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The role of VR in the classroom, something we should be embracing or not?
Leveraging technology in the classroom is pretty well documented and understood these days. The need for enhanced digital technology skills and capabilities to be taught to ensure our ākonga (learners) are developing the range of skills they require for their future jobs is also well understood.
How green is our industry really?…
A discussion with passionate Massey students led to this blog post on how our lightweight industry actually casts a dark shadow over the environment.
Supporting women to thrive in the workplace, international women's day 2023
This is not another International Women's Day blog I promise. This is a post on how I am going to support women to thrive, and how you can join me too.
Flicking through radio stations on the drive home last night (trying to find one with music not adverts) I stumbled on 2 male radio hosts discussing their plans for International Women's day - today - wearing womens underwear to work. They thought this was hilarious, I thought it was sad.
Growing the industry: Education programme Tahi Run Toru Tech
16,000+ tamariki (children) were involved across the motu
1,900+ teachers learned more about the digital technology curriculum while supporting learners through the programme
80% of the 2022 nat…
Can AI meeting assistants take decent notes?
Tools to provide meeting transcription aren't a new concept but the SAAS market for tools that integrate with zoom, teams, google hangouts etc designed to capture a written transcript of your meeting …
Reading you might have missed over the holiday break
Over the Christmas / New Year break I book marked a collection of articles. While technology news is quieter over the December / January period things still happened - the Lastpass breach, CES and of …
Not another ChatGPT blog - this one has ideas you can use
I think it's fair to say the race to own the user interactive AI space is heating up, free vs paid access to AI is poised to become the new frontier of Digital Equity and the role of these emerging te…
How do we feel?…
How do we feel? Attitudes of the digital technology workforce
Welcome to the 2022 How do we feel survey.
This survey will be released as a series of small surveys on a range of topics every fortn…
Griffin on Tech: Eureka! Let’s make 2023 a year of progress
We have the technology and tools to tackle the issues facing society. What we need in 2022 is a collective will - and a laser focus on implementation.
Growing the industry: Foundational skills
One of the magical things about working in digital technology is the ability to pivot and have multiple careers within a single career, there are untold stories out there of business analysts who beco…
Vic's thoughts on the CIO Summit and Awards
The CIO Summit was on this week. Here are my highlight, lowlights and insights from the keynote speaker.