In his six months with Lancom Andre has shown passion for technology, problem solving and continuous learning. Andre's biggest highlight at Lancom was passing his AWS Developer Associate exam recently. We chatted to him about his journey to date, his personal passions and recommendations for others looking to build a career in software development.Read More
Growing up in Whangarei, Aaron moved to Auckland to study Digital Design at AUT focusing on Motion Capture and Game Design. After joining the design industry, Aaron found himself loving the creative side of the role however it didn't quench his thirst for problem solving.
Fast forward a few years later, Aaron is Lancom's Service Desk Manager, after shining as a Graduate Systems Engineer and Helpdesk Leader. We sat down with Aaron to understand more about him, and his recommendations for those seeking a management position in the technology sector.Read More
There’s good reason for analysts putting growth in the business intelligence market in double figures and surging to a value of over US$29 billion by 2020: it delivers real value to an increasingly broad cross section of businesses (in fact, Forbes says small businesses have the highest rate of BI adoption in 2018!) But just precisely what can Microsoft’s contender, Power BI, do for your company? Check out these five common problems that this powerful solution can address.Read More
Computers, Technology and how systems work have always been one of Cameron's passion. Starting his career in 2014, as a graduate systems engineer, Cameron has risen through the ranks to become Lancom's Technical Team Leader, responsible for scoping, and delivering complex projects.
We interviewed Cameron to find out his highlights building a career in Technology, and his recommendations for those getting started.Read More
Joining Lancom as a Graduate Systems Engineer, Jacques quickly realised he was made for Software Development. When we had an opening for a Full Stack Junior Developer, Jacques was quick to apply. Showing an outstanding result, he moved to become one of Lancom's Software Developers.Read More
Nikita is Lancom's first female engineer! We discussed what a career in tech looks like for her, why she chose Lancom, and the highlights of working in the Technology industry.Read More
It doesn't matter if your business is the smallest of the SME's or the largest of the Enterprises; defining what is core to you is the first step in understanding what should be important to your team, your customers, and your overall business personality.
You probably understand the importance of having something on paper that proves your business identity, and what your team stands for. But, are you living by this?
Let's be honest: with busy days come pressure to focus on operational related matters, and things like "culture" and "values" become second priority.
This is where we were at the beginning of 2018, when we decided that, in order to move ahead, we needed to stop and re-evaluate our vision.
This article attempts to lay out some of the learnings we acquired during this process.Read More
Kevin first joined Lancom in 2005 as a Systems engineer, but we knew he was made for relationship management! In his first 7 years at Lancom he helped us solidify our Managed Services practice, and grow our customer base through building solid solutions for New Zealand SMEs.
Seven years later, Kevin re-joined Lancom as a Sales Director, after working for organisations such as Spark & Dimension Data. We chatted to Kevin about his career aspirations, and the motivation to return to Lancom.Read More
…Is greatly exaggerated. But its evolution is right here, right now.
There’s a reason business reporting as you know it is coming to something akin to a sudden death. But, attention grabbing headline aside, business reporting isn’t going anywhere. Instead, it is changing radically away from the Excel spreadsheets you know (and truth be told, probably love), to something far better. Power BI and live reporting.Read More
Starting as a Graduate Engineer, Dmitry joined Lancom's helpdesk team 24 months ago. Since then, we have seen him achieving fantastic customer satisfaction (CSAT) scores from our customers, take part on our Lancom TV program, and overall providing excellent problem solving, while delivering a fantastic customer experience.
In an informal discussion, Dmitry has shared his highlights from the past two years.Read More