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The cost of Government tenders
The cost of bidding for government work is high, but just how high? NZRise has surveyed its members to determine how many requests for proposals they respond to and how much they spend each time.
Wellington smarts - but gets over it quickly
Hot on the heels of the ignominy of having the New York Times use photos of Auckland to illustrate how cool the capital is, Wellington now appears to have abandoned New Zealand entirely to join the Australian Smart Communities Association (ASCA) as the first non-Aussie city to do so.
The WISPs come in from the cold
RBI2 - the next round of the taxpayer-funded Rural Broadband Initiative - is shaping up as a three way battle among Chorus, the three mobile companies, and the WISPs.
Brislen on Tech
CERT bring coordination to the alphabet soup of cyber-security and safety organisations. Marsden Fund review leads to ... more reviewing. And why does our gentle editor hate Easter so?
Marsden Research Fund review disappoints
The outcome of the Government's long-awaited review into the Marsden Research Fund was released today, but was met with disappointment from the tech industry.
The review found that the current pane…
CERT launches in Wellington
New Zealand's cyber-security just took a major step forward with the launch of the national Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).
Three into one - telcos come together for RBI2 bid
Only a handful of years after the bitter co-location and roaming fights through the Commerce Commission, the mobile players in the telco sector have buried the hatchet and are working together to bid …
New Zealand continues to lag in R&D spending
New data from the OECD shows New Zealand lagging well behind the average when it comes to spending on research and development and the lack of tax incentives puts us at odds with the rest of the world…
Brislen on Tech
Fourteen days into Donald Trump's presidency and the cat is truly among the pigeons. The US tech giants are up in arms and the ban on travellers from some countries is causing ructions among workers..…
Selling to the public sector from the NZ-owned digital and technology perspective
NZRise members have recently been enthusiastically discussing "10 of my secrets?on how to sell to the UK Public Sector" by Mary McKenna, a Tech Entrepreneur and Investor from Ireland.
Cross posted …
New Zealand to host Govt digital leaders
New Zealand is the new chair of the D5 group of nations and will host the next international leaders' summit in New Zealand in early 2018, Internal Affairs Minister Hon Peter Dunne announced today.