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Are Kiwi businesses facing challenging times?
"To prosper, businesses and other organisations need to apply best practice risk management processes, keep thinking ahead and remain agile."
IoT, proactive security and big data: Top trends impacting government
"2016 is going to be a promising year for government as it undergoes digital transformation – but it won't be easy.”
English: Govt. infrastructure programme creating jobs for Kiwis
“We’re committed to ongoing infrastructure investment across New Zealand, and that means more jobs right across the country."
Spending needed on education infrastructure, says ACT Party
“The Council has not considered the implications of changing land use on education in the area, where schools are already bursting at the seams.”
More Kiwi business accessing Govt data
More New Zealanders are accessing free government data, according to new figures from Land Information New Zealand Data Service.
Nga Taonga: Bringing our history into the modern world
“This is a sign of continued commitment to future-proofing our stories and history, and ensuring all of us can access material from the archives."
Thai govt selects NZ security to tackle corruption
“Wynyard’s technology is used across the world and we are delighted that the Thai Government has chosen to use it to help tackle corruption"
Verint and Squiz partner up, target government bodies
“Digital transformation is a journey. There’s a lot more governments can learn from the experience of other industries."
Perfect storm of tech and socio-economic forces will lead to 5 million jobs lost
“New Zealand is not immune from global trends. “Changes in technology and the advent of global supply chains will result in significant job losses."
Fujitsu and Microsoft team up for Skype for Business for government
Fujitsu has partnered up with Microsoft to create a new Government unified communications service based on Skype for Business.
Applications open for slice of Govt's $2m innovation pie
The Unlocking Curious Minds programme is part of the Government’s plan to encourage all Kiwis to become engaged with science and technology.
Govt needs to 'get with the programme' on NZ's gender pay gap
“It’s a new year and it’s time for the National Government to be bold and be brave. Kiwi women are counting on them.”
National strategies needed to maximise IoT potential
“The Internet of Things will have a substantial impact on virtually all aspects of business and society in the coming decades."
Cyber crime rife: The whole approach to security must change
“Although many threats loom, security professionals have an arsenal of new countermeasures. This year we start changing the playing field."
NZ Govt extends support to local SMEs
The New Zealand Government is supporting the growth of small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with an extension on its Regional Business Partner programme
Youth programme launched to foster NZ's future leaders
OMGTech! says the Youth Leadership programme has been designed to help New Zealand create a strong pipeline of future leaders in the technical space.
Kiwi SMEs: Will you earn the ‘cyber security tick’?
“Small and medium businesses need to take steps to protect their online records as much as they keep their buildings and physical assets safe."
Government IT needs to aim higher
“There is not much point in having an agile IT unit if your procurement, recruitment, and budgeting processes still take months."
NZ Govt attempts to outpace cybercriminals with new strategy
“The pace of change and emergence of complex threats mean constant vigilance is required. By refreshing the action plan we will keep up with threats."
Government digitisation brings benefit and risk to citizens
“Keeping the balance between possible risks and benefits to citizens will be no mean feat: it could prove a stumbling block for digital government."
NZTA strikes a blow to NZ’s tech sector
It has been revealed that Snapper, the kiwi developed contactless payment card used throughout the Wellington region, could end up being replaced.
Government website recognised for user experience
“Our goal is to provide information that’s easy to find, access and use. The user experience is at the centre of everything we do.”
Technology to transform the NZ Government
"Regardless of whether it is reducing crime or enabling easier interactions with the government, better use of technology is the critical enabler."
NZ Government launches Unlocking Curious Minds fund
Under the Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund pilot the NZ Government hopes to engage more young Kiwis with science and technology.