Stories by Ulrika Hedquist, Computerworld

IT vacancies lacking descriptions: recruiter

Local IT firms could get better productivity out of new employees if they improved on their position descriptions and induction processes, says a local IT recruitment company.

Major Supercity ICT contracts signed

Full roll-out of the Auckland Supercity ERP system will be completed in August 2011 at a cost of $62.3 million, according to Auckland Transition Agency documents.

Third Webstock to attract 550

The third Webstock conference kicks off today in Wellington. Event director Natasha Hall says there was a two-year gap between the first two conferences, but Webstock is now an annual event.

Companies Office signs up to Twitter, Facebook

The Companies Office is embracing Web 2.0 technologies to get information out to the public. The government agency has been on Facebook for a while, and from the start of this year it is also on the online message service Twitter.

The Toybox top-five: best of 2008

It is that time of year again, but before we head off to beaches and baches for the holidays, I thought this would be the perfect time to sum up the past 12 months here at Toybox headquarters, and at the same time give you some Christmas gift inspiration. Below is my top-five list of toys and gadgets that have passed through since January.

Xtra brand dies a quiet death

The Xtra brand is gradually being dumped from all Telecom marketing material.
While the email side of the Xtra brand has been swallowed by Yahoo, as YahooXtra, the company’s broadband services have now been progressively renamed Telecom Broadband.