing AI strategies realise the vital importance of data readiness in leveraging AI's potential, requiring a business-centric approach and a rethink of data integration.
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Adopting AIOps in Network Management: Essential for Modern IT Leaders
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As the complexity of network systems escalates, IT leaders must shift from manual troubleshooting to AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations), a strategic, AI-driven approach that enhances network management and ensures a top-notch user experience.
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Projectworks on Leadership: Leading through growth
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partner programmes
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project management
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leadership
Projectworks discusses the challenges and rewards of leading during business growth, sharing lessons on self-awareness, investing in teams, and building a culture that enhances momentum.
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John Evarts appointed new COO at network automation firm BackBox
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network security
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John Evarts, an influencer in the start-up ecosystem, joins network automation platform BackBox as the new Chief Operating Officer, boosting the company's corporate structure.
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Combating cybercrime in NZ with a robust cybersecurity strategy
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New Zealand businesses grapple with cybercrime's volatile threat landscape, as incidents across various sectors showcase the dire consequences. A nuanced approach to cybersecurity strategy is vital.
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Stake names Jon Howie as new CEO in leadership shakeup
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Australian investment platform Stake ushers in new growth chapter, appointing experienced finance leader Jon Howie as CEO while founder Matt Leibowitz transitions to Executive Director role.
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Intel and DigitalBridge launch enterprise AI firm Articul8
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Intel and DigitalBridge have launched Articul8, an independent AI company delivering comprehensive GenAI platform solutions with safeguarded, scalable and varied deployment options.
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XConnect appoints James Williams as VP to fuel global expansion
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XConnect hires James Williams, a seasoned telecoms expert, as VP of Business Development, bolstering its 2024 global growth strategy with his vast experience and industry insight.
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NEC unveils AI strategy, aims to revolutionise industries with generative AI
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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business strategy
NEC launches a tailored AI solution to revolutionise operations across industries, building on its enhanced large language model.
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Only 12% of I&O leaders meet CIO expectations, says Gartner survey
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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partner programmes
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it infrastructure
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cios
Just 12% of infrastructure and operations leaders believe they meet CIO expectations amidst economic troubles, Gartner reveals.
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Antifragility touted as key for ANZ businesses amidst economic turbulence
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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partner programmes
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compliance
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investment
Amid economic instability, ANZ businesses are encouraged to embrace 'antifragility', turning challenges into growth chance.
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APAC retail sector hardest hit by cyberattacks due to insufficient funding
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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it professionals
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kaspersky
APAC retail industry shows highest rate of cyberattacks in past 2 years due to poor cybersecurity investment.
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Access4 names Virtual IT Group as its Diamond++ Partner in Australia
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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UCaaS provider Access4 has crowned Virtual IT Group as its Diamond++ Partner in Australia, following VITG's strategic acquisitions.
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UK business leaders to bolster sustainability investment by 2026
Sun, 19th Nov 2023
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investment
80% of UK business leaders plan to maintain or increase their sustainability investment by 2026, reveals SAP study.
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Data center market to hit $279bn by 2032 due to global digitalisation
Sat, 11th Nov 2023
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big data
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colocation
Global data centre valuation projected to reach $279bn by 2032, driven by rising digital infrastructure investments.
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Alison Deans joins Main Sequence as New Venture Partner
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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partner programmes
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capital
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business strategy
Alison Deans joins Main Sequence as Venture Partner, bolstering its deep tech global push.
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Business unease over third party data sharing shown in new Generative AI report
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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contact centre
Businesses show concern about third-party data sharing needed to facilitate Generative AI models, says Cloudera report.
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Commvault appoints Melissa Hathaway as Chair of Cyber Resilience Council
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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partner programmes
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
Commvault has appointed cybersecurity expert Melissa Hathaway to chair its Cyber Resilience Council, advising on security trends and threats.
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Workday recognised again as Leader in Cloud HCM for 8th year
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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payroll systems
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hcm
Workday, Inc. holds its position as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM for the eighth year in a row.
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Irish IT solutions provide expands into APAC, opens Kiwi office
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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partner programmes
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managed services
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cios
Ergo, Ireland's IT solutions provider, has announced further expansion of its growing global footprint with the opening of its first office in the APAC region.
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Expert Paul Waddy warns of risks in Black Friday reliance
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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partner programmes
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business strategy
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retail
Black Friday and Cyber Monday may not be profitable for all online retailers, warns eCommerce expert Paul Waddy. Businesses at risk of losing profits.
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Janet Robb Joins ANS as Director of Customer Enablement to Bolster Digital Transformation
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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Manchester-based technology firm ANS has appointed Janet Robb as its new Director of Customer Enablement, to support customers with digital transformation.
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Hexaware Technologies appoints Anton Tomchenko as Chief Revenue & Solutions Officer in Digital Services
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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digital transformation
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Hexaware Technologies appoints experienced leader Anton Tomchenko as Chief Revenue and Solutions Officer for Digital and Software Services.