The state of the Telco Industry

The following article was first published on the Bluewolf blog, an IBM Company. There are three major network-related trends from which telcos are emerging as enterprise digital service providers: cloud-based on-demand service delivery is complementing on-premises IT systems; programmable network infrastructure for supporting specific use-case scenarios is complementing passive networks, and data-driven network systems of […]

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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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Cybersecurity today for the quantum era of tomorrow

Author: Chris Hockings, CTO IBM Security, Australia and New Zealand Just as quantum computing promises to deliver revolutionary growth in computing power, it also holds the potential for massive advancements in cybersecurity, helping detect and deflect attacks before they cause harm. But quantum computing may also create new vulnerabilities – for example, if malicious actors […]

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Using AI to address the cybersecurity skill shortage

Author – John Martin, IBM New Zealand security practice leader Humans are the weak link when it comes to cybersecurity – over 90% of security incidents are attributable to human error. This is when people do things like click on a bad link, open an attachment which is laden with malware or fail to change […]

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Transforming the curriculum for the technological age

Instead of focusing on the ‘piece of paper’ at the end, our education system should be geared to produce the skills needed by industry. By Meriana Johnsen. This article originally apeared in Education Central. The technology sector is New Zealand’s third biggest exporter and fastest growing industry with companies crying out for IT graduates. IBM […]

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With AI-powered translation, industries look to speak every customer’s language

Author: Jordan Teicher, Content Producer, IBM Industries and and Joseph Rakowski   When Aussie, Danny May’s passport was stolen during a business trip to China, he had to think quickly to try to recover it. So he downloaded a translation app on his phone, searched for some Chinese phrases that might help explain his situation, […]

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Guided by a sense of purpose

Author: David La Rose, General Manager, IBM Partner Ecosystem, IBM Systems I felt particularly proud to be an IBMer when I sat down to watch the ABC’s Catalyst Program talking about the advances we are making in robotics and the impact it’s having on the lives of so many Aussies. On the show, Dr Nikki […]

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Reimagining the digital age

Author: Chris Hockings, CTO IBM Security Australia and New Zealand Customers’ needs are constantly changing, and to meet them a business needs to keep evolving as well. A successful transformation isn’t a one-off event – it’s an ongoing process of improvement, reinvention and innovation. The role of CIOs and other senior IT leaders is evolving […]

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Maintaining CIA to keep healthcare security threats at bay

Author: Stephen Burmester, Asia Pacific Lead, X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software Imagine that your healthcare organisation just went on bypass due to a cyberattack. For those unfamiliar with the term, bypass is when a health care facility is unable to provide services for one reason or another. When […]

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IBM EXITE Camps inspire girls to explore the world of STEM

Author: Amitee Goulton, Senior Consultant | Data Analyst | Bluewolf (Salesforce) Practice Lead When I started my journey with IBM in January, I was thrilled to learn about the local EXITE camp. I was quick to sign myself up to volunteer at the earliest opportunity. EXITE stands for EXploring Interests in Technology & Engineering. The […]

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Corporate Service Corps in Brisbane finishes with a bang!

Author: Anne McNeill, IBM Corporate Citizenship, Senior Program Manager Since 2008, IBM’s Corporate Service Corps program has sent teams of the company’s most talented employees to provide pro bono counsel to countries in the developing world that are grappling with issues that intersect business, technology, and society. The initiative deploys teams of IBM employees from […]

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Managing Engineering Complexity: Are you ready?

Author: Chris O’Connor, General Manager, Internet of Things Offerings (USA) Connected – This is one of the defining words of our world today. We have never been more connected – from the devices, we wear on our bodies, to our cars and houses, to the manufacturers who build our things and, lastly, to the outer […]

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