Live, virtual, experiential – where is video streaming headed to for 2021?
Video streaming is booming. Here's the latest outlook.
VMware and Microsoft team up to smooth your cloud transition
An upcoming live webinar will introduce you to Azure VMware Solution and outline how the offering can simplify your journey to the cloud, by enabling you to seamlessly extend or completely migrate your existing on-premises VMware applications to Azure.
Why workplace culture matters now more than ever
In the current era of the virtual worker, workplace culture must be top of mind for leaders.
Five human truths changing the way we live and work, from Accenture
Global professional services firm Accenture has defined some key areas that businesses should focus on as part of their response to COVID-19. We spoke to New Zealand Managing Director, Ben Morgan, to ask, what are the deep experience implications Accenture identifies, and what is the reasoning behind them?
‘Leverage local to go global’ – Microsoft NZ Partner of the Year 2020, Enlighten Designs
What’s behind Enlighten Design’s Microsoft Partner of the Year award win? We speak to Damon Kelly, CEO and Founder.
Data for a cleaner earth and stronger communities – Microsoft NZ’s 2020 Partner of the Year announced
‘‘Strength in transformation" – using the cloud to drive powerful positive change, from Enlighten Designs, Microsoft Partner of the Year.
This high-tech sign language glove could speak to your smartphone
A new innovation from UCLA can translate sign language with 99-percent accuracy.
Efficiency, accountability and trust: Connecting a remote workforce over Teams
Covid-19 was a wake-up call for premium meat supplier First Light, but its business was quickly propelled forward using tech that – they discovered – had been with them all along.
The New Zealand Government is radically rethinking its Health and Disability Sector
The Government yesterday announced its commitment to a long-term equity programme for health and disability. In part, the report was a response to the past lack of planning around digital technology.
Engaging and empowering staff in a new work world
The question top of mind for many business leaders: how can they keep their remote employees engaged and invested? After all, as the pandemic pushes us towards new ways of working, the steps business take now could impact how they fare into the future.
The good stuff from Build
Microsoft's annual Build event is a chance for developers to get clued up on the latest from the software giant. Here are some of the highlights.
New Zealand’s annual AgriTech Hackathon went virtual. Here’s what’s coming
Pivoting during a global pandemic doesn’t exactly sound simple, but the annual AgTech Hackathon has managed to do with style, this year going under a new name: AgTech Hackathon Lite.
An MIT Lab is building devices to hack your dreams – and change your life
An MIT Lab is building devices to hack your dreams – and change your life.
The world’s largest channel conference now digital-only and free to attend
Microsoft has waived registration fees for the world’s largest channel conference, Inspire 2020, as it goes digital-only for July 21 and 22.
When ‘collaboration overload’ strikes, and how to combat it
Virtual collaboration platforms are a hero for most as we’ve sought to rapidly adapt and maintain a sense of togetherness in an upturned social and working world. But what happens when day after day of screen time alone feels like too much? We identify four focus areas, with actions you can take now to optimise your virtual collaboration for all it’s worth.
Microsoft’s One Commercial Partner NZ head, Sarah Bowden, crossing ditch to direct the company’s Digital Sales
The position is open to new contenders, with the long-standing One Commercial Partner lead stepping away.
Adapting in the post-pandemic business world involves at least 3 key areas
Global market research and analytics firm, Forrester, reports on how businesses can make the wisest of decisions, with recent insights covering advice on enhancing remote working, security and quality customer experience related to global Covid-19 disruptions. Here’s a roundup of their suggestions, followed by top tips from Umbrellar’s Head of Cloud on thriving in the emerging business landscape.
How has work changed in response to Covid-19? We asked four kiwi companies
With global calls for social distancing amid Covid-19, businesses are under sudden pressure to enable effective remote working conditions.