NZTech news stories - Page 2
Artificial intelligence to play crucial role in NZ way of life
"We need to consider AI in all sectors, including health, education, agriculture and banking. AI will be useful in almost every way of life in New Zealand."
Tech not a threat: NZ must embrace change
"New Zealand is not coping with enough tech change and the current tech changes are too slow and too few."
Govt support could turn NZ's game industry into billion-dollar boom
Grinding Gear Games’ hugely successful RPG Path of Exile has showcased the local gaming industry – last year Tencent purchased Grinding Gear Games for more than $100 million.
Kiwi entrepreneur Mitchell Pham honoured in Asia
Pham has been recognised for his work in establishing Augen’s subsidiary in Vietnam, alongside New Zealand business partner Peter Vile.
NZTech thrilled with New Zealand's rapidly growing tech sector
“It continues to be an exciting time to be involved in New Zealand's tech ecosystem."
NZ's international tech reputation on the rise
"The delegation was impressed with the companies and how well the New Zealand tech ecosystem collaborates together and with government."
Women in tech: ShadowTech event to create opportunity
Several high profile Kiwi tech firms will be giving young New Zealand female students the opportunity to be mentored at the upcoming ShadowTech Day events.
Internet of Things
What IoT means for Kiwi businesses
“With a young ecosystem such as IoT, new products and services are developing quickly."
Is NZ’s tech industry starting to mature?
Technology is New Zealand’s fastest growing and third biggest industry.
The critical role of technology in NZ’s future
"The choices we make now will shape New Zealand’s future," says Graeme Muller.
Women in Technology
NZ closing the gender gap but tech sector lags behind
“Until we start engaging men in the diversity conversation the weight of the problem will continue to fall unfairly on our female shoulders."
Should NZ tech firms jump at business opportunities in Hong Kong?
“Hong Kong could provide massive opportunities for NZ tech businesses."
Govt commits $5.15m to digital identity research
“With more and more aspects of our lives taking place online it’s critical the government takes a lead to ensure New Zealanders have control of how and who uses their identity information,” says Minister Woods.
NZ's growing tech sector creates job boom
"New tech roles are highly paid generating new wealth for regional New Zealand and research has found that for every new tech role created 4.9 other support roles are created in a community."
NZTech to launch new digital identity organisation
“We are the country’s newest not-for-profit organisation, bringing together private and government organisations working to make digital identity easier and more secure."
NZTech’s Graeme Muller on the R&D tax incentive
NZTech’s chief executive describes why he thinks the government’s research and development will work, and the pitfalls it needs to avoid.
NZTech chief: Don't wait for the government, let's find NZ's CTO ourselves
Why do we need a government-appointed chief technology anyway? Those sentiments have been echoing around New Zealand’s tech community after the scandal and failed recruitment of marketing techrepreneur Derek Handley.
Silicon Valley connection key to Kiwi growth, says expert
Graeme Muller says that he has returned from the Bay Area with an understanding of just how valuable the Kiwi-Cali connection will be.
Agritech NZ signs historic agreement with US agritech firm
Agritech growth in New Zealand is now getting a helping hand thanks to a deal with US-based firm Western Growers.
NZTech chief: Agritech could be a lifeline for exporters
We are on the cusp of some massive and exciting tech changes in our lives, says NZTech chief Graeme Muller.
Exclusive: The opportunities and challenges for Kiwi tech companies
"Many Kiwi companies start in NZ but innovate for the global market, this comes with a big set of challenges."
NZTech adds new members as Kiwi ICT industry booms
The Instillery CEO Mike Jenkins and REANNZ CIOO Angela Nash join the board of the not-for-profit organisation that supports the $16b NZ tech industry.
Top tech entrepreneur to be awarded Kea World Class NZ Award
There's often resistance from Asian businesses because they don’t know about New Zealand’s tech ingenuity – something Mitchell Pham finds frustrating.
Govt's R&D tax credit scheme won't help small hi-tech firms, says NZTech
Muller says NZTech has ‘critical’ concerns that companies currently receiving the growth grant will get less support in future.