Guardian Angel releases comms solution for isolated workers
The company has made an APAC distribution agreement with Everywhere Communications for communications, location, and monitoring solutions.
Divvying up your company budget? Here's why CX tops the list
Businesses struggling to achieve cloud migration in wake of COVID-19
Webinar: Industry insights for CFOs in financial services & insurance
Hybrid cloud is the ideal IT infrastructure model, says majority of IT execs
Workday releases its Q3 2021 financial results
Positive customer experience will boost brand loyalty - study
How to optimise contact centres for 2021 and beyond
As the new year fast approaches, it’s a good time to check that contact centres are ready to handle whatever 2021 has in store, writes MaxContact director of Australia operations Daniel Harding.
42% of Australia’s older workers have lost their job or had hours reduced amid pandemic
Over half of older workers in Australia have been financially impacted by the pandemic, according to a recently released survey from Humanforce.
Cybermerc launches AU cyber threat intelligence platform, AUSHIELD
So far Australian National University, Fortinet, Anomali, Elastic, Vault Cloud, and startups SecureStack and Countersight have joined the project.
Organisations struggling to realise full business value from cloud investments
“Our study shows a surprisingly small two-year improvement in returns on corporate cloud initiatives, suggesting that a more thoughtful and holistic approach is needed to fully unlock the value of cloud.”
Revealed: How to streamline the payroll process
Here are five top tips that can help you regain control of your day, cut down on errors, and take care of employees, the company, and yourself.
Splunk signs agreement to acquire NPM company Flowmill
Splunk has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Palo-Alto based cloud network observability company, with expertise in network performance monitoring (NPM).
DevSecOps increasingly important, but APAC organisations lagging behind
The rise of DevSecOps comes at a time when IT leaders are faced with an increasingly active cyber threat landscape, coupled with higher consumer expectations of digital offerings and application usage due to a sharp increase in online activities.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Snowflake?
We speak to Snowflake's Asia Pacific vice president of sales, Peter O'Connor.
Environmental Intelligence sector increasingly important, report states
The EI sector is emerging as one where technology meets real-world challenges, and is set to become more significant as climate change and environmental issues dominate public interest, the report states.
VMware makes enterprise blockchain platform available
The solution provides an extensible and scalable enterprise-grade platform to unlock data silos and free up data to flow securely, privately and instantaneously.
E-waste becoming a massive issue for businesses, so what can be done?
E-waste is a global concern, and is quickly becoming a crisis of its own, the researchers state. In fact, more than 53 million metric tons of e-waste was produced in 2019.
BlackLine enhances support for finance and accounting teams
“The global pandemic is bringing to the forefront what we’ve seen for years. Traditional manual accounting processes are not sustainable."
Digital enviro tech could save companies money but adoption is slow
According to a report from Frost & Sullivan and Envirosuite, environmental management tools can bring growth, innovation and bottom-line savings.
How Employer of Record helps companies expand to new markets around the globe
Using an Employer of Record allows companies to break into new markets and hire the talent they need quickly and easily — with all human resources, onboarding, paperwork, and legal compliance taken care of.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is OutSystems?
In this IT Jam, we speak with OutSystems vice president for A/NZ Paul Arthur, who discusses the company's role in the A/NZ region, how things have changed for the company and the industry amid pandemic, and what he sees in the future of visual development and digital transformation.
Why tool consolidation should be a top priority for businesses
How can businesses expect to scale for their biggest day when a single, unified view of their infrastructure doesn’t exist? The impact on the business is too high to ignore, writes New Relic APJ executive vice-president and general manager Dmitri Chen.
Snowflake announces updates geared towards data mobilisation
"The new features announced today are another example of Snowflake's commitment to delivering the technology customers need to fully mobilise their data and achieve meaningful business value.”
Webinar: TLC for Kids on their usage of Nintex Drawloop DocGen
The charity is using the software to free up resources and enable its team to focus on its mission — which, simply put, is to put smiles back on sick kids’ faces. It does this through its TLC Ambulance, Rapid TLC, and distraction box programs, and its services are used over a million times each year across Australia.
Nutanix brings Matt Maw onboard in new role of A/NZ head of tech strategy
The appointment and new role follows the expansion of the Nutanix A/NZ business in the fourth quarter of 2020, where it experienced 18% team growth, 13% customer acquisition growth, and a 14% rise in new partners.
Why automating the finance function is critical for future growth
As well as continually struggling with tedious workflows and manual processing, many finance professionals are still finding it a challenge to complete their month-end close. This is where software can help, writes BlackLine regional vice president for A/NZ Claudia Pirko.
Not all cloud comms solutions are created equal: How to tell good from bad
Not choosing a 'true' cloud solution exposes organisations to a host of problems, including low call quality, reliability issues, additional costs, and even security concerns.
IDTechEx: the role of emerging tech in fighting COVID-19
2020 will go down in history for the year of the global pandemic, but also for the rise of innovative digital technologies.
APAC retailers lagging in omnichannel capabilities
“It’s great to see APAC brands making significant progress in improving customer experience, however, currently they aren’t setting the bar high enough for a customer-centric strategy."
Interview: Appian's Matt Calkins on low-code & the rise of hyperautomation
A lot can change in 21 years. It takes a strong company to remain true to a few key technology ideas, and concentrate on their evolution.
Video management firm Panopto launches A/NZ data centre
The data centre, based in Sydney, provides local cloud-based video hosting for enterprise and higher education customers.
What will our workplaces look like in the near future?
A new survey from collaboration technology provider Barco looks into remote working and how it has changed and developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Why legacy technology is swallowing too much of your IT budget
Given the restrictions caused by legacy IT infrastructure, why are more organisations not pushing ahead with plans to rid themselves of the burden?
New Linius solution enables search and assembly of video meeting clips
The new product, “WHIZZARD”, will soon be available to Zoom, Webex and Microsoft Teams users.
Meet the Finance Futurists — some of the world's foremost CFOs and finance execs
Sage, a leader in cloud business management solutions, has announced the inaugural list of Finance Futurists, a group of ‘the most visionary finance professionals across the globe’.
IT consulting services revenue to hit US$100bn mark by 2024
"Despite the negative impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, APAC might be quicker to bounce back compared to other regions owing to agile delivery and support capabilities to the global enterprises.”
The retailer safety guide for the world of online shopping
Are you an online retailer? This guide details the threats that you need to be aware of to keep safe in the biggest ever year of online shopping.
AppsFlyer opens Sydney office, expands into A/NZ region
AppsFlyer has opened an office in Sydney, it’s 19th office worldwide and its first in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ), marking the company’s expansion into the region.
COVID-19 crisis accentuating the need to bridge digital divide
The crisis has accentuated our dependence on digital technologies and exposed the reality of the digital divides between and within countries.
8x8 named as Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contact Centre as a Service
According to 8x8 chief executive officer Vik Verma, the recognition also validates the company’s single-platform approach to contact centre innovation.
SAS launches cloud platform on Azure in Sydney
According to SAS, Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) is a strong market for SAS Cloud.
The ins and outs of cloud-native computing
For businesses and other organisations that want to get the most out of their approach to the cloud, cloud-native computing may provide the answer, writes Gigamon country manager for A/NZ George Tsoukas.
Zoom named Leader in two Magic Quadrants — one for fifth consecutive time
"We believe video is the new voice, and we are gratified that Gartner has recognised the convenience and accessibility of our UCaaS offering."
Facial recognition control solution hits A/NZ
The facial recognition reader scans users’ faces to identify them before providing access.
Retailers turn to ecommerce to keep business thriving - Zebra Technologies report
Retailers will heavily rely on mobile and eCommerce technologies, according to the report.
GCloud VMware Engine available in Sydney cloud region
Businesses in the A/NZ region can deploy Google Cloud VMware Engine closer to their operations and unlock new growth opportunities.
Is the 'fast follower' mentality holding back anti-money laundering in Australia?
The decade-old rules-based systems cannot keep up with sophisticated cyberattacks and money laundering threats on their own, writes FICO financial crimes leader for APAC Timothy Choon.
Trintech expands Australian Data Centre and makes additions to local team
"This investment enables mid-market companies in the APAC region to leverage Trintech's industry-leading financial close solution, Adra, in complete compliance with onshore data requirements."