Clare Coulson

Agility runs deep, failure runs deeper

April 7, 2015 | Clare Coulson
IT developers have been refining the process of agile development frameworks for the last two decades. Today a more flexible work method is necessary across the enterprise. Organisations are now beginning to heed the lessons learnt from agile development and apply its principles to other departments. Clare Coulson investigates…[View as PDF] read more...
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SAP hits a six for the Cricket World Cup 2015

March 27, 2015 | Clare Coulson, Hayden McCall
It’s not just VB and cucumber sandwiches that are powering the Cricket World Cup – hard working technology is enhancing the fan experience… read more...
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iStart magazine – Industrial IT | Quarter One 2015

March 18, 2015 | Clare Coulson
Today we are living through one such revolutionary phase: the digital age, where the physical and digital intersect on almost every level, and where businesses that do not take a digital-first approach are sliding ever behind… [View emag] read more...
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NZ’s EQC first for go-live on Govt cloud

March 17, 2015 | Clare Coulson
The massive expansion in operations following the Christchurch earthquakes led the New Zealand Earthquake Commission to be the first to put its financial management system in the Government cloud… read more...

APIs the saviour of big business

March 13, 2015 | Clare Coulson
Traditional operating structures in many industries are under strain to embrace the agility that cloud software provides. Enterprises can stay in the race by using APIs to liberate their data – but only if they do it well… read more...

The psychology of IT procurement

March 12, 2015 | Clare Coulson
Investing in a core piece of business technology is a big decision and advances in cloud technology mean the purchasing rules are changing. Clare Coulson unravels the technology procurement conversation…[View as PDF] read more...
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Sable37 aims high as it enters NZ market

March 6, 2015 | Clare Coulson
The Australian integrator known as Sable Systems is rebranding to Sable37 and already has some big clients and prospects lined up on our shores… read more...

Kathmandu ascends to cloud in pursuit of international growth

March 3, 2015 | Clare Coulson
Today, the outdoors equipment and clothing company has announced that it has taken another step on its journey of international scalability… read more...
Digital disruption

Disrupt, or be disrupted

February 5, 2015 | Clare Coulson
New technology and globalisation are testing many industries. We explore what digital disruption means, and find an early responder who offers advice to see off the MOOCs in your industry… read more...
ICT skills

ICT skills shortage: A clear and present danger

December 31, 2014 | Clare Coulson
As businesses across the board are becoming increasingly digitised, technology and high-tech companies alike have been bemoaning the shortage of available ICT skills. Clare Coulson investigates whether there is a real possibility that this region is being left in the ICT dust…[View as PDF] read more...
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iStart magazine – IT skills – a chequered landscape | Quarter Four 2014

December 15, 2014 | Clare Coulson
Over the last several months we’ve been walking a mile in your shoes as we develop our new website. I’m sure we’ve encountered many of the same frustrations as you do in your IT projects… [View emag] read more...
Scanning the biometrics

Scanning the biometrics market

August 28, 2014 | Clare Coulson
Security analytics, biometrics and behaviourmetrics seem kind of Doctor Spocky, but are rapidly migrating from sci-fi movies into the real world. Clare Coulson looks at the complex world of security and crime prevention…[View as PDF] read more...
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iStart magazine – The data economy | Quarter Three 2014

August 1, 2014 | Clare Coulson
I am an unrepentant fan of the internet of things. Day-ta (or dar-tah, however you may pronounce it), is flooding the world by the petabyte and actually becoming useful thanks to the connectivity of things, the data they collect and ubiquitous cloud computing… [View emag] read more...

Dynamics core to Microsoft NZ growth plans

July 21, 2014 | Clare Coulson
At Microsoft’s Partner Awards held earlier this year the company confirmed that it sees Dynamics as a core growth pillar for the New Zealand business over the next three years. Clare Coulson caught up with Microsoft New Zealand managing director Paul Muckleston and his new Dynamics lead Keir Garrett to find out more…[View as PDF] read more...

Liberating productivity: how to mobilise the desktop

July 1, 2014 | Clare Coulson
As mobile devices become more sophisticated, more of us are joining the ranks of Generation AO (“Always On”) and the enterprise needs to keep up. Clare Coulson spoke to three experts about the different options for taking the enterprise mobile…[View as PDF] read more...

Is cloud computing disenfranchising the CIO?

July 1, 2014 | Clare Coulson
Cloud computing is continuing its meteoric rise and as a partial result IT control and decision-making is moving to the line of business managers. In the middle of it: the CIO. Clare Coulson considers what these changes mean for the modern CIO…[View as PDF] read more...
Protect your business

Protect and serve – how safe is your personal data?

June 23, 2014 | Clare Coulson
The revelations of the Heartbleed vulnerability in April and the recent implementation of Australia’s new privacy regime in March have put data breaches firmly back in the limelight. Clare Coulson finds out more…[View as PDF] read more...
Modern marketers guide

A modern marketer’s guide to technology

June 11, 2014 | Clare Coulson
The arrival of new technologies has opened opportunities for marketing, but taking advantage of them requires a significant shift in modus operandi. Clare Coulson asked industry thought leaders how businesses should behave and where technology fits…[View as PDF] read more...
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iStart magazine – The voice of the customer | Quarter Two 2014

May 1, 2014 | Clare Coulson
The customer is king. Yes, it sounds clichéd but it’s the truth, and the common theme that ran through the conversations behind this issue. And yet many companies still haven’t learnt the lesson… [View emag] read more...
Personal picks

Personal picks: 10 of the best for productivity

Paul Di Francesco and Clare Coulson worked the mobile social media networks to unveil the most popular productivity enhancing apps for work and play…[View as PDF] read more...

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