IITP CEO Paul Matthews has achieved what others couldn’t manage: bringing together most of New Zealand’s IT-focused organisations under a single umbrella. Next year 11 other bodies will join IITP at the ITx 2016 conference in Wellington. According to a press release, the three-day event, will be held at the TSB Arena and Shed 6 complex on […]
The April 2014 special ANZ edition of Modern Infrastructure carries a story I wrote about the New Zealand Cloud Code of Practice. Modern Infrastructure is a free download magazine, you have to give an email address and some personal details to get it. Once past that barrier you can get access to all the material on the site, […]
Innovation was the big theme at this year’s IITP 2013 Conference. Here are seven key lessons I learnt after spending three days in Tauranga with New Zealand’s information technology professionals.
Apimize co-founder Ed Robinson says selling in a large market like the United States is not like selling in New Zealand. Sales people in Australia and New Zealand are generalists because our markets are small. In the US, salespeople specialise. They work narrow niches. A sales person there might only deal with, say, network security software for […]
Companies worry about privacy for regulatory or compliance reasons. They should worry about it to keep their shareholders happy. Microsoft global chief privacy officer Brendan Lynch – and ex-pat New Zealander – says staying on the right side of the authorities is a good starting point. But it’s time to see privacy as a way […]