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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 26 April 2019, 4:04 pm

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

While it was a funny sort of week with Easter and ANZAC day, it's also a busy time for ITP.

Take a look at the sponsorship opportunities…

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NZ and France seek to end use of social media for acts of terrorism

ITP Staff. 24 April 2019, 8:35 am

New Zealand and France are to lead international efforts to figure out how to manage the promotion of terrorism and extremism via social media channels.

The meeting is to be held in May as part of …

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Productivity Commission ponders four futures

Sarah Putt. 23 April 2019, 6:00 am

"The future's not ours to see," sang Doris Day, but the Productivity Commission doesn't appear to have been listening. It has released an 82-page issues paper titled Technological Change and the futur…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 18 April 2019, 4:48 pm

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

This week we're pleased to announce the "Be an Effective CIO" course is back for 2019 - a hugely popular course for those moving from operat…

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Which city is tops for EV ownership?

Sarah Putt. 15 April 2019, 7:52 pm

Of all the cities in all of New Zealand, which one do you think would boast the highest proportion of electric vehicles. You can take your pick from (in alphabetical order): Auckland, Christchurch, Du…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 12 April 2019, 5:02 pm

Sir Paul Callaghan said we need to build an environment where talent wants to live, where we have 100 companies at the $1 billion mark that aren't farms, and that we absolutely can build this second s…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 12 April 2019, 5:00 pm

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

This week ITP has been on the road again, with ITP President Mike Dennehy, ITP CEO Paul Matthews, and ITP Director of Digital Capability Dan…

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Copyright updating, please wait

James Ting-Edwards. 11 April 2019, 5:00 am

New Zealand's 25-year-old copyright law is out of date and badly needs an update to meet the needs of New Zealanders in the Internet era.

The long, long version is in InternetNZ's 58 page submissi…

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Making sense of the Census

Paul Brislen. 10 April 2019, 8:06 am

The numbers are in and they don't look good for this year's Census results. The move to an online format hasn't been a stunning success, so where to for the next one?

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Govt seeks feedback on procurement

Sarah Putt. 09 April 2019, 2:47 pm

The New Zealand Government spends around $41 billion a year on procurement, so it makes sense that officials are keen to get the process right. It has this week opened the 2019 Business Survey and is …

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 05 April 2019, 1:45 pm

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

This week ITP has been on the road, with ITP President Mike Dennehy, Director of Digital Capability Daniel Merriott, and myself visiting our…

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The future of farming, maybe

Sarah Putt. 02 April 2019, 8:53 pm

An obvious area for New Zealand to lead the world in new technology is agriculture. So, how does our Government view the future of farming? A report from Sapere Research Group, commissioned by the Min…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 29 March 2019, 2:28 pm

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

ITP is all about developing our people. This week we look at a couple of initiatives in brief - the free and comprehensive advisory service …

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Businesses uptake of fibre accelerates

Sarah Putt. 28 March 2019, 12:00 pm

The rate of fibre broadband adoption continues to increase, with Stats NZ reporting today that more than half of New Zealand businesses employing six or more employees now have fibre-optic connections…

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 22 March 2019, 2:25 pm

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

There really is only one piece of news this week. While a lot of other things have happened, everything else pales into insignificance in th…

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Tech giants fail to stop spread of Christchurch video

Sarah Putt. 21 March 2019, 7:04 am

The failure of social media giants to prevent the video taken by the alleged gunman during the Christchurch mosque attacks on Friday from going viral has been strongly condemned in New Zealand and aro…

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The cost of doing business with NZ Government

Techblog staff. 21 March 2019, 6:50 am

NZRise is repeating its 2016 survey on the cost of doing business with the government via its tender process and wants your help. Please take five minutes or so to fill in the survey - there are only …

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After Christchurch, what now?

Paul Brislen. 18 March 2019, 8:19 am

Where to now for New Zealand and how do we learn from what has happend so we can build that New Zealand we thought we all lived in.

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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 15 March 2019, 12:23 pm

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

Great news - ITx is coming in 2019! The new ITx Rutherford conference is a more intimate gathering with full ITP and CITRENZ conferences und…

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DNA law under review

Sarah Putt. 14 March 2019, 3:57 pm

New Zealand was among the first countries to pass laws governing the collection and use of DNA in criminal investigations. But, like pretty much all new technology, its application has evolved in leap…

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