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Friday's events in Christchurch

Paul Matthews. 18 March 2019, 4:00 pm

As with all New Zealanders, we at ITP have been shocked by the events that unfolded in Christchurch last Friday. While there is a lot we could say about the event itself, there are no words that haven…

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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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Update from ITPNZ

Paul Matthews. 08 March 2019, 3:59 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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Tahi Rua Toru Tech showcases student talent

123Tech Team. 06 December 2018, 11:00 am

The national finals of Tahi Rua Toru Tech, NZ's Digital Challenge, showed that when you ask school students to come up with new ideas to solve community problems using digital tech, they will amaze yo…

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Living on the curve

Sarah Putt. 12 July 2018, 11:44 am

It was Gordon Moore who pointed out that technological change isn't linear, it's exponential. As computer power doubles, the price for it halves and this is having a profound effect on the way we live…

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Tahi Rua Toru Tech - live in action

Sarah Putt. 03 July 2018, 4:31 pm

Tahi Rua Toru Tech, the national digital championship designed to inspire and excite students from year 0-13 about the new Digital Technologies/Hungarau Matahiko curriculum, is reaching the end of its…

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Excellence in IT Awards finalists announced

ITP Team. 21 June 2018, 4:00 pm

The finalists for the prestigious New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards were announced this week, recognising the people making IT happen in New Zealand.

Finalists came from a diverse range of backgr…

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Sarah Putt joins the TechBlog team

ITP Team. 05 June 2018, 3:26 pm

We're very excited to announce that former Computerworld editor Sarah Putt is joining the TechBlog and Newsline team from this week.

Sarah will be covering a range of tech areas and combining with …

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Nominations open for ITP Branch Committees and National Board

ITP Staff. 11 May 2018, 4:12 pm

Are you keen to make a difference to the tech community in your area?

ITP today called for nominations for ITP's Branch Committees in most areas, with nominations being received from now. If 2018 i…

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Marsden Research Fund review disappoints

Paul Matthews. 13 April 2017, 11:58 am

The outcome of the Government's long-awaited review into the Marsden Research Fund was released today, but was met with disappointment from the tech industry.

The review found that the current pane…

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 02 December 2016, 4:25 pm

It was a big planning week for ITP, with various board planning sessions for 2017, a new President and Deputy President, first face-to-face meeting of the full new ITP Board, various ministerial meeti…

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 25 November 2016, 4:38 pm

In this week's update from ITP, the leaders of 12 of the largest tech bodies come together to work on election policy advice, heaps of those with CITPNZ go through the Breadth of Knowledge test, and d…

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 18 November 2016, 3:35 pm

In this week's update from ITP, the Government's ICT (ur, Cloud) Marketplace, and taking some of the sector's concerns about education changes to Education Minister Hekia Parata.

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 11 November 2016, 10:00 am

In this week's update from ITP, new Cyber Security and Testing quals possibly on the cards, student projects, and a big welcome to our new Corporate Partners.

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International News from IFIP

Liz Eastwood. 08 November 2016, 6:49 am

ITP 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 IFI…

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This week's ITP update

Paul Matthews. 04 November 2016, 4:00 pm

In the first of a series of regular weekly updates, ITP CEO Paul Matthews outlines the tech sector's disappointment at the Marsden Research Fund's continued overlooking of computing research, the laun…

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New president for IFIP

Paul Brislen. 27 September 2016, 7:18 am

Mike Hinchey is the new president of IFIP, the International Federation for Information Processing. IFIP has also announced it is working with XPRIZE on the new US$5million XPRIZE to help explore ways…

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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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