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COVID's impact on NZ's tech community

Trent Mankelow. 01 July 2020, 8:08 am

A guest post from Summer of Tech's Trent Mankelow: what are the prospects for interns following COVID-19?

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Windows apps to run on Chromebooks

Peter Griffin. 25 June 2020, 8:49 am

Windows apps will soon be able to run natively on Chromebooks as Google strikes a deal with Parallels to bring the Microsoft productivity suite and other apps to its Chrome OS-powered devices.

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Yes the robots are coming, but we’re not going to be ready

Paul Matthews. 24 June 2020, 4:39 pm

The robots are coming for our jobs. Or rather, they are changing the future of work, along with AI and other technology changes. Our education system needs a strong focus on technology and related are…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 19 June 2020, 5:09 pm

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

A bit of a frustrating time in relation to the wider Review of Vocational Education (RoVE) this week, with officials continuing to ignore th…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 12 June 2020, 2:05 pm

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

Calling all potential mentors! It's taken a little longer than hoped to get our redesigned mentoring programme up and running but it's excit…

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Horizons 2020 tech report signposts the future of tech education

Techblog staff. 10 June 2020, 8:11 am

SIGNAL ICT Graduate School has launched its research report "Horizons 2020, Trends in Technology Education" and is challenging business, government and academia to work together to create the technolo…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 05 June 2020, 4:52 pm

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

We're super excited that the new Digital Tech tertiary qualification suite has now been formally approved, following a huge effort from ITP,…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 29 May 2020, 3:36 pm

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

We had a great Thursday Live webinar yesterday featuring Greg James, head of transformation at IRD, who talked about their huge transformati…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 22 May 2020, 1:57 pm

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

Next week's Thursday Live webinar features Greg James, head of transformation at IRD, talking about their huge transformation project - what…

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Waikato Uni first to host national high school esports competition

Sarah Putt. 19 May 2020, 5:04 pm

Esports continues to be an activity that largely takes place under the radar of mainstream attention, despite huge participation in New Zealand and around the world. Waikato University is alive to its…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 15 May 2020, 2:48 pm

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

Today is our last weekly Friday Live webinar and we're finishing the series off in style, with GCDO Paul James joining us to talk through te…

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A plan for better digital inclusion

Peter Griffin. 15 May 2020, 8:27 am

20 organisations, including IT Professionals, throw their support behind a plan to boost digital inclusion as Covid-19 see us more reliant on technology for work, education and social connectivity.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 08 May 2020, 2:57 pm

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

This week, we have some incredible webinars coming up over the next week or so, with Privacy Commission John Edwards today, a panel of Rod D…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 01 May 2020, 12:28 pm

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

Another short week this week, meaning many of us trying to cram 5 days' of work into 4 days and it certainly felt like it!

At ITP we're c…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 24 April 2020, 2:24 pm

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

Heaps happening at ITP this week, with heaps of live online events, webinars and chats, Government engagement, plus so much more.

This we…

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Wintec students launch virtual agency and it's free for businesses

Abby Dalgety. 20 April 2020, 5:45 am

There's a saying that something great can come out of a crisis and for Waikato businesses looking for a post-COVID-19 lockdown boost, the "good" could be free communication and marketing services.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 17 April 2020, 2:41 pm

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

Anothing short week with Easter, but it certainly didn't feel like one! Days seem very long in lockdown.

At ITP we have our Live Webinar …

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 09 April 2020, 2:59 pm

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

A short week this one, and hopefully everyone will have a good staycation over Easter.

At ITP we have our Live Webinar early (today at 4p…

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Lockdown Q&A: Dave Cameron, LearnCoach

Peter Griffin. 06 April 2020, 10:30 pm

Here at ITP Tech Blog we are asking people in the tech sector about how they are approaching business during the lockdown and the technology they are using to stay productive while working remotely.

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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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