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Enterprise Resource Planning / ERP
Test data as a precursor for the move to SAP S/4HANA
As the move to SAP S/4HANA draws closer for many businesses, organisations should ensure they prepare for the transition properly.
Telegistics changes name to Entelar in major branding overhaul
The NZ-owned and operated ICT distribution and services company will now be known as Entelar.
BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
The rising importance of mainframe security
Mainframe-reliant organisations should maintain a robust security posture to ensure that data remains secure.
10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update on Milestone Systems
In this interview, Brett discusses how the pandemic has affected the field for smart video deployments, new innovations for the company, and more.
Seven reasons organisations should adopt cloud-based workflow software now
cloud-based workflow solutions put the power back in the hands of users, letting them develop their own workflows even without IT or coding knowledge.
Delivering successful projects with a remote workforce
By augmenting the client’s existing skillset and delivering subject matter expertise and consultancy, partners can help achieve the client’s desired outcomes.
Digital Transformation / DX
How artificial intelligence impacts business transformation
AI can be a useful tool for improving CX — in terms of how human agents interact with customers, and how customers engage with contact centres.
How an intelligence-driven approach can close the XDR gap
Extended detection and response (XDR) has become the white-hot name in the security world, writes Anomali senior VP and GM Stree Naidu.
NZ organisations see cybersecurity boost as TechnologyOne upgrades platform
The company has completed a ‘significant architectural redesign’ of its security in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS).
What exactly is 5G security, and why is it essential?
Many things that make 5G so appealing, like the decreased latency and increased bandwidth, are also threats to security.
$4.5 trillion to be spent on IT next year — Gartner
“What changed in 2020 and 2021 was not really the technology itself, but people’s willingness and eagerness to adopt it and use it in different ways.”
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update with Enlighten Designs
Today, Techday speaks to Enlighten Designs general manager Alan Grainer.
Why IT leaders need to be brought into the leadership team sooner rather than later
The relevance and importance of the IT team concerning business outcomes has been increasing in recent years.
10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - BeyondTrust CTO discusses common attack vectors in 2021
In Techday's third and final IT Jam with BeyondTrust, we speak to Marc Maiffret, who is the company's CTO.
Veeam integrates Cloudian's object storage into its data management platform
HyperStore will now act as a Kasten backup target, providing cloud-native storage with S3 compatibility, as well as ransomware protection.
Technology, not training, protects users from phishing
Businesses should prioritise utilisation of readily available authentication technologies to prevent the ongoing phishing threat.
Gartner reveals top predictions for 2022 and beyond
The bulk of the report focus on the lessons learned by businesses and IT leaders during ongoing COVID-related disruptions.
How digital innovations in rapid antigen testing helps boost business continuity
Businesses are now turning to rapid antigen testing as a primary COVID-19 surveillance tool to encourage employees to return to the workplace.
Snowflake launches Media Data Cloud, a collaboration tool for media and advertising
“The Snowflake Media Data Cloud will fuel the next wave of innovation in the advertising ecosystem.”
Digital Transformation / DX
Preserving cash without sacrificing growth or innovation
More so than ever before, an organisation’s ability to quickly pivot and ramp up or down spending priorities is essential.
85% of Australian tech leaders say digital transformation demand outstrips IT budget growth
Australian IT teams are losing control of digital infrastructure as non-IT business units take the lead in developing most of the applications that they use.
ESET and Chillisoft launch MDR solution in A/NZ
The MDR service offers customers remotely delivered security operation centre capabilities, which can be used to respond to threats.
Ennoconn to digitally transform manufacturing systems with Google Cloud
The first stage of the collaboration will see Ennoconn migrate its sales, marketing and operations systems from on-premises infrastructure to Google Cloud.
IT services revenue to hit $1.1 trillion this year — IDC
Global IT and business services revenue is estimated to grow by 3.4% this year, according to new data from IDC.