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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 03 April 2020, 3:25 pm

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

We have heaps of ways for IT professionals to engage over these challenging times. Join our Friday Live webinar at 4pm today with more comin…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 27 March 2020, 12:42 pm

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

Wow, what a difference a week can make.

This week: IT is listed as an essential service, but what does that mean? Free remote working web…

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Level 4 is here - tech experts weigh in

Peter Griffin. 26 March 2020, 7:59 am

So we are now at Level-4, the vast majority of us are camped out in our makeshift home offices testing the limits of our broadband connections - and the family's patience.

What could possibly go wr…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 20 March 2020, 4:59 pm

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

This week: ITP and Umbrella launch the first of a series of free public webinars covering off how to be effective working remotely (includin…

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Telcos ready for impact of Covid-19

Sarah Putt. 17 March 2020, 4:53 pm

New Zealand's telecommunications infrastructure will be able to cope with the expected surge in demand as more people work from home during the Covid-19 pandemic. That's according to industry associat…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 13 March 2020, 2:06 pm

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

This week: Get your gears on as we announce the launch of our ITP merch - from jackets and polo shirts to hoodies and hats. We're giving you…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 06 March 2020, 1:58 pm

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

The treasury hack that wasn't: how not to react when your corner cutting bites you. Plus, a big welcome to Peter Griffin - tech and science …

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 28 February 2020, 2:00 pm

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

This week he looks at election manifestos for tech, and how the tech sector are again putting together an election wish list.

And an unpr…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 21 February 2020, 4:15 pm

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

This week I thought I'd focus in on some of ITP's upcoming initiatives for members. Not just the what, but also the how and why.

In short…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 14 February 2020, 2:30 pm

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

This week we're very sad to report that ITP Past President, Honorary Fellow and genuinely good person Prof Philip Sallis has passed away. Th…

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Record numbers embrace Safer Internet Day in NZ

Techblog staff. 12 February 2020, 9:13 am

Yesterday was Safer Internet Day, an initiative lead by Netsafe that now encompasses organisations across 50 countries.

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Digital accessibility latest micro-credential offering

Sarah Putt. 06 February 2020, 6:00 am

Victoria University of Wellington has teamed up with the Department of Internal Affairs to provide a micro-credential course in digital accessibility. The focus will be on barriers to digital accessib…

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Inaugural Chief Executive named for new tertiary body

Techblog staff. 05 February 2020, 5:00 am

Stephen Town has been named as the inaugural Chief Executive of the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (the working name for the new one-polytech model the government has introduced). Curr…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 31 January 2020, 4:53 pm

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

This week we're happy to announce a series of live webinars from ITP, talking about Chartered IT Professional NZ and Certified Technologist …

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 24 January 2020, 4:23 pm

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

This week, let's take a look at ITP's certification offerings: Chartered IT Professional NZ (CITPNZ) and Certified Technologist (CTech). Als…

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Back to School BYOD advice

Sarah Putt. 21 January 2020, 3:05 pm

If you have a 'Back to Schooler' in your house, CERT has provided guidelines for parents to help their kids protect themselves and their personal information online. It's good advice for all of us.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 17 January 2020, 4:46 pm

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

If you read Techblog regularly you'll be aware that there is currently a big review happening in the polytech sector. Part of this is determ…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 20 December 2019, 2:25 pm

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

It's been a huge year, with the top 10 projects for ITP in 2019 outlined last week. But as we wind up for the year this week, I thought I'd …

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 13 December 2019, 5:00 pm

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

Well, what a year it's been!

This week I thought I'd run through a few of the key highlights for ITP for 2019 before finishing next week o…

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We could zoom to the Moon, or float out to Mars

Sarah Putt. 10 December 2019, 8:00 am

Students from the aptly named Hope School in the Tasman District have won the chance to talk online with a NASA astronaut, in the latest effort by the NZ Space Agency to get the country excited about …

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