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Victoria University first to offer micro-credentials

Sarah Putt. 14 November 2019, 4:47 pm

For the first time a New Zealand university is offering the opportunity for people to gain micro-credentials. Victoria University's Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS) has announced it will now offer two short online certification courses on digital fluency and intercultural communications.

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What is 'digital transformation'?

Ian Apperley. 13 November 2019, 6:58 am
What is 'digital transformation'?

Every year there's a new buzzword and the latest cab off that rank is "digital transformation". But does it just mean "buy my kit" or is there more to it? Wellington-based IT commentator Ian Apperley takes a closer look.

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Computer chips that tackle climate change

Sarah Putt. 12 November 2019, 7:13 am

Computer chips with brain-like functionality that could reduce global carbon emissions from computing have been developed by a team led by University of Canterbury Professor Simon Brown.

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The Future is Open - Changing the way scholarship and science is shared in NZ

Mandy Henk. 11 November 2019, 6:33 am

Taxpayer funded research that could be improving the health and wellbeing of New Zealanders is being locked behind paywalls due to a profit-focused approach to academic publishing, says open access ad…

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Stuff Fibre crowned people's choice in broadband awards

Sarah Putt. 07 November 2019, 10:05 pm

It may be better known as a media company, but Stuff's broadband offering has been awarded top honours at the Broadband Compare TUANZ Awards in Auckland this evening.

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What does open government mean for digital transformation?

Pia Andrews. 06 November 2019, 5:00 am

Openness is a critical tenet for democracy. It enables transparency, which enables accountability, which in turn drives better public outcomes and ideally a useful check and balance on power. But open…

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Diversity of offerings in new tech companies

Sarah Putt. 05 November 2019, 8:50 pm

The top revenue earners in the Technology Investment Network (TIN) Report grab the headlines, but there are some fascinating facts and stats throughout the report, not least of which are the ten compa…

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New report says non profits struggle with tech.

Paul Brislen. 04 November 2019, 5:00 am

Fully 64% of not-for-profit organisations describe themselves as "less than satisfied" with the way they use technology, and 54% of staff are "not confident" or only "a bit confident" when using new t…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 01 November 2019, 5:01 pm

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

It's Friday already! It certainly seems to come around fast on the short weeks.

This week we had the ITP National Board Meeting on Wednesd…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 01 November 2019, 4:00 pm

Happy birthday to the TIN report - 15 years of data and what a bumper year we've had. It was released this week and shows some great results.

Plus, Facebook gets egg on its face over donuts... And …

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TIN report shows tech export sector in good heart

Sarah Putt. 31 October 2019, 11:10 pm

The annual Technology Investment Group (TIN) ranking of New Zealand's top tech exporters shows the sector is continuing to experience strong growth. Highlights from the TIN Report were provided during…

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