Digital workplaces take off as technology investment spared from soft economy

Organisations plan to increase spending by five per cent in 2020, to meet digital transformation needs. Organisations in Australia are turning their attention to business transformation to improve employee systems as the post-pandemic world increases the reliance on technology, according to a recent study from analyst firm Telsyte. The Telsyte…

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BeyondTrust Roundtable: Tackling Critical Microsoft Vulnerabilities

Sponsored content: Shifting from reactive to proactive security. With the disruptions in operations caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic, most organisations in the APAC region have been prioritising keeping the lights on. “They’ve been focused on keeping operational resilience and access to resources for employees who are obviously working from…

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Adobe, IBM and Red Hat drive digital transformation with hybrid Cloud

Three vendors partner to accelerate hybrid Cloud to regulated industries. Adobe, IBM and Red Hat have partnered to drive digital transformation and strengthen real-time data security for enterprises, with a focus on regulated industries. The intent of the vendors is to enable companies to deliver more personalised experiences across the…

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COVID-19’s impact on ICT budgets in APAC

Traditional technology spend is down, but digital transformation and remote working drive Cloud and collaboration tools. The global pandemic is still impacting ICT budgets in Asia Pacific region. According to analyst firm GlobalData Asia Pacific countries are seeing a decline of seven per cent to five per cent in ICT…

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Transforming digital services for the IT team at University of Auckland

Cultural shifts don’t happen overnight and need sustained focus, attention, and the help of technology. In 2018 Richard Elliott head of IT transformation – digital services at the University of Auckland, New Zealand — was recruited because the institution knew the IT function needed to change. In an interview with…

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The hiring landscape of IT staff in APAC

CIOs are facing tighter recruiting processes and demand for staff with remote working experience. Recruitment of IT workers hasn’t stopped, in an A/NZ survey of IT hiring managers, states research conducted by Hays in June, 40 per cent had ongoing recruitment needs, far outstripping the 21 per cent who had…

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Wake up call for CIOs and companies not willing to take risks post-pandemic

Despite the economy investment in technology is increasing. Digital transformation execution has become a fraught area for many decision makers. According to a recent report by enterprise applications company — IFS, IT decision makers are keeping internal stakeholders satisfied, and managing conflict between strategic needs and the ability to deliver…

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APAC companies prioritise cultural change and technology

Digital transformation gains high prominence across APAC companies Harvard Business Review Analytic Services’ recent report showed Asian firms have latched on to digital transformation as a strategy, not just for growth but also for survival. The APAC difference in transformation effectiveness translates into important business benefits for the region’s firms,…

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KT invests in Hyundai Robotics for digital transformation

KT Invests 50 Billion Won for 10 per cent in Hyundai Robotics. South Korean telecommunication company,  KT has invested in Hyundai Robotics, to accelerate digital transformation based on 5G, artificial intelligence (AI) and smart factory. The investment will allow KT to acquire a 10 per cent equity stake in Hyundai…

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Managing the right data sets to drive digital transformation

CIOs need to implement collaborative infrastructure design for their organisations. Deploying the right integration tools to help business get a good overview of different data sets, can help drive the success of digital transformation. Organisations will now think of ways to have more efficient use of data and how it…

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