Digital principles set up to help NZ businesses evolve

The digital revolution that has begun will change, redefine and disrupt almost every sector across the country, New Zealand Techleaders chair David Kennedy says. Techleaders today released a set of digital principles to support New Zealand’s transformation into a more digitally competitive nation by helping Kiwi businesses and government agencies commit to digital transformation.

TechLeaders Executive Auckland Launch Photos

In September 2017, the founding members of TechLeaders Executive gathered in Auckland for lunch and robust discussion on how they can work together to drive positive economic and social change and ensure we have an adaptive workforce for the future.
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First ever NZ Tech Leaders group launched

A new national group of New Zealand’s leading tech experts was formed in Auckland today, because the country is facing unprecedented growth and change in tech – which is now the nation’s fastest growing sector.

Return to IT pilot encourages Women into Tech

The Ministry of Business and Employment (MBIE) and the Ministry for Women today launched a pilot to attract more women back into the technology sector. Based in Wellington, Return to IT assists women with a digital technology backgrounds to return to work in the sector after taking a career break of between two and five years. Successful applicants will be offered an opportunity to be placed with a participating organisation, or assistance with seeking employment in the IT sector.

NZTech Update – Drones and digital skills

Hi Readers, Last week I reported in from the ski field and this week I’m reporting from Taipei. I am at the Board meeting for the World Information Technology and Services Alliance followed by the World Congress on Information Technology where I’m flying the flag for New Zealand as a leading digital nation.

NZTech Update – Politics and promoting change

Hi Readers, This is a little something I prepared earlier! Today as you read this, I should be enjoying the snow on the Remarkables. Last week, having visited local councils and tech ecosystems in Dunedin and Queenstown to excite them about Techweek, I scheduled a long weekend with my family.