Donovan Jackson

HANA Cloud platform_SAP

Word soup with new name, expansion for SAP PaaS

February 28, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
In SAP-land, everything good is called HANA. Except HANA Cloud Platform… read more...
Oracle_Best tools for job

Have your employees got the best tools for the job? Probably not

February 27, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Less than half of respondents to a global study have the ‘latest technology’ to do their jobs… read more...
smart glasses_wearables

Smart glasses tipped for big things, despite probably still making you look stupid

February 22, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Google Glass might be dead, but the segment in which it inspired a good deal of public opprobrium isn’t… read more...
Fusion5 merger with Myriad

M&A activity continues as Fusion5 and Myriad join forces

February 21, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Australasian business solutions company Fusion5 merges with Myriad IT... read more...
Conferenz DX2017 digital transformation_westpac

Culture shift needed before transformation

February 16, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Fear of the machines is real, so focus on people first, then tech… read more...
Oracle cloud options PaaS and IaaS

ANZ spoilt for choice with more cloud options

February 14, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Oracle expands cloud coverage with PaaS, IaaS…
robot houskeepers_Juniper research

The robots are coming (and they’re going to clean your house)

February 8, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Succour for those afraid of the robot invasion…
Solutionists_santa online

Xmas shopping online: behind the numbers

February 2, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Holiday season sales results show winners and losers in the online game… read more...
Air NZ Chatbot_Oscar

Chatbots take flight in New Zealand

February 2, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
But it is more Kitty Hawk than Cape Canaveral right now… read more...
Amazon Go

Automation and the death of work

February 1, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
The end of the world will arrive through sheer indolence… read more...

Shift to the cloud as minnows nip at big energy retailers’ flanks

January 31, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
The big boys of the electricity industry aren’t taking this digital transformation malarkey lying down… read more...

Chatbots hit the perfect pitch

January 26, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
With bots taking over the world, isn’t it a good thing they are so friendly… read more...
Advanced Govt Technology summit

Productivity, technology and targeting NZ’s biggest IT spender

January 24, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
‘Technology is at the heart of improving productivity of government services’… read more...
Software licensing

Does software licensing equate to theft?

January 19, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Software vendors perpetuating a billion-dollar heist (or are they?)… read more...
automatic data science

Data science gets automated, but the devil is still in the detail

January 18, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
More than 40 percent of data science tasks will be automated by 2020 reckons Gartner… read more...
Digital_govt redundant

Digital technology rendering government redundant

January 17, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
‘Digital’ has replaced multiple devices, industries and ways of doing things. Could it see off government, too?... read more...
Mobile operators_OTT

‘Over the top’ puts a hundred billion back in your pocket

January 16, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
A figure is put to internet protocol gains…
Digital initiatives_airports

BI: Project success depends on a hard focus on the soft issues

January 16, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Getting results from digital initiatives depends more on culture, appetite for change and willingness to embrace disruption than it does on technology… read more...
algorithms make machine learning work

Patterns in toast: How algorithms make machine learning work

January 5, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Ever seen Jesus in a piece of toast? How algorithms and machine learning mimic the mind… read more...
Digital Transformation_ServiceNow

Digital transformation and the practice of law

December 24, 2016 | Donovan Jackson
Here’s a transformation for you. Instead of scribbled bits of paper into a jar for Christmas suggestions, how about a digital version… read more...

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