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IDC
IDC: Top 10 predictions for CIOs in lead up to 2026
"CIOs will be instrumental in helping their enterprise navigate the winds of change by enabling ecosystems, co-creating new business models and outcomes, empowering employees, and building resiliency.”
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CIOs
Top 3 actions of progressive CIOs, according to Workday and Deloitte report
Findings reveal that individuals referred to as Progressive CIOs take a specific approach to enterprise finance transformation and behave differently than their peers with regard to mindset, collaboration and technology strategy.
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ConnectWise
ConnectWise expands APAC-focused team, extends partner support
The roles will also provide locally-based support for partners, expanding the footprint of ConnectWise significantly across Australia and New Zealand.
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Enable
Enable signs on new chief executive to lead company into the future
Johnathan Eele joins with more than 20 years’ communications industry experience in New Zealand and overseas, where he has held leadership roles spanning the wholesale, enterprise, government and consumer sectors.
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Kyndryl
Kyndryl appoints A/NZ president in preparation for 2021 split
“Kerry has deep expertise creating value for customers by helping them optimise their performance through artificial intelligence and automation and has gained critical local knowledge in this region."
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CFO
Only 1 in 8 CFOs are digitally savvy - report
“Now is the time to consider the digital savviness of your top management teams and ask yourself what you can do to bolster it for your company’s future success.”
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Adobe
A/NZ embraces creative leadership for business success - Adobe report
Adobe concludes that plenty of respondents are creative leaders (60%), but only a few achieved the title of ‘visionary’ (13%).
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Gartner
The 5 biggest decisions for business leaders in 2021, according to Gartner
Focusing on the role of HR leaders within the organisation, Gartner has highlighted five future of work decisions that must be made in 2021 if businesses want to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Commvault
Commvault capitalises on APJ growth opportunity with latest appointment
"In a year of great transformation, our customers, partners and teams have demonstrated incredible resilience and passion, it is a real honour to be given this opportunity to lead APJ in this crucial but exciting time."
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LogRhythm
Security teams face mounting stress, call for execs to step in
“With more organisations operating under remote work conditions, the attack surface has broadened, making security at scale a critical concern. This is a call to action for executives to prioritise alleviating the stress."
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AUT University
Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
"During the COVID-19 lockdown period, having a good leader is beneficial for your wellbeing; it is ‘extra beneficial’ if that leader is a woman."
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Competition
Executives failing to lead and maintain competitive edge
Only 12% of respondents strongly agree their own business leaders have the right mindsets to lead them forward, and only 9% agree that their organisation has the skills at the top to thrive in the digital economy.
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Reseller
Ingram Micro's Gary Bigwood departs for 'another significant player'
Major change at the massive distributor, with long time managing director moving on.
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Artificial Intelligence
Trio of businesswomen to lead AI Forum of New Zealand
The AI Forum of New Zealand has appointed three local business women who are charged with leading New Zealand’s use of AI into 2020 and beyond.
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Leadership
Diversity key to successful workplaces in Asia - Hays report
According to the report, 85% of respondents believe that a ‘workplace culture that encourages respect for diversity of opinion’ is the most positive and impactful employer action to retain top talent.
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Nutanix
Nutanix appoints new chief commercial officer Tarkan Maner
Maner will be responsible for leading Nutanix’s global business development and corporate development efforts, with a focus on strategic partnerships, alliances, system integrators, and service providers.
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PwC
PwC report: Nextgens will lead family businesses into the digital age
Family businesses should look to next generation (nextgen) leaders if their company is to thrive in the digital age, but that can only happen with greater support and trust by those currently in charge.
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Leadership
Forget personal development, women want to be leaders
“What we are hearing is that women want to develop the capabilities that will support them to be better leaders and add value to their organisations."
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Human Resources / HR
Allianz executive swap program creates stronger company culture
Allianz is doing its bit to create a strong company culture – by creating a new human resources (HR) programme that allows senior executives to shadow their colleagues.
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Artificial Intelligence
Responsible AI starts with responsible leaders - PwC
Responsible practices in artificial intelligence (AI) starts with how each individual organisation plans to strategise, design, develop, and deploy the technology. 
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Leadership
Learn from the best: leadership in the tech industry
CompTIA’s latest ANZ Channel Community meeting in Sydney focused on the values and challenges of leadership in business.
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Employment
Sponsorship: The key to better leadership programmes?
While there are plenty of leadership programmes available for women, those programmes don’t generally work on their own.
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Disaster Recovery
Interview: Leadership in crisis management and corporate risk avoidance
Discussion with Caroline Sapriel, founder and Managing Partner of CS&A International, who is a keynote speaker at the 2018 ASIAL Security Conference.
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Leadership
Capgemini announces new A/NZ leadership as local CEO departs
Olaf Pietschner fills the position of head of Capgemini in Australia and New Zealand, effective immediately.