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Tech sector performance review: employees weigh in

Paul Brislen. 17 June 2019, 7:59 am

Employer technology choices remain among the top three requirements Kiwi staff have, according to the latest Randstad annual employer brand survey.

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ITx Rutherford - Submissions now open

Techblog Staff. 10 June 2019, 7:24 am

ITx Rutherford is coming in October and the call for papers is closing! Come and talk at the tech sector's independent tech conference.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 07 June 2019, 7:00 am

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

I'm currently on my way to Hong Kong for the annual Seoul Accord meeting, joining our Accreditations Board Chair Prof Steve MacDonell and Ch…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 31 May 2019, 11:50 am

So much going on this week! An updated Immigration shortage list went live this week marking a larger role for ITP in immigration qualifications assessment, ITP is co-leading a scheduled review for al…

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Brislen on Tech: Budget edition

Paul Brislen. 31 May 2019, 11:00 am

The Budget is finally here but what a warm-up act that was. We take a closer look at the story of the week, and then at the actual Budget itself.

And then... Do you remember where you were when the…

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ICT Skills Recognition in Asia Pacific

Paul Matthews. 27 May 2019, 9:00 am

How are tech and digital skills recognised when people move between countries, and between governments? 

We're working with a number of other countries in Asia Pacific and South East Asia on an in…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 27 May 2019, 8:00 am

Whether Chinese telco-equipment maker Huawei is a puppet of a Communist regime or a pawn in the international machinations of two super powers is pretty much immaterial at the moment.

The company …

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2019 Hi-Tech Awards winners announced

Techblog Staff. 27 May 2019, 7:51 am

The 2019 Hi-Tech Awards gala dinner, held in Auckland on Friday, celebrated the best of the tech sector in New Zealand with 1100 in attendance. Check out the winners here.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 24 May 2019, 4:00 pm

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

This week, some quick reminders from ITP about ITx (Call for Presentations and Sponsorship) and Branch Elections, as well as a short update …

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Huawei vs the US Govt: is this a knock-out blow?

Paul Brislen. 21 May 2019, 7:06 am

Huawei's problems with the US administration have turned from bad to worse following the US President's decision to sign an executive order banning the use of telecommunications equipment from Chine…

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InternetNZ: The Christchurch Call in Paris

Jordan Carter. 20 May 2019, 7:44 am

InternetNZ's Jordan Carter travelled to Paris at the invitation of the New Zealand Government where he chaired the Voices for Action meeting as part of the event. This is his report on the week - repo…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 17 May 2019, 4:00 pm

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

What a bumper week at ITP!

As well as visiting Singapore at the start of the week to collaborate on a major project promoting skills cros…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 17 May 2019, 3:00 pm

Vodafone is sold, FINALLY, and the telco market is shaken up again...

But where to now for the mobile market in New Zealand and why won't 5G fry my brain?

And we'll always have Paris - how is th…

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Techweek 19 - 500 events over seven days

Graeme Muller. 15 May 2019, 7:00 am

Techweek19 is almost here and we're excited about what we think is the most diverse and valuable programme yet. A guest post from TechNZ's Graeme Muller

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Supporting vital voices to the Christchurch Call

Ellen Strickland. 08 May 2019, 7:00 am

The "Christchurch Call' meeting is being held in Paris on 15 May 2019. It aims to "bring together countries and tech companies in an attempt to bring to an end the ability to use social media to organ…

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Webstock 2019

Techblog Staff. 06 May 2019, 7:58 am

Webstock, the annual "celebration of the magic of the web and those who craft it" kicks off in Wellington next month with a line-up that includes past speakers returning for a winter edition.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 03 May 2019, 1:39 pm

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

We're excited to be kicking off the Call for Presenters for ITx Rutherford next week, the retreat-style ITx spin-off conference being held i…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 03 May 2019, 1:30 pm

Predictions are tricky, especially when they're about the future, but we have a look at where to next for the telecommunications network providers and frankly, the writing is on the wall.

Plus Face…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 26 April 2019, 4:04 pm

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

While it was a funny sort of week with Easter and ANZAC day, it's also a busy time for ITP.

Take a look at the sponsorship opportunities…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 26 April 2019, 3:00 pm

It looks like it's the end of the line for Pond, the government's resource sharing service for teachers.

Part of Network for Learning (N4L), Pond was supposed to be a leading-edge social network wh…

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