NZ businesses need to invest in reskilling workers to be successful
Deloitte finds that organisations need to invest in key values of reskilling, belonging and ethics to ensure their workplaces are prepared for the future of work.
Kiwi firm ignites Aotearoa's mental health & wellbeing support
Twitter employees can choose to work from home forever
New Relic appoints Qlik alum to regional VP role for A/NZ
InterTech AU to run mentorship program for LGBTQI+ tech workers
Fear of breaking social norms in the workplace behind high job turnover
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
Australia leads AI adoption but struggles to tackle bigger issues
The country is poorly managing AI aspects such as bias, privacy, and training.
NZ's tech news sails in the slipstream of healthy tech sector
Techday's managing editor explains how New Zealand's tech media flies under the radar, but it doesn't mean we're dead.
ForgeRock appoints Eve Maler as chief technology officer
Maler joined ForgeRock in 2014 and previously worked as the company’s vice president of innovation and emerging technology.
Microsoft NZ's OCP lead sets sights on new Australia role
Sarah Bowden will take on a new role as digital sales director at Microsoft Australia.
Ethisphere recognises ON Semiconductor for business ethics leadership
Alongside Infosys, and Allianz Life Insurance, ON Semiconductor was recognised for its contributions to the BELA member community.
DXC Technology invests in staff enablement programme
Almost 10,000 DXC employees can train to become certified across multi-cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google, Microsoft, and VMware.
Gartner updates 2020 future of work trends for post-pandemic world
The post-pandemic world will bring workplace change in terms of health support, remote working, gig workers, and employee tracking.
Forescout appoints A/NZ director Rohan Langdon
Langdon says businesses are facing major challenges as they implement remote working technologies, and new protocols.
Businesses may face 'sleepwalking crisis' once lockdown restrictions ease
71% of IT workers are getting less than two hours a day of ‘genuine downtime’.
IT stalwart creates Treaty guidelines for use of AI & data about Māori
New Zealand IT stalwart Karaitiana Taiuru says it's time for technology to treat Māori fairly.
Pega strives to rid AI-based CX systems of discrimination
The check is designed to flag possible discriminatory messages created by AI before those messages reach the customer.
Workplaces mismatching the importance of continous learning
Employers and employees have fundamentally different perspectives on the importance of upskilling and continuous learning in the workplace.
Commvault continues hiring spree in challenging times
Commvault has appointed Rachel Lers as the company’s new area vice president of sales for ASEAN, Hong Kong, Korea, and Taiwan.
Puppet appoints CTO Abby Kearns
Kearns, who has more than 20 years’ experience at organisations including the Cloud Foundry Foundation, Pivotal Software, and Verizon, also has extensive experience across cloud computing and growing open source communities.
Google unveils ambitious plan for '24/7 carbon-free data centres'
The company says it has deployed a system for its largest data centres to shift the timing of many compute tasks to when low-carbon power sources, like wind and solar, are most plentiful.
Microsoft to launch data centre region in New Zealand
Microsoft is calling the announcement a ‘major milestone’ towards delivering enterprise-grade cloud services locally.
MYOB backs Kiwi women's business goals
MYOB recently launched a Stand Tall, Leap High resource centre, which aims to help Kiwi women find inspiration from some of the country’s most successful female entrepreneurs.
Australian millennials open-minded about AI-based recruitment
AI will play a growing role in stamping out issues such as recruitment bias, but they don’t want to see the human element removed entirely.
TCO puts sustainability data back in the hands of IT purchasers
TCO Certified has extended its online product finder to included measurable sustainable performance data for certified products.
Isolation and mental health lead concerns about employees during COVID-19
"This is a reassuring indication that the value of people is being recognised and their health given the highest priority."
New state manager for Fujitsu Western Australia and Northern Territory
Fujitsu anticipates that customers across the region will benefit significantly from Sandra’s return to West Australia."
Fujitsu employee receives award for supercomputer tech
Yuichiro Ajima helped to create a new high-dimensional interconnect technology for the Fugaku, K, and PRIMEHPC FX1000 supercomputers.
How Epson makes CSR more than a buzzword
After being named in the FTSE4Good Index yet again, the company has outlined how it makes social responsibility a core tenant of its vision.
University of Auckland takes top spot in sustainability rankings
The university was ranked in the top 25% for each of the Goals with which it engaged.
Corporations are failing to deal with e-waste responsibly - report
The survey in the report, which quizzed almost 2,000 senior executives in global enterprises with over 5,000 employees, found that only a quarter of end-of-life equipment is being sanitised and reused, despite 83% of organisations having a Corporate Social Responsibility policy in place.
Colt welcomes Keri Gilder as new CEO
Colt Technology Services CEO Carl Grivner is stepping down from his position after five years with the company, to be replaced by Keri Gilder.
NTT declares itself 'business avenger' for UN sustainability goals
The UN Global Goals call for action to end poverty, protect Earth, and encourage peace and prosperity by 2030.
People + Work Connect aims to bridge employment gap during tough times
People + Work Connect will bring together companies whose workforces are laid off due to COVID-19 with those in urgent need of workers.
Yes, women do want to work in tech, says industry study
Women are unlikely to apply for a position unless they meet 100% of the stated requirements, while men will often apply if they meet 60% of these.
Zscaler appoints new A/NZ channels head
Based in Melbourne, Farrokhnia will be responsible for developing the Zscaler channel in line with the company’s growth strategies.
Human judges vital in crowdsourced campaign to track deforestation
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and analytics firm SAS are creating artificial intelligence (AI) based algorithms with the help of crowdsourcing.
Australia's first ethical AI advisory opens its doors
The Ethical AI Advisory aims to support public and private companies in their quest to develop ethical approaches to AI design and deployment.
Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
"During the COVID-19 lockdown period, having a good leader is beneficial for your wellbeing; it is ‘extra beneficial’ if that leader is a woman."
Micro Focus outlines CSR plan for the future
INSPIRE covers key areas including its relationships with employees, customers, and suppliers. It also outlines how the company could use its market presence to serve communities.
Auth0 recruits Spreadsheet CFO to board of directors
“The opportunity to serve on Auth0’s Board represents a highlight in my career and one that I am very excited to dive into," says Ceran.
SAS makes analytics, programming & IT courses freely available
SAS has released free online learning tools to help professionals and students keep their minds active during the global lockdowns caused by COVID-19.
University of Sydney taps into AWS to save threatened species
Researchers at the University of Sydney use the AWS platform to democratise data with the intention of sharing ideas, techniques, and tools so that researchers can work together to find solutions.