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Blockchain conference coming to New Zealand

Mark Pascall. 23 March 2017, 11:19 am

On 8 and 9 May, 2017 some of the biggest names in the blockchain world will be in Auckland to take part in what is turning out to be one of the most exciting blockchain events in Australasia, the Blockchain NZ 2017 conference?as part of Techweek.…

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Just Another F'ing Agile Conference

Brenda Leeuwenberg. 16 March 2017, 7:27 pm

Most conferences have fewer than 50% female speakers in their line-up and that's never a good thing. Enter #JAFAC which has an all-female line-up and is selling out fast.

So what is #JAFAC and why should you care? Brenda Leeuwenberg explains.

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Entries still open for CIO Awards

ITP Staff. 16 March 2017, 4:33 pm

The CIO Summit and CIO Awards are rapidly approaching and the call for nominations closes on March 24.

To be held on June 14 in Auckland, the event is produced by IDC and Conferenz and categories include CIO of the Year, Emerging ICT Leader of the Year, Engaging Youth in ICT, Best ICT Team Culture, Outstanding Contribution to Tech and Business and a new category, Business Transformation through Digital and IT.

Last year's winners include Peter Muggleston (Foodstuffs) with CIO of the Year

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 10 March 2017, 1:51 pm

"If you have nothing to hide of course you'll have nothing to fear." Having said that, you might want to change your password, tape over your webcam iris and leave your phone behind at important busin…

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Wellington? What a capital idea

Paul Brislen. 08 March 2017, 7:00 am

Hat's off to whoever thought up the LookSee campaign to lure tech workers to New Zealand. With over 11,000 applicants in the first 24 hours, New Zealand tech is on the world map.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 03 March 2017, 1:00 pm

Who knew security could be so complicated? And as for cloud-services, who knew they could get taken down? And as for tech, who knew social media companies would be valued at such a high rate?

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IoT - bearly secure?

Paul Brislen. 01 March 2017, 7:12 am

Soft toys that connect to the internet seem like a logical step for one toy maker, but with more than two million voice recordings exposed to the world through slack security practices, it may be more…

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Cloudbleed - first major privacy compromise of 2017

Paul Brislen. 27 February 2017, 7:32 am

The first big privacy compromise of the year appears to have arrived with popular website content distribution network provider Cloudflare apparently having been compromised.

"Cloudbleed" as the bu…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 24 February 2017, 3:34 pm

Goldilocks has many sisters ... Samsung's phones burn more than just the casing ... Vodafone can't buy Sky: what does that mean for content? ... and let's have that conversation about women in technol…

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Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Leadership course comes to Auckland

ITP Staff. 23 February 2017, 8:47 am

The new Scrum Alliance 'Certified Agile Leadership' course addresses the areas vital to successful Agile adoption - culture, leadership and fostering lasting change - and offers ITP members a 10% disc…

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Taking stock of the web and its people

Sophie Melchior. 21 February 2017, 6:52 am

Webstock is a celebration. A celebration of the web of course, it's there in the name. But more than that it celebrates the people who make the web and the possibilities of the platform.

A guest p…

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