Stories by Divina Paredes

7 shifts that will impact sectors in the next 20 years

Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, futures researcher for Australian national science agency CSIRO, highlights trends that will reshape the landscape for government, business and society in the next two decades.

Written by Divina Paredes27 Oct. 15 09:49

Don't fall victim to 'siloed' thinking: Vinh Giang

It's better to have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. This was the key message of Vinh Giang, magician and communication coach, who delivered the first keynote at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in the Gold Coast yesterday.

Written by Divina Paredes27 Oct. 15 09:39

Use cloud to innovate like startups: AWS

“It is difficult in this day and age to compete if you are not agile and move fast,” said Andy Jassy, Amazon Web Services senior vice president.

Written by Divina Paredes08 Oct. 15 09:18

​Presenting to the board? Here's a few lessons

Michael Power recalls the first time he presented to a company board. He was given a permanent role to lead a technology-enabled transformation program.

Written by Divina Paredes25 Sept. 15 11:35

​Digital leadership in a much disrupted sector

Stuart Haselden, director of ITS at the Victoria University of Wellington, talks about transforming infrastructure to support multiple users, from digital natives to academics.

Written by Divina Paredes17 Sept. 15 09:56

​What you can learn from startups

Digital guru, Steve Sammartino, on why big companies must learn from startups and the new players disrupting them.

Written by Divina Paredes09 Sept. 15 08:00

Fit to lead: What fitness can teach you about leadership

Louis Sylvester applies the principles he used as a personal trainer to get his clients “fitter, stronger, healthier and generally feel better about themselves” in the enterprise space.

Written by Divina Paredes27 May 15 07:00

Dawie Olivier new Westpac NZ CIO

Westpac New Zealand has appointed Dawie Olivier as chief information officer, taking over from Jason Millett who is interim CIO.

Written by Divina Paredes18 Feb. 15 14:13