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Who are the country's top IT leaders?

Peter Griffin. 28 October 2021, 12:31 pm
Who are the country's top IT leaders?

This year's CIO50 Awards winners had to contend with the lingering impacts of Covid as they pushed through ambitious IT projects.

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The US just hosted a major multinational cybersecurity summit - but will it help?

Peter Membrey. 27 October 2021, 3:44 pm
The US just hosted a major multinational cybersecurity summit - but will it help?

The attack on the US Colonial Pipeline company was simply too big for the government to ignore.

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During Covid we turned to video games to stay entertained - and connected

Peter Griffin. 26 October 2021, 12:22 pm

 Video games constituted the second more popular medium behind streaming video during the pandemic, according to new research from the Interactive Games and Entertainment Association.

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Griffin on Tech: Put your thinking caps on - we need a decent digital strategy

Peter Griffin. 22 October 2021, 1:51 pm

We are one of the few countries in the OECD without a digital strategy.

That's all changing but it needs your input. Let's make the current effort to develop one count.

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RNZ New Tech: NZ's Digital Strategy, Ransomware, and Text Scams

ITP Team. 22 October 2021, 1:43 pm

ITP CEO Paul Matthews talked with RNZ Nine to Noon this week about New Zealand's proposed Digital Strategy - what it'll mean for the future of digital in New Zealand.

Also, the Australians have int…

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Toybox: A compelling mix of nostalgia and style in Samsung's Flip

Peter Griffin. 22 October 2021, 8:40 am

The Flip feels like a format that's here to stay, one that even Apple might draw inspiration from.

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Our Digital Strategy needs to be more human-centric and values-driven

By Dr. Markus Luczak-Roesch. 21 October 2021, 11:47 am

The key question is whether Aotearoa New Zealand wants to embark on a bold and unique journey to fundamentally rethink technological development, from cable to cloud and from assembly to apps, to be m…

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Does provenance matter when it comes to digital products and services?

By Jens Dietrich and Matthias Galster. 19 October 2021, 11:08 pm

provenance is making its way into applications, but features like "why am I seeing this ad" from Google or Facebook are underwhelming. The question is: can we do better?

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Apple's cunning scheme to boost uptake of its Siri voice assistant

Peter Griffin. 19 October 2021, 11:36 am

Amid a slew of upgrades to its MacBook Pro range and audio hardware unveiled this morning Apple also launched Apple Music Voice Plan, a cut-price music streaming service that can only be accessed via…

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The plan for digital tech skills and talent

Paul Matthews. 15 October 2021, 3:14 pm

We're really excited to be releasing the final cut of the skills and talent plan next week, as part of the significant work going into the Digital Tech Industry Transformation Plan.

Want to take a …

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Griffin on Tech: Aussie's ransomware crackdown could make us a bigger target

Peter Griffin. 15 October 2021, 3:00 pm

Australia is introducing laws specifically targeting ransomware attacks. Really, will that make a difference?

And does it now make New Zealand organisations softer targets?

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