The ‘Connect’ event and improving AI fluency in insurance

The InsurTechNZ ‘Connect’ event at the Mindlab on 29 June featured an industry panel discussion led by Deloitte’s  AI representative, Amanda Williamson. The conversation navigated the exciting, yet challenging landscape of AI in the insurance sector. Panellists, including Megan Bonetti, GM, Legal, Partners Life, Dale Smith, CEO of JAVLN, Roneel Kumar, co-founder & CTO, Folio … Continue reading "The ‘Connect’ event and improving AI fluency in insurance"
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Tech Leaders already seeing impact of automation

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Substantial opportunities for women seeking tech jobs

Computer programming jobs have previously struggled to attract women, but new technologies are providing substantial opportunities for a growing number of young girls seeking tech jobs, NZTech government relations director Andrea Hancox says.
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NZ facing security skills shortages

New Zealand is facing a security skills shortage, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. Muller will be hosting a roundtable discussion on the hidden threat of the growing shortage of available people with cyber-security skills at the New Zealand security summit in Wellington tomorrow (October 17).
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Employment trends for the year ahead in the tech sector

Job vacancies and recruitment within IT continues to rise, especially in retail and manufacturing.   We are also seeing a steady demand for candidates with cloud experience.  Meanwhile, IT salaries remain stable, some roles reporting a decline in remuneration whilst increases are reported in niche areas such as Network Designers, DevOps experts and Virtualisation Specialists.
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National initiative to ignite female students into tech careers

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