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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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Record number of NZTech board nominees!

Chantal Thomas
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NZTech News

Board nominations have closed and electronic voting is now open with a record number of 21 nominees vying for seven available positions on the NZTech Board.

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Local software company signs major deal with Mexican Government

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZTech News

Wellington based company, Solity Software New Zealand has won a substantial contract with Mexico’s agriculture ministry, Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación (SAGARPA).

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What It Means To Be ‘Human’ In A World of Technology

Chantal Thomas
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Industry News, NZTech News

I’ve been truly honoured to Chair the 2017 New Zealand CIO Summit, helping Conferenz and IDC create an event to engage, recognize, and delight national technology executives. During my opening speech, I introduced myself by saying, “I’m Rachel and I’m the Human that will be guiding you over the next two days”.

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NZ agriculture needs to latch onto tech faster

Jackie Clark
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NZTech News

New Zealand’s primary industries need to latch on to technology faster to support the economic growth of its agri sector and become a world leader in a fast growing agritech market, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.

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Tech is the real winner!

Jackie Clark
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FinTech, NZTech News

Last week, I was fortunate to be named a finalist in the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards. In my category, I feel honoured to stand alongside two well known leaders who have made amazing contributions to New Zealand businesses, and am excited to be joining other finalists across the eleven categories at the awards event later in the year.

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NZ needs to move faster in embracing technology

Jackie Clark
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NZTech News

A leading Kiwi tech expert has slammed New Zealand’s slow progress to embrace technology.

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