NZ meat procurer sets sights for future with digital transformation

Alliance Group transforms infrastructure to maximise efficiencies in the meat industry New Zealand farming co-operation, Alliance Group wants to ensure its technology infrastructure will be able to transform its commodity into premium export. However, unlike beef and venison, James Dring CIO at Alliance said, IT infrastructure doesn’t improve with age…

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Top five areas in digital commerce that COVID-19 will change

Gartner has identified long-term impacts and the need for IT leaders to learn about long-term impacts and reprioritisation of digital investments. Global research analyst firm Gartner has identified five areas of digital commerce that will change due to shifting customer buying behaviours and accelerated digital investment in response to the…

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China, USA and Russia hit hardest by cybercriminals

Every country in the world experienced at least one COVID-19 themed attack. The global events of the past 12 months have brought unprecedented change to the physical and digital worlds. Cybercrime, however, is a constant. According to Microsoft’s latest annual cybercrime report, cybercriminals continue—and sometimes escalate—their activity in times of…

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BlackBerry links the BAHAMUT to cyberespionage

Industry titans in cyber disinformation unveiled. BlackBerry has linked the BAHAMUT cyberespionage threat group to a number of staggering numbers of ongoing attacks against government officials and industry titans, while also unveiling the group’s vast network of disinformation assets aimed at furthering particular political causes and hampering NGOs. The report, BAHAMUT:…

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Digitisation and innovation at the heart of Australian Govt budget 

Australia’s Budget pushes digitalisation to drive economic recovery Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), welcomed the Federal Government’s Budget as an important milestone to achieve a globally competitive and leading digital economy.  In an historic development, the Federal Budget will deliver major billion-dollar investments…

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Technological innovation is driving new opportunities, Tencent

Tencent and Professor Eric Maskin, 2007 Nobel Prise winner discuss how 2020 is all about innovation. China-based multinational conglomerate company, Tencent believes once the shock of COVID-19 is wearing off, technological innovation is driving new opportunities. Tencent’s chief strategy officer and senior executive vice-president James Mitchell recently sat down with…

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Redefining the new norm in the workplace

APAC businesses had not planned for the scale of disruption due to the pandemic. Cybersecurity has emerged at the forefront of APAC IT leaders’ minds with the challenges of implementing more cloud-based services, giving data access to remote employees and with the evolving threat landscape exploiting the COVID-19 crisis. While…

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