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AWS comes to town - an inside story
It was the kind of glorious morning that makes you vow to wake up early more often. Through the waning drizzle, I plodded down Quay Street and couldn't help but marvel at the gorgeous sunrise framed b…
Brislen on Tech
In which we look back at a telecommunications world that never was (thankfully)... consider the fallout from WannaCry... and raise a glass to the Hi-Tech Award winners for 2017.
Brislen on Tech
From zero to hero - the Xero story ramps up ... Yahoo! Given! The! Big! Farewell!... and Techweek brings Neal Stephenson to New Zealand
Techweek '17 showcases the best on offer
Techweek '17 launched over the weekend and promises to be the country's largest festival of technology this year.
Brislen on Tech
Spear phishing hits Google Docs... why the non-merger of NZME and Stuff is a good thing... and Techweek 17 hits our shores this weekend.
Project Managers Awards - entries close soon
Calling all project managers. The Project Management Conference is coming to Christchurch in September and while that may seem to be ages away, you only have until May 22 to get your entries in to the…
Science fiction writer Neal Stephenson joins the line-up at Techweek'17
Acclaimed novelist Neal Stephenson has joined the line-up for this year's Techweek'17 and will be keynote speaker at Future Realities, a mixed reality and IoT conference, in Wellington on May 10.
itSMFnz annual conference and its CALMing Influences
The IT Service Management Forum of New Zealand (itSMFnz), is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting and facilitating the growth and recognition of Service Management practices in the IT indu…
Blockchain conference coming to New Zealand
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 Bloc…
Just Another F'ing Agile Conference
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 …
Entries still open for CIO Awards
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 i…
Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Leadership course comes to Auckland
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…
Taking stock of the web and its people
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…
Hi-Tech Awards close in three weeks
There are just three weeks left for entries in this year's Hi-Tech Awards with nominations sought in 14 categories.
Entries close on March 6 with the winners announced at a gala dinner in Aucklan…
Kiwicon report - security conference turns ten
Kiwicon is Christmas for the information security (infosec) community.
This year, a jolly Metlstorm (Adam Boileau) guided us through two days of infosec bliss including: unique security talks, phys…
Microsoft CEO talks up Kiwi developers and the "Minecraft Generation"
A whirlwind trip to New Zealand for Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella didn't give him much time to enjoy the sights, but did give him a good look at the New Zealand developer community and he seems to have …
Open Source Society hands out awards
The New Zealand Open Source Society has celebrated successes in the open source world at its annual gala awards dinner, held in Wellington earlier this week.
Get involved in the World IT Project
The World IT Project hopes to collect data from 47 countries and look into issues facing IT personnel around the world. You can get involved.
OMGTech wants you
OMGTech Rangers helps give kids from all deciles a step up into the world of technology and they need your help.
Winners of the 2016 NZ Excellence in IT Awards
Last night the winners of the Excellence in IT Awards 2016 were handed out in front of nearly 700 people at a gala event in Wellington.The Awards are a collaboration of 11 of New Zealand's leading tec…