ITP Sites:   ITP Site|TechBlog|TechHub in schools|NZ CloudCode|All Tech Events|Software Escrow NZ

ITP Techblog

Brought to you by IT Professionals NZ
Menu

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 22 June 2018, 2:29 pm

Some things just shouldn't happen. First, paying the ransom. Second, breaking the internet, and third, expecting telcos to get along.

But somehow, all three of these happened lately - or at least someone had a crack at it.

Check out TechBlog Editor Paul Brislen's views on tech issues this week.

Read More


ITx: What it meant for me

Anthony Dowling. 22 June 2018, 2:23 pm
ITx: What it meant for me

So you've heard about ITx 2018 no doubt, but what is it really, and what can you expect?

Here's a summary from an attendee of ITx 2016 (the last time ITx was held) - what he found, what it meant to him, and why he's heading back for another dose.

Read More


Excellence in IT Awards finalists announced

ITP Team. 21 June 2018, 4:00 pm
Excellence in IT Awards finalists announced

The finalists for the prestigious New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards were announced this week, recognising the people making IT happen in New Zealand.

Finalists came from a diverse range of background across industry, Government and the education sector. So, who made it through to the finals?

Read More


Net Neutrality - could US changes influence NZ?

Sarah Putt. 21 June 2018, 3:45 pm

Net neutrality continues to be undermined by US law, following a ruling by the Federal Communications Commission to repeal regulations created under the Obama administration. In the latest setback, th…

Read More

Road Transport Forum pays ransomware, warns others

Paul Brislen. 21 June 2018, 7:50 am

The Road Transport Forum, a national body set up in 1997 to "responsibly promote and advance the interests of the road transport industry and its member associations" has become the sobering cautionar…

Read More

CTO role enters final straight

Paul Brislen. 20 June 2018, 7:34 am

The government's search for its Chief Technology Officer is back on and the role should be filled by August, says Minister for Communications and IT, Clare Curran.

Read More

Who will pay for the user voice in fibre regulation?

Sarah Putt. 19 June 2018, 8:55 am

With new telco legislation wending its way through Parliament, the Commerce Commission is suggesting a new levy could fund a consumer panel, as well as its own work, when the Telecommunications (New R…

Read More

CIO Conference, digital disruption, the Met and OMGTech

Viv Chandra. 18 June 2018, 6:43 am

The CIO Conference wrapped up last week in Auckland. We sent in an undercover tech head to see how it went.

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 15 June 2018, 4:15 pm

I remember my first trip to Fieldays in 1983. We'd just arrived in New Zealand (literally only days before) and off we went to see this spectacle of New Zealandness. It rained.

The six-wheel offroa…

Read More

Five take-homes from Fieldays

Sarah Putt. 14 June 2018, 9:51 pm

With more than 130,000 people visiting over four days, the annual Fieldays at Mystery Creek in Hamilton is billed as the largest agribusiness event in the Southern Hemisphere.

It has four pillars …

Read More

End of an era - Stanners to depart Vodafone

Paul Brislen. 13 June 2018, 6:59 am

After 13 years at the top, Vodafone New Zealand boss Russell Stanners is stepping down, paving the way for former Spark exec Jason Paris to take the helm later in the year.

Read More


Other Recent Posts

Preschoolers (tamaiti) create Samoan language apps

Software development - a cautionary tale

Brislen on Tech

Unbundling fibre

Sarah Putt joins the TechBlog team

Tackling the digital divide

Arise, knights of the tech sector

Brislen on Tech

Proposed Changes to NZ’s R&D Incentives

GDPR: fun for all the family

The GDPR and the .nz domain name space

Google vs the court system of New Zealand

ITx 2018 Earlybird tickets closing now!

Public versus Private: the future of R&D in NZ

Brislen on Tech

Read More

Web Development by The Logic Studio