Industry News

Cloud Computing – 3 advantages beyond lower costs

Cloud computing is now a well-established business practice in NZ. In 2013, 88% of NZ organisations already accessed emails via the cloud. Many businesses understand the financial advantages of using the cloud. Large, irregular, forecasted Capex can be replaced by smooth, predictable Opex spending. Using cloud-based services to host your desktop, CRM, analytics and business … Continue reading "Cloud Computing – 3 advantages beyond lower costs"
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Chorus shapes its future workforce

Chorus is a company focused on ensuring that its future workforce has the right skills. It has teamed up with secondary schools to introduce students to the world of telecommunications and technology through its Schools Gateway Programme. “For Chorus, the benefits are an increased awareness of the great careers available in our industry. We also … Continue reading "Chorus shapes its future workforce"
Events

JHack Auckland 2015 – High School Programming Challenge

In partnership with the Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) and LearnToMod,  JHack will bring together over twenty High Schools and 100 students across Auckland in a series of programming challenges in a competition format.
Events

You’re invited: Summer of Tech launch events in May

If you’re looking to grow your IT team, seeking programmers, digital designers, analysts, electronics & software engineers, web/mobile developers or digital marketers then please come along to a Summer of Tech launch event in May.
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Assessing your next NZ cloud provider – a 13 point checklist

The tech industry is New Zealand’s third largest export earner, and the fastest growing sector. New Zealand’s hosting and infrastructure services alone were worth $767m in 2013. As cloud migration escalates, it is vital that companies first understand their specific requirements. Decide which metrics are key for your organisation.
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Kiwis sweep top robotics awards

The Kiwis have cleaned up at the Vex Robotics World Championship, winning three of its top titles.
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Auckland tech sector innovation driving IT job growth

With tech successes like Xero, Trade Me and Datacom coming out the capital, Wellington has recently been dubbed the High Tech Capital of New Zealand. But Wellington’s biggest rival in all things professional, musical, sporting, tech and otherwise – Auckland – is carving a niche for itself as a Pacific IT innovation hub.
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Does your business have a mathematical challenge to solve?

Kiwi innovation Network works to support the commercialisation of science and technology from NZ Universities and Crown Research Institutes. There is one initiative coming up called the Mathematics for Industry NZ (MINZ) being held in June where NZ’s leading academic mathematicians work together to solve challenges set by the business community.