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NZTech Update – FinTechNZ, NZTech Women update and more

Hi Readers The NZTech team had another busy week with FinTechNZ launch events in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland.  The ability to support the development of a new tech association and help it reach critical mass quickly is thanks to the collaboration between the NZTech Board and a Core Working Group of FinTechNZ representatives.  This is … Continue reading "NZTech Update – FinTechNZ, NZTech Women update and more"
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NZTech Update – Blade running technology and a new role available.

Hi Readers Don’t you love these summertime four day weeks? Despite a few short weeks, plenty has been happening. Last Wednesday, I attended the New Zealand Pinot Noir Gala Dinner with NZTech member Wine-Searcher.com, the world’s leading wine pricing database and searching site. Yet, another cool tech success story from New Zealand. The keynote speaker … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Blade running technology and a new role available."
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NZTech Update – Future leaders, Canterbury growth and how to win in 2017

Hi Readers Last week, in Wellington, we attended NZTech’s end of year drinks and celebrated the launch of FLINT (Future Leaders in Technology). These young people were inspiring, energetic, keen to network and will ultimately be future leaders of New Zealand’s technology sector. I was impressed with the 50/50 gender split as many IT events … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Future leaders, Canterbury growth and how to win in 2017"
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NZTech Update – Al, global impact and cybersecurity skills shortage

Hi Readers Recently, I attended the IBM World of Watson Conference in Las Vegas. I was there to assess advances in cognitive computing (AI) and determine how we can better integrate such modernized technology into the New Zealand ecosystem. What struck me most revolved around the use of cognitive computing to distil useful information from … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Al, global impact and cybersecurity skills shortage"
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NZTech Update – Celebrating tech and innovation in 2017

Hi Readers Next May, with the support of numerous passionate people from a variety of tech communities, government agencies and cities throughout New Zealand, NZTech will deliver Techweek’17. Techweek is a week-long celebration of tech and innovation. It is a national festival of hundreds of independently run events curated as a cohesive experience. Right now … Continue reading "NZTech Update – Celebrating tech and innovation in 2017"
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NZTech Update: Digital disruption, exponential tech and education

Hi Readers Last Monday, during the opening presentation at the Singularity Summit in Christchurch, Kaila Colbin hardly missed a beat as an aftershock rumbled through the arena, shaking up the 1500 guests.  It was the first of many shake ups.  We heard from global experts about the latest in artificial intelligence, digital biology, energy, autonomous … Continue reading "NZTech Update: Digital disruption, exponential tech and education"