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Microsoft wears the Red Hat

Paul Brislen. 06 November 2015, 8:54 am

Microsoft has finally discovered the cloud and it looks very much like an open source operating system.

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Broadband Commission says NZ doing well

Paul Brislen. 23 September 2015, 10:55 am

The Broadband Commission for Digital Development report for 2015 puts New Zealand's broadband development in the top 20 globally.

While many would complain that broadband speeds and reach are lower…

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Hot News in IT this Week

Simon Eskow. 31 July 2015, 7:00 am

Highlights from the week in IT news in New Zealand and abroad, including...

Hooray! Windows 10 saves users from tiles. ...2degrees enters residential broadband market. ...Labour looks to the future…

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Open Wide

Simon Eskow. 14 July 2015, 10:35 am

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology recently presented a paper about a system that repairs software bugs by automatically importing functionality from "donor" applications, with…

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Conversation Starters

Heather Grace. 08 June 2015, 2:36 pm

Breaking the ice with a stranger can feel awkward. But it doesn't have to be.

Networking feel artificial or unauthentic to you? This month, Heather Grace discussed how to break the ice and get talk…

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ICT Trends: The Market's Thirst for Skills

Garry Roberton. 23 March 2015, 2:13 pm

A headline in the 19 March New Zealand Herald said it all: More Jobs Than Candidates.

A shift in business priorities and processes is putting upward pressure on the hiring market. In IT there are …

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Anything vs Everything

Rowan Simpson. 16 March 2015, 4:53 pm

We've been brought up to believe we can do anything. It's a powerful and important message. But, many of us have mistakenly interpreted that to mean we can do everything. Tech innovator and investor R…

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No More Ugly Duckling

Heather Grace. 09 February 2015, 9:47 pm

Not everybody communicates with natural ease. Most of the time we don't think about how we are coming across to other people. But, if you've ever felt as if something has impeded you in making a point…

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 19 December 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Kiwis help make leap in making quantum entanglement a reality in data storage and encryption. ...IT jobs take top five spots in …

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 12 December 2014, 12:11 pm

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Privacy authorities from 23 countries plead for transparency in app markets. ...Final 94 students selected from 600 in Microsoft…

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Engage Your Audience

Heather Grace. 08 December 2014, 10:10 am

You don't have to fear an audience, you just have to practice enough to learn the tricks of the trade that will hold their attention.

Avoid jargon, add some humor, and practice in front of people …

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 05 December 2014, 10:58 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

University of Auckland's Nanogirl closes super year with big prize for championing all things science, including programming and…

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 28 November 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Dunedin takes Gigatown award, but runner-up Wanaka unfazed. ...Students win in Codeworx Raspberry Pi competition and Orion gets …

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 21 November 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Surveys give hint to companies' tech priorities in 2015, and the skills that will be in demand. ...Candace Kinser takes lead rol…

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 14 November 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Summer of Tech reports highest number of women taking paid internships since programme started in 2006. ...Voyager tops NZ Deloi…

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 07 November 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Report shows Kiwi SMEs have increased their use of social media and websites for business. ...At least one Telco is on the verge…

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 31 October 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Survey shows technology making moderate to vast improvements in student performance, but personal devices pose a new class room …

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 24 October 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Auckland startup becomes first Kiwi as Google for Work Partner. ...TIN 100 revealed, showing continued growth in tech sector, bu…

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Hot News in IT this week

Simon Eskow. 17 October 2014, 7:00 am

Highlights of news from New Zealand and around the world, including:

Poodle yaps at the heels of Heartbleed and Shellshock as third major vulnerability discovered this year, prompting warnings to S…

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Excellence in IT Awards winners announced at black-tie event

Simon Eskow. 15 October 2014, 4:44 pm

Organisers of the inaugural Excellence in IT Awards announced the winners at a gala event last Friday to cap off the first ITx, New Zealand's conference of IT.

Several hundred IT professionals gath…

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