08 October 2018
Kia Ora Last week I found myself passing through several regional towns as I headed to Taupo to present at a conference. Some like Matamata, Rotorua and Taupo were vibrant and busy with tourists. Others, like Tokoroa, are showing the signs of tougher times with peeling paint and shops shut along the main road. You … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Why regional tech is important"
03 October 2018
The new research and development tax incentive introduced today by the government will go a long way to helping inject even more growth into the tech sector, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Given the aim of introducing an R&D tax incentive was to support a broader range of eligible firms, it was excellent to see that … Continue reading "New incentive will boost NZ tech growth"
Auckland – Blockworks, clearly the biggest and most significant event to consider the benefits and impacts of the burgeoning blockchain technology in New Zealand, will be held in Auckland on October 12. Blockworks will showcase how blockchain technology is transforming business, government and society through supply chain, smart city development, digital identity, finance and transport.
25 September 2018
Auckland – Kiwis will continue to face record digital threats and cyber incidents every month, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says.
19 September 2018
16 September 2018
The head of New Zealand biggest tech ecosystem NZTech today called on the country to set up a Chief Technology Advisor(s) – without the support of the government. NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says the government handling of the CTO process has been a ‘shocker’ and now Kiwi tech business and organisations should not wait for … Continue reading "NZ tech Inc should go ahead without government"
26 August 2018
Market Measures benchmarks the sales and marketing activity of New Zealand’s technology companies, providing you with useful information for planning your sales and marketing strategies. To find out more about Market Measures and to view past years’ reports and resources click here. By participating in the study you can compare your company’s performance against your … Continue reading "Market Measures 2018 survey"
30 July 2018
Role for an experienced Partnership Manager to secure sponsorships and create partnerships with organisations in the New Zealand technology ecosystem to support the delivery and growth of the annual Techweek festival. Our vision is for New Zealand to be globally recognised as a beautiful country where world-leading solutions are born. It’s not just about showcasing … Continue reading "We’re hiring! Techweek’19 Partnerships Manager wanted"
26 July 2018
NZTech, the national non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation for tech, has reported phenomenal growth of the New Zealand tech ecosystem in the last 12 months. At last night’s annual meeting in Auckland, chair Mitchell Pham said NZTech now has an alliance of 20 tech communities and more than 800 organisations across the New Zealand technology landscape who … Continue reading "NZTech reports phenomenal annual growth"
01 July 2018
I think it’s time to have another rant about education! Recently, I have been to meetings and events where a recurring theme has emerged – the looming skills shortage. Just last week at the Woodflow Conference, I was asked how organisations can help their staff learn new skills on this digital journey. Are schools teaching kids … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Igniting the future with digital readiness"