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Only half of businesses prepared for digital disruption: NTT

Techblog staff. 19 August 2019, 7:28 am

According to NTT's 2019 Digital Means Business Report, 11% of organisations are highly satisfied with those in charge of spearheading digital transformation, despite the fact that almost three-quarters of them are already underway on their journey.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 16 August 2019, 4:44 pm
Update from ITPNZ

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

ITx Rutherford 2019 registrations are coming in thick and fast - an awesome group of people are coming. This week we profile another top-level keynote presenter, Dr Figen Ulgen. With a massive background in AI, Business Intelligence and Analytics across companies like Microsoft Corp and Intel, Dr Ulgen will talk about data science and analytics in the real world.

You really don't want to miss ITx Rutherford 2019.

Also, we're partnering with the awesome peeps at NZRise to bring a workshop on the new Govt Procurement Rules. Just in Wellington currently, but we'll aim to record it for the ITP Video Library.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 16 August 2019, 4:30 pm

It's hard getting cut through when you want to send out marketing bumf, so just imagine how difficult it was to get people to complete the Census online.

Soon we'll have CCTV cameras out the wazoo - have we really thought this through?

And when news can be whatever we want it to be and platforms like Facebook and Youtube arguably muddy fact and fiction, where does that leave rational debate?

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Another tech IPO may be some time

Sarah Putt. 15 August 2019, 5:27 pm

Out of the crop of the tech companies that listed on the NZX in 2014, one of the best performers would have to be Vista Group International, which provides cinema software. Since listing the company h…

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New Zealand team gains a bronze at the International Olympiad in Informatics

Margot Philips. 15 August 2019, 7:21 am

ZhiYuan Qi, a year 12 student at Auckland Grammar School, was presented with a bronze medal for his programming prowess in an elite international competition for high school students.

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NetHui 2019 fellowships on offer

Paul Brislen. 14 August 2019, 7:04 am

InternetNZ is gearing up for this year's NetHui to be held in Te Papa on 3rd and 4th of October.

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Digital-first proved Stats NZ's undoing

Sarah Putt. 13 August 2019, 4:29 pm

Government Statistician and Stats NZ CEO Liz MacPherson has today resigned over her role in leading the 2018 Census, which saw a reduction in participation rates. As a result, the release of Census 20…

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Broadcom buys Symantec's enterprise security business

Paul Brislen. 12 August 2019, 7:03 am

Broadcom has bought Symantec's enterprise security business for nearly US$11 billion as company continues its mergers and acquisitions streak.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 09 August 2019, 9:00 am

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

So now the full ITx Rutherford 2019 programme is out, sponsors are in place (more welcome!), registrations are open and we're counting down!…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 09 August 2019, 8:45 am

What role do companies play in the free speech debate?

Will the next company to get hacked be as up front as the last one?

And happy birthday, internet. Why I remember when you were just a node …

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NZ media and telcos ponder future

Sarah Putt. 08 August 2019, 8:15 am

If you grew up watching YouTube, would you watch TV and Movies?

That was the question posed by Travis Corrie from Shift72, a Hamilton-based company providing end-to-end video solutions for global b…

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