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Griffin on Tech: Our new PM needs to get serious about tech skills

Peter Griffin. 03 February 2023, 2:44 pm

What a difference a month makes. We hit the beach, weathered a brief but wild bout of weather thanks to ex-tropical Cyclone Hale, and saw the abrupt resignation of a star politician.

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First deep-dive report on Māori-owned tech firms shows a world of potential

Peter Griffin. 03 February 2023, 10:28 am

The first deep-dive examination of Māori-owned and operated tech companies reveals a thriving ecosystem of small and mid-sized businesses that will need a larger talent pipeline to grow.

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Big Tech is firing employees by the thousands. Why? And how worried should we be?

Tech companies are always in the news, usually touting the next big thing. Instead, Big Tech layoffs are now in the headlines.

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Microsoft’s bid to build ChatGPT into its produce line-up

Peter Griffin. 24 January 2023, 12:44 pm

There's a good reason Google boss Sundar Pichai issued a "code red" to his AI engineers before Christmas - the ChatGPT revolution poses a threat to Google's vast search engine empire.

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Griffin on Tech: Eureka! Let’s make 2023 a year of progress

Peter Griffin. 16 December 2022, 4:20 pm

We have the technology and tools to tackle the issues facing society. What we need in 2022 is a collective will - and a laser focus on implementation.

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Seniors are more tech-savvy than you might think

Peter Griffin. 15 December 2022, 10:05 am

Those aged over 50 increased their use of technology through the pandemic, a factor that has boosted their confidence in the digital world. But significant barriers remain - survey.

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Griffin on Tech: Time to ride on Aussie’s cybersecurity coattails

Peter Griffin. 09 December 2022, 1:47 pm

Australia wants to be the most cyber-secure country in the world by 2030.

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Griffin on Tech: Is Wellington’s tech sector in trouble?

Peter Griffin. 02 December 2022, 4:32 pm

Talent is going offshore and investment capital is drying up. Wellington's thriving tech sector faces headwinds according to a new MBIE analysis.

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Govt to probe the potential of precision health

Peter Griffin. 01 December 2022, 9:26 am

The government wants to explore what precision health can do for the reformed health sector.

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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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