Nielsen's latest numbers tell the story. With special feature audio.
"One portent of the editorial dangers of a merger can be seen in the Mike Hosking petition story (or rather non-story on the Herald). Some stories under the new model may never see the light of day"
But critics see two big problems with new performance plan. With special feature audio.
"Too right. Council who think they can save money by 'throwing their weight around' fail to understand the rules of commerce and business. If you're engaging an IT vendor to *define* a standard (as opposed to adhering to a vendor-independent open standard), you're handing them the tools to extract revenue from you - you're giving them the ability to exploit you, and the ability to *lock you in* completely. It seems a trap into which most councils fall, face first."
PLUS: Ian Apperley, off his leash; Council CFO cold on SAP's new cloud product. With special feature audio.
"I wouldn't blame SAP. It's not their fault they are dealing with a clueless but spendthrift customer"