As the leaders of ICT and projects within large organisations, reputation means everything to you. Your deliverables need to reflect the high standard that your company operates at to retain and attract new business. You set up systems and processes to ensure that everything going out the door is at an acceptable standard. You know that it is unacceptable to have sub-standard products going to market.
It’s the lament of many a technology expert - their brilliant innovations would work perfectly if it wasn’t for the intervention of humans. Self-drive cars have been lauded as a way to reduce accidents, minimise traffic congestion and lessen the negative environmental impacts of transport. Widespread adoption is a long way off however. According to a recent New York Times article, the main barrier to the success of Google’s self-driving cars seems not to be the technology itself, rather its people.
As we pack up from another highly successful Health Informatics NZ conference, we took a look at the results of the survey that we ran during the time we were there. Firstly, thanks to everyone who came and talked to us and to those who filled out our survey, we had a great response to it.
The Health Informatics NZ Conference (HINZ) is back again for 2015 with a wide range of speakers and exhibitors to help build your knowledge base and introduce you to new ideas. Come along and have a chat to us.
The New Zealand Hi-Tech Awards in May showcased the best that our country has to offer, with finalist Orion Health proving they are top of their game in the public health sector, not just here in New Zealand, but also in Australia, Canada and the UK.
The PMINZ 2015 conference attracted New Zealand’s most passionate project management teams as well as the companies that support them. The conference was an exposition of the latest trends and innovations within the project space; an opportunity to meet the people behind New Zealand’s most interesting business projects and an occasion to celebrate project management successes over the past year.
This year marks the 21st anniversary of the Project Management Institute New Zealand (PMINZ) annual conference. It is a great opportunity to discover the latest trends and innovations within the project space and to find out what other companies are doing with their own projects. Networking with like-minded people and discovering organisations that can support and aid in the success of a project are huge benefits of the PMINZ conference.
Is there any way to stop this kind of hack if the attackers are determined enough? Possibly not, but when your whole business is built on online integrity it makes sense to try and protect it as carefully as possible.
The 2015 Hi-tech Awards saw many great companies shine through, with recognition deservedly placed on the country's top technology companies. Qual IT were proud to be a part of the awards, sponsoring the Best Technology Solution for the Public Sector category; a category that recognises the best for a vital industry. Read more about Business.govt.nz here.
Introducing testing principals even before a line of code had been developed gave national agricultural giant PGG Wrightson confidence that their Technical Field Representatives would be able to better service their customers, quite literally ‘out in the field’.