Lifting the Lid on Technology


From Softsource vBridge, in association with New Zealand's leading IT vendors and experts is a podcast series, Lifting the Lid on Technology' - where we speak with New Zealand's leading IT experts to uncover current market trends and challenges in the ever-evolving tech landscape.

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A World Re Oriented
Nov 28 2022
A World Re Oriented
In our first podcast episode, Softsource's VCIO/Principal Consultant, Barry White is joined by HP Product Evangelist, Carlin Diprose. Setting the scene with exploration into how the current global pandemic has reoriented NZ businesses with the move to a hybrid workplace, and the contrasts between NZ and global markets. The team then discuss how the role of IT has changed over the last 12 months, before ending with a look at current IT manageability and security challenges and some must have components for your technology foundation moving forward. Barry WhiteVCIO/Principal Consultant / Business Transformation & Intelligence With a passion founded on technology and services as an enabler, Softsource VCIO/Principal Consultant, Barry White holds more than 30 years of ICT industry knowledge and experience. Having worked across numerous Enterprise, Education and Government Projects, Barry is Softsource's Practice Manager for Microsoft NZ with particular focus on Cloud and Office 365 deployments. Away from Softsource Barry is a Group CIO for two NZX listed organisations. His passion and success derive from working with organisations who recognise and value the opportunity that evolving technology options afford to their business, with a view to improving productivity and ultimately profitability. Carlin DiproseProduct Evangelist - HP With over 4 years' experience at HP, Carlin Diprose has worked on both the consumer and commercial sides of the business. Since assuming the role of Product Evangelist, it's his job to champion all the innovation initiatives at HP. Carlin has never seen a more rapid, and accelerated time for innovation than what has transpired in the last 12 months. Fascinated by the global and local trends driving new technologies and hardware advancements at both HP and wider tech industry, Carlin believes 2020 and 2021 has fundamentally transformed how businesses operate. Is your organisation setup to thrive in this new environment?  See for privacy information.