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The CIO Agenda: What's top of mind for NZ CIOs?

By Rochelle Smith, Principal Consultant on 7 December 2016

people tech imagesWhat is top of mind for New Zealand’s Chief Information Officers (CIOs)? At a recent ISACA event I attended in Auckland, three CIOs talked about some of their key areas of focus, including IT strategy execution, cloud strategy and cloud migration, and cyber security. The CIOs were Gerben Otter of Fonterra, Shane Ohlin of Paymark, and Wilson Alley of Delegat Ltd. 

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5 tips for developing an ontology

By Annabel Snow, Consultant on 28 May 2015

While information professionals have been designing file plans and thesauri for decades, chances are ontology development will be a new endeavour, created in a digital paradigm to deal primarily with digital content. Before grabbing a tool and collecting every word ever written, here are some key points to think about when developing an ontology: 

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How ontology based search can drive information management

By Annabel Snow, Consultant on 21 May 2015

I wrote in my last blog about why I think a search-driven environment is the way forward for businesses and the wider realm of information management. By moving to a folderless environment we are encouraging a search based system of storage and information management rather than static navigation paths that limit the visibility of connections between knowledge sets. Folderless structures encourage businesses and their employees to think more laterally about the information they’re storing and sharing. One way to support this evolution is through the use of an ontology.

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Why search-driven information management is worth investing in

By Annabel Snow on 13 May 2015

IT solutions come in all shapes and sizes but when you mention ‘folderless content management system’ you’re going to send shivers up a few spines. The familiar structure of folder based storage and navigation mimics the trusty paper based storage systems of years gone past. But we can’t ignore the catchcry of ‘I can never find where my colleagues have saved things’, ‘There is so much junk saved in my team’s folders’, ‘I save things locally because the folder structure is out of date’.

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A look at Information Management in the Digital Age

By Paula Smith, Practice Lead, Information Management on 12 March 2015

Last week the Optimation team headed to Sydney for OpenText’s annual “Innovation Tour”.  In case you missed it we’ve compiled a summary for you, but you can also search twitter for #OTInnovate.

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