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ITP News in brief November 23rd
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.
ITP News in brief 15th November
Mālō e lelei, or hello, this week we have crypto news, cyber news, upcoming events and some music thrown in.
What’s the story with NZ Government Procurement?
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.
Is ageism alive in the Digital Technology sector?
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…
Personal Development: Confronting your Unconscious Bias
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…
ITP New in brief 25th October
All of Government Talent, Flexible Working, Data centres, ITP Events, Updates in short and more from Bird of the Year #BOTY
Personal development: Becoming the best version of yourself
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…
60+ years of IP? records? or worm food?…
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…
ITP News in brief October 10th (published on the 11th)
iPhone 14's, CV Verification, Raspberry Pi project, School Holiday activities, Cybersmart week, digital nomads, connectivity in remote locations and internet voting.
Insights from Educators - we have a branding problem…
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.
ITP News in brief 3rd October
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…