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Internet of Things
IoT tracking technologies can disrupt traditional industries and lift our economy
The pandemic shed light on one common thing across all industries: our heavy reliance on supply chain systems and the dramatic consequences for businesses from the slightest disruption. 
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Vodafone
Vodafone commits to SMEs, joins Digital Boost Alliance Aotearoa
“SME’s are the backbone of New Zealand business, and are facing unprecedented hardship and challenges due to COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdowns and restrictions."
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Digital Technology
Huge uptake in digital mental health services during lockdown - NZHIT
Kiwis are increasingly turning to online mental health services for support as they grapple with the uncertainty brought on by the lockdown.
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consumer data right
Consumer data right overdue, but privacy crucial, advocates warn
Consumer advocates say the time is right to allow individuals and companies greater access to the data that is held about them, but warn privacy issues, impacts for Māori and what the new law actually covers need to be considered carefully.
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COVID-19
Tech-savvy Kiwis able to use scripts to snap up MIQ spots before others
Tech-savvy New Zealanders are effectively locking others out of managed isolation and quarantine booking systems by using a computer programming code to snap up available spots within seconds.
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Social Media
Plan for Christchurch Call to target social media algorithms welcomed
A tech specialist says targeting social media algorithms is an important step to reduce extremist online content.
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MYOB
SMEs adapt to life after the COVID-19 outbreak, continue to explore new tech
As SMEs adapt to what has been a strange and challenging year, they continue to explore new technology solutions that provide new ways of working, new patterns of demand and help to combat ongoing risk of disruption.
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Branding
Virtual economy shifts paradigm of trust in the digital age - Okta
2020 was the year in which almost everything went online. Work, social meetups...
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Digital Transformation
What to watch for when accelerating cloud adoption
There are seven key areas that organisations must consider as they accelerate their move to the cloud, writes Empired practice manager for modern workplace Jaen Snyman.
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VMware
United Overseas Bank advances remote working and key projects with VMware
UOB has deepened its partnership with VMware with the aim of enabling safe and effective remote working in today’s world.
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Skills shortage
Lack of digital talent in Australia, report finds
“When leaders prioritise investment in training, they retain talent and grow revenue more rapidly."
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Government funding
NSW government invests in local VR projects
The aim of the initiative is to help artists and cultural practitioners develop their skills and extend their audiences.
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Open source
Acquia reports huge growth in APAC
The company have cited an unprecedented demand for their cloud and open source digital technology.
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NZCER
Teachers want to do more with digital technologies
New research, from a survey of over 300 schools, finds a desire to work with digital technologies, but a need for more training to deliver it.
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Government
Manifesto challenges NZ leadership to pursue tech future
“The prosperity of New Zealand is inextricably linked to how we embrace our future as a digital nation.”
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Microsoft
Digital Inking could drive digital thinking
Can educators use digital inking to improve student learning in class? Will it help create more insightful feedback and elaborate student work?
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Ministry of Education
Digital tech at the forefront of education direction
“For young people growing up today, the virtual world is as real as the physical world."
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NCEA
Collaboration keeps digital tech alive at Christchurch schools
A joint effort between several secondary and tertiary institutes results in quality technology learning for high school students in Canterbury.
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Digital Technology
Top ten reasons for your customers to use Windows Essential Business Server 2008
Designed for mid-size business EBS 2008 brings together the series of Microsoft technologies that mid-sized businesses need most.