ITP Sites:   ITP Site|TechBlog|TechHub in schools|NZ CloudCode|All Tech Events|Software Escrow NZ

ITP Techblog

Brought to you by IT Professionals NZ
Menu

Building the female talent pipeline in the Tech Industry

Jayne Chater. 16 October 2017, 5:00 am

Recently the Chief Executive of Spark publicly quoted that he was going to tackle gender quality in the organisation he ran. Why? simply because it makes great business sense, it impacts the bottom li…

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 13 October 2017, 11:43 am

In which Domino's Pizza fails to fess up after a data breach ... why driverless cars are coming whether we're ready or not ... and the future, it's so close you can almost touch it.

Read More

Programming Language Hacks

Don Hollander. 12 October 2017, 8:00 am

Universal Acceptance is the simple concept that all legitimate domain names and email addresses work across all applications, but a recent Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) study found that …

Read More

Another reason to never read the comments

Paul Brislen. 09 October 2017, 7:55 am

Online comment provider Disqus has become the latest to announce multi-million user account hack.

Read More

Is Education still the Great Equaliser?

Paul Matthews. 06 October 2017, 4:19 pm

There's been a lot of discussion over the last couple of weeks about degrees, and whether those looking to get into the IT industry should still consider a tertiary qualification as a good pathway to …

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 06 October 2017, 2:00 pm

How to find the people to build our brave new world.... Fuji Xerox faces an uphill struggle... And let's sleep on it: how woke is New Zealand (to the dangers of TXT messages)?

Read More

This is a test of the emergency management system

Paul Brislen. 04 October 2017, 8:02 am

New Zealand woke up last week a nation divided into those that received the 1.30am Civil Defence emergency alert and those who did not.

Read More

New broom at Fuji Xerox

Paul Brislen. 02 October 2017, 10:48 am

Scandal struck Fuji Xerox has appointed a new CEO for the New Zealand end of its business.

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 29 September 2017, 4:43 pm

Women in technology... the need for better mental health provisions for our founders and innovators... and the right to privacy - now available as a service.

Read More

Giz a job: Industry says no need for tertiary qualifications

Paul Brislen. 28 September 2017, 10:20 am

As the innovation sector struggles to find people to fill roles, a number of major companies have banded together to deliver an open letter to the public saying applicants need not hold a formal quali…

Read More

EU privacy law deadline looms

Paul Brislen. 25 September 2017, 7:17 am

New privacy guidelines will have a major impact on New Zealand Software as a Service (SaaS) providers who want to do business with the European Union.

Read More

Tech Manifesto: How did the political parties do?

Sarah Putt. 22 September 2017, 5:16 pm

In May this year, ITP and 17 other tech sector groups released NZ's Digital Future an Election Tech Manifesto outlining a series of recommendations for the next New Zealand government.

The differ…

Read More

New programme to battle skills shortage

Victoria MacLennan. 21 September 2017, 5:00 am

Only 3% of 15 year old girls want a career in Digital Technology, and of those women globally with STEM degrees a staggering 40% leave our industries to never return. Balance wise, the OECD reported r…

Read More

New Zealand's most successful tech company?

Paul Brislen. 19 September 2017, 7:14 am

It's probably New Zealand's most well-known tech export and after this year's Xerocon, the cloud accounting service Xero is riding high.

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 15 September 2017, 4:25 pm

Ten years on from the iPhone, what have we learned? Will telcos ever learn to love their customers? And what can we all learn from Equifax and the Internet of Toasters?

Read More

Apple launches three phones and a new watch

Paul Brislen. 13 September 2017, 6:58 am

Welcome to our future - animated GIFs that are created based on users' facial expressions.

Read More

Fallout from Equifax debacle continues apace

Paul Brislen. 11 September 2017, 7:02 am

Some say it's not the problems that occur but the putting them right that counts. Sadly, with the Equifax data breach, the company is failing on both points.]

Read More

Brislen on Tech

Paul Brislen. 08 September 2017, 5:26 pm

Game on indeed as the game industry takes off and telcos, first it was fixed line stuff, now it's all "mobile" and "high speed" and now "unlimited- sorta". What does it all mean?

Read More

Ready player one: Games development grows in NZ

Paul Brislen. 06 September 2017, 6:51 am

An industry worth $100 million a year with most of that revenue from exports, growing at 12%. That's how the Game Developers Association (NZGDA) describes the New Zealand computer game industry in all…

Read More

20/20 Trust calls for digital inclusion

Laurence Millar. 05 September 2017, 5:00 am

Digital Inclusion - how much do you know?

How many school children in Year 4 and above do not have access to the internet at home? How many employees think they will need higher digital skills to d…

Read More


Web Development by The Logic Studio