NZTech Inform: Bridging the gap

On Thursday I facilitated our NZTech Connect event, Bridging the participation gap of Māori in Aotearoa’s tech sector. We heard about the impressive work that Spark has been undertaking from their head of People and Culture Heather Polglase. Special thanks also to Te Matarau The Māori Tech Association CEO Lee Timutimu, Spark Kaupapa Māori Lead Rhonda Koroheke and Te Pūkenga … Continue reading "NZTech Inform: Bridging the gap"
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View our 2023 highlights

We’re helping create a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous Aotearoa New Zealand underpinned by good tech. Learn how NZTech connects, promotes and advances our technology ecosystem to help the tech sector and the economy grow.  NZTech’s latest Annual Report was published on 16 August, 2023.
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NZTech Inform – Digital Skills for Tomorrow, Today

Kia ora, We’re delighted to launch the latest edition of Digital Skills Aotearoa: Digital Skills for Tomorrow, Today. Our third edition issues an urgent call to industry and Government to collaborate now and equip Aotearoa New Zealand’s workforce with skills for the digital age. It addresses the causes of the skills gap, nurturing talent and fostering … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – Digital Skills for Tomorrow, Today"
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Urgent call to equip workforce with skills for digital age

Monday 14 August  The newly published Digital Skills Aotearoa (3rd edition) provides valuable insights into our digital skills challenges and explores the landscape in New Zealand and globally.  “In our ever-evolving digital world, the importance of digital skills cannot be overstated. As we strive to harness the opportunities presented by the digital revolution, it is … Continue reading "Urgent call to equip workforce with skills for digital age"
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NZTech Inform – Privacy, security and identity for tomorrow

Kia ora, Tomorrow I’m in Wellington at the Digital Trust Hui Taumata. Trust in our digital environment is critical for a prosperous future New Zealand and with the development of digital identities, growing cyber security challenges and privacy issues digital trust is an important discussion for New Zealand. I’m looking forward to the keynote presentation by Tim … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – Privacy, security and identity for tomorrow"
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NZTech Inform – From the Chair

Kia ora, While Graeme is taking some well deserved annual leave it’s my pleasure to write to you in this week’s newsletter. Did you know that less than 1 in 20 girls even considers a high-paid career in science, technology, engineering or maths, compared to 1 in 5 boys? ShadowTech Day is back and aims … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – From the Chair"
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NZTech Inform – Cyber risk spotlight

Kia ora, Cybersecurity is more important than ever before! In CERT’s latest report they have seen a 12 percent increase in incident report numbers. This includes an increase in scam reports (up 23 percent from last year) and financial loss (up 66 percent to almost $6m). Aside from investment and romance scams, credential harvesting, phishing and malware, … Continue reading "NZTech Inform – Cyber risk spotlight"