Microsoft partners with Workday Inc to prioritise enterprise planning in the cloud
"As businesses adjust and adapt to changing business environments, the need for real-time planning capabilities is accelerating."
Research: Employees fear becoming obsolete due to outdated skillsets
DX spending set to grow in 2020 despite pandemic woes
Qualtrics promotes ANZ exec to lead APJ business
Harris Technology profit driven by sales of protective hygiene products
How to implement a cloud contact centre that boosts efficiency & customer experience
Google sending relief to thousands of SMBs across A/NZ
Revealed: How service businesses can build trust and maintain agility
For businesses in the services economy to thrive, they need to build trust with customers while maintaining agility in a rapidly changing environment. Here's how a catch-all solution can help companies to achieve both.
NICE working to certify compliance solution for Microsoft Teams
NICE is working to certify the NICE Trading Recording System (NTR) under Microsoft’s Certified for Microsoft Teams certification program for compliance recording solutions.
Dell and Google Cloud deepen integration to bolster hybrid cloud storage
Dell and Google Cloud have announced the launch of their new hybrid cloud storage system, with the capability of moving as much as 50 petabytes of high-performance workloads.
Datrium & Xello Australia to offer DRaaS to local market
The SaaS solution provides fully automated failback processes to minimise business downtime and prevent human errors from occurring during DR scenarios.
How organisations can capture lost revenue by eliminating missed calls
Customers who call tend to be the most valuable to any business. They also place a high value on positive phone call interactions, particularly when justifying big purchases or important decisions.
Frost & Sullivan: The four biggest opportunities in blockchain
All industry verticals will eventually be impacted to some degree, says F&S, but four areas are likely to see the biggest changes.
Global technology industry deals total $34.4bn in April 2020
The Asia Pacific region led activity in terms of value with deals worth $26.56bn.
Fujitsu enhances RunMyProcess business process automation
Major features in new ProcessModeler include design automation and simplification as well as more structured and more intuitive settings controls.
How digital transformation will lead to the rebirth of the fax
Online fax solutions let users send fax without the hassle of the archaic fax machine.
Research: Tech execs’ priorities in the ‘new normal’
AppDynamics’ new research reveals 95% of organisations have changed their technology priorities because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
BigCommerce recognised as Strong Performer by Forrester Research
"We believe that our placement as a Strong Performer in both Forrester Wave reports validate the market shifting toward our open SaaS, best-of-breed approach to ecommerce."
Alibaba records growth for 2020, but it's not all smooth sailing
The company's Cloud business saw huge gains, but the declining business activity in the early months of 2020 was not kind to the retail giant.
Automate processes and improve CX, all in one solution
NetSuite's SRP solution combines CRM with cutting-edge back-end solutions, streamlining all the processes associated with service-based businesses.
Amazon commits to five new utility-scale solar projects
The projects in China, Australia, and the U.S. will total 615 MWh. Comes as Amazon criticised for conditions and lack of paid sick leave in U.S.
PagerDuty announces new automation, remote working updates
Three of PagerDuty's solutions have received new automation and remote collaboration integrations, introduced to guide organisations through their digital transformations.
Huawei Australia appoints new head of enterprise
"We have built a strong local team with our local expert staff delivering customised solutions developed here in Australia specifically for the local market and its unique demands."
Schneider Electric backs Leading Edge Data Centres' AU network
Schneider Electric will provide Tier-3-designed, standardised, pre-assembled and fully integrated data centre modules, designed to boost Leading Edge’s presence in six sites across New South Wales.
Telstra launches 5G mobile broadband device
Australia’s first mobile broadband device that is mmWave ready, to work with the next iteration of 5G due to rollout at scale in 2021.
Backbase and Mambu partner to continue to evolve banking industry
“Mambu and Backbase are united in our goal to transform the banking industry. We enable banks to break free from legacy applications and successfully compete in a digital-first world."
Hands-on review: Samsung Galaxy Z Flip
It's at the head of the pack in the flip phone renaissance. But is it worth that hefty NZ$2,400 price tag?
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
Cognizant named Leader in Gartner 2020 Magic Quadrant for public cloud infrastructure and managed services
"We believe this validates the priority we have placed on accelerating and executing on our cloud strategy."
A Leader again: TIBCO maintains winning streak in MDM Magic Quadrant
For the fourth consecutive time, TIBCO EBX has been honoured by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant for master data management. But how did they manage it?
Forrester names Adobe a Leader for B2B and B2C suites
Thanks to the acquisition of the Magneto platform, Adobe is the only vendor to have achieved a rating of 3+ out of 5 in all criteria in both Waves.
Chinks in the armour: Why the post COVID-19 cloud is easy game for cybercriminals
Now’s the time for CIOs to pause and make sure their digital transformation projects are fit for today, and the future.
New East Asia and Pacific vice president named for Avaya
Sami Ammous has been named as the new vice president for Avaya's East Asia and Pacific business, including Australia and New Zealand.
CompTIA: Tech firms expecting return to normalcy in three months following COVID-19 crisis
Almost two-thirds of CompTIA member company executives surveyed believe that business may start to get back on track by August.
Quantum technology holds 'huge potential' in Australia - report
The emerging sector could create 16,000 jobs in Australia and generate over AU$4 billion in annual revenue in the next 20 years, according to CSIRO.
ASC launches Microsoft Teams communication recording app
ASC’s Recording Insights app integrates into Teams and enables online videos and chats to be recorded and archived, while meeting market requirements and ensuring complete compatibility with Microsoft’s service.
Pega launches ‘platform for platforms’ to unify app stacks
Pega Process Fabric combines dynamic APIs, an open UX framework, UI components, robotic automation, and virtualisation to bridge connectivity gaps.
Cisco buys ThousandEyes, strengthening network portfolio
Cisco is eyeing up network intelligence company ThousandEyes for its latest acquisition, building on Cisco’s cloud-based network and application performance portfolio.
QNAP NAS OS integrates MS Office for Web
QNAP NAS users with proper document access permissions can quickly launch Office for the web in the same browser window.
Global smartphone sales decline 20% due to COVID-19, Samsung, Huawei see double-digit declines
“The coronavirus pandemic caused the global smartphone market to experience its worst decline ever."
AI chatbot helps users navigate COVID-19 stimulus packages
RAMI (robotic automated machine interface) lets users check their stimulus eligibility, as well as help them understand what assistance is available and can connect an advisor to the user if needed.
Cyber alert: tackling the unseen risk that could sink your business in 2020
A successful cyber attack can have many implications for your business, including a price tag you may be unwilling or unable to pay.
First cars, then phones - now it's time for the world's cities to become smart
The United Nations has estimated that 68% of the Earth’s population will live in urban areas by 2050, and now, experts believe the next things that should smart themselves up are the world’s cities.
Global rise in DevSecOps but role uncertainty persists - GitLab study
Teams must understand how the role of the developer is changing, and how it affects security, operations, and test teams.
Hands-on review - Dynabook Portege X30L-G
We take the world lightest 13" laptop for a spin and in particular test its battery life claim.
Okta forms inclusion council to reflect employee diversity
“The goal of the Inclusion Council is to ensure that the conversation and ownership of inclusion and belonging are even more deeply integrated within Okta’s business approach."
Former Dimension Data veteran, NTT Australia CEO Steve Nola to retire
NTT chief executive officer for Australia, Steve Nola, has announced his retirement.
Three steps to cloud migration success
IT investments and initiatives that drive operational effectiveness, build a data-driven organisation, and acquire and retain customers are key priorities for Australian CIOs.
Fujitsu unveils 14 new models of enterprise notebooks, tablets and workstations optimised for remote working
By expanding its lineup of superior mobile products, the Fujitsu Group says it will continue to support such initiatives as remote work, as part of the customers' workstyle transformation.