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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 Bloc…

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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 …

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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 i…

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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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Hi-Tech Awards close in three weeks

Paul Brislen. 16 February 2017, 7:44 am

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…

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Kiwicon report - security conference turns ten

Jason Danner. 22 November 2016, 6:30 am

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…

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Microsoft CEO talks up Kiwi developers and the "Minecraft Generation"

Paul Brislen. 17 November 2016, 5:30 pm

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 …

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Open Source Society hands out awards

Paul Brislen. 27 October 2016, 6:51 am

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.

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Get involved in the World IT Project

Jocelyn Cranfield. 04 October 2016, 7:11 am

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.

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OMGTech wants you

Vivian Chandra. 13 July 2016, 3:09 pm

OMGTech Rangers helps give kids from all deciles a step up into the world of technology and they need your help.

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Winners of the 2016 NZ Excellence in IT Awards

Paul Brislen. 13 July 2016, 8:03 am

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…

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Conference season is upon us

Paul Brislen. 31 May 2016, 9:47 am

Next month sees the CIO Summit closely followed by the IT and Enterprise Architect Conference, both held in Auckland. What do they mean for you and your team?

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ITx 2016 Programme released

ITx team. 27 May 2016, 3:41 pm

ITx 2016 Programme releasedIt's being billed as 12 Tech Conferences, 3 incredible days.

This year IITP is collaborating with 12 tech associations to bring one mega-conference to New Zealand, ITx 20…

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Techweek shows off industry's wares

Paul Brislen. 18 May 2016, 7:28 am

Techweek is well underway in Auckland with the focus squarely on the value that the high tech sector brings to the New Zealand economy.
The week is a celebration of the tech sector and includes 55 ev…

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IFIP wants ICT professionalism to be recognised at the UN

Paul Brislen. 28 January 2016, 8:28 am

The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), the international umbrella federation for IT professional bodies such as IITP, has called for ICT professionalism to be explicitly recog…

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Summer Lovin'

Paul Brislen. 11 January 2016, 7:05 am

While we were all off sunning ourselves, relaxing by the pool and generally only checking our devices for fun not profit, the wheels of ICT commerce continued to turn, albeit very slowly.

TechBlog …

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Kiwicon and CERT - New Zealand goes cyber

Paul Brislen. 14 December 2015, 6:59 am

Kiwicon has just wrapped up in Wellington producing the usual array of eyebrow raising concerns, this year taking a close look at the impending Internet of Things (IoT) and whether putting your coffee…

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Hot News in IT This Week

Paul Brislen. 04 December 2015, 2:34 pm

A week of IT news from New Zealand and around the world, curated by TechBlog and Newsline editor Paul Brislen:

Tinselectomy - is your Christmas tree throttling you... A trans-Pacific cable, hurrah…

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Competition Launched for Top Developers

Contributor. 11 August 2015, 1:29 pm

Recruit IT challenges developers to test their technical skills and compete for the ultimate "NZ Top Tech Head 2015" title.

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