If you want your website to attract visitors and buyers, you may need to employ a usability specialist. Though common in the US, usability specialists are relatively rare in Australasia. Tom van Bodegraven of Masterton thinks he may be the only one in New Zealand.
Stories by Darren Greenwood
Don't panic about the dot-com crash; we've seen it all before and the IT industry will bounce back.
Two internet security consultants deny they are "blackmailing" organisations into using their services by hacking into sites and subsequently contacting the owners.
The New Zealand IT market is set to double to $US7.51 billion by 2005, says Gartner Research.
New Zealand has joined a 12-country initiative to boost consumer rights on overseas e-tail sites.
Cisco New Zealand expects to remain unscathed by the 8500 job cuts announced by its California-based parent.
New anti-spamming guidelines have run into criticism from an email marketer. The New Zealand Direct Marketing Association and the Advertising Standards Authority issued a code of practice last week, and with the Ministry of Commerce launched the eMarketing Standards Authority.
Hawkes Bay-based IMS has developed an ASP version of its best-selling payroll software, and updated it to account for new fringe benefit tax rules.
The New Zealand government's u-turn on R&D tax incentives has been welcomed by the IT industry, though some are wondering if it goes far enough.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ) is transforming itself into an "e-business" to the tune of more than NZ$100 million (US$43 million).
More IT firms from the US, Europe and India are poised to set up shop in New Zealand.
Star Wars technology from a US military-industrial complex is set to create jobs in Auckland, New Zealand.
New Zealand IT workers are dumping the "Pacific peso" -- a slang term for the New Zealand dollar -- for the mighty US dollar.
Fresh warnings have been given to New Zealand electronic retailers that they cannot make misleading claims.
Once the Soviet Union was dubbed as the "Evil Empire", hell-bent on global communist domination. Today, if the Russians are ever coming, it may be to steal our Web sites.