Device, MDM & EUC
A new innovation from UCLA can translate sign language with 99-percent accuracy.
The Aroha chatbot was designed to help young New Zealanders during COVID-19. It’s part of the growing HABITs ecosystem of digital self-help tools.
A plan to make native Windows apps available on Google Chromebook for the first time could be a game-changer, says one IT provider to the education sector who is seeing growing demand for the entry-level laptops.
We firmly believe in the value of cloud technology to enable the New Zealand digital health sector in meeting the demanding economic imperative to cut costs and improve the quality of patient care. To deliver this value Umbrellar work collaboratively across the health sector to ensure members are best informed of the latest ICT trends to stay ahead of the curve.
The Digital Council’s advice to the New Zealand Government about building an empowered digital economy, post pandemic.
Yesterday, the Digital Council, the Government's digital advisory group, released its statement of recommendations post-COVID-19 recovery. I spoke to Mitchell Pham, Council Chair, just after the release, for more detail.
Gisborne District Council’s new intranet improves communication with Office 365 and Information Leadership
Gisborne District Council (GDC) is a local government authority based in the North Island of New Zealand. Information Leadership partnered with GDC to deliver an intranet on their existing Office 365 platform. This sets them up to take advantage of the Office 365 toolset and incorporate cloud technology enhancements as required. The purpose of the project was to improve communication and bring staff together.
With commuters edging to get out of the house and back on the roads, governments are called to re-think e-scooter schemes and what a micromobile future might look like.
The question top of mind for many business leaders: how can they keep their remote employees engaged and invested? After all, as the pandemic pushes us towards new ways of working, the steps business take now could impact how they fare into the future.
In this episode David Howden (Head of Cloud, Umbrellar) is joined by David Downs (Task Force Lead, MBIE) and Scott Arrol (CEO, NZHIT) as they discuss resiliency and community within New Zealand businesses
Even with our work computers a more permanent feature in our homes, it’s still important that we maintain effective strategies for looking after our mental health. Here are some practical ways to use technology that’ll boost your inner calm.
Real-time payment systems, where money is digitally deposited and instantly transferred between accounts, is gaining in interest as the Covid-19 lockdown continues, according to a GlobalData report.
Understanding consumer behaviour is more vital than ever for business amid Covid-19 lockdown, but it’s sometimes not as predictable as one might think.
Evidence-based HealthTech is the approach of the future, but are New Zealand companies keeping up? Listen to Dave and Murray Polson (Managing Director at Erudite Group) chat about's behind a passionate health technologist and what's next for health digitisation and modernisation. Erudite’s HealthTech approach is heavily rooted in epidemiology: the study of how health exists within specific communities.
Microsoft Certifications are the industry's premier credentials - but with so many options, it can be difficult to know where to start and focus your energy.
In the presence of constant pressure to meet the expectations of internal and external customers for continuous product and service innovation, capabilities that are well hidden from view can linger continuously at the back of the funding queue.
Fuelled by unrealistic marketing and customer service promises, today’s consumer expectation organisations will be always-on is running ahead of reality. Downgrading customer expectations is not an option, so organisations must consider a step change or risk considerable damage to their brand equity.
“We don’t have time!” is the most common reason people give for not backing up their data and applications. And it’s particularly true in small-to-medium businesses, where bad IT habits can be hard to break. Yet effective backing up is one of the easiest things to automate.
Is data recovery and availability keeping you awake at night? You’re not alone. When surveyed, four out of five enterprises admitted their data and application recovery capability doesn’t match employee and customer expectations.