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A.I, Machine Learning and Deep Learning - The New Zealand Javascript Conference 2017

Igor Costa | 20 Mar 2017

A.I, Machine Learning and Deep Learning - The New Zealand Javascript Conference 2017

One of Solnet's Digital Solutions Architects, Igor Costa recently presented at the New Zealand Javascript Conference. In his presentation he had a chance to speak about his passion, A.I.

Enterprise IT Transformation - What it is and where it's heading

Nick Evans | 08 Mar 2017

Enterprise IT Transformation - What it is and where it's heading

In this article we're profiling Nick Evans, our Enterprise IT Transformation Director. We asked Nick six questions across our short interview to find out how Enterprise IT is changing the face of organisations we work with and what he sees as the changes and challenges IT leadership will face as a critical part of their organisation's success. 

Manufacturing gets a helping hand with Odoo’s MRP app

Kevin McMenamin | 22 Feb 2017

Manufacturing gets a helping hand with Odoo’s MRP app

As part of Odoo 10 there is now a dedicated application specific to manufacturing operations. With the average manufacturing operation using more than 10 different applications to run their business, data duplication, time loss, poor workflows and a lack of visibility are just some of the things which can impact a manufacturer’s bottom line. 

Odoo 10 has all the features your business needs

Kevin McMenamin | 22 Feb 2017

Odoo 10 has all the features your business needs

Odoo has recently released Version 10, which contains a number of new and improved features to help businesses better manage their online presence, improve customer support and service, as well as managing their employees’ expense claims.

Odoo becomes the biggest enterprise App Store with 10,000 apps

Kevin McMenamin | 22 Feb 2017

Odoo becomes the biggest enterprise App Store with 10,000 apps

One of the reasons we love the Odoo product and think it’s perfect for New Zealand businesses is the range of Apps that you can access. Most businesses in New Zealand move quickly, with low overheads. They don’t have time to develop large scale apps or purchase expensive software which may or may not work out. 

The Role of Digital Product Development in Digital Transformation

Phil Coop | 08 Feb 2017

The Role of Digital Product Development in Digital Transformation

In the last of our Four Ps of Digital Transformation series, we take a look at the most critical aspect for customer experience - product.

Helping Lotto NZ develop and deploy SMS based messaging services

Nathan Soich | 02 Feb 2017

Helping Lotto NZ develop and deploy SMS based messaging services

Lotto NZ’s text service is a SMS based messaging service which integrates within Lotto NZ’s existing systems, augmenting other communications channels used by the business to drive engagement with customers.

GovTech and the Employment Agreement Builder - an interview with Business.govt.nz

Kris Kincaid | 27 Jan 2017

GovTech and the Employment Agreement Builder - an interview with Business.govt.nz

Recently we spoke with business.govt.nz about their Employment Agreement Builder (EAB) tool. Improving access to government services for New Zealanders is a key digital initiative across the public service,

Omni-channel experiences: Why they matter to your customers and bottom line

Nathan Soich | 19 Dec 2016

Omni-channel experiences: Why they matter to your customers and bottom line

As the physical and digital channels overlap, those who can master omni-channel will be rewarded with increased loyalty, sales and engagement from consumers.

Utilising the right platforms to support your digital transformation

Phil Coop | 12 Dec 2016

Utilising the right platforms to support your digital transformation

Cloud services and cloud infrastructure are closely aligned with Digital Transformation. Continuing our series on the four Ps of Digital Transformation, we now discuss the importance of Platform.

MEDIA RELEASE - Solnet boosts digital transformation capabilities

Nathan Soich | 05 Dec 2016

MEDIA RELEASE - Solnet boosts digital transformation capabilities

Solnet, one of New Zealand’s leading digital and enterprise technology organisations, has appointed Nick Evans to the newly created position of IT Transformation Director, effective immediately.

Waterfall vs Agile: Which methodology is right for your team?

Reinaldo Silva | 16 Nov 2016

Waterfall vs Agile: Which methodology is right for your team?

Agile methodologies are all the rage in software development, however a one-size-fits-all approach does not always work. What's the best approach for your team?

Reviewing and optimising processes to support your digital transformation

Phil Coop | 13 Oct 2016

Reviewing and optimising processes to support your digital transformation

In our first article we introduced The Four Ps of Digital Transformation, - people, process, platform and product.

Developing people and culture to support your digital transformation

Phil Coop | 21 Sep 2016

Developing people and culture to support your digital transformation

In a previous article, we introduced the concept of The Four Ps of Digital Transformation - people, process, platform and product - In this article we take a deep dive...

The Four Ps of Digital Transformation

Phil Coop | 01 Sep 2016

The Four Ps of Digital Transformation

Digital transformation is the key to achieving business agility. The Four Ps of Digital Transformation present a simple and effective approach to delivering digital change.

The benefits of using open source ERP platforms in your business

Kevin McMenamin | 22 Aug 2016

The benefits of using open source ERP platforms in your business

There are many ERP solutions available to businesses, but few offer the same flexibility and benefits of Odoo.

Three factors which make Continuous Delivery a better system for development

Alfred Enslin - Digital Agile Coach | 04 Aug 2016

Three factors which make Continuous Delivery a better system for development

To keep up with the pace of modern software development, leading organisations are moving to a Continuous Delivery model. We’ve identified three key benefits.

What to look for in an ERP solution

Kevin McMenamin - ERP Capability Manager | 21 Jul 2016

What to look for in an ERP solution

For businesses wondering about how effective any ERP solution is, here are four questions they can ask themselves.

The missed opportunities of great customer experience

Solnet | 11 Jul 2016

The missed opportunities of great customer experience

The age of the customer will create both challenges and opportunities alike for businesses. Find out why user experience is more important than ever.

Getting the real value from UX

Mat Gritt | 16 May 2016

Getting the real value from UX

In a world where technology is enabling new products and services daily, it’s difficult to stand out on features alone.

How to design services for government; a way to do things better

29 Apr 2016

How to design services for government; a way to do things better

As the largest public service provider in New Zealand, the Government is in the privileged position that every kiwi needs to access their services at some point.

Solnet and The Semantic Web Company announce strategic partnership

Kris Kincaid | 22 Apr 2016

Solnet and The Semantic Web Company announce strategic partnership

Solnet is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with The Semantic Web Company to bring the PoolParty semantic technology suite to New Zealand.

Digital Transformation events for CXOs in Auckland and Wellington

Phil Coop | 31 Mar 2016

Digital Transformation events for CXOs in Auckland and Wellington

How can Digital Transformation help your organisation move at the pace required to stay competitive?

Digital Transformation Summit, 7 March 2016, SKYCITY, Auckland

Phil Coop | 17 Feb 2016

Digital Transformation Summit, 7 March 2016, SKYCITY, Auckland

Phil Coop, Solnet's Digital Transformation Director is presenting and recommends the event for business leaders looking to accelerate their digital transformation programmes.

Is design just a commodity in today's digital world?

Phil Coop | 06 Feb 2016

Is design just a commodity in today's digital world?

In days gone by, in the print world, design needed to capture the attention quickly, draw the readers interest, and communicate a proposition virtually instantly.

How culture drives digital transformation

Phil Coop | 06 Jan 2016

How culture drives digital transformation

The combination of market fragmentation, the rapid rise of consumer choice and expectations, digital start-ups delivering niche propositions, changing media patterns, and global players entering local markets has created the perfect storm. 

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