New skills and technology for small businesses

People who work hard on running New Zealand’s 400,000 small and medium enterprises are accustomed to constant change, and this is something they share with those who work in the technology sector. Bill Gates once said, “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years, and underestimate the change that will…

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InternetNZ to host debate on NZ’s Digital Future

On Tuesday, InternetNZ will host a debate about New Zealand’s Digital Future. In parallel, InternetNZ has released a discussion document titled Future: Digital (PDF). Vikram Kumar explains, “Future: Digital is about the need for a shared, common vision for where New Zealand will be in 10 to 20 years time. The economic opportunity is for…

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The Great NZICT Cloud Debate

Last night NZICT Group and EMA hosted a feisty debate about cloud computing. The moot was, “Is the cloud all hot air or the biggest game changer we’ve ever seen?” The speakers were: Andrew Crabb (Head of Business and Government, TelstraClear), Doug Wilson (CIO, Automobile Assocation), Ben Kepes (Business Analyst and Entrepreneur), and Brett Roberts…

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