Change Management / Features

How millennials are shaping the future of work

Millennials are a driving force in the future of the workplace, pushing companies to modernize in order to keep up with the competition.

Written by Sarah K. White04 Aug. 16 23:39

6 ways you're getting teamwork wrong

Teamwork and collaboration are great enterprise goals. But to be effective, they have to be done right. Here's what not to do.

Written by Sharon Florentine31 March 16 22:26

10 IT workplace predictions for 2016

2016 is the year of talent -- how to find it, retain it, engage it and motivate it are at the top of organizations' to-do-lists. Here, workforce management experts share their predictions for the coming year.

Written by Sharon Florentine20 Jan. 16 22:28

Tips from a day in the life of 4 CIOs

The role of a modern CIO is as misunderstood as it is important. So we asked a few of them to take us through a typical day. Here, four IT leaders share their tips, tricks and daily routines.

Written by John Brandon25 Aug. 15 15:08

How Proper Etiquette Can Help You Land Your Dream Tech Job

Job interviews can be nerve-wracking, but preparing for them and handling follow-up doesn't have to be. Here are some 'beyond the obvious' tips for acing the lead-up and the aftermath of job interviews.

Written by Sharon Florentine23 Jan. 14 16:26

5 Millennials-in-the-Workplace Myths Busted

Forget what you think you know about Generation Y. A recent survey dispels many of the myths surrounding millennials and the digital culture. Turns out age may be nothing but a number.

Written by Tom Kaneshige01 Oct. 13 13:56

Steering through change and growth

Three days after Nigel Prince joined the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry as CIO, his ambitions were reined in.
“The chief financial officer told me about all the money I didn’t have to spend on all the whizzy stuff I thought I could do in the MAF environment,” he told a recent CIO Insights luncheon.

Written by Stephen Bell15 Aug. 10 22:00

The ICT health crisis: Connectivity

Around the table
• Phil Brimacombe, chief information officer, healthAlliance

Written by Edited by Divina Paredes24 June 09 22:00

The new IS: Innovation strategy

These days CIOs increasingly find themselves being the de facto chief innovation officers in their respective organisations.
This development can be seen as recognition of the ICT division’s ability to see across the systems of the networked enterprise; or that technology, when harnessed well, can provide the prime competitive difference — be it in processes, operations, products and services — for the enterprise.

Written by Stephen Bell, Hamish Barwick and Divina Paredes08 Oct. 08 22:00

Peace-of-mind transition

Until recently the University of Otago was depending on a 15-year-old accounts package called Counterbalance, which ran on minicomputers under the VMS operating system.
Unsurprisingly, Mike Harte, director of Information Technology Services, says the legacy system was well past its use-by date. “It was still a good, reliable engine room, but it was very difficult to use and lacked functionality. It was time to look at other things. We wanted something that was easier to use, had better reporting capability and all the things that you would expect in a modern financial information system.”

Written by Michael Foreman06 Aug. 07 22:00