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Interview with Hi-Tech Awards finalist Breccan McLeod-Lundy, CEO Rabid Technologies, on Youth in IT

CEO Rabid Technologies, on Youth in IT 03 May 2016

One of Fronde’s mandates is to support youth in IT and the development of technology as a career option, which is why Fronde sponsors the ‘Young Achievers Award’ at the industry Hi-Tech Awards. We selected one of the finalists in our category (Breccan McLeod-Lundy), and conducted an interview with him on his views about youth in IT and the advancement of technology over time.

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Innovation Is A Team Sport

06 Apr 2016

Walter Isaac’s recent book “The Innovators” delivers fascinating insight into technological breakthroughs of the digital era.

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Three insights every business needs to know about their IT spend

23 Mar 2016

Many businesses are looking to modernise their IT strategies, but struggle with limited budgets. Often they aren’t sure how to fix key problems or where to get help.

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Celebrating Success with “The Internet of Rings”

15 Mar 2016

“When in doubt, put a microchip in it.”

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Every Dog has its day, in a digital kinda way

08 Mar 2016

Rarely when learning a new technology skill-set are we given the chance to cut our teeth on interesting work with tangible benefits to the wider community. But like an abandoned kitten adopted out to a doting Remuera household, I’m luckier than most, as my first Salesforce project was with the SPCA Auckland.

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5 Reasons Why Google for Work is Beneficial to Retailers in Australia & New Zealand

04 Mar 2016

Today’s digitally savvy consumers expect real time information and personalised shopping experiences. It is these consumers that are now in the driver’s seat - shaping the retail industry and forcing retailers to be more innovative. So how do Australian and New Zealand retailers keep up with the pace? Here are my top 5 tips.

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Improve your Budgeting process to get ahead

01 Mar 2016

Though most Australian businesses would have completed the somewhat dreaded ‘budgeting process’ by now, New Zealand organisations are perhaps still in the throws of the annual budgeting challenge. Regardless of whether you’re past the challenge or not, the following top 3 tips from our organisation’s leaders are worth considering to manage your business in 2016.  

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Bimodal IT Shouldn’t Mean Splitting Your Organisation

03 Feb 2016

The need to address digital transformation and industry disruption is forcing organisations to look for new operating models to meet the challenge. An increasingly popular approach is ‘Bimodal IT’. 

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3 Things Every CFO Needs To Know About Cloud in 2016

25 Jan 2016

In 2016 cloud computing models continue to be a tool or enabler for business disruption, digital transformation, competitive advantage, fast growth or fast failure. Moreover, cloud has the ability to impact the cost structures and overall governance of any organisation far more than many people realise.

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The important questions executives should ask about Cloud

18 Jan 2016

With cloud technology’s ability to impact both the top and bottom line of business, it’s important for high level execs to have a look at the new risks that need to be managed. Of course, cloud has countless benefits, but sometimes it doesn’t hurt to question things. So here are the top three questions you need to ask about your cloud technology:

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