COVID-19 stories - Page 2
Substantial rise in Agile adoption across the enterprise
There is a strong increase in Agile adoption within both IT and non-IT teams as well as a desire of most development and IT practitioners to work as part of a distributed workforce for the foreseeable future.
Overtime in NZ business increasing, more than half go unpaid
“Last year, tight budgets forced employers to try to achieve more with less as they navigated their way through the crisis and back to growth."
Confidence remains low amongst New Zealand business
In spite of this low morale, 41% of New Zealand small business owners are planning on starting a new business in 2021.
The future of work is hybrid — is your security ready?
Supporting a hybrid workforce while moving the needle on digital transformation requires a technology platform that adapts to changing business requirements.
FY2022: Why it’s a prime time for businesses to optimise their accounting operations
As the economies of Australia and New Zealand bounce back from the COVID-19 crisis, finance leaders should be focused on technological transformation.
Customers would rather shop online than instore since lockdowns - Research shows
Nuance Communications finds respondents would prefer to use apps or websites for shopping and banking over going into a physical shop or branch.
Tech-savvy Kiwis able to use scripts to snap up MIQ spots before others
Tech-savvy New Zealanders are effectively locking others out of managed isolation and quarantine booking systems by using a computer programming code to snap up available spots within seconds.
Microsoft playing pivotal role in Victoria’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout
Microsoft has been working actively with the Victorian Government since January to provide an end-to-end vaccine management solution for Victoria.
COVID-19 drives new updates to InterSystems health platform
InterSystems announces a range of new features to its TrakCare healthcare system, inspired by COVID-19 challenges.
Enterprises ready to take cloud migration to new heights, research finds
Enterprises are now ready to take migration to the next level, engaging with a new era of cloud possibilities and embracing a whole new generation of cloud-centric compute and connectivity.
LG Electronics Australia posts $15.8m profit for FY 2020
The company’s New Zealand branch also received NZ$203,858 in wage subsidies from the New Zealand government during COVID lockdowns in 2020.
Gamers suffer highest growth in cyberattacks during COVID pandemic
"We are observing a remarkable persistence in video game industry defenses being tested on a daily - and often hourly - basis."
Almost 300% increase in harmful online content cases reported during pandemic
"Although the report indicates the web is still awash with harmful and inappropriate content, it is a positive sign public awareness around this important issue is increasing."
New research finds 93% of security leaders don’t report to the CEO
New research from LogRhythm finds that 93% of security leaders don’t report to the CEO.
COVID-19 accelerating rapid growth of Asia Pacific regtech sector
Regulatory technology in the Asia Pacific is facing a difficult challenge of bridging the divide between developed and developing economies in the region.
The most common attack surface trends by company location, size, and industry
A new report identifies the most common attack surface trends by geography and company size and highlights industries most vulnerable.
APAC invest in tech to build resiliency during uncertain times
The study, 'Ready, Reset, Grow', shows that slowing economic growth, employee safety and well-being, and increased or new competition, are the top three challenges for APAC executives.
Poly A/NZ explores hybrid working and how to provide equality of experience
Many businesses are on a journey to understanding how they can best provide and manage a hybrid workplace for their employees.
IT leaders identify technical debt as main barrier to innovation following COVID-19
“The combination of old code along with the new generation of mobile apps, stack applications, and SaaS sprawl are robbing organisations of resources, time, and the ability to innovate."
Risk management frameworks key to resiliency for banks, survey finds
The survey reveals the 'true north' nature of banks’ risk technology capabilities in navigating uncertainty, and states risk management leaders are seizing the competitive edge.
Salary, benefits gap growing between employers and employees
“With most employees dissatisfied with their current benefits, there is also an urgent need for organisations to review packages to retain top talent.”
The trends that will define NZ business post COVID-19
New Zealand business need to consider how major shifts in the business landscape due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis can be applied to their business models.
Fujitsu awarded VMware's 2021 Global Partner of Social Impact for COVID-19 response
Fujitsu has been named the winner of VMware’s 2021 Global Partner Social Impact Partner of the Year Award.
AWS: Cloud usage surges amongst enterprise post pandemic
“The past year accelerated our shift to a digital world and highlighted an even more urgent recognition of the problems we need to address to drive our economy and society forward."