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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 27 March 2020, 12:42 pm
Update from ITPNZ

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 webinar TODAY, IRD advice, Sharing your story, 123Tech goes fully digital and so much more.

So read up, rest up, and let's get through this together.

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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 wrong?

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Taking care of cybersecurity

Sarah Putt. 24 March 2020, 7:33 pm

As we prepare to go into lock-down to combat the spread of Covid-19 its timely to think about cybersecurity, and what attacks are being reported globally. As the World Economic Forum reminds us - cyber criminals exploit human weaknesses, and in a prolonged crisis situation, people tend to make more mistakes.

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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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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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Budget IT inquiry puts spotlight on senior leadership

Sarah Putt. 05 March 2020, 3:23 pm

Like a Greek tragedy, official reports into Government IT failures often reveal a fatal flaw which has doomed the project from the outset.

The Budget 2019 botch up, where information was accessed …

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People first - not digital first: CAB

Sarah Putt. 03 March 2020, 7:51 am

The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) is questioning whether the Government's push to drive public services online is in the best interest of all New Zealanders.

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Budget website: it's a feature not a hack

Paul Brislen. 02 March 2020, 7:06 am

The State Services Commission has released its report into last year's botched Budget website and concludes shoddy website design and poor oversight by Treasury officials was to blame for the early le…

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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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Online voting? No thanks.

Laurence Millar . 26 February 2020, 5:00 am

Surely in this day and age we should be able to vote online? Laurence Millar suggests, rather strongly, that we should not.

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