Griffin on Tech: Tech's role in challenging times
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.
From climate change to conservation - AI can help, but we have work to do
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.
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.
Monday news in brief (16 May)
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…
$20 million for the software sector. Is that it for Budget 2022?
A focus on the fast-growing software as a service (SaaS) sector looks to comprise the Government's tech-related spending in Budget 2022.
Griffin on Tech: Are we ready for Google Glass 2.0?
Google appears to be gearing up for a second go at launching AR glasses. But has it really put the 'Glassholes' debacle behind it?
The 100 best Kiwi startups and tech companies to work for
Our tech start-up scene is thriving, attracting more talent and capital than ever before.
But where are the best places to work?
What does the boarder reopening announcement mean for our industry?…
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…
Tech boot camps to beat the talent shortage
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.
Monday news in brief (9th May)
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
Griffin on Tech: Supersonic ballet, Kiwi style
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.