Uncover your cyber experts

Author: Pelin Nancarrow, Incident Response and Intelligence, IBM Security The solution to your cyber-security needs might be closer and more readily available than you think. Barely a week goes by without another industry report highlighting the shortage of cyber-security related professionals in Australia and New Zealand, as well as across the globe. And with the […]

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#PressforProgress: Every day is an opportunity to advance equality

Author: Gina Tesla, IBM Citizenship Vice President It’s fair to say that gender parity has become an issue that is now receiving greater attention than ever before. In some places, the conversation focuses on workplace equality for women, while elsewhere the discussion focuses on other spheres of life, such as health, safety, education, economic opportunity, […]

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Overall Best Workplace NZ for 2017 goes to Overland

By Emma Martin, Senior Consultant, IBM New Zealand Last night I joined the IBM Best Workplaces Category and League Award winners, sponsors and other IBMers to celebrate Overland Footwear, which ranked ahead of 42 finalists to receive the top honour. The Awards are based on the Best Workplaces survey, the largest and longest running measure […]

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How my son took his first steps into coding

Author: Amanda Johnston-Pell, Chief Marketing Officer IBM A/NZ One of my biggest passions – as a parent and as an IBMer – is boosting STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, maths) skills among our younger generations to ensure they have the capabilities needed to thrive and succeed in our ever-evolving digital world. Recently I had the […]

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AI in motion

Edited by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead, IBM A/NZ Journalist, Art Buchwald, said “the best things in life are not things, they are moments” – of running, walking, splashing, resting, laughing, crying, jumping. Moments happening in the world can unfold at time scales from a second to minutes, occur in different places, and involve people, […]

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So your personal information has been hacked. What now?

Author: Chris Hockings CTO & Master Inventor, IBM Security So you’ve checked what your friends are up to on Facebook, ordered a new outfit online and just opened an email to find an urgent alert from your favourite charity. The email says your name, address and other sensitive information may have been compromised due to […]

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Be known for breakthroughs not break-ins

What you need to know about security and the Australian Privacy Act  Author: Chris Hockings, Chief Technology Officer IBM Security How would your company react if it lost $1M off its bottom line? Heck. What about if you lost $2.51million? With the growing threat of cyber –the question is when will you face a data […]

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Working to help communities respond to weather disasters

Written by: Gandhi Sivakumar, Executive Architect, APAC, Watson and Cloud CoC, and Master Inventor Figures* surrounding the human cost of weather related disasters make for sobering reading, and highlight the urgency at which we must address the issue – especially given the frequency at which these events are occurring. In the last 20 years, more […]

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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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