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Introducing the #IWDCodingChallenge

Techblog Staff. 24 March 2021, 7:45 am

Australian organisation She Codes has teamed up with recruitment firm Robert Walters to launch the #IWDCodingChallenge to encourage those who haven't had a crack at coding a chance to give it a go.

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NZTech to Govt: We need more joined-up decision making on tech

Peter Griffin. 02 December 2020, 10:45 pm

NZTech has released its briefing to the incoming minister, which amounts to a wish list of actions to accelerate growth in the digital economy.

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Recruitment Challenges In the Time of Covid-19

Fiona Reid. 11 November 2020, 9:20 am

How do you recruit new talent during a pandemic when good staff are happy to stay put and the process gets stretched out as you filter through the tyre kickers? A guest post from Fiona Reid of Somar D…

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While we wait... what Biden or Trump means for tech

Peter Griffin. 05 November 2020, 7:14 am

The tech industry's fortunes rest on who wins the White House and who has the power to pass legislation that could radically change how it does business.

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Tech Media Panel - 30 October 2020

TechBlog Team. 30 October 2020, 3:39 pm

Here’s this week’s Tech Media Panel with Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin from techblog.nz, and Sarah Putt from Computerworld and CIO. Facilitated by ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

This week: Lots of deb…

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Tech Media Panel - 23 October 2020

TechBlog Team. 23 October 2020, 4:01 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin and ITP CEO Paul Matthews.

This week: Now that the election is done and dusted, where does that leave tech? …

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Tech Media Panel - 16 October 2020

TechBlog Team. 16 October 2020, 10:15 am

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin and CIO/Computerworld's Sarah Putt.

This week: New Zealand, alongside the “five eyes” network and India …

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Tech Media Panel - 2 October 2020

TechBlog Team. 02 October 2020, 4:01 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin and CIO/Computerworld's Sarah Putt.

New rules around tech procurement and use by Police, Palantir going publ…

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The return of the apprenticeship

Leon Hudson and Phill Smith. 21 September 2020, 7:31 am

With skills shortages in the tech sector only matched by increased global demand and the decline of tourism, where to now for the New Zealand economy? Could tech apprenticeships be the answer? A guest…

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Tech Media Panel - 18 September 2020

TechBlog Team. 18 September 2020, 3:54 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin and CIO/Computerworld's Sarah Putt.

This week: Indigenous data sovereignty, Apple getting into bundling, and…

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To push diversity you need to be diverse - NZTech

Peter Griffin. 16 September 2020, 9:34 pm

NZTech wants to see the diversity its revamped board represents mirrored across the tech industry in general, where women, Māori and Pasifika remain significantly under-represented.

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Tech Media Panel - 11 September 2020

TechBlog Team. 11 September 2020, 9:15 am

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin and CIO/Computerworld's Sarah Putt.

This week: A bit of a deeper dive into the updated Privacy Act coming in…

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A low-key local R&D player looks to expand

Peter Griffin. 08 September 2020, 10:33 am

Fleet tracking software that is developed in Christchurch and connects 2 million vehicles worldwide, will now be available to vehicles on New Zealand roads too as Verizon Connect ramps up its local op…

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Tech Media Panel - 4 September 2020

TechBlog Team. 04 September 2020, 2:42 pm

Here's this week's TechBlog Live update, featuring ITP CEO Paul Matthews and TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: A big focus on cyberattacks and the NZX - how much of a role shoul…

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Tech Media Panel - 28 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 28 August 2020, 12:38 pm

Here's this week's TechBlog Live update, featuring ITP CEO Paul Matthews and TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Huge DDOS attack on financial institutions worldwide, including Ne…

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Tech Media Panel - 21 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 21 August 2020, 3:26 pm

Here's this week's TechBlog Live update, featuring ITP CEO Paul Matthews and TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Google vs Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) - …

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New tech charity to boost diversity and inclusion

Peter Griffin. 20 August 2020, 9:45 am

 A group of New Zealand's tech leaders have launched a charitable foundation to boost diversity in the tech sector and have an ambitious goal in mind - to raise $25 million by 2025.

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Tech Media Panel - 14 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 14 August 2020, 2:35 pm

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: a discussion on Covid tracking app options, CovidCards and more.

Plus Digital NCEA exams are…

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Tech Media Panel - 7 August 2020

TechBlog Team. 07 August 2020, 9:10 am

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: GCSB's role in today's digital world; Will NZ ban TikTok? Apple fallout from Congress hearings -…

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Tech Media Panel - 31 July 2020

TechBlog Team. 31 July 2020, 11:55 am

Here's this week's Tech Media Panel, featuring TechBlog's Paul Brislen and Peter Griffin.

This week: Big Tech faces up to US Congress, a new Government Algorithm Charter to improve AI ethics in Gov…

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