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Griffin on Tech: Tech capability gap ‘cuts both ways’

Peter Griffin. 25 November 2022, 2:14 pm

The Te Au Hangarau report suggests that successfully boosting participation of Māori in the tech sector requires organisations to reassess their cultural competency capabilities.

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‘Tech for good’ developer expands Aussie presence

Peter Griffin. 22 November 2022, 8:34 am

Wellington-based software development house Ackama has bought Common Code, a Melbourne software company, in a $2.7 million acquisition comprising a mix of cash and shares.

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Griffin on Tech: It’s time to fire Elon Musk

Peter Griffin. 18 November 2022, 1:11 pm

Elon Musk wants his employees to work "long hours at high intensity". How many Twits will opt out of his tyrannical edict?

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IT pros upbeat about 2023 despite the economic gloom

Peter Griffin. 16 November 2022, 10:40 pm

When CompTIA, the US-based tech industry body surveyed 1,125 IT professionals in the US and around the world last month, it found them optimistic about the tech industry's prospects in 2023.

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$1.4 billion tech project - and this time it goes to local vendors

Peter Griffin. 15 November 2022, 11:03 am

A $1.4 billion, 10-year deal has been struck to build the new Public Safety Network and local vendors will be responsible for building and operating it.

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Griffin on Tech: The kids aren’t alright when it comes to tech ed

Peter Griffin. 11 November 2022, 4:36 pm

School students performance in learning the technology curriculum is declining. What should we do about it?

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Ransom denied: Medibank hackers start releasing sensitive data

Peter Griffin. 10 November 2022, 12:41 pm

A nightmare scenario is currently playing out for Australian health insurer Medibank, which last month saw details of up to 9.7 million customers obtained by hackers.

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Is the global decline in democracy linked to social media?

The evidence suggests that digital media impact political behaviour globally warranting concern about the impacts on democracy.

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Griffin on Tech: Going digital for the planet

Peter Griffin. 04 November 2022, 1:41 pm

A big investment is required to deploy digital technologies that will help cut carbon emissions. But firms that do so could boost their productivity too.

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3 in 10 Kiwis scammed in online holiday shopping

Peter Griffin. 03 November 2022, 8:11 am

Kiwis are being warned to be on heightened alert this holiday shopping season for scams and fraud attempts as they search for deals to tackle the high cost of living.

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Why PC sales are tanking this year

Peter Griffin. 01 November 2022, 10:15 am

After nearly three solid decades of growth, global sales of personal computers have fallen off a cliff this year.

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