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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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A plan to help our tech start-ups

Peter Griffin. 30 April 2020, 12:45 pm

It's the lifeblood of tech start-ups, investors' cash that's crucial to seeing companies through until they are generating enough revenue to fund themselves.

The Angel Association has floated some …

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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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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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Public tech holding up to Covid-19 crush

Peter Griffin. 17 April 2020, 2:23 pm

Our government IT systems have held up reasonably well under overwhelming demand due to Covid-19 as tech vendors rallied to help their public sector clients boost capacity and launch new government se…

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Kiwi tech provides mental health support

Sarah Putt. 14 April 2020, 12:11 pm

Three local tech tools designed to provide mental health support to New Zealanders during Covid-19 are receiving Government support. Minister of Health David Clark announced today that the three initi…

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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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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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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 27 March 2020, 12:42 pm

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 web…

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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 wr…

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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 - cybe…

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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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