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Golden opportunities for Kiwi tech sector in South East Asia

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Industry News, NZTech News

Kiwi companies are queueing up to do business with Vietnam and other similar sized Asian countries, a leading New Zealand technology businessman says.

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NZ not alone in struggling to attract tech women

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZTech News, NZTech Women

New Zealand is not alone in attracting and retaining women in tech, a leading tech specialist says.

Andrea Hancox, NZTech’s national director of government relations, says the whole world faces the issue of attracting and retaining women in tech and introducing tech to young women as a choice of career.

The Ministry of Women has released a guide Decoding Diversity targeted at attracting and retaining girls and women in tech education. The guide is for secondary school teachers, university lecturers, code club volunteers and other community group leaders, potential employers, career advisors, industry professionals, recruitment personnel, students and parents.

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NZ to stage international tech event before D5 summit

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZTech News

Living up to New Zealand’s reputation as a standout digital nation, the tech sector and the government will stage a major international tech summit in Auckland next year, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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High fives, thank yous and a big welcome!

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZTech News

On behalf of our Deputy Chair and CEO I would like to warmly thank everyone who attended and participated at our AGM last week. Also, a huge thanks to our amazing NZTech team and not just for last week but the last 12 months. You all know who you are! Thank you.

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NZTech expansion sign of rampant tech sector growth

Chantal Thomas
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AI Forum, FinTech, Media Release, NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

The substantial growth of the country’s umbrella tech organisation NZTech is indicative of the rapid expansion of the nation’s fastest growing industry, says its chief executive Graeme Muller.

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Cities will become more desirable when IoT takes hold

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

Cities will become safer and more desirable to live in when the internet of things (IoT) takes hold a research study report says.

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Agri business using IoT will jolt the NZ economy

Chantal Thomas
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Media Release, NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

A new research study has identified agri-business as one of the best opportunities to use the internet of things (IoT) for economic advantage in New Zealand, mainly because of the contribution that agriculture already makes to the Kiwi economy.

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IoT will be supported by artificial intelligence by 2020

Chantal Thomas
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NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

It is predicted that within three years 100 percent of all effective IoT efforts will be supported by cognitive or artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, a landmark New Zealand IoT Alliance study says.

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IoT could be worth more than $2.2 billion to NZ over 10 years

Chantal Thomas
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NZ IoT Alliance, NZTech News

An historic and landmark national research study estimates the roll out of IoT (internet of things) is likely to produce a benefit for the New Zealand economy of billions of dollars. The study found that just across a mere nine common IoT applications the potential net benefit over 10 years could be $2.2 billion in present value terms.

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Why political correctness is hurting diversity

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZTech News, NZTech Women

Within a mere ten days, I have bounced between speaking in front an audience comprised of just five percent women to another skewed at 99 percent. The former audience included over 800 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) for The New Zealand CIO Summit 2017, the latter around 60 young girls during ShadowTech Day.

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