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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 23 August 2019, 5:42 pm

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…

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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 ques…

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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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Privacy Trust Mark a rare honour

Sarah Putt. 23 July 2019, 4:05 pm

The one thing you probably can't say about the Privacy Trust Mark is that it's easy to get. That's if you go by how many have been awarded since it was launched by Privacy Commissioner John Edwards in…

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New Zealand urgently needs cohesive strategy for tech

Graeme Muller. 23 July 2019, 9:29 am

NZTech's Graeme Muller is calling for a cohesive, joined up strategy for the development of technology in New Zealand.

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77,600 drones and counting

Sarah Putt. 18 July 2019, 5:31 pm

There are a surprisingly large number of drones in New Zealand - with around 77,600 drones operating and 200,000 drones used by foreign tourists in the past year. Compare these numbers to the estimate…

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Govt details $7.1m digital service for SMEs

Sarah Putt. 16 July 2019, 6:00 pm

A single café can require up to 11 different licenses and spend 240 hours dealing with various agencies. That's according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, in its video explaini…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 12 July 2019, 1:35 pm

Here's this week's quick update from ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

If you or your colleagues are planning to move more from operational to strategic IT, the "Become an Effective CIO" course is for you.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 05 July 2019, 1:40 pm

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

I'm so excited about the programme for ITx Rutherford, coming up in October, after our community came together over the last few days with s…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 05 July 2019, 1:00 pm

Cellphones don't give you cancer, but they do enable millions of people to look at social media sites that tell them cellphones do.

Google says it won't make any changes following its court suppres…

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Govt cyber-security strategy unveiled

Paul Brislen. 03 July 2019, 7:04 am

With cyber-security incidents (and browsing) on the rise, the government has released its latest cyber-security strategy document and is increasing funding by $8 million to help counter the increased …

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Agritech kicks off Govt's innovation plan

Sarah Putt. 02 July 2019, 7:52 pm

 The Government has today launched a new approach to encouraging innovation in key sectors of the economy. It involves the creation of Industry Transformation Plans, with agritech among the first ind…

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