Articles By David Watson

New Zealand sees demand for SharePoint specialists

New Zealand sees demand for SharePoint specialists

There is a dearth of skilled Share-Point staffers in New Zealand, says Tom Derbyshire, manager for IT recruiting at Robert...

November 17th, 2011 David Watson
IT hiring in New Zealand remains strong

IT hiring in New Zealand remains strong

Hiring intentions in the ICT sector for the October-December quarter are up 2.7 percentage points on the same quarter last...

October 20th, 2011 David Watson
Non-compete clauses common in IT

Non-compete clauses common in IT

Restraint of trade cases are common at the highest levels of the IT industry in the US.There, restraint of trade...

March 25th, 2010 David Watson
Telecom New Zealand CEO to step down

Telecom New Zealand CEO to step down

Telecom New Zealand Ltd. CEO Theresa Gattung is to resign, effective June 30. The move, confirming speculation over the past...

February 1st, 2007 David Watson
NZ software house taking R&D to US, Australia

NZ software house taking R&D to US, Australia

New Zealand billing software maker Peace Software is moving part of its local research and development operation to Australia and...

March 21st, 2005 David Watson
New Zealand antispam product goes open source

New Zealand antispam product goes open source

Firetrust Ltd. chief executive Nick Bolton says the company has launched its MailWasher Server antispam filter as an open source...

February 15th, 2005 David Watson
Canadian boards lack IT interest

Canadian boards lack IT interest

Boards of directors in Canadian companies don't know enough about IT and don't take enough interest in it. That's the...

December 31st, 2004 David Watson
NZ ICT industry in doldrums: IDC

NZ ICT industry in doldrums: IDC

The ICT market in New Zealand is stagnating and needs reinvigoration. That was the gist of IDC Australia analyst Peter...

September 23rd, 2004 David Watson
Optus snares US$32M bank contract

Optus snares US$32M bank contract

Telecom New Zealand Ltd.'s Australian subsidiary AAPT Ltd. has lost its Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Service (EFT-POS )...

August 19th, 2004 David Watson
Mobile worm not serious, but is sign of future

Mobile worm not serious, but is sign of future

Backdoor.Bardor.A, the first alleged Windows CE backdoor Trojan horse, isn't much of a threat, says Chris Auld, managing director of...

August 16th, 2004 David Watson