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Celebrating our awesome wāhine working in tech

Digital Future Aotearoa. 08 March 2022, 4:57 pm

The Digital Future Aotearoa team is made up of some amazing wāhine, many of whom never thought they'd end up working in tech. On International Women's Day we celebrate our wāhine in tech.

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Accessibility failures are costing NZ businesses potential sales

Dr Chandra Harrison. 27 September 2021, 9:58 am
Accessibility failures are costing NZ businesses potential sales

Some fairly easy to fix accessibility issues with New Zealand websites is costing businesses potential sales, argues Dr Chandra Harrison.

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How to figure out what's next - and actually get there

Paul Matthews. 01 March 2021, 4:17 pm
How to figure out what's next - and actually get there

As a professional body we're often asked by members for some pointers on kickstarting or progressing a career. Or how to turn a "job" into a "career" and actually get some focus into getting ahead.

This has especially been the case following research released a few weeks ago that showed far more industry investment in immigration than domestic talent development - meaning less employer-funded professional development than many other industries. And that has to change.

The answer is actually, perhaps surprisingly, a lot easier than you might think. In fact the process itself is clear, and most of the tools are either available through ITP, or will be within the next few weeks.

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IBM’s Watson gets sentimental

Peter Griffin. 19 March 2020, 12:02 pm

IBM is making smart tools available on its Watson platform that can understand the sentiment in language and summarise large amounts of text.

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Lessons from the Iowa app

Sarah Putt. 11 February 2020, 5:56 pm

The race to become for the US Democratic presidential nomination has had many in the tech sector shaking their heads in disbelief following the Iowa caucus last week. Forget whether it's Sanders, Warr…

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Top 10 in tech for the decade

Sarah Putt. 17 December 2019, 7:26 pm

As we approach the festive season, it's customary to post a top ten in tech summarising the previous 12 months, but as 2019 is the last year in the 2010s, I thought I'd go all-out and attempt to sum u…

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Computer chips that tackle climate change

Sarah Putt. 12 November 2019, 7:13 am

Computer chips with brain-like functionality that could reduce global carbon emissions from computing have been developed by a team led by University of Canterbury Professor Simon Brown.

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ICT Skills Recognition in Asia Pacific

Paul Matthews. 27 May 2019, 9:00 am

How are tech and digital skills recognised when people move between countries, and between governments? 

We're working with a number of other countries in Asia Pacific and South East Asia on an in…

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Introducing Scale-Up NZ: the gateway to New Zealand’s innovation ecosystem

ITP Staff. 17 April 2019, 6:00 am

A free online platform connecting New Zealand businesses with funders, incubators, multinationals and other collaborators launches late yesterday.

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End of the line for Pond

Paul Brislen. 21 January 2019, 4:04 pm

It started with a hiss and a roar but it sounds very much as though Network 4 Learning's experiment in online collaboration - Pond - has dried up.

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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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