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Griffin on Tech: Tech capability gap ‘cuts both ways’

Peter Griffin. 25 November 2022, 2:14 pm

The Te Au Hangarau report suggests that successfully boosting participation of Māori in the tech sector requires organisations to reassess their cultural competency capabilities.

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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover has disrupted the Christchurch Call – NZ needs to rethink its digital strategy

Markus Luczak-Roesc. 24 November 2022, 11:52 am

The entire team the New Zealand government was planning to work with disappeared. So what next for Twitter's involvement in the Christchurch Call?

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ITP News in brief November 23rd

Victoria MacLennan. 23 November 2022, 11:45 am

Lots of EVENT notices, good reading including an article from PriceSpy on navigating Black Friday, a petition from Consumer on adding a repair sticker to products so you know if they can be repaired before you purchase.

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‘Tech for good’ developer expands Aussie presence

Peter Griffin. 22 November 2022, 8:34 am

Wellington-based software development house Ackama has bought Common Code, a Melbourne software company, in a $2.7 million acquisition comprising a mix of cash and shares.

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Griffin on Tech: It’s time to fire Elon Musk

Peter Griffin. 18 November 2022, 1:11 pm

Elon Musk wants his employees to work "long hours at high intensity". How many Twits will opt out of his tyrannical edict?

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IT pros upbeat about 2023 despite the economic gloom

Peter Griffin. 16 November 2022, 10:40 pm

When CompTIA, the US-based tech industry body surveyed 1,125 IT professionals in the US and around the world last month, it found them optimistic about the tech industry's prospects in 2023.

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ITP News in brief 15th November

Victoria MacLennan. 15 November 2022, 4:13 pm

Mālō e lelei, or hello, this week we have crypto news, cyber news, upcoming events and some music thrown in.

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$1.4 billion tech project - and this time it goes to local vendors

Peter Griffin. 15 November 2022, 11:03 am

A $1.4 billion, 10-year deal has been struck to build the new Public Safety Network and local vendors will be responsible for building and operating it.

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Griffin on Tech: The kids aren’t alright when it comes to tech ed

Peter Griffin. 11 November 2022, 4:36 pm

School students performance in learning the technology curriculum is declining. What should we do about it?

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What’s the story with NZ Government Procurement?

Victoria MacLennan. 10 November 2022, 9:51 pm

Before joining ITP one of my roles was Co-Chair of NZRise, a grass roots group of New Zealand owned businesses who formed over 10 years ago out of frustration with Government Procurement. In the 7 yea…

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Ransom denied: Medibank hackers start releasing sensitive data

Peter Griffin. 10 November 2022, 12:41 pm

A nightmare scenario is currently playing out for Australian health insurer Medibank, which last month saw details of up to 9.7 million customers obtained by hackers.

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