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Blockchain: New Zealand needs to get up to speed
"The technology can traverse every business domain and can have far reaching impacts on society as we know it."
24 May 2019
Data#3 to exclusively provide MS licences to WA Government
The technology services provider has won two contracts with the Western Australia Government, becoming its sole Microsoft licence provider.
23 May 2019
BlackBerry Cylance to receive IRAP certification
Company becomes first endpoint security provider to complete assessment to deliver native AI security to Australian federal agencies.
01 May 2019
Microsoft offers Government free digital skills training
Upwards of 60 workshops will be offered, aimed at giving staff a vital grounding in cloud technologies, artificial intelligence and other skills.
25 Mar 2019
Why NZ could become a global blockchain leader
“If these technologies are going to serve society then we need to solve the problem of giving one vote to one human, we need the social layer, not just the technological layer.”
12 Mar 2019
Huawei to Poland: 'We'll build a cybersecurity centre if that's what it takes'
Huawei says it will build a cybersecurity centre in Poland if that’s what it takes to convince the world that it’s a trustworthy organisation.
08 Feb 2019
ICT peak body’s policy focus pre-budget
The AIIA highlights the need to boost Digital Skills, Innovation and Government ICT Procurement in Pre-Budget Submission.
07 Feb 2019
Gartner: Governments to invest in analytics, security in 2019
Gartner has released the results of its 2019 CIO Survey, showing that Governments worldwide are set to scale up their investment in data analytics.
31 Jan 2019
There’s a cost to not innovating and the public sector risks paying full price
There may be reasons for public sector agencies in particular to be somewhat reluctant with IT innovation spend.
09 Jan 2019
Government outlines agenda for Australia’s tech future
The National Government has released a report outlining the strategy for Australia’s digital future - Minister Karen Andrews comments.
01 Jan 2019
NZ’s newest $23m supercomputer facility now open
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Megan Wood comments on the benefits that this technology will bring to the country.
07 Nov 2018
Govt’s HK$50b to boost IT jobs and salaries, but concerns remain
Despite the huge investment, almost all Hong Kong CIOs are concerned about the existing talent pool of IT professionals.
04 Oct 2018
Local MPs the key to injecting government relations into business
Local members of parliament are a good start for communication, and can help to inject government relations into any business.
10 Sep 2018
NZ's pay equity progress is so slow that we won't achieve it until 2044
The year 2044. Sixteen years is a long time to wait for gender pay equity, but it may take that long to achieve it.
30 Aug 2018
Something to say to government? SMBs often last to be heard
Regional business owners may feel like those in central government are worlds away and have no idea how to connect.
29 Aug 2018
Interview: Vault Cloud illuminates secure govt cloud in the machine learning age
“If you want security, sovereignty, and privacy aspects to be combined with the benefits of AI, it’s really about using a government community cloud."
27 Aug 2018
Why digital transformation rests on the shoulders of the C-suite
Only 7% of respondents believe the government is making significant strides in their digital transformation journey.
27 Aug 2018
Why governments should invest in citizen engagement platforms
"The digital revolution has seen businesses around the globe race to overhaul their ICT infrastructure, however, governments are lagging behind."
20 Aug 2018
Uganda data centre raided, operator ‘held hostage’
Concerning news has emerged of a data centre in Uganda that was raided forcefully without warning by government officials.
09 Jul 2018
Australian Government signs massive $1 billion agreement with IBM
The arrangement is effective immediately and will be in place until June 2023.
05 Jul 2018
Diligent launches AU data centre for clients wanting data onshore
The governance technology specialist says it will be equipped to better serve its government and clients with the new Canberra data centre.
22 Jun 2018
NSW Government signs agreement with Microsoft to globalise data
"Our partnership with Microsoft will allow the NSW DAC to go a step further."
12 Jun 2018
Survey finds sharp decline in Auckland business confidence
1 year ago Auckland businesses were feeling relatively optimistic about the economy, but fast-forward to the present and that has drastically changed.
08 Jun 2018
Govt escalates rural broadband completion a year ahead of schedule
Communications minister Clare Curran says she wants "people to know they don’t have to wait until the end of 2022."
31 May 2018