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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 23 August 2019, 5:42 pm
Update from ITPNZ

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

There's a lot of discussion happening currently about the Future of Work and this week I discussed the topic with New Zealand's Productivity Commission - a refreshingly independent body looking at this from an evidence-based perspective.

Also, more ITx Rutherford sponsors coming onboard, and earlybird registrations are closing soon - get in quick to save on registration. You really don't want to miss ITx Rutherford 2019.

And lastly, I spoke on RNZ this week about the huge transformation underway about how we watch TV: streaming content and the shifting role of content creation. Plus digital tech in schools.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 23 August 2019, 4:00 pm

This week on Brislen on Tech: It's the golden age of television, with more content and more choice and yes, more providers to sign up to. Oh well.

Plus, teachers are the answer, now what's the question?

And 5G: now more healthier than ever before.

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Are our teachers ready for the new digital curriculum?

Ellen MacGregor-Reid . 21 August 2019, 7:10 am

A guest post from the Ministry of Education's Deputy Secretary for Early Learning and Student Achievement on whether teachers are ready for the new digital curriculum.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 16 August 2019, 4:44 pm

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

ITx Rutherford 2019 registrations are coming in thick and fast - an awesome group of people are coming. This week we profile another top-lev…

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Digital-first proved Stats NZ's undoing

Sarah Putt. 13 August 2019, 4:29 pm

Government Statistician and Stats NZ CEO Liz MacPherson has today resigned over her role in leading the 2018 Census, which saw a reduction in participation rates. As a result, the release of Census 20…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 09 August 2019, 9:00 am

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

So now the full ITx Rutherford 2019 programme is out, sponsors are in place (more welcome!), registrations are open and we're counting down!…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 02 August 2019, 4:57 pm

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

This week we're super excited to announce the draft programme and list of initial sponsors for ITx Rutherford, coming up in October.

ITx …

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US Attorney General calls for backdoor access to messages

Paul Brislen. 31 July 2019, 7:23 am

The US government appears to be taking a leaf from Australia's play book in demanding that all tech companies provide backdoor access to secure messaging systems in a move that pits the government the…

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Ask not what Space can do for you

Sarah Putt. 30 July 2019, 12:48 pm

It's been a couple of years since the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act (2017) was passed into law, but it's still a bit of a surprise to think we now have a space industry in this country.…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 26 July 2019, 9:00 am

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

The first 3 keynotes for ITx Rutherford 2019 have been announced and it really is an awesome line-up covering AI, Security, and wellbeing in…

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What it takes to gain a Privacy Trust Mark

Sarah Putt. 25 July 2019, 9:10 am

Why has only one company managed to earn the Privacy Trust Mark for a product or service from the Privacy Commission in over a year since it launched? Has no one else bothered to apply, and what does …

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