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Griffin on Tech: Tech capability gap ‘cuts both ways’

Peter Griffin. 25 November 2022, 2:14 pm

The Te Au Hangarau report suggests that successfully boosting participation of Māori in the tech sector requires organisations to reassess their cultural competency capabilities.

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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover has disrupted the Christchurch Call – NZ needs to rethink its digital strategy

Markus Luczak-Roesc. 24 November 2022, 11:52 am

The entire team the New Zealand government was planning to work with disappeared. So what next for Twitter's involvement in the Christchurch Call?

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‘Tech for good’ developer expands Aussie presence

Peter Griffin. 22 November 2022, 8:34 am

Wellington-based software development house Ackama has bought Common Code, a Melbourne software company, in a $2.7 million acquisition comprising a mix of cash and shares.

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Griffin on Tech: It’s time to fire Elon Musk

Peter Griffin. 18 November 2022, 1:11 pm

Elon Musk wants his employees to work "long hours at high intensity". How many Twits will opt out of his tyrannical edict?

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IT pros upbeat about 2023 despite the economic gloom

Peter Griffin. 16 November 2022, 10:40 pm

When CompTIA, the US-based tech industry body surveyed 1,125 IT professionals in the US and around the world last month, it found them optimistic about the tech industry's prospects in 2023.

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Griffin on Tech: The kids aren’t alright when it comes to tech ed

Peter Griffin. 11 November 2022, 4:36 pm

School students performance in learning the technology curriculum is declining. What should we do about it?

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Kordia’s bid to boost cyber skills

Peter Griffin. 14 September 2022, 5:02 pm

State-owned telecommunications and tech company Kordia is set to run its second Cyber Academy offering the chance to upskill in cyber security skills in a six-week intensive course.

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Griffin on Tech: The Queen had a powerful message: embrace tech, keep your humanity

Peter Griffin. 09 September 2022, 11:22 am

Queen Elizabeth II was enthusiastic about the advent of new technology, but reminded us regularly that it wouldn't fundamentally solve our problems or change how we relate to each other.

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The 86 million: micro credentials key to tackling digital skills shortages

Peter Griffin. 01 September 2022, 9:15 am

There are around 86 million people across seven countries in the Asia Pacific region that will need digital skills training - in the next year.

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Award worth $100,000 up for grabs for one woman in STEM + other grants available

Peter Griffin. 16 August 2022, 11:16 am

Pacific Channel is offering a Women in STEM commercialisation award worth $100,000. What else is available to support women working in the STEM subject areas?

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1,300 students looking for their first tech job

Peter Griffin. 09 August 2022, 12:14 pm

NZ Hi-Tech Awards winner Summer of Tech currently has 1,300 interns students to start their first job in the tech sector.

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