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Because the universe is made of stories - not atoms.


Jade client Zurich launches new Adviser Portal

Jade in the news - October 11, 2018

Australian life insurer, Zurich, has launched a ‘next generation’ adviser portal, which incorporates a new online quoting and application platform.

Machine learning lifts university students’ chances of graduation

Digital business - February 16, 2018

Restructured leadership reflects commitment to growth, pace, and quality

Media release, Jade in the news - February 8, 2018

Jade Software's reordered leadership structure reflects its commitment to delivering high quality digital offerings at pace.

Governing Information Systems Resilience: A Case Study

Jade in the news - December 4, 2017

A paper, co-authored by Jade’s Chief Innovation Officer, John Ascroft, Dr Stephen Wingreen from the University of Canterbury and Amit Sarkar of Ara Institute, has been voted best research paper by the jury at the European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS).

Lifebroker and Jade’s chatbot hits the headlines

Jade in the news, Digital business - October 20, 2017

Lifebroker releases its new chatbot with the help of Jade.

Jade Software appoints new CEO

Media release - October 13, 2017

Jade Software has appointed Charlotte Walshe as its new Chief Executive Officer

Eduard Liebenberger features in NBR

Jade in the news, Digital business - October 4, 2017

Jade’s Head of Digital, Eduard Liebenberger, lends his thoughts to NBR about what it takes to implement a successful business-wide digital transformation strategy.

Making sense of AI for your business

Digital business, Innovation - October 4, 2017

In a world where customers have more and more power, adopting a customer-centric strategy is imperative. How can you apply AI to your business?

Jade Software a key sponsor of Canterbury Tech Summit 2017

Jade in the news, Innovation, Events - August 10, 2017

Jade Software is pleased to be a platinum sponsor of the Canterbury Tech Summit 2017.

A resilient 2016 result

Media release - June 19, 2017

Jade Software's 2016 results announcement.

Caroline Francis talks storytelling in CMO magazine

Digital business, Working at Jade - June 16, 2017

Jade's Caroline Francis discusses the value of storytelling in CMO magazine

Electricity Authority and Jade Software shake hands on extended partnership agreement

Media release, Energy industry - May 16, 2017

Jade Software will continue to supply New Zealand's Electricity Authority with Registry Management services.

ClearView, Jade hail long-term partnership, look towards future for customers

Digital business, Financial services, Events - April 19, 2017

ClearView and Jade discuss their long-term partnership and look towards future of customers service.

Jade appointed Microsoft Dynamics 365 Partner in Australia

Media release, Digital business, CRM - March 22, 2017

Jade Software is a new Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner in Australia, with a focus on digital business transformation for insurers and financial services.

Introducing Energetic Thinking, our new book about NZ’s energy industry

Digital business, Energy industry - March 17, 2017

Jade Software's new book, Energetic Thinking, takes a wide-ranging look at transformation in energy distribution and retail.

Looking into the future of electricity distribution

Energy industry - March 4, 2017

Jade is inviting thinkers from NZ's energy industry to gaze into the future and share their thoughts on how distribution will look in 2027.

John Ascroft features in NBR

Jade in the news - February 28, 2017

John Ascroft talks big data in NBR.

New JADE 2016 release a giant leap for developers

JADE Development Platform - December 30, 2016

JADE 2016, the software development environment's latest release, is unashamedly developer-focused, including a new-look IDE.

TAL and Jade show insurance industry a new way to innovate

Financial services - November 28, 2016

TAL and Jade team up to test and develop new customer facing applications for insurance customers.

John Ascroft: Design thinking builds with customers in mind

Jade in the news, Energy industry - November 18, 2016

Our CIO, John Ascroft discusses the value of design thinking workshops in finding and developing new ideas.

Employment Today: Great culture comes from living the right values

Jade in the news, Working at Jade, Staff fun - November 14, 2016

Jade's Director of HR, Colleen Bardsley, has shared tips with Employment Today on building and sustaining a culture of innovation. Here she discusses the values that underpin our culture.

Virtual Reality: More Real than Virtual

Events - November 9, 2016

Our user experience (UX) expert, Shane Goodwin, discusses designing with virtual reality (VR) in mind.

Jade Software appoints Sue Suckling as Chairperson

Media release - October 17, 2016

Jade announces appointment of Sue Suckling to Chairperson of the board, as global expansion continues.

Shane Goodwin brings virtual reality to UX New Zealand

October 14, 2016

Jade UX specialist talks about virtual reality at UX New Zealand 2016.

John Ascroft: The serious business of free thinking

Jade in the news, Digital business, Innovation - September 29, 2016

Our CIO, John Ascroft's clever insights into innovation and culture have been picked up by idealog.

Halftime report all good news

Media release - September 13, 2016

Our mid-year update spells good news for everyone.

Bimodal IT with John Ascroft

Jade in the news, Digital business - September 8, 2016

Our CIO, John Ascroft, discusses the value of bimodal IT as businesses become more digitally focused.

Jade partner nominated for 2016 innovation awards

Innovation, Community news - September 8, 2016

Jade's farm health and safety partner, OnSide, have been nominated for three Innovation Awards.

John Ascroft examines innovative thinking in Energy News

Jade in the news - August 31, 2016

Our CIO, John Ascroft, takes a look at the way energy companies can look to other industries for innovation.

NBR talks innovative culture with our CIO

Jade in the news, Innovation - August 29, 2016

John Ascroft, Jade CIO, features in a National Business Review article about building, and sustaining, a culture of innovation.

Jade powers TAL into the AFR's 50 Most Innovative Companies 2016

Jade in the news, Digital business, Financial services - August 24, 2016

TAL's partnership with Jade pays off with a place in the Australian Financial Review's 50 most innovative companies 2016.

Our long lasting Clearview partnership draws Australian attention

Jade in the news, Financial services - August 17, 2016

Our partnership with ClearView has drummed up some media attention, which discusses our value as a partner, software development trends, and the future.

Craig Beveridge talks customer centred software design

Jade in the news, Digital business - August 3, 2016

Our Australian GM, Craig Beveridge, discusses the value of customer-led software design.

Growing an innovative culture

Digital business, Innovation - July 20, 2016

Jade Software and CORE Education are lifting the lid on a new partnership which has successfully introduced elements of Jade’s innovative culture into CORE’s organisation.

How insurers can keep pace with change

Jade in the news, Digital business, Financial services - July 5, 2016

Our Australian General Manager, Craig Beveridge, explains how insurers can adapt to accelerating digital change.

Is your business husky or human? The latest from our CIO, John Ascroft

Jade in the news - July 5, 2016

Adaptability hold the key to surviving the accelerating pace of change. Find out what our CIO, John Ascroft, has to say.

Supporting the 2016 New Zealand Innovation Awards

Innovation, Awards - June 15, 2016

We're sponsoring the 2016 Innovation in Technology Solutions award.

Annual results: Jade Software Corporation invests to grow

Media release - May 26, 2016

Jade's 2015 results saw global expansion, improved revenue in digital and JADE technologies businesses, and lead times in the logistics sector lengthen.

CIO NZ looks at our culture of innovation

Jade in the news, Innovation, Working at Jade - May 25, 2016

What does it take to create a culture of innovation so strong that your customers ask for a slice of it themselves? CIO NZ talked to John Ascroft and Caroline Francis to find out.

Wide-ranging disruption makes innovation even more important: Insights from EMANZ

Digital business, Energy industry - May 23, 2016

Our EMANZ conference survey results show a lot of disruption in the energy industry, which makes innovation ever more important.

Jade’s culture gets some exposure

Working at Jade - May 13, 2016

Jade's leaders speak about the value of culture.

Ruth Richardson retires from Jade Software board

Media release - May 13, 2016

The Hon. Ruth Richardson has announced her retirement from the Board and Chairmanship of Jade Software.

The speed of change is accelerating - A pace adjusted look at the future.

Energy industry, Events - April 26, 2016

At Downstream 2016, our Chief innovation Officer, John Ascroft, spoke about the pace of change and what we can expect in the future.

Getting OnSide with the media

Jade in the news - April 14, 2016

We're getting some great media coverage following the release of OnSide.

John Ascroft talks disruption with Techweek

Jade in the news - April 14, 2016

Techweek talks to John about disruption and creating a culture of innovation.

OnSide and Jade Software launch innovative health and safety app

Media release - April 7, 2016

OnSide and Jade Software launch innovative health and safety app

The new energy distribution equation

Digital business, Energy industry - January 15, 2016

Our new ebook, The New energy distribution equation, looks at the changing landscape of energy distribution.

The appeal of 'as a service'

Jade in the news, Digital business - January 12, 2016

Jade CIO John Ascroft helps iStart break down the business of software as a service.

Digital disruption: What's in a cliché?

Jade in the news, Digital business, Energy industry - December 16, 2015

John Ascroft, Jade CIO, writes in Energy News about the trends behind digital disruption - where technology, data, and new expectations meet.

OnSide and Jade Software bring innovation to health and safety

Jade in the news, Digital business - December 15, 2015

OnSide, an innovative health and safety app for New Zealand's farmers, is nearly ready for launch.

TAL's new calculator brings fun to insurance

Jade in the news, Digital business, Financial services - December 1, 2015

Super Review reports on TAL's fun new insurance calculator, the latest product of our innovation partnership.

V8 legend Greg Murphy drives hotlaps for lucky Jade staff

Staff fun, Staff resilience and collaboration - November 17, 2015

Jade's Go Beyond series gives four staff members a seat in Greg Murphy's Holden for hot laps at Ruapuna.

Lincoln IT whizz-kids scoop Jade prize

Jade in the news, Awards - November 4, 2015

Congratulations to Kazunori Hashikuchi and Ewan Dickie who won the 2015 Jade Prize after gaining top marks in their Lincoln University Software Engineering class this year.

Change is coming: Established businesses will be the next digital disruptors

Digital business, Energy industry - October 27, 2015

The next wave of digital disruptors in New Zealand's energy industry will be established companies, rather than new entrants.

Quality partnerships make our clients smarter and happier

Digital business, Financial services, Innovation - October 20, 2015

Craig Beveridge (Jade Software’s Chief Operating Officer and General Manager, Australia) explains how bimodal resourcing is good for our clients, and for us.

7 steps to getting software innovation projects to market, fast

Digital business, Innovation - October 2, 2015

Creative, innovative software projects need to get to market fast. These steps will help your team speed up, working in agile ways to build quality apps without the hold-ups that can derail IT projects in large organisations.

Cloud CRM project helps boost Pacific Islands trade and investment

Media release, Digital business, CRM - September 23, 2015

A recent Jade project for Pacific Islands Trade & Invest has transformed their seven-year-old CRM into a specially configured, cloud-based data store used by offices around the world.

Sharing agile advice with Australia's project managers

Jade in the news, Digital business - September 18, 2015

Jade COO and GM Craig Beveridge explains how to take a more agile approach to your next project in projectmanager.com.au

Killing the brogrammer stereotype

Jade in the news, Working at Jade - July 8, 2015

Project manager Mindy Marshall writes about women in IT, and the steps the industry's taking to encourage more women and girls into IT.

Rust Report meets our Australian General Manager, Craig Beveridge

Jade in the news, Financial services - July 6, 2015

Craig Beveridge, our General Manager, Australia, talks to the Rust Report about digital business transformation and the challenges our customers face.

CIO John Ascroft on traditional businesses going digital

Jade in the news, Digital business - June 24, 2015

In Idealog, John Ascroft writes about digital business transformation - engaging customers online, unlocking data, and innovating creatively.

'World domination' predictions follow our 2014 results

Jade in the news - May 21, 2015

Jade Software's 2014 results were strong enough to lead Computer World to report "World Domination on the cards".

Jade Software Ahead of Profitability Plan: 2014 Annual Results

May 20, 2015

Focused execution fuels global expansion - record growth for Master Terminal, increased R&D investment, and new blue chip Jade Solutions clients.

Jade Software Appoints General Manager - Australia

Media release, Financial services - April 8, 2015

New leadership role accelerates growth in the Australian market

Creativity can make our energy sector a world-leading innovator

Energy industry, Events - March 20, 2015

Downstream, the energy sector’s annual strategic forum, saw CIO John Ascroft address 160 delegates on creative innovation, and possibilities for our world-leading energy industry.

Innovation in a data-soaked, customer-led market

Digital business, Energy industry - March 17, 2015

Creative companies that deeply understand and engage their customers through true digital business models will thrive in the energy sector.

JADE 7.1 released: Faster, easier, better

Media release, JADE Development Platform - February 9, 2015

JADE 7.1 is the latest upgrade to the JADE development platform, launched February 5 with a focus on big data, commoditized devices, and stronger security.

Helping The Warehouse raise money for the Salvation Army

Community news - November 10, 2014

A helicopter flight donated by Jade Software helped our iconic customer, The Warehouse Group, raise $600,000 for The Salvation Army.

Keeping IT jobs fresh: Idealog talks to Jade

Jade in the news, Working at Jade - November 5, 2014

Our Director of HR, Colleen Bardsley, talks with Idealog magazine about Jade's approach to solving talent shortages, keeping work interesting, and holding on to good people.

ITx, IITP, CITRENZ: It all spells good news for NZ’s IT industry

Events, Community news - October 3, 2014

Ahead of 2014's ITx conference, Jade CIO John Ascroft explains why we’re such keen supporters of CITRENZ, IITP, and ITx.

We’re launching new services for the energy industry

Energy industry - September 16, 2014

A new set of Jade services are designed to help energy companies use Registry data more efficiently and securely.

Introducing our new director, Paddy Boyle

Media release - September 12, 2014

Paddy Boyle, our new independent director, fits our ambition to keep growing and sell more market-leading innovations around the world.

Technology can solve the finance sector’s customer experience deficit

Financial services - August 19, 2014

Financial service IT leaders want to improve customer experience (CX). The right ICT choices can improve an entire company's CX, starting with digital services.

Jade shortlisted in NZTA Cycle Friendly Awards 2014

Community news, Awards - July 31, 2014

Jade Bike Week for a finalist for the CAN Cycle Friendly Commitment by a Business award, one of the NZTA Cycle Friendly Awards 2014.

NZTE's Canterbury Regional Profile features Jade

Jade in the news - July 17, 2014

Canterbury is one of NZTE's regions of opportunity for investors. A growing economy and knowledge-intensive business like Jade make a compelling case.

Ten questions that’ll test your readiness for cloud

Media release - May 22, 2014

Ready, or not? Ten questions that’ll test your readiness for cloud.

Major UK Building Society Secures Core Banking Platform on JADE

Media release, Financial services - April 9, 2014

Jade's largest shareholder, Skipton Building Society has extended its current agreement with Jade, committing to a further ten year support and maintenance contract.

National Go By Bike Day supersized by Jade Software

Media release - February 13, 2014

Wednesday 12 February marks the national Go By Bike Day, which has been embraced by the team at Jade Software.

Jade Software Corporation announces operating structure and executive management changes

Media release - January 17, 2013

Jade spin-off set to raise capital

Media release - November 28, 2012


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