Engineering news stories
Akkodis joins MIT research centre for digital transformation
Modis, soon to become Akkodis, has joined the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE) as a corporate member to collaborate on research projects, events and education.
New Relic launches vulnerability management platform
New Relic has introduced New Relic Vulnerability Management to help organisations find and address security risks faster and with greater precision.
The Engenco Group chooses SugarCRM to power customer relations
SugarCRM, provider of the AI-driven CRM platform, has announced that The Engenco Group has implemented SugarCRM to consolidate customer data, improve customer insights and enhance customer experience.
Preciseley Microtechnology focuses on 5G, AR/VR, and 3D LiDAR with new executive appointments
Micro-optical technology company, Preciseley Microtechnology, announces three new additions to its executive management team.
Women in Technology
Vodafone's Sharina Nisha up for Women Leading Tech Award
“Sharina aims to inspire other women into technology and she spends a lot of time mentoring emerging engineers."
Seequent adds 3D blast modelling software to portfolio
The geo-tech specialist has partnered with OreControl Blasting Consultants to add OrePro 3D software to its solutions portfolio.
Micro 3D printing technology wins NZ engineering award
Micromaker3D creates detailed submillimetre structures for applications such as sensors, wearables, point-of-care diagnostics, and micro-robotics.
Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets for future launches
Not only will Rocket Lab reuse Electron, it has also opened a scholarship programme.
Trade Me backs the Wonder Project to inspire Kiwi kids
The Wonder Project aims to get children excited about science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a way that’s both fun and engaging.
Auckland startup raises $4.1m from top Silicon Valley investors
The duo initially developed software for other businesses until they decided to commercialise their internal product Termius, which was originally created for their own use.
ASC and Schneider Electric collaborate to build on submarine engineering capabilities
“ASC graduate engineers will have the fantastic opportunity to gain vital commercial experience with Schneider Electric."
Fuji Xerox staff stick to their guns in second day of strike action
Fuji Xerox has admitted outright that its financial troubles have had a significant impact on its workforce, with more than $370 million worth of losses written off in the last two years.
Bridging the digital skills gap in the AEC industry
With the construction industry projected to grow by more than 120,000 jobs in the next five years, having a workforce of skilled employees is a must.
Taking a look at the growing trend of text analytics
Using text analytics, engineers can extract more value from raw text and combine it with sensor data and ML to improve a range of functions.
Aconex shareholders vote in favour of Oracle acquisition
Oracle initially announced the (US) $1.2 billion deal in December last year.
Initiative gets more Kiwis pursuing engineering educations
"Engineers help build the infrastructure that makes up our modern world. New Zealand needs more engineers to meet the growing demand."
How Australian organisations are using CPQ technology to get ahead
You generate a best-in-class sales team and a top enterprise engineering team. And the relationship between these teams is crucial.
This smartphone app is part of the toolbox
This national engineering competition moves into the digital realm
NI's James Truchard retires as founding CEO; Alex Davern to lead the way
Alex Davern take over as National Instruments CEO and president; succeeding James Truchard - who has been CEO since the company's beginnings in 1976.
Take a look behind-the-scenes of a data center manufacturer
Data center manufacturers are the behind-the-scenes engineers that make building a data center under the ocean a reality.
NZ's first human-robot interaction conference breaks new ground
“As well as demonstrations of robots performing the haka, telepresence robots will be roaming the conference to enable people to attend remotely."
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.
Wellington students shine at Summer of Tech event
“The insight into the field of technology is important and prepares students for after graduation. It’s certainly a chance to get yourself a career."
5 Minutes with Jim Thompson
Jim Thompson, Unisys chief engineer and global vice president of engineering and supply chain, has a vast amount of IT industry experience.