Is your technology more of a disruption than a disruptor?

Authored by: Josh Andres, User Experience – Design – Human Computer Interaction, Nebula Alam, Software Engineer, Cognitive Analytics Team, Shaila Pervin, Researcher, IBM Research – Australia Has the bombardment of technology, social media, and all manner of things that go beep in the night had an adverse effect on your attention span? In this new ‘always-connected reality’ […]

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Spammers go all in to find a Valentine’s Day victim

Written by: Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer and Master Inventor, IBM Security This Valentine’s Day IBM Security has posted a blog to protect against spam targeting the lovelorn. Here are some quick tips to avoid heartbreak. – Tainted Love – with 99.999% certainty, researchers say any unsolicited e-mail looking for a love connection is nefarious. […]

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New Zealand’s Best Workplace winners

Written by: Emma Martin, IBM Talent Management Solutions consultant The experiences and relationships we have at work have a huge bearing on our lives so if you had the choice, who wouldn’t want to work in one of the best workplaces in the country? Earning the title “New Zealand’s Best Workplace” is a great differentiator […]

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Are your passwords keeping you safe online?

Written by: Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer and Master Inventor, IBM Security Just for fun, do a quick survey on your online passwords. Give yourself a point every time you say yes to these questions: I have a password similar to 12345 I use my kids/husbands/pets name in a password I use my phone number […]

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Idea exchange

Edited by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead A/NZ Sometimes the best ideas can come from outside your industry. Take, for example, global fashion brand Zara. The Spanish company turned the high street fashion industry on its head when they were inspired by Toyota’s automated factories.  Rather than turning out fashion by season, they could have […]

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Indue and IBM team up to help customers using NPP combat fraud

Author: Derek Weatherley, CEO Indue With the launch of the New Payments Platform (NPP) looming, financial organisations across Australia are turning their attention to how they can harness the benefits of faster, safer, data-rich payment systems that make every day payments easier for business and individuals. The changes in the Australian payments landscape, driven by […]

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Need an AI primer for 2018?

Curated by Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead A/NZ Our IBM Power Systems team recently spoke to some of the leading thinkers in Artificial Intelligence to discuss the best way to get your business started in AI. The results were a fascinating video series which covers topics from what is AI to what is its real […]

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What “software everywhere” means for IoT product development

Author: Chris O’Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things Offerings (USA) The connected world of today means that software is everywhere. Your home, your car, your workplace — anywhere you go, software is running in the background. It’s all powered by trillions of lines of code and complex systems. Think about this: a high-end car has […]

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Productivity & STEAM Education are big themes in NZ

Author: Mike Smith, Managing Director of IBM New Zealand Productivity is about creating more value by making better use of a country’s resources. It is also a vital measure of business profitability and sets a country’s standard of living in addition to having a significant bearing on citizen well-being. In New Zealand, despite good overall […]

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Augmented Reality lights up Melbourne

Author: Leon Gouletsas, IBM Cloud Experience Lead One of the things I love most about working with IBM is the diversity of projects and the interesting problems that I help to solve. But never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would get the chance to help Santa. I was delighted to work […]

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Animal Logic, making everything awesome

Author: Alex Timbs, Head of IT, Animal Logic Animation has come a long way since 1906 when J. Stuart Blackton created what is regarded by many to be the first cartoon, Humorous Phases of Funny Faces. In the lead up to the DVD launch for The LEGO Ninjago Movie, I paused to reflect about the […]

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Cloud enables a new digital future for The Warehouse Group customers

Written by: Timothy Kasbe, Chief Information and Digital Officer, The Warehouse Group The retail industry is facing unprecedented digital disruption as shoppers increasingly move from traditional bricks and mortar outlets to buying online. Digital technologies have put immense power at every customer’s fingertips, and they rightfully expect all retailers and service providers to cater to […]

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