ThoughtWeb becomes Acularo

By Optimation on 20 November 2017

Congratulations to our partner ThoughtWeb Australia on the launch of their new brand name, Acularo, which reflects a new company ownership structure.
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ThoughtWeb is a leading business management platform that brings knowledge together, places it in context, assesses situations and recommends courses of action. The Optimation Group's Australian business OGA has integrated ThoughtWeb into our Enterprise Solutions. These are consulting-led solutions that deliver innovative information and decision support, helping enterprises to achieve business outcomes by improving their ability to deal with the complexity of governance/management and risk.
 
Acularo explains that ThoughtWeb's new name was inspired by the Latin words for accurate (accuratos) and clear (acclaro) – concepts central to Acularo’s vision of making people’s business lives easier.
 
OGA General Manager Petar Bielovich says, "As a primary Gold Partner of Acularo, we look forward to this new chapter and to the a visionary roadmap for future development of the ThoughtWeb software platform. Congratulations to the team and Acorn Capital."

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Celebrating 25 years with our customers and partners

By Optimation on 4 October 2017

It was a huge privilege to host our customers and partners at Optimation’s 25th birthday celebration in Wellington. We really valued the opportunity to recognise the many great relationships Optimation has forged over the years, and how much we have achieved together. It is amazing to reflect on Optimation’s journey, evolving from a 4-person start-up in 1992 to having over 200 staff today and being an IT partner to some of New Zealand’s biggest organisations.

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At 25 years, Optimation gears for growth

By Optimation on 23 August 2017

Optimation 25 Year LogoThis year Optimation is celebrating 25 years in business. This success is the product of sustained investment in fostering smart, innovative thinking and a collaborative, pragmatic approach to delivering technology solutions that make our customers’ businesses better. The company is gearing for future growth with two appointments to strengthen the client relationship team.

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Strong growth means we're hiring

By Optimation on 16 August 2017

Optimation 25 Year LogoOptimation is celebrating 25 years in business and now we're gearing for the future  by growing our team of awesome Optimates.

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Increasing diversity in IT with ShadowTech Day

By Optimation on 28 June 2017

ShadowTech 2017 groupOptimation was privileged to host a group of smart, ambitious young women from Wellington secondary schools as part of ShadowTech Day 2017. ShadowTech encourages female students studying STEM subjects to consider a future career in IT, in a bid to maximise the full potential of New Zealand’s talent and redress the gender imbalance in the tech sector. Recent research from NZTech shows that women make up just 23 per cent of people employed in IT in New Zealand and they are under-represented in senior and management roles.

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Optimation partners with Solity for cloud-based crisis management

By Optimation on 7 March 2017

Optimation Group has signed a partnering and reseller agreement with Wellington-based start-up Solity, which provides a powerful cloud-based crisis and incident management solution.

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Optimation appoints new Chief Operating Officer

By Optimation on 8 February 2017

Carl Church has been appointed to the new role of Chief Operating Officer for leading NZ-owned systems integrator Optimation Group. He will lead Operational, Financial and Commercial functions across the Group’s three businesses, Optimation New Zealand, Optimation Group Australia, and Presto Resourcing Options.

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Alex Bouma appointed CEO of the Optimation Group

By Optimation on 15 April 2016

Leading ICT provider Optimation is excited to announce an evolution in its leadership with former GM at Optimation, Alex Bouma, being appointed as CEO.

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Optimation launches Presto Resourcing Options (PRO)

By Optimation on 2 July 2015

Helping clients meet IT skills gaps with tailored resourcing solutions

For business leaders and CIOs, access to skills remains one of the biggest brakes on growth. The latest State of the CIO survey shows that 56% of all New Zealand respondents are expecting IT skills shortages this year, with high demand in areas like business analysis and analytics, application development, enterprise architecture, and cloud and mobile technologies.

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