NZTech News

NZTech welcomes progress in the move to open up access to government agencies data

The New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTech) is welcoming progress on a business transformation project that will make it easier for business to interact with government agencies. The potential that APIs and access to backend government data might simplify transactions with government was thrashed out at a recent workshop hosted by NZTech and the Government … Continue reading "NZTech welcomes progress in the move to open up access to government agencies data"
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NZTech announces three new board members

The country’s technology industry association has elected three new members to its board at their latest AGM in Auckland. New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTech) promotes the technology industry’s role in accelerating economic and social advance for New Zealanders, through direct collaboration with government leaders and other sector groups, and communication with all manner of … Continue reading "NZTech announces three new board members"
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Technology Policy Platforms

The policies promoted by NZTech on behalf of our members in the lead up to the 2014 NZ government elections. Vision To make New Zealand the world’s most connected nation. Rationale To increase the prosperity and well-being of all New Zealanders we must make strategic use of technology. We need to support our technology exporters … Continue reading "Technology Policy Platforms"

Tech talent connects in Texas

The CEO of one of New Zealand’s fastest growing software companies is praising New Zealand’s involvement in the South by Southwest (SXSW) trade show in Austin, Texas and the follow up online TechConnect event, as much-needed initiatives to attract more tech talent to New Zealand. The SXSW trade show in Austin, Texas next month is … Continue reading "Tech talent connects in Texas"
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Collaboration promotes Kiwi tech in Texas

A unique collaboration between the private and public sectors will help promote Kiwi tech innovation, recruit investors and attract qualified specialists at next month’s South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas. The New Zealand Technology Industry Association (NZTech) is teaming up with Immigration New Zealand, NZTE and a number of Kiwi tech companies to … Continue reading "Collaboration promotes Kiwi tech in Texas"
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Tech sector concerned at slip in education standards

The fastest growing industry sector in New Zealand has reacted strongly to an international report that shows New Zealand has slipped backwards in education standards when compared to other OECD countries. The latest OECD PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) survey revealed that New Zealand’s performance has gone backwards dramatically in maths, science and reading.  New … Continue reading "Tech sector concerned at slip in education standards"