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Griffin on Tech: Tech's role in challenging times

Peter Griffin. 20 May 2022, 1:35 pm

Techweek again showcased our innovative tech sector. But we'll need strategic long-term thinking from the government to help it achieve its true potential.

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From climate change to conservation - AI can help, but we have work to do

Peter Griffin. 19 May 2022, 10:38 am

Filling data gaps and overcoming siloed research efforts will be key to getting the most out of artificial intelligence for better environmental sustainability, a new report from the AI Forum suggest.

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The future is closer than you think!

Victoria MacLennan. 18 May 2022, 9:57 pm
The future is closer than you think!

Yesterday I was hosted by Unitec for my first large in person event in over 2 years! (yay) while it was strange speaking to a room of 100+ people in these Covid times, the energy and enthusiasm in the room were infectious. 

The format was creative and inclusive with an informal air to the event - 30 minutes of kai, drinks and chatting, then 40 minutes of speeches followed by another kai, drinks, chatting break before the speakers answered an extensive Q&A from the audience.

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Monday news in brief (16 May)

Victoria MacLennan. 16 May 2022, 10:37 pm

It's #TechWeek so we will all be busy joining webinars and in person events, finding out the latest trends, about great mahi and catching up with colleagues old and new. A reminder ITP is hosting a we…

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$20 million for the software sector. Is that it for Budget 2022?

Peter Griffin. 16 May 2022, 12:40 pm

 A focus on the fast-growing software as a service (SaaS) sector looks to comprise the Government's tech-related spending in Budget 2022.

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Griffin on Tech: Are we ready for Google Glass 2.0?

Peter Griffin. 13 May 2022, 3:09 pm

Google appears to be gearing up for a second go at launching AR glasses. But has it really put the 'Glassholes' debacle behind it?

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The 100 best Kiwi startups and tech companies to work for

Peter Griffin. 12 May 2022, 10:02 am

 Our tech start-up scene is thriving, attracting more talent and capital than ever before.
But where are the best places to work?

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What does the boarder reopening announcement mean for our industry?…

Victoria MacLennan. 11 May 2022, 11:52 pm

Today the Prime Minister and Minister of Immigration announced they are bringing the border reopening forward, along with some Immigration Rebalance changes. Here is some useful information the amazin…

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Tech boot camps to beat the talent shortage

Peter Griffin. 10 May 2022, 9:42 am

AUT and the Institute of Data have joined forces to offer new 3 and 6 month boot camps in software engineering, data science and cybersecurity.

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Monday news in brief (9th May)

Victoria MacLennan. 09 May 2022, 10:47 pm

Kia ora koutou ITP Members and Supporters, This week we have
- Webinars are coming back - starting with Lifting the Cyber Security Capability of Aotearoa.
- The BNZ Digital Skills for Life report

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Griffin on Tech: Supersonic ballet, Kiwi style

Peter Griffin. 06 May 2022, 12:21 pm

I can't think of any other Kiwi company that regularly has me foregoing meetings so I can log onto a live stream to watch their latest product launch.

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