Blog by CIO Studio

AI Ethics and GPT-3: why it's time for artificial intelligence rules
It's Thursday night and 14-year-old Ethan has an essay due the next morning examining the plot and characters of a Charles Dickens book. Total word count so far? 0. But don't worry, poor Ethan is only a few clicks away from having an outline, intro, and closing paragraph.
03 February 2023 05:15 AM - Comment(s)
Team Spotlight: Ed Overy
As CIO Studio continues to grow fast, so does our team of expert CIOs! Our newest Core Advisor Ed Overy comes with an exciting background leading IT for major transportation agencies like KiwiRail, Airways, and Air New Zealand.
21 December 2022 11:08 PM - Comment(s)
Paul Matthews on RNZ Nine to Noon: what's really going on at Twitter?
Our CEO Paul Matthews joins Susie on RNZ Nine to Noon to talk about the latest developments at Twitter since Elon Musk took over. Plus the upbeat tech industry, and are autonomous vehicles spying on us?
20 December 2022 06:36 AM - Comment(s)
Why you should care deeply about Ransomware
“Hacking” is certainly nothing new and up until relatively recently, was seen by many as simply an inconvenience. Often it would involve enduring nothing more serious than a relatively harmless – but highly embarrassing – website defacement. Not now, however.
15 December 2022 11:07 PM - Comment(s)
11 Top Digital Tech Podcasts
If you pop on any social channel, everyone seems to be asking: “What is the best podcast?" It’s not about the best new book anymore in this digital age. There’s always Audible, of course, but podcasts have their finger on the pulse.
24 November 2022 04:27 AM - Comment(s)
8 Vital Qualities of a Good CIO
There are many qualities all senior employees need to have in order to succeed. A Chief Information Officer (CIO) is no different and requires some specific qualities, skills and attributes if they are to be successful. Here are what I see as the most important attributes of a good CIO.
14 October 2022 02:03 AM - Comment(s)
Perception vs Reality: why are people nervous about change?
Two things shape our perception of reality: what we see and what we know. This is a real challenge when dealing with technology that changes constantly.
23 September 2022 01:02 AM - Comment(s)
Team Spotlight: Mike Dennehy
I hope you enjoyed getting to know a little bit more about some of our team in our last team spotlights. This month we're shining the light on our team member based out in Tauranga - Mike Dennehy.
20 September 2022 09:47 AM - Comment(s)
When things go wrong: avoiding a mess with your digital provider
Most of the time things go well when dealing with digital and tech providers, but when things go bad - they can go really bad! So how do you avoid getting into a messy situation? One recent high-profile situation might hold some pointers.
15 September 2022 04:14 AM - Comment(s)
NZ leaders: the clock is ticking
Sometimes it can be hard for leaders to give important matters the priority they deserve. All too often the urgent drives out the important. If this is allowed to continue, things can go bad quickly. Let’s take a look at a real-life scenario.
24 August 2022 10:35 AM - Comment(s)