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The future is bright for Dynamics NAV (ERP): Microsoft introduces Dynamics 365 Business Central

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 03:03:00 GMT

Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018 (NAV) has been a solid and consistent performer for businesses throughout New Zealand who have needed to transform and improve their Finance, Supply Chain and Manufacturing capabilities.


When diversity counts… We will all – always – be “dancing”

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:13:00 GMT

[Our] reflections on TechWomen’s International Women’s Day events: When diversity counts


Business lessons from dragon boating

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 21:07:00 GMT

Over the weekend Intergen once again placed in the grand final of the Wellington Dragon Boat Festival. After the initial euphoria I started to think about some of the key learnings from this event that could be transferred into the workplace.


Security as a lifestyle, not a single event

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 20:16:00 GMT

“Mostly it is loss which teaches us about the worth of things.” (Arthur Schopenhauer). This is a strong sentiment that does not naturally evoke a positive response, true however it remains.


Microsoft BI right at home in Gartner's North-East

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 19:45:00 GMT

In Gartner City the coveted land is in the North-East where the parks and cafes are frequented by those with a vision for the future and the proven ability to achieve it.


Welcome Class of 2018!

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 02:22:00 GMT

Every year Intergen brings in a bunch of eager, enthusiastic and slightly nervous graduates – and this year was no different.


Giving young New Zealand girls a start in STEM with Hello Café

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 23:17:00 GMT

For the last six Tuesdays I’ve spent the after school shift in the classroom! No, I am not back to school – I’ve been involved in the Hello Café initiative run by FutureInTech .


Convergence in a nutshell and what you told us about your own digital transformation journeys

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:40:00 GMT

Just like a gift under the tree, we’ve wrapped up this year’s Convergence series for you so it’s easily and visually digestible, perhaps even one of the last great work reads you’ll experience before you activate your out of office message and head for the sunny horizon...


What we saw at ALGIM 2017

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 20:57:00 GMT

The ALGIM Conference is the premier annual event for ICT professionals in the public sector (local and central government). It is designed for the sector by the sector, and aims to bring local and central government ICT practitioners together to share knowledge, recognise best practice and develop professional skills.  


Digital transformation in action: insights from the front line

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 00:21:00 GMT

Conversations about the catalysts, key themes, success factors and lessons learned in the digital transformation journeys of Australasian organisations.


Everything is going to the cloud

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 00:22:00 GMT

Everything is going to the cloud! As the processing power of computers, internet bandwidth and connection reliability improves, the quantity and availability of cloud-based applications grows each year. ( Forbes, 2017 )


The state of Convergence 2017

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 01:40:00 GMT

After a whirlwind Australasian tour, it’s hard to believe that Empired and Intergen Convergence is done and dusted for 2017. Three weeks; eight locations across Australia and New Zealand; 35 keynote, client and industry speakers; 28 Empired and Intergen speakers; close to 1000 attendees… And more true life stories of disruption, experimentation and transformation than you could poke a stick at...


Empathy and data…

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:08:00 GMT

Like mentioned in my pre-Microsoft Envision conference blog, “ Data – understanding the power and possibilities”, I wanted to learn a lot about “how to strengthen the ability to manage torrents of data”.


Two weeks out from the first Intergen Convergence events: what to expect… and five reasons why you need to be there!

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 20:19:00 GMT

If you haven’t yet registered your place for Intergen Convergence there’s still time (just!). 


Diversity Transformation

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 22:09:00 GMT

The technology sector loves to latch onto buzz words, with the current flavour of the month being D__________ T____________. You know what I mean: it is the way we are describing the change and innovation that all industries need to have top of their agenda. It’s a super important topic for all of us, but I just can’t bring myself to latch onto the buzz word.  


Insights into the elements of successful digital transformation: Intergen’s Convergence

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 21:45:00 GMT

With only weeks to go until Convergence , our flagship annual digital transformation event, we’re entering the last leg of preparations for three action-packed days across the country.


Whakamanahia Te Reo Māori ki te Wāhi Mahi

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 23:09:00 GMT

Elevate the status of Te Reo Māori in the Workplace Nā Kat Raureti


Microsoft Envision 2017: data – understanding the power and possibilities!

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 21:46:00 GMT

If you continue to do what you’ve always done and act like you’ve always acted, you are going to become obsolete and irrelevant!


The data-driven world

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 02:32:00 GMT

The world is growing at an incredibly fast pace and things are becoming increasingly inter-connected. In his latest book, Thank you for being late , Thomas Friedman captures this aptly: “It was only a few years ago when Facebook did not exist, twitter was still a sound, the cloud was still in the sky, 4G was a parking place, linked in was a prison, application is what you sent to colleges, big...


SKYCITY Variety of Chefs Part 2

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:06:00 GMT

It was a privilege to attend the recent SKYCITY Variety of Chefs event.  I use the word privilege as that’s what came to mind when I explained to my own children what Variety did and that there were children in NZ, in our city even, who didn’t have the money to buy school uniforms and rugby boots.