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CCI to provide conferencing services to NZ government
CCI has been selected to provide audio, web and operator-assisted conferencing services to New Zealand government agencies.
Gen2 to provide managed security services to NZ Government
Wellington-based managed security services provider Gen2 Security will provide services to the government’s TaaS panel.
Govt aims for fairer wages, higher bargaining power with new employment legislation
Under the proposed amendment bill, 90-day trial periods for new workers will only be available to businesses with fewer than 20 employees.
NZ central and local Govt partnership deploy Promapp for quality management
Promapp will support the provision of GoShift’s centrally held QMS by providing the capability to standardise policy and procedures.
GovTech accelerator invites startups to disrupt the public sector
Lightning Lab GovTech accelerator will launch in mid-2018 with a cohort of up to 10 local and international teams.
Call for NZ Govt to establish Institute for Small Business
"An entity focused on delivering value to SMBs would be charged with developing well-researched policy advice aimed at enhancing the ecosystem."
Exclusive: AWS on Govt cloud migration in the A/NZ public sector
Recently at AWS’s re:Invent event, Techday had the opportunity to sit down with Peter Moore, AWS APAC and Japan regional managing director.
NCSC reveals unclassified look into New Zealand's cyber threat landscape
The NCSC released its 2016/2017 Cyber Threat Report last week, which reveals that there were 396 cyber incidents this year - 58 more than last year.
Govt. to appoint chief technology officer to close digital divide
“This Government intends to progress its goals to close the digital divide by 2020."
SMBs in regions showing steady growth – MYOB
44% of operators in Waikato and the Bay of Plenty saw their revenue improve in the last 12 months, with similar levels of growth seen in Southland.
Governments must build availability into services to handle digital transformation - Veeam
Techday spoke to Veeam’s product strategy VP about the necessary digital transformation, data centres, and ransomware.
Victoria University incubator receives Govt’s Entrepreneurial Universities funding
CMIC will incubate potential startups and industry pipelines to strengthen New Zealand’s computing and media ecosystem.
Govt focuses on innovation in Taranaki economic strategy
The strategy was commissioned by Taranaki’s four councils and was developed by business and iwi leaders, the region’s councils and central government.
Changes to Govt startup investment fund welcomed by angel investors
Changes include raising the investment cap in companies to $1.5 million and removing the $250,000 funding round limit.
Budget 2017 lets down small businesses and tech sector - Xero
Craig Hudson says we can always be more bullish on championing small businesses, and we need to invest more into technology development.
Government targets 100% internet connectivity by 2025
It’s reviewing the proposals received in the tender process for the next phase of the Rural Broadband Initiative and the Mobile Black Spot Fund.
MYOB survey reveals business priorities for Budget 2017
MYOB asked 1,015 business owners around New Zealand about their thoughts on the government’s economic initiatives.
NZ government should rein banks in and encourage competition in cryptocurrency trading – expert
Andreas Antonopoulos says the NZ government needs to get its act together to reap the gains of cryptocurrency, citing Singapore as an example.
A triumph for cyber security: New Zealand's CERT team has finally been launched
New Zealand’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) has finally been launched this afternoon.
Kiwi Govt & digital sector align to drive NZ's digital transformation
“The Government has a key role to play in ensuring that New Zealand can take advantage of what IoT has to offer."
Kiwi MPs put security on the table at London parliamentary conference
"MPs must use their privileged positions to positively influence national security and cybersecurity strategies to ensure they are fit for purpose."
NZTech working closely with Govt on Cyber Security Strategy
“The tech sector is working closely with the government on ensuring the cyber strategy is implemented as fast as possible."
Govt's new online tool to help Kiwi girls & women into STEM careers
“This tool is a small but significant way we can work to turn this around, ensuring young girls can more easily find clear ways in STEM fields."
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