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IT services company, Intergen, is a finalist in this category. Intergen provides information technology solutions across New Zealand, Australia and North America based exclusively on Microsoft's tools and technologies.
WaterOutlook is a cloud-based system with a unique “one stop shop” for operational data and reporting. The system allows users to know on a daily basis how their water and wastewater plants are performing within operational and consent parameters.
Content Management System (CMS) provider, SilverStripe, is one of the four category finalists. SilverStripe are no stranger to serving the public sector. They won the contract to provide a single web platform for New Zealand government agencies in 2013.
Qual IT are again supporting the New Zealand Hi-tech Awards for 2016. We are sponsoring the Qual IT Best Technology Solution for the Public Sector Award. This category focuses on an innovative technology solution to enable public sector transformation, and the Kiwi organisations that are excelling in this space.
‘Digital’ as a term or concept, is continually evolving alongside the technology capabilities that underpin it. Therefore, it is only going to become increasingly important for businesses to guard themselves against the risks associated with it.
If the Internet was an industry networking event, New Zealand businesses would be the tense introvert awkwardly standing by the plate of sandwiches, wishing they could go home. Yeah, we’re that person. Why? Because we still aren’t confident about the part social media should play in our digital strategy. We’re present, but not really participating like we should be.
The rate at which new technological trends emerge is staggering. There was a time when things could take a couple of hundred years to develop, adopt, and then progress a new technology. In the last decade this has changed to just years, even months or weeks for some trends.
There are thousands of people in the world who are incredibly skilled when it comes to all things information technology. However, this prevalence also means that cyber security has become more of an issue for companies. Not only are traditional systems more at risk, but also the move towards cloud computing puts valuable data within closer reach of those who know how to access it.
We've developed a useful infographic to show all the different aspects that should be included in a digital test strategy, no matter what type of organisation you have.
For New Zealand organisations, ‘digital’ is the latest trend, encompassing the emergence of cloud computing, big data and a move towards mobile and social platforms. But are these genuinely fundamental to organisations or just the latest buzzwords?