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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 18 April 2019, 4:48 pm

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

This week we're pleased to announce the "Be an Effective CIO" course is back for 2019 - a hugely popular course for those moving from operat…

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Introducing Scale-Up NZ: the gateway to New Zealand’s innovation ecosystem

ITP Staff. 17 April 2019, 6:00 am

A free online platform connecting New Zealand businesses with funders, incubators, multinationals and other collaborators launches late yesterday.

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Report into Chorus subbies finds fault

Paul Brislen. 15 April 2019, 7:16 am

The UFB has been held up as a shining example of how best to build fibre to the home on a national scale, but underneath the accolades have been accusations of worker exploitation and shoddy build pra…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 12 April 2019, 5:02 pm

Sir Paul Callaghan said we need to build an environment where talent wants to live, where we have 100 companies at the $1 billion mark that aren't farms, and that we absolutely can build this second s…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 12 April 2019, 5:00 pm

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

This week ITP has been on the road again, with ITP President Mike Dennehy, ITP CEO Paul Matthews, and ITP Director of Digital Capability Dan…

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Nine unicorns down, many more to come

Paul Brislen. 08 April 2019, 1:10 pm

Callaghan Innovation says we have nine billion-dollar businesses in the tech sector, stretching from milk production to rocket ships and plenty in between.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 05 April 2019, 1:46 pm

The departure of Simon Moutter from Spark's biggest seat spells the end of an era in New Zealand telecommunications. And Facebook takes a puff on Big Tobacco's finest product - a PR campaign designed …

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 05 April 2019, 1:45 pm

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

This week ITP has been on the road, with ITP President Mike Dennehy, Director of Digital Capability Daniel Merriott, and myself visiting our…

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All change at Spark: CEO resigns

ITP Staff. 03 April 2019, 8:48 am

Simon Moutter has resigned as CEO of Spark and will leave his post on 30 June after seven years in the role. His successor is Jolie Hudson, currently the Customer Director at Spark.

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Apple axes wireless charging for now

Paul Brislen. 01 April 2019, 7:03 am

Apple has killed off its AirPower wireless charging product before it even launches. What does that mean for Auckland-based PowerbyProxi, the company behind the capability that Apple bought for $100 m…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 29 March 2019, 2:28 pm

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

ITP is all about developing our people. This week we look at a couple of initiatives in brief - the free and comprehensive advisory service …

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 29 March 2019, 2:00 pm

There's a rhythm to decision making inside corporates whenever there's a crisis on that I've been privy to on a few occasions.

If it's a genuine external unexpected crisis, generally you're all cau…

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EU passes copyright directives

Paul Brislen. 27 March 2019, 8:06 am

Articles 11 and 13 - the so-called link tax and upload filter - are introduced and new laws will be drafted by member states but will it achieve what its proponents suggest or will it be the end of th…

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PCs go the way of phones

Sarah Putt. 26 March 2019, 8:59 pm

We used to clamour to get our hands on the latest device. Tech media that is. Even if you weren't that interested in the latest phone or PC, it was a point of pride to be in the know.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 22 March 2019, 2:26 pm

The tech sector needs to take a long hard look at how it operates, what its goals are and how we can change following the terrible events of last week.

In this week's Brislen on Tech, we take an i…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 22 March 2019, 2:25 pm

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

There really is only one piece of news this week. While a lot of other things have happened, everything else pales into insignificance in th…

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The cost of doing business with NZ Government

Techblog staff. 21 March 2019, 6:50 am

NZRise is repeating its 2016 survey on the cost of doing business with the government via its tender process and wants your help. Please take five minutes or so to fill in the survey - there are only …

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Telcos write open letter to Social Media giants

Techblog Staff. 19 March 2019, 3:25 pm

New Zealand's three largest telcos have written an open letter to the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google after the horrors of last week were uploaded and shared around the world.

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Friday's events in Christchurch

Paul Matthews. 18 March 2019, 4:00 pm

As with all New Zealanders, we at ITP have been shocked by the events that unfolded in Christchurch last Friday. While there is a lot we could say about the event itself, there are no words that haven…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 15 March 2019, 12:23 pm

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

Great news - ITx is coming in 2019! The new ITx Rutherford conference is a more intimate gathering with full ITP and CITRENZ conferences und…

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