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Vic's thoughts on the CIO Summit and Awards

Victoria MacLennan. 02 December 2022, 5:17 pm

The CIO Summit was on this week. Here are my highlight, lowlights and insights from the keynote speaker.

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ITP News in brief November 23rd

Victoria MacLennan. 23 November 2022, 11:45 am

Lots of EVENT notices, good reading including an article from PriceSpy on navigating Black Friday, a petition from Consumer on adding a repair sticker to products so you know if they can be repaired before you purchase.

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ITP News in brief 15th November

Victoria MacLennan. 15 November 2022, 4:13 pm

Mālō e lelei, or hello, this week we have crypto news, cyber news, upcoming events and some music thrown in.

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What’s the story with NZ Government Procurement?

Victoria MacLennan. 10 November 2022, 9:51 pm

Before joining ITP one of my roles was Co-Chair of NZRise, a grass roots group of New Zealand owned businesses who formed over 10 years ago out of frustration with Government Procurement. In the 7 yea…

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Is ageism alive in the Digital Technology sector?

Victoria MacLennan. 04 November 2022, 1:41 pm

Since joining ITP as CEO I have heard from a range of people on their ageism experiences. From casual ageism comments and labels like boomer used in the workplace, to active discriminatory policies of…

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Personal Development: Confronting your Unconscious Bias

Victoria MacLennan. 26 October 2022, 7:00 pm

No matter how self aware we may feel — we all have biases. They are often ingrained for many years or instilled as the result of a single event. Reality is we have them and engage them influencing o…

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ITP New in brief 25th October

Victoria MacLennan. 25 October 2022, 8:56 pm

All of Government Talent, Flexible Working, Data centres, ITP Events, Updates in short and more from Bird of the Year #BOTY

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Not for profit boards, the good, the bad and the ugly

Jon Batt. 20 October 2022, 9:32 pm

The truth is that it's hard being on a board. Most people don't realise how much time it takes. And even more people don't realise how much effort goes into being good at it. It can be one of the most…

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Personal development: Becoming the best version of yourself

Victoria MacLennan. 20 October 2022, 8:40 pm

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland
Resolutions to exercise more and drink less are great but why not strive for one you really…

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60+ years of IP? records? or worm food?…

Victoria MacLennan. 13 October 2022, 9:08 pm

One of the projects the ITP team has embraced since I started in this role is sorting our 60+ years of file storage. The cost of storing  over 200 boxes in a temperature controlled storage facility i…

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ITP News in brief October 10th (published on the 11th)

Victoria MacLennan. 11 October 2022, 11:02 pm

iPhone 14's, CV Verification, Raspberry Pi project, School Holiday activities, Cybersmart week, digital nomads, connectivity in remote locations and internet voting.

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