“The Government is getting more value from social spending by directing more funding to organisations it can trust."
Stories by By Randal Jackson
Stuart Stitt is returning to New Zealand to take up the role of Managing Director of Fujitsu, a position he held in 2007 after the acquisition of Infinity Solutions.
KiwiRail has 12 months to procure and implement its own IT systems before a deal with Toll to support the new State Owned Enterprise expires.
IBM’s offer for Cognos had been well anticipated by CDP, the exclusive distributor for Cognos in New Zealand for more than the past 20 years.
Acceptance testing has been completed on the long-delayed Public Access to Legislation System (PAL).
Issues around compatibility as well as the question of future technology direction have led the Automobile Association to dump Open Office in favour of Microsoft Office.
Christchurch ISP Digiweb was hit by a denial of service attack last week, its first in ten years.
There’s a view by some vendors that government agencies are paying as much as 40% over the odds for ICT services and software. The reason: the tendering process.
A private equity buyout of Tower Software, which sells the Trim enterprise content management software, is the latest in a string of acquisitions in the sector.
Concern about claimant data going offshore has led the Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) to seek an assurance from IT outsourcer Unisys.
While the Tertiary Education Commission is planning to deploy Microsoft CRM to 400 users, Land Information New Zealand has put its customer relationship management plans on hold.
Between May 2005 and January 2007, New Zealand generated 153 million litres of liquid and hazardous waste. Until recently, it would not have been possible to know that figure because there was nothing in place to measure waste.
Westpac Bank continues to replace full-time information technology staff in Wellington with contractors as it moves towards a packaged solution for its core banking system.
The Department of Internal Affairs aims to reduce the complexity of its legacy technologies and also make system change easier when it redevelops New Zealand’s passport system.
When it comes to broadband, New Zealand is at least a couple of years behind the Nordic countries, which are also four to five years ahead of much of Europe, says Michael Engstrom, vice president business development for broadband solution-provider PacketFront.