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Auckland Event – IT Governance Unveiled – Why you and your board should care

Hello Insights: IT Governance Unveiled – Why you and your board should care With rapidly changing and evolving technological options that confront business leaders today, ensuring the right decisions are being made about any investments in IT is critical. Join us at our FREE Hello Insights event on Tuesday the 27th of September where our […]

Ascent of the digital board director

Here is a great article on why Directors with Technology skills are vital on Boards. Times have changed and unfortunately it has escaped the notice of many boards that every business process is now enabled by IT. Boards need to consider how they govern IT strategically, maximise resource utilisation, invest wisely in technology and manage […]

The IT Governance Crisis

Follow his recent conference presentation at the Institute of IT Professionals Conference in Tauranga New Zealand, Murray Wills gives us an incite into the international IT Governance Crisis which is also affecting New Zealand and Australia. The article ia available at the following link: http://www.techblog.co.nz/589-TheITGovernanceCrisis Tweet

IT Governance Courses 2013

The Institute of IT Professionals Programme of IT Governance Courses for 2013 has been released. These will be facilitated once again By Murray Wills. This year we will be taking courses for IT Professionals and for Directors. Visit www.iitp.org.nz/courses for further details and to register. Tweet

2012 ITEX Computerworld Award Finalists Announced

The 2012 ITEX Computerworld Award Finalists have been announced. Details of each  can be found here: http://www.conferenz.co.nz/conferences/itex-new-zealand Murray Wills, Managing Director of Maxsys is one of three judges in the Project of the Year Award. This year the finalists in the Project of the Year Award are: Fulton Hogan – IT establishment for SCIRT (Stronger […]

What does successful IT governance look like?

Come and find out from Murray Wills, who will be talking on this topic on Nov 8 at the 2012 ITEX Computerworld Conference. You can register for this event here: http://www.conferenz.co.nz/conferences/itex-new-zealand Murray will also be leading a half day Masterclass on Nov 9 from 1.30pm – 5.00pm on the topic of Designing and implementing successful […]

Who Needs CIO’s?

The CIO or Chief Information Officer is an essential role for any organisation looking to harness the power of ICT to enable their organisation. But why is it that only some organisations are embracing the role and some are seeing it diminish? Click on the following link for a discussion on this topic by Murray […]

CIO’s Leading Business Change: The CIO as next in line for CEO

CIOs are increasingly being asked to lead business initiatives beyond the realm of ICT. A panel of CIOs share their insights on managing this challenge. Here is the latest CIO magazine contribution made by Murray Wills, Director of Maxsys: http://cio.co.nz/cio.nsf/spot/D5BAA04AB448B64ACC2577BA008390A7 Tweet

When will government ‘get’ IT?

Click on the following link to read my latest article in the New Zealand CIO magazine: http://cio.co.nz/cio.nsf/opin/9D32E090AA8FF940CC257702006B7F43 This article discusses the unhealthy situation of not considering information technology as a critical strategic enabler.    Tweet

The IT Skills Shortage – It’s Back!

Here is a very interesting story I have just come across from CIO Magazine’s Ross Storey, MIS Asia, entitled “Historic IT recruitment reversal” http://cio.co.nz/cio.nsf/depth/DFC18A4D92BDED3ECC2576AF006BF91B According to the story and recruitment and human resource outsourcing specialists Robert Walters, “the Asia Pacific is currently experiencing what is likely to be the fastest turnaround in the IT recruitment market […]