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Printers
Comedy legend Jimeoin fronts Epson advertising campaign in NZ and Australia
According to Epson the company’s EcoTank models now account for 74% of all printers sold in the category in New Zealand, alone.
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Rfider
TradeWindow closes deal to acquire Auckland company Rfider
TradeWindow has announced that its agreement to acquire the business and assets of Rfider Limited, an Auckland-based software company.
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Digital Transformation
Manhattan helping Sonepar transform distribution network
Sonepare is expanding its current Manhattan Active Warehouse Management capabilities to support its ongoing global omnichannel supply chain transformation.
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Collaboration
Economic recovery for industrial manufacturers through purpose-built cloud ERP
Technology can help industrial machinery and equipment (IM&E) manufacturers take advantage of pent-up demand and motivate customers to reignite paused projects.
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Supply chain
NTT DATA and SAP APJ collaborate on improving supply chains
The solution, Connected Product, is a jointly developed offering that extends the strategic alliance between NTT and SAP SE, formed in 2020.
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Supply chain
Supply chains continue to be disrupted, enterprises embrace circular economy
“Businesses urgently need to find a solution that can help them to manage this disruption, and transition to a circular economy."
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Artificial Intelligence
Accenture shares the benefits of supply chain visibility
It's clear that gaining better visibility into the supply chain will help organisations avoid excess costs, inefficiencies, and complexity to ultimately improve their bottom line.
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Artificial Intelligence
Abnormal Security finds financial supply chain under threat
New research by Abnormal Security has found a rising trend in financial supply chain compromise as threat actors increasingly impersonate vendors.
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Cybersecurity
Aqua Security, CIS create software supply chain security guide
Aqua Securityand the Center for Internet Security have together released the industry’s first formal guidelines for software supply chain security.
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Business Continuity
New report highlights top supply chain concerns for 2022
A new ISACA survey report illuminates IT professionals’ key concerns around security challenges and how their organisations are responding to them.
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Supply chain
Knowledge graphs and digital twins to optimise supply chains
Organisations are increasingly seeing the potential in digital twins.
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Cybersecurity
82% of CIOs say software supply chains are vulnerable
A new study from Venafi has found 82% of CIOS say their organisations are vulnerable to cyberattacks targeting software supply chains. 
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DevOps
Orgs increasingly vulnerable to supply chain attacks - study
“We can’t solve this problem using existing methodologies. Instead, we need to think differently about the identity and integrity of the code we are building."
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Machine learning
Procurement strategies to improve efficiency across the supply chain
With global supply chain issues continuing to cause disruptions, here are three best practices or strategies to improve processes and efficiencies across the supply chain.
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Enterprise Resource Planning / ERP
SYSPRO research reveals a significant lack of investment in automation
A report by SYSPRO has revealed that businesses are not investing in automating processes that could help significantly improve business operations and prevent supply chain disruptions.
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PIJF
The path to bolstering supply chain security in New Zealand
A significant amount of today's business and leisure activity relies on IT supply chains. From complex international freight trades to local small business distribution channels, any supply chain that involves IT infrastructure serves as a crucial tool in our daily lives. 
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SaaS
MedCart achieves close to AUD$10 million in sales with help from Marketplacer tech
Australian health and medical start-up MedCart has achieved annual sales of close to AUD$10 million in less than 12 months, utilising Marketplacer marketplace technology to help achieve successful results.
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Logistics
Dematic robotic solutions win big at Singapore technology awards
Dematic has won the Robotics-Logistics award at the recently concluded Singapore Business Review Technology Excellence Awards.
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Manhattan Associates
Shortening the click-to-customer cycle through smart technologies
Speed of delivery without accuracy is a dealbreaker for consumers. How can retailers operating in an omnichannel environment overcome the challenge of click-to-customer cycle times.
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Supply chain
Jetstack promotes better security with supply chain toolkit
The web-based resource is designed to help organisations evaluate and plan the crucial steps they need to establish effective software supply chain security.
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Manufacturing
SYSPRO launches cloud ERP solution for AU manufacturers
Following an early adopter program, SYSPRO has launched its Cloud ERP deployment option to Australian manufacturers and distributors.
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Internet of Things
Cloud technology for agile supply chains
Autonomous vehicles, infotainment and smart electronics - today's consumers expect state-of-the-art features and the highest level of vehicle safety.
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Cybersecurity
Attackers innovate, adapt to achieve mission - report
While progress has been made in threat detection and response, adversaries continue to innovate and adapt to achieve their mission in targeted environments.
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Internet of Things
IoT tracking technologies can disrupt traditional industries and lift our economy
The pandemic shed light on one common thing across all industries: our heavy reliance on supply chain systems and the dramatic consequences for businesses from the slightest disruption.