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Privacy breach at Ministry of Culture and Heritage

Paul Brislen. 26 August 2019, 5:00 am

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, is investigating a serious digital privacy breach involving the Tuia 250 Voyage trainee programme.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 23 August 2019, 5:42 pm
Update from ITPNZ

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

There's a lot of discussion happening currently about the Future of Work and this week I discussed the topic with New Zealand's Productivity Commission - a refreshingly independent body looking at this from an evidence-based perspective.

Also, more ITx Rutherford sponsors coming onboard, and earlybird registrations are closing soon - get in quick to save on registration. You really don't want to miss ITx Rutherford 2019.

And lastly, I spoke on RNZ this week about the huge transformation underway about how we watch TV: streaming content and the shifting role of content creation. Plus digital tech in schools.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 23 August 2019, 4:00 pm

This week on Brislen on Tech: It's the golden age of television, with more content and more choice and yes, more providers to sign up to. Oh well.

Plus, teachers are the answer, now what's the question?

And 5G: now more healthier than ever before.

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Waikato Uni opens Esports arena

Sarah Putt. 22 August 2019, 12:44 pm

It's the fastest growing sport in the world, so it makes sense for the tertiary sector to take notice of Esports. The University of Waikato has gone a step further, claiming it is making New Zealand h…

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Are our teachers ready for the new digital curriculum?

Ellen MacGregor-Reid . 21 August 2019, 7:10 am

A guest post from the Ministry of Education's Deputy Secretary for Early Learning and Student Achievement on whether teachers are ready for the new digital curriculum.

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Games sector aims high

Sarah Putt. 20 August 2019, 2:55 pm

Interactive media, which includes gaming, could become a billion-dollar industry in New Zealand within five years, according to a new report released by the New Zealand Game Developers Association (NZ…

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Only half of businesses prepared for digital disruption: NTT

Techblog staff. 19 August 2019, 7:28 am

According to NTT's 2019 Digital Means Business Report, 11% of organisations are highly satisfied with those in charge of spearheading digital transformation, despite the fact that almost three-quart…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 16 August 2019, 4:44 pm

Here's a quick weekly update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

ITx Rutherford 2019 registrations are coming in thick and fast - an awesome group of people are coming. This week we profile another top-lev…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 16 August 2019, 4:30 pm

It's hard getting cut through when you want to send out marketing bumf, so just imagine how difficult it was to get people to complete the Census online.

Soon we'll have CCTV cameras out the wazoo …

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Another tech IPO may be some time

Sarah Putt. 15 August 2019, 5:27 pm

Out of the crop of the tech companies that listed on the NZX in 2014, one of the best performers would have to be Vista Group International, which provides cinema software. Since listing the company h…

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New Zealand team gains a bronze at the International Olympiad in Informatics

Margot Philips. 15 August 2019, 7:21 am

ZhiYuan Qi, a year 12 student at Auckland Grammar School, was presented with a bronze medal for his programming prowess in an elite international competition for high school students.

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