The Privacy Act is likely to create something of a cultural gap between New Zealand and the US, if local consumers were to be asked whether they trust companies with their personal data, suggests the Consumers’ Institute.
Stories by Mark Broatch
There may be some doubts over managing bandwidth and guaranteeing quality, but no matter: IT managers say voice over IP is the technology they intend to focus on most over the next two years.
Do we have enough IT professionals to sustain a knowledge economy?
The top three priorities for New Zealand CIOs heading towards the end of 2004, and those most likely to be outsourced, are new telecomms technology, improving security and e-business, of both the interenterprise and internal varieties, says Gartner.
Average expectations of growth in sales, purchase, total product listings being done online:
September 11 caused "hot backup" sites -- where one system is in a standby mode, ready to take over the load from a failing system -- to be in hot demand, Veritas's Sydney-based Rosemary Stark told Computerworld at the end of last year.
It’s a sobering fact for proponents of e-commerce that while 80% of New Zealand organisations have a web presence, few use it as more than a digital billboard for their wares.
ETB held up was because of twinning with Crimes Amendment Bill
Wellington-based software firm e-cision has scrapped ideas of offering a lower-end version of its content management product for New Zealand firms and simplified its pricing structure.
Customer management software vendor Mathias could be relying heavily on IBM if it is to achieve its goal of rapid growth in its favoured market, blue-chip financial services.
Rural Supply Co’s new technology manager will start work with a full plate.
Australian law professor Sam Ricketson is impressed with the rapid progress countries have made in negotiating new copyright treaties to deal with the digital age, but warns that technological advances may make the most forward-looking copyright legislation and treaties irrelevant.
700,000-plus expats often happy to take a call
“The CTO position made sense”
Administrators should disable unused and unneeded features of their machines