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Call for more sharing of data in government IaaS circles

Paul Brislen. 28 February 2018, 7:12 am

Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is the name of the game in a new report from the Auditor General's office.

The report, "Infrastructure as a Service: Are the benefits being achieved?" looks at wh…

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Without Resilience - We Fail

Heather Grace. 26 February 2018, 7:48 am

We all know what resilience is. The ability to bounce back, overcome set-backs, deal with stress, self-calm, self-care, keep calm and carry on. What happens when you don't have those skills? What happ…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 23 February 2018, 5:57 pm

In which we talk R&D, D5 and ITx. Surely enough acronyms for any given Friday.

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Building Resilience by Making Choices

Heather Grace. 23 February 2018, 5:00 am

If we build resilience in others, we will not need so many ambulances at the bottom of the cliff. So how do we do that in a team environment?

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Keen to talk at ITx 2018?

ITP Staff. 21 February 2018, 3:38 pm

The Call for Papers for ITx 2018 closes this Friday 23 February.

Check out the Call for Papers page on the ITx website for more info.

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Social deprivation and the role of the internet

Paul Brislen. 21 February 2018, 8:04 am

Despite plenty of social media activity, the first part of the D5 conference, held in Auckland as a precursor to the ministerial meeting being held in Wellington today (weather permitting) has passed …

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NotPetya a Russian state-sponsored attack, says GCSB

Paul Brislen. 19 February 2018, 7:13 am

Operation "Fly Below The Radar" seems to have been put aside at GCSB head quarters with the announcement that we too condemn Russian involvement in last year's NotPetya cyber attack.

Just so long …

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New Zealand's Priorities in the Digital Revolution Part II

Don Christie. 16 February 2018, 5:00 am

Don Christie, CEO of Wellington-based open source specialists Catalyst, spoke at a recent ITP breakfast on how to realise the opportunities presenting themselves to us in the digital sector and how to…

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New Zealand's Priorities in the Digital Revolution

Don Christie. 15 February 2018, 5:00 am

The digital future is upon us and Catalyst's Don Christie takes a closer look at the implications for New Zealand, as an economy and as a society.

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CTO choice delayed

Paul Brislen. 13 February 2018, 6:50 am

The government had hoped to appoint its new Chief Technology Officer before the upcoming D5 meeting of digital nations but that appears to be off the cards for now.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 09 February 2018, 4:26 pm

The Bitcoin rollercoaster continues with quite a dip in the track, but for SpaceX the latest launch proves to be quite the show.

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 02 February 2018, 3:00 pm

In which we talk healthcare, jogging-based security applications, the lack of vision of New Zealand's financial sector and why HP Lovecraft ended key sentences "all in italics".

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Resilience Skills are Vital to Your Success

Heather Grace. 02 February 2018, 9:03 am

Have you ever felt kicked in the teeth? Rejected? Unappreciated? Let down? Criticised unfairly? Disappointed? Actually, the question should be "how often does this happen to you?" - because it does ha…

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D5 session to kick off next month

ITP Staff. 30 January 2018, 7:14 am

The D5 group of national "digital leaders" will meet next month in Auckland to "share best practices and key learnings, collaborate on common projects and help each other become even better digital go…

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Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 26 January 2018, 4:58 pm

Spectre gets silly ... Rocket Lab gets serious ... 2018 looms large (are you ready for the rollercoaster?)

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Australian e-voting damned in audit report

Paul Brislen. 24 January 2018, 7:58 am

Australian election officials are scrambling after the auditor general released a damning report suggesting the public was misled over the security of electronic voting in the 2016 general election.

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Summer lovin', happened so fast

Paul Brislen. 22 January 2018, 7:17 am

For those starting back today a welcome blast of rain (in Auckland at any rate) seems to signal the end of the golden weather and is fitting for the return to work.

A quick look back at the summer …

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Start your year with a massive security flaw

Paul Brislen. 08 January 2018, 7:33 am

While New Zealand holidayed in the sun (or torrential rain, depending) the IT world has suffered something of a quake with the discovery that almost all computers (using the widest possible definition…

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Major tech skills report released by Digital Skills Forum

ITP Team. 18 December 2017, 8:00 am

The Digital Skills Forum, made up of IT Professionals NZ and other leading tech bodies and core government agencies, today released the most comprehensive report on skills in New Zealand's tech sector…

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The future: coming, ready or not

Paul Brislen. 14 December 2017, 4:22 pm

What a year it's been. Bitcoin, net neutrality, the return of the content wars, the change of government, ransomware, the mother of all hacks (parts one, two, three and probably a few more), copyright…

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