ITP News in brief August 8th (posted on the 9th)
Kia ora koutou ITP members and supporters, I hope you are managing to stay warm and dry in this cold wet wintery period.
Today this post covers - collaboration with our Engineering colleagues, the Hi Tech Awards, National Identity of Aotearoa and up and coming activities.
1,300 students looking for their first tech job
NZ Hi-Tech Awards winner Summer of Tech currently has 1,300 interns students to start their first job in the tech sector.
Griffin on Tech: A Pacific neighbour’s internet clampdown
Indonesia wants to control what its citizens see on the internet in a move that seems to be at odds with its aspirations to become a major tech hub.
Apple’s plan to make passwords obsolete
Apple wants to change the way people log into apps and websites forever with its Passkeys feature set to roll out in a few months' time and do away with cumbersome passwords forever.
Leadership tips we can all use
Last week I was invited to speak to a Brown Bag Lunch event of a large Government department. The topic they asked me to speak on was practical tips for moving from a "hands on tools" role into a lead…
Ukraine’s tech workers soldier on
Five months after Russia's invasion, Ukraine's IT sector is still operational and earning export revenue to help fund the war effort.
ITP news in brief Monday August 1st
This week I tackle the Digital Divide, is there something wrong with the new Data and Statistics Bill, everything you need to know about Agile and why I love my Apple devices.
Griffin on Tech: We have a problem with digital trust
If we want to make the most of a society and economy that is increasingly digital, we need to get to grips with how we manage identity in the digital world.
A ‘tidal wave’ of disruption is on the way - CSIRO
Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has published its once-in-a-decade report on the future and it's a picture of massive change, with tech playing a central role.
Tech industry lobbies to dump the leap second
Tech companies want to do away with the 'leap second' used to keep our clocks accurate but which can play havoc with computers.
ITP News in Brief July 25th
We live in increasingly complex times defending individuals, businesses - and actually our nation - from well resourced, coordinated and increasingly effective cyber attacks.
Also a spotlight on Onl…