Tag: local solutions
Aware Group releases Aware AI for Pathways, enabling cities and campuses to gather insights on their pathway usage
Aware AI for Pathways uses cameras with AI to provide accurate and comprehensive data that helps cities and campuses make informed decisions on the planning, development, zoning, and maintenance of their pathways and cycle lanes.
A Tinder-type service to help fund your not-for-profit? It’s in sight.
For the arts, sports and not-for-profit sector, accessing corporate or government funding is often the difference between merely surviving, and thriving. Now, an online platform is redefining the complex funding application process with the goal of becoming the Tinder of external funding.
The magic that happens when your customers co-create your app
Z’s Sharetank app is the not only the brainchild of the Kiwi fuel company, it’s also the result of what customers said they wanted and needed.
Wine o’clock? How a clever algorithm called Bacchus takes the guesswork out of what to drink
This month, New Zealand subscription service WineFriend turns five. What started as a simple plan to deliver tasty wines to customers based on what they said they liked, WineFriend has evolved into a data-rich platform that fine-tunes and personalises selections with each bottle you try.
Microsoft’s New Zealand CSPs – direct v indirect
Umbrellar is largely known as New Zealand's first provider of the Microsoft Azure Stack. Our Partner network also know us as their Cloud Solution Provider.
Partnering for profitability: How partnerships bring business in from the margins
A hyperconnected world calls for rethinking the marketplace.
Forecast: Cloudy with a high chance of growth
The past decade has seen encompassing growth in cloud computing - both at consumer and enterprise levels.
Under the hood of Azure Stack
'What is the value proposition of Azure Stack?' Join four cloud experts as they answer these and other fundamental cloud ecosystem questions.
Five fascinating facts from last year’s Microsoft Ignite
From Office to Edge, innovations from the world's leading software provider are telling about the future of the cloud. Here's a recap of Microsoft Ignite 2019.
AI is becoming faster and more intelligent
Even though businesses take varied paths to AI, top-down, human-led solutions are becoming the new norm.
Partnering with the New Zealand Government – using data to drive change
The New Zealand government collaborates closely with data specialists to develop and implement community insight-led solutions.
Boost innovation, connect globally: What Microsoft has planned for NZ’s Azure cloud data region, from its local lead
This week, Dave Howden is joined by Patrick Quesnel, Microsoft Azure BG Lead, for a discussion around the new Microsoft Azure region as announced earlier this week.
Three tech leaders on riding out the pandemic
Three New Zealand tech industry leaders share how they’ve fared during the pandemic, the realities of working from home and ideas for how the sector can bounce back.
Good governance will help tech firms get to the “productivity frontier”
Why are some Kiwi businesses globally productive and successful, and others not? If you are a tech company business leader structured governance is key to accelerating growth and performance, says Institute of Directors Chief Executive Kirsten Patterson. She says good governance will help drive organisations toward a sustainable future and be the roadmap of the “productivity frontier”.
Business resilience and community with David Downs and Scott Arrol
In this episode David Howden (Head of Cloud, Umbrellar) is joined by David Downs (Task Force Lead, MBIE) and Scott Arrol (CEO, NZHIT) as they discuss resiliency and community within New Zealand businesses
Scott Arrol, of NZHIT, shares the latest on the HealthTech sector
What's the latest on NZHIT and the digital transformation journey for local GPs?
Should you automate your dev cycle? We hear from a digital experience engineer
How can we move faster, save money, take away the pain of timely legacy IT? ClearPoint was helped some leading kiwi companies Fonterra and the Warehouse up the ante on process. Hamish Webber sits down with Rob Cleghorn, ClearPoint's head engineer, to talk about the continuous automation, engingeering, and culture journey that is DevOps. Get insight into what it means, and why it's best to start with the low hanging fruits first.
Partners make more possible
Hear from some of Umbrellar's partner companies on the critical role of the Microsoft cloud and how a collaborative approach enables them to drive real results for their outcomes.
Infusing into the business process
We enjoyed talking to Blair so much that we just had to have him back!
Smart communities – Microsoft intelligent security
Reece Gallagher is a Microsoft 365 specialist, working to help ANZ organisations transform their business by shifting to a modern workplace, centered around secure productivity and collaboration.
Smart communities – Aware Group Smart Twin Presentation
Aware Group are Asia Pacific leaders in AI who have unique experience in both public and private sector unlocking intelligent data insights which matter. They hold multiple levels of security clearances, based on strong ethical backgrounds.
Delve into the Cloud, done right
Join Umbrellar's very own Dave Howden and Sunny Lakhiyan as they discuss our Azure Managed Services practice. Delving into becoming a modern service provider, intelligence, optimisation, and seasonal workloads. An invaluable conversation for all considering Cloud adoption.
Azure Stack deep dive with HPE, Microsoft, and Umbrellar
Join the powerhouse of New Zealand technology - Andrew Bedford, Patrick Quesnel, David Garrett, and Dave Howden as they discuss in-depth New Zealand’s Only Azure Stack for resale.
Umbrellar Group at the Waiheke Restoration Trust
At the end of November, the Umbrellar crew took some time out to give back to our local community as part of our Christmas celebrations.
Culture Eats Strategy eBook
At Umbrellar, we are committed to educating and driving New Zealand businesses towards a better digital future.
Umbrellar Partner Breakfast Series: Christchurch Highlights
This past October in Christchurch and Wellington, Umbrellar held their annual Partner Breakfasts and brought together business leaders looking to bring digital transformation to life in their organisations.