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IT industry speaks with one voice on Marsden research funding

Paul Matthews. 05 August 2016, 3:48 pm

11 of the leading representative bodies from the tech sector have joined forces to raise serious concerns about apparent bias within New Zealand's major Marsden research fund that has led to a signifi…

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Winners of the 2016 NZ Excellence in IT Awards

Paul Brislen. 13 July 2016, 8:03 am

Last night the winners of the Excellence in IT Awards 2016 were handed out in front of nearly 700 people at a gala event in Wellington.The Awards are a collaboration of 11 of New Zealand's leading tec…

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Everything you know is wrong - Day One at ITx

Ian Apperley. 12 July 2016, 6:57 am

Day One of the ITx conference has seen disruption and challenges aplenty. Guest blogger Ian Apperley recounts his experiences at the event.

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Hot News in IT This Week

Paul Brislen. 01 July 2016, 4:19 pm

Cloud Computing and Big Data experts join ITx lineup... Excellence in IT Awards Finalists announced... What does the Brexit mean for the tech sector... NZTech gets the big tick and what's the answer t…

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Cloud Computing and Big Data experts join ITx line-up

ITx Team. 01 July 2016, 1:54 pm

May-Ann Lim, Executive Director of the Asia Cloud Computing Association, and Brendan Kelly, Deputy Chief Executive in charge of Information at the Tertiary Education Commission have joined the keynote…

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Excellence in IT Awards finalists announced

Paul Brislen. 27 June 2016, 9:54 am

The Finalists in the New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards have been selected, and they're an incredible bunch.

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International News from IFIP…

Elizabeth Eastwood. 09 June 2016, 2:12 pm

IITP has been profiling some of the international bodies doing some great things for the IT profession, and explaining how New Zealand's tech community can engage. This month we have more news from IF…

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Last week for nominations for the Excellence in IT Awards

Paul Brislen. 02 June 2016, 11:39 am

Who do you know doing great things in IT? Here's your chance to get them the recognition they deserve.

Nominations are open for the 2016 New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards, recognising the people …

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ITx 2016 Programme released

ITx team. 27 May 2016, 3:41 pm

ITx 2016 Programme releasedIt's being billed as 12 Tech Conferences, 3 incredible days.

This year IITP is collaborating with 12 tech associations to bring one mega-conference to New Zealand, ITx 20…

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2016 NZ Excellence in IT Awards: Nominations open

IITP Staff. 10 May 2016, 12:15 pm

A collaboration of ten IT associations this week announced that nominations were now open for the New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards.

The Excellence in IT Awards are designed to recognise the real…

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Gibbons Lectures to focus on health IT

Paul Brislen. 21 April 2016, 2:03 pm

The Gibbons Lectures, run my the Auckland University Computer Science dept in association with IITP, will focus this year on IT and its use in the health sector. Topics include modelling human physiol…

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First Industry-accredited Computing degrees announced

IITP Team. 15 April 2016, 3:53 pm

The first six computing degrees to successfully achieve robust accreditation and endorsement by the IT industry were announced today, with a mix of institutions from across New Zealand being recognise…

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ITx 2016: call for papers closes today

ITx team. 15 February 2016, 4:03 pm

ITx is a collaboration of twelve tech-focused conferences and bodies, coordinated by the Institute of IT Professionals NZ, and focuses on innovation, technology and education. ITx 2016 is in Welling…

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Hot News in IT This Week

Paul Brislen. 24 December 2015, 11:40 am

A week of IT news from New Zealand and around the world, curated by TechBlog and Newsline editor Paul Brislen
In which the telecommunications regime in New Zealand is in urgent need of repair, again…

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ICT Trends - Big Data

Garry Roberton. 01 December 2015, 6:14 am

Big data is one of those perennial buzzwords that the ICT industry attracts, so how is it affecting employment both here and internationally?

In this ICT Trends update, Garry Roberton finds that th…

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Hot News in IT This Week

Paul Brislen. 30 October 2015, 11:00 am

A week of IT news from New Zealand and around the world:

Taking responsibility for data ... End of an error - data roaming rates to be cut in EU (but no joy for net neutrality proponents) ... Tech …

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Hot News in IT This Week

Paul Brislen. 09 October 2015, 2:00 pm

A week of IT news from New Zealand and around the world:
Trans-Pacific Partnership The big news of the week... EU blocks Safe Harbour regime... Microsoft gets some runs on the board... Harmful Dig…

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Do IT Professionals support online voting?

Paul Matthews. 30 September 2015, 12:50 pm

As most will be aware, it's highly likely that a trial of online voting will take place in New Zealand at next year's local body elections. This will see online voting as an option alongside postal vo…

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Hot News in IT This Week

Paul Brislen. 18 September 2015, 1:41 pm

A week of IT news from New Zealand and around the world:

OECD reports on ICT in schools ... Aussie digital PM ... redundant tech ... Amazon for governments ... Apple iOS9 intro a bit bumpy... and h…

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New editor with a familiar face

IITP Team. 16 September 2015, 10:31 am

It is with both sadness and anticipation that we can now announce a changing of the guard at Newsline and Techblog, with Paul Brislen replacing Simon Eskow as Editor.

Paul Brislen, former editor of…

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