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Mergers and Acquisitions
KPMG to acquire Rubicon Red to support mid-market businesses
March 2022
KPMG Australia has signed an agreement to acquire the business of Rubicon Red to utilise the enterprise software integration and automation specialist's skills.
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KPMG
Show, don't tell: CISOs encouraged to be security 'influencers' rather than 'enforcers'
February 2022
Show, don’t tell: That’s the approach CISOs need to take if they want to better manage cybersecurity in their organisation, according to a new report from KPMG.
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Cloud
Microsoft partners with KPMG New Zealand - building on global $5 billion alliance
September 2021
Microsoft New Zealand has announced a local partnership with KPMG New Zealand, boosting innovation and digital transformation.
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Artificial Intelligence
A third of financial institutions have increased AI and ML in response to money laundering
August 2021
A third of financial institutions are accelerating their AI and machine learning adoption for anti-money laundering technology in response to COVID-19. 
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Anti-money laundering
Financial institutions turn to AI and ML to aid anti-money laundering efforts
August 2021
A third of financial institutions are accelerating their artificial intelligence and machine learning adoption for anti-money laundering technology in response to COVID-19, a new report finds.
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Licensing
rhipe adds Octopus licensing solutions to distie portfolio
November 2020
The addition of Octopus Cloud provides rhipe partners with licensing solutions and management processes to support cloud transformation initiatives.
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Low-code
Appian’s APAC partner award winners
October 2020
The accolades were awarded based on success in helping companies execute business strategies through applications built on the Appian Low-code Automation Platform.
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KPMG
COVID-19 creates 'perfect storm' for business fraud in NZ
October 2020
One fraud worth $45m was only uncovered when the ringleader passed away.
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KPMG
Australian executives shift focus to must-have technologies amid COVID-19
August 2020
Business survival has emerged as the number one reason to invest in emerging technologies as Australian executives re-evaluate strategic priorities.
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Commerce Commission
ComCom takes responsibility for external provider breach
August 2020
In 2019, thieves stole computers from a third party supplier. ComCom admits it was also at fault.
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Digital Transformation
KPMG and SAS join forces to enable cloud transformation at speed
June 2020
"With these centres, KPMG professionals can continue to help SAS clients to derive increased value from successfully moving to the cloud as well as drive improved collaboration that will enhance the current solution portfolio."
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Blockchain
KPMG rolls out blockchain-backed track and trace platform
December 2019
Known as KPMG Origins is designed to support industries including agriculture, resources, manufacturing and financial services and has been developed to enable global trade.
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Startup
Registration for Sprout Accelerator open; $500,000 up for grabs
October 2019
Eight New Zealand start-ups will be selected to join the six-month accelerator, which provides business coaching, mentoring, network access and courses.
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Cybersecurity
IT spread in organisations good for business, bad for security
June 2019
Tech spend outside IT department creates opportunities, but increases security and consumer trust risks, finds world’s largest tech leadership survey.
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Cybersecurity
Machine learning is a tool and the bad guys are using it
February 2019
KPMG NZ’s CIO and ESET’s CTO spoke at a recent cybersecurity conference about how machine learning and data analytics are not to be feared, but used.
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Deloitte
OutSystems three APAC Partners of the Year
January 2019
Of the seven companies named in the OutSystems recent partner awards, three have a strong APAC presence.
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Microsoft
ANU gains Microsoft, KMPG backing for AI institute
December 2018
The Australian National University’s Autonomy, Agency and Assurance Institute, KPMG Australia, Macquarie Group and Microsoft are at the centre of a partnership that aims to explore new ways of thinking about AI.
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IT Automation
'Tech supported by people' paradigm the way forward
November 2018
University of Auckland Business School Professor Ilan Oshri says that businesses need to shift from a model of ‘people supported by technology’ to one that is ‘technology supported by people’.
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Managed Services
Lenovo's DaaS customer portfolio expands in AU
October 2018
Lenovo DaaS is a fully-managed subscription model combining hardware, services and finance into a single managed services contract.
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Endpoint Protection
KPMG and Cylance team up to secure enterprise endpoints
June 2018
The alliance with Cylance adds AI-enabled endpoint security technology to KPMG’s portfolio of security strategy and roadmap services.
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KPMG
Invert Robotics recognised for its life-saving robots
June 2018
A mobile climbing robot called ‘Alfie’ will help to lead the way in workplace safety in confined spaces.
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Enterprise Resource Planning
KPMG, CBA and Microsoft partner to simplify SMB business management
May 2018
The venture is the first time a professional services firm, a bank and a technology company have come together in Aus to start a fintech venture.
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Workplace
Hong Kong shines at workplace culture awards
May 2018
Employers that are more transparent, supportive of staff growth and lead by example are more likely to be rated as a good place to work by staff.
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Privileged Access Management
KPMG continues push into IAM space through Cyberinc buyout
January 2018
The acquisition will see up to 25 Cyberinc employees join KPMG's Australian arm to boost capabilities in domestic identity and access management.