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Digital disruptions on the high street
Fri, 10th Feb 2023
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digital transformation
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broadband
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connectivity
Digital transformation is revolutionizing retail, but seamless mobile connectivity is crucial for success, according to a Forbes study.
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Nexio partners with Chargebacks911 to enhance payment platform
Tue, 26th Apr 2022
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
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partnerships
This alliance means that Nexio will now utilise Chargebacks911’s end-to-end dispute management offering, while also reaping results for its merchants.
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Revealed: COVID-19's impact on internet disruptions
Wed, 5th Aug 2020
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disruption
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digital disruption
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outage
Global internet disruptions have surged by 63% during the COVID-19 pandemic, with ISPs particularly affected, according to a report by ThousandEyes.
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New programme addresses skills shortage as tech shakes up primary industries
Mon, 24th Feb 2020
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massey university
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ministry of primary industries
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disruption
New NZ programme combats skill gaps in agrifood tech with Massey Uni & Microsoft partnership.
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Grow NZ Accountants plans to disrupt NZ's 'dying' accounting industry
Mon, 16th Sep 2019
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accounting systems
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cloud banking solutions
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digital disruption
New Zealand’s accounting industry is ‘dying’ – and it’s a case of innovate or fade away before automation displaces traditional business accounting entirely.
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CEOs concerned executives aren’t digital savvy enough
Thu, 9th May 2019
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digital transformation
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gartner
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digital
A new survey from Gartner has revealed that CEOs priorities are slowly shifting to meet rising growth challenges.
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Government to investigate tech’s impact on NZ’s workforce
Fri, 1st Mar 2019
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productivity
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workplace
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new zealand productivity commission
As technological disruptors are causing waves in every area of every industry, the Government is looking into the ramifications for Kiwis.
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Lime scooters: When disruptive businesses fuel controversy
Tue, 22nd Jan 2019
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digital disruption
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nexgen
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electric scooter
Lime’s ‘act first, ask for forgiveness later’ rollout across cities around the world, Iswar says it has largely minimised regulatory delays and won Lime a staggering amount of publicity.
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Xinja can now officially call itself a bank
Tue, 18th Dec 2018
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disruption
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digital disruption
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financial institutions
The ‘neo’bank that is focused on being a digital disruptor to traditional financial institutions has received a restricted banking license from APRA.
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Digital Disruption in the C Suite: Is it A Case of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’?
Tue, 12th Jun 2018
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wfh
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digital transformation
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digital disruption
It has even been predicted that AI will contribute over US$15 trillion to global GDP by 2030 but will come at great cost.
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Singapore welcomes new player in enterprise data security space
Tue, 5th Jun 2018
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data protection
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casb
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digital disruption
US cybersecurity firm, Protegrity, has opened its first sales office in Singapore as it aims to establish a presence in the Asia Pacific region.
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Digital disruption is nothing new, but the pace is quickening
Mon, 18th Dec 2017
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digital transformation
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converged infrastructure
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nutanix
It's time to cut through the hype regarding digital disruption and transformation.
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Informatica recognises “extraordinary customers” with Data Disruption awards
Fri, 10th Nov 2017
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
The awards recognise data-driven organisations who display vision, creativity and leadership.
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NZ's agritech sector is tech-savvy, but not looking to the future
Fri, 1st Sep 2017
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microsoft
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agritech
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digital disruption
New Zealand’s agritech sector is aware of what’s going on in the technology space, but are struggling to keep up with the pace of change.
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The disruptive force of blockchain and how it will shake up business as we know it
Mon, 10th Jul 2017
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blockchain
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rsm australia
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digital disruption
Blockchain technology is set to disrupt every aspect of business, from tax to governance, according to RSM Australia.
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Data61 celebrates momentous year of security, big data and research projects
Mon, 3rd Jul 2017
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
CSIRO's Data61 data innovation group celebrates its first year of operations, focusing on technology and data-driven opportunities in Australia, including cybersecurity.
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Accelerate 2017’s keynote speakers to provide insights into how to innovate to survive
Tue, 13th Jun 2017
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digital disruption
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accelerate
The events featuring the LEGO innovation director and NYT Global ex-COO are designed to address specific areas of business disruption.
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Research reveals key concerns for Aussie CEOs – mastering tech tops the list
Mon, 20th Mar 2017
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digital transformation
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ceo
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pronto software
​Australian CEOs are concerned with grasping and utilising disruptive technology, presenting a clear opportunity for the channel.
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ME Bank harnesses VMtech security-as-a-service for digital disruption
Thu, 9th Feb 2017
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multi-cloud
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vmtech
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digital disruption
VMtech has won a deal to provide security-as-a-service for ME Bank as it seeks to be a digital disruptor in its sector.
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ANZ businesses missing the human touch in digital society, report finds
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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crm
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martech
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customer service
Australian and New Zealand businesses are investing more in digital communication channels than traditional human-based customer service channels, despite the fact that most customers still prefer human contact, according to a report by Verint Systems.
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Creatives and businesses need to 'adapt quickly' to survive
Wed, 28th Sep 2016
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martech
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creative technologies
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adobe
New Zealand and Australian creatives are driving business impact, but nearly half feel they lack the necessary skills, according to an Adobe study.
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Juniper Networks highlights new challenges facing digital disruption
Mon, 15th Aug 2016
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juniper networks
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digital disruption
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wakefield research
Juniper Networks study finds Australian businesses need more support and alignment from the C-Suite to tackle digital disruption.
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Calamity Monitoring says disruption key to innovative security
Wed, 3rd Aug 2016
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network infrastructure
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network management
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sdn
Calamity Monitoring believes that it's on the forefront of new security technologies because of its independence as a security monitoring company.
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Digital disruption on its way to the ANZ banking sector
Wed, 27th Jul 2016
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cloud banking solutions
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digital banking
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digital disruption
Australian and New Zealand banks must embrace digital disruption to stay relevant for millennials, says Qualtrics MD.