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The cost of Government tenders

Victoria McLennan. 19 April 2017, 6:00 am

The cost of bidding for government work is high, but just how high? NZRise has surveyed its members to determine how many requests for proposals they respond to and how much they spend each time.

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The WISPs come in from the cold

Ernie Newman. 18 April 2017, 6:34 am
The WISPs come in from the cold

RBI2 - the next round of the taxpayer-funded Rural Broadband Initiative - is shaping up as a three way battle among Chorus, the three mobile companies, and the WISPs.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 07 April 2017, 4:54 pm

Telcos get back to nature and in doing so learn something about themselves... Telcos introduce the asterisk to marketing... and fake food - would you eat it and if not would you serve it to rich tourists as they visit our once proud farm?

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Three into one - telcos come together for RBI2 bid

Paul Brislen. 04 April 2017, 7:53 pm

Only a handful of years after the bitter co-location and roaming fights through the Commerce Commission, the mobile players in the telco sector have buried the hatchet and are working together to bid …

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Successful Managers are Great Communicators and More

Heather Grace. 13 March 2017, 7:06 am

What does it take to be a successful manager? Great communication skills will be a good start - in fact, this is vital. Setting a good example may be useful, but there are pitfalls with this approach.…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 10 March 2017, 1:51 pm

"If you have nothing to hide of course you'll have nothing to fear." Having said that, you might want to change your password, tape over your webcam iris and leave your phone behind at important busin…

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Wellington? What a capital idea

Paul Brislen. 08 March 2017, 7:00 am

Hat's off to whoever thought up the LookSee campaign to lure tech workers to New Zealand. With over 11,000 applicants in the first 24 hours, New Zealand tech is on the world map.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 03 March 2017, 1:00 pm

Who knew security could be so complicated? And as for cloud-services, who knew they could get taken down? And as for tech, who knew social media companies would be valued at such a high rate?

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Frustration by Design

Heather Grace. 13 February 2017, 6:54 am

If only 4% of projects fail because of technical matters, what actually causes project failure?

Heather Grace takes a closer look.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 10 February 2017, 4:54 pm

The Privacy Commissioner is making so bold suggestions for the future of our privacy. Spark is looking at buying TeamTalk but what does that mean for New Zealand's peering exchanges? And Peter Thiel m…

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New Zealand continues to lag in R&D spending

Paul Brislen. 09 February 2017, 7:33 am

New data from the OECD shows New Zealand lagging well behind the average when it comes to spending on research and development and the lack of tax incentives puts us at odds with the rest of the world…

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