November 1, 2016
The future is omni-channel
New Zealanders are more connected than ever before – 94% check the internet daily and a third of kiwis are constantly connected, according to the latest Internet NZ study. Customers have high expectations of their interactions with businesses – the digital experience needs to be secure, convenient, consistent and engaging. At the same time, new business models are disrupting traditional enterprise businesses.
October 27, 2016
Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016: Keynote highlights
It's a big week in tech here in Auckland, as New Zealand's largest tech conference, Ignite, comes to town. The opening keynote is always a whizz-bang highlight, showcasing what's next in tech. We asked some Theta's many Ignite attendees to share the things they were excited about.
October 25, 2016
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 is here!
The new release of Microsoft Dynamics NAV is here, on time according to Microsoft’s annual release cycle. There were some speculations during the year about the name of this release as other terms are floating around like “Project Madeira” and “Dynamics 365”. Let’s clarify these terms and products first before we look deeper into the new features of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017.
October 14, 2016
New automated external defibrillator (AED)
Theta now has an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in our Auckland office. 15 staff as well as two from a neighbouring firm have attended a CPR/AED training session, and we’ve informed our close neighbours that we have an AED available for use if required.
September 27, 2016
Workflows in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016
Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 has been released with many new features which will cater for small to mid-sized businesses around the globe. Microsoft Dynamics NAV Workflows is one of the most exciting and anticipated functionalities introduced in the latest release.
September 21, 2016
Creating smart reports and applications with machine learning and R
The main users of machine learning and statistics modelling are data scientists. But other users, such as software developers, BI developers, and even business users through self-service BI, can benefit from machine learning and R in their projects. By connecting these tools, they can bring statistics, descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analysis into applications and ultimately develop smarter products and services. In this post, I will show how Microsoft makes it easy for different users to connect and use machine learning and statistics in their reports and applications.
August 25, 2016
Inline hockey and design: a winning combo
Continuing our series of Theta staffers doing interesting things outside of work, this month we meet Joe Dowman, Theta’s Wellington-based graphic designer. When not working his design magic, Joe plays and coaches inline hockey, which last month took him to Hawaii as a NZ coach at the AAU Inline Hockey Junior Olympics.