Stories by Randal Jackson

IBM lays off staff, restructures local management

IBM New Zealand has made major staff changes and there is speculation of of layoffs at the company. Phill Patton has been appointed national sales manager and business partners say that two regional sales manager positions have been disestablished. Stephen Elliott has been appointed head of software.

I’m with the band

Mixing and matching two diverse careers has proved a winner for Wellington identity Chris O’Shea.

SPL has the answer

SOFTWARE Productivity (SPL) has picked up the New Zealand distribution rights for FlexAnswer, a natural language question-answering solution designed to improve web-based customer services. Customers can ask, in plain English, questions regarding any aspect of the company’s activities, products and services.