Donovan Jackson

Big data

Now big data threatens to ‘save the planet’

April 27, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Faster than a speeding bullet, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound, and now capable of solving the biggest ‘challenge’ of our time… read more...
Unit 4 ERP product

SaaS is an intermediate step – Unit4 CEO

April 26, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
In time, businesses will buy outcomes, not software…
Digital transformation competitiors_Alibaba

Why digital transformation matters: ‘Anyone is a competitor’

April 12, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Whether in private business or the public sector, the potential threat and reward of digital transformation is a reality for every organisation… read more...
Digital transformation_Mulesoft

Digital transformation is whatever you want it to be

April 12, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.”… read more...
tech skills demand_Looksee

Imported bods aren’t enough to meet rampant skills demand

April 12, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Shortages demonstrate propensity for tech industry to create rather than destroy jobs… read more...

From proof of concept to production

April 10, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Is blockchain ready for prime time?…
GroupCram_Microsoft Imagine cup

Imagine Cup winners: Is this really the pinnacle of Kiwi innovation?

April 10, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Yet another collaboration app enough to bag Microsoft’s Imagine Cup… read more...
service management

ITSM moves out of the basement, into the house

April 6, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Service management principles apply anywhere service is delivered…

Automation: The fear is real (but there are bigger fish to fry)

April 3, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Technologists and politicians face off on automation, the future of work and, err, climate change... read more...
myob and Greentree journey

Dropping in on MYOB’s journey upmarket

March 30, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
It has been a busy time for MYOB, the onetime provider of the most popular accounting package in New Zealand and Australia... read more...

Blockchain: This time, the hype’s justified

March 30, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Among the more promising technologies emerging today, this one just might change the world… read more...
how to identify digital transformation

How bizarre: Here’s how to identify DT need

March 28, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
These are the commonplace business processes which should kick digital transformation into gear… read more...
Cocur app centre

Concur launches ANZ App Centre

March 22, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Plug in a few of your favourite business services… read more...
managing tech risk_Agilyx

Leave ‘failure is OK’ aside, accept that ‘risk is OK’

March 21, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Changed perceptions of failure don't always translate into willingness to take on risk, especially when modernising existing systems... read more...
CIO awards_Winston Fong

‘Every business in NZ needs world class IT’ – Winston Fong

March 20, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Being competitive in NZ means being competitive anywhere…
Peter Colbert WaveShades

Shades of

March 20, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Whole world goes crazy over Visa in sunglasses...
Democratised data_Microsoft

‘Democratised data’ drives customer awareness

March 10, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Customers expect to engage and receive resolution for issues from any device, anytime and anywhere… read more...
Chatbot judeio

Cognitive computing and a better customer experience for all

March 10, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Chatbots can revolutionise how we interact with everyday services… read more...
Clash of the Titans report

Which vendors come short when measuring up the big boys of ERP?

March 8, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Panorama Consulting’s ‘Clash of the Titans 2017’ report compares SAP, Oracle, Dynamics and Infor… read more...

Demand for ‘intelligent automation’ accelerates

March 8, 2017 | Donovan Jackson
Vendor strengthens in-country representation as service management catches on… read more...

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