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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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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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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 years I was co-chair my spare time was consumed with trying to effect change, to level the playing field for NZ owned companies, fighting for transparency, consistency and fairness across the procurement system. 

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Is ageism alive in the Digital Technology sector?

Victoria MacLennan. 04 November 2022, 1:41 pm

Since joining ITP as CEO I have heard from a range of people on their ageism experiences. From casual ageism comments and labels like boomer used in the workplace, to active discriminatory policies of…

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Personal Development: Confronting your Unconscious Bias

Victoria MacLennan. 26 October 2022, 7:00 pm

No matter how self aware we may feel — we all have biases. They are often ingrained for many years or instilled as the result of a single event. Reality is we have them and engage them influencing o…

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ITP New in brief 25th October

Victoria MacLennan. 25 October 2022, 8:56 pm

All of Government Talent, Flexible Working, Data centres, ITP Events, Updates in short and more from Bird of the Year #BOTY

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Personal development: Becoming the best version of yourself

Victoria MacLennan. 20 October 2022, 8:40 pm

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland
Resolutions to exercise more and drink less are great but why not strive for one you really…

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60+ years of IP? records? or worm food?…

Victoria MacLennan. 13 October 2022, 9:08 pm

One of the projects the ITP team has embraced since I started in this role is sorting our 60+ years of file storage. The cost of storing  over 200 boxes in a temperature controlled storage facility i…

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ITP News in brief October 10th (published on the 11th)

Victoria MacLennan. 11 October 2022, 11:02 pm

iPhone 14's, CV Verification, Raspberry Pi project, School Holiday activities, Cybersmart week, digital nomads, connectivity in remote locations and internet voting.

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Insights from Educators - we have a branding problem…

Victoria MacLennan. 07 October 2022, 4:39 pm

Lively discussion on challenges in the education system led to three core focus areas we can all work on including whether we have a branding problem as an industry.

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ITP News in brief 3rd October

Victoria MacLennan. 03 October 2022, 7:57 pm

Kia ora koutou ITP members and supporters. It's October - Whiringa-ā-nuku in the Māori lunar calendar or Oketopa - so Bird of the Year must be soon! I know it's not technology but technology certain…

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