In 2015, it was estimated that security service spend reached $76 billion (NZD) worldwide. This figure shows how much importance is being placed on keeping data and systems safe. When new IT development is a large investment to your company, a 68% is major loss and can potentially cripple many organisations.
Digital transformation, by definition, is the “profound and accelerating transformation of business activities, processes, competencies and models to fully leverage the changes and opportunities of digital technologies and their impact across society in a strategic and prioritised way, with present and future shifts in mind.”
The rate at which digital is being adopted across the globe means that soon, there will be no space for non-adoption businesses who aren’t integrating key concepts, such as big data, cyber-security, social, mobility and the cloud.
Orion Health’s joint venture HealthOne was announced as the winner of the Qual IT ‘Best Technology Solution for the Public Sector’ category at the Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner on Friday.
HealthOne came about as a response to the Canterbury Earthquakes where clinics were forced to close and patients had to go elsewhere, without any of their patient records.
EROAD offers customers with vehicle fleets a variety of solutions. Their NZ Transport Agency-approved mobile app, electronic distance recorders, and tracking devices help customers with electronic RUC (road user charges) compliance, health and safety management and improved operational efficiency through accurate fleet tracking.
With 75,000 museums worldwide catering to over a billion visitors, Dexibit is bridging a technological gap by providing innovative data solutions for the cultural sector.
The first of four outstanding finalists in this category is clever, crime-fighting software company Auror. Auror is on a mission to create solutions that prevent crime through information, intelligence and collaboration. Auror’s software streamlines reporting to police, matches offenders with criminals and even helps predict where they might strike next.
Qual IT has appointed its first Wellington-based Business Development Manager - ex-IT recruitment specialist, Patrick Lane.
The latest edition of the Institute of Director’s, Director Sentiment Survey, shows that technological change, in particular cyber security, is of concern to New Zealand boards. Only 32 per cent of boards regularly discussed cyber-risk and were confident about their company’s capacity to respond to an attack.