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Internet of Things
IoT for seasoned professionals
As the global IoT market booms, the opportunities to create smarter connected environments in and across nearly any industry sector in the coming years will be exponential.
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Dynatrace
IWD 2022: Overcoming the gender gap in the IT sector
There are gender disparities in many business sectors, but perhaps none are more glaring than the IT industry. From its early days in the 1960s, IT has been dominated by men.
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Training
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Secure Code Warrior
Secure Code Warrior is a security company that helps train developers to write more secure code, and Pieter Danhieux joins us to discuss what the company does and what they have been working on in the security space.
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Women in Technology
IWD 2022: Degreed sees increase in women in tech leadership
Degreed has announced the implementation of its Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) program has seen a significant increase in women in leadership roles.
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Internet of Things
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Exploring Tech Futures Lab's Postgraduate Certificate in Connected Environments
Today we are joined by IoT professional Kriv Naicker, who shares with us his involvement with education provider Tech Futures Lab.
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ActiveCampaign
IWD 2022: ActiveCampaign talks closing the gender gap in IT
The gender disparity within the information technology sector remains significant; however, some clear steps can be taken to help remedy the situation.
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International Women's Day
IWD 2022: Overcoming the IT sector's gender imbalance
It's interesting to consider that, in the third decade of the 21st Century, there is still a gender imbalance in the IT industry. It might be closing slowly, but there is still a very long way to go.
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Snowflake
IWD 2022: Snowflake on breaking the bias on women in tech
I am surprised to find myself in the IT industry…considering my early aspirations were to become an actress.
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Cybersecurity
IWD 2022: Security Centric Jill Taylor on breaking the bias
This year’s International Women’s Day theme, #BreakTheBias gives us all an opportunity to examine both our own internal biases and the bias we may experience from others.
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Cloud
Atturra teams up with Semestry, named Tribal Alliance Partner
"We look forward to extending our deep student system experience and expertise to scheduling and online examination solutions."
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Training
Pluralsight and Go1 bring top tech education to more
Together, the companies state they will deliver a curated content experience designed to help Go1 customers learn in-demand technology skills.
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Microsoft
New Tech Start programme helps SA women enter space industry
Tech Start will provide the connections and pathways to help women pursue a career in the growing space and defence industry.
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Cybersecurity
NZ's first year for Diploma in Cyber Security a success
In response to the growing demand for skilled cybersecurity specialists, the Ara Institute of Canterbury established the Diploma in Cyber Security.
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Techweek
Submissions open for Techweek Aotearoa 2022
Those wanting to connect and collaborate in the tech innovation space now have the opportunity to submit proposals for live and hybrid events taking place across NZ in May.
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Digital Transformation
NVIDIA signs deal to develop AI talent in Indonesia
American tech company NVIDIA has signed a deal with Indonesia’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (Kemendikbudristek) to progress Indonesia’s usage of digital platforms.
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Education
Tribal Group wins five year, $55M contract with Callista Senior Executive Group
The contract provides the participating universities in the group with continued support and development of the Student Management System and an upgrade path to Tribal's modular, cloud based, next generation SMS.
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Cloud
Logitech develops Chromebook-certified stylus pen for educators
According to Logitech, the stylus has been created for children and teachers alike.
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WelTec
Whitireia and WelTec preparing graduates to fill ICT skills shortage
"Creating positive konga and employer outcomes by collaborating with industry is a key objective of Whitireia and WelTec, and this programme is a great example."
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Servers
Solving the server puzzle: Making the ‘workloads’ work for you
When you rely on third-party server providers, you lose complete control over your data and software. On-premise server solutions address such challenges, but they come at a cost.
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Mental Health
Virtual reality could help treat anxiety - research
The research could pave the way for large-scale efficacy testing, clinical use and cost-effective delivery of intelligent individualised VR technology.
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Education
Hands-on review: GoCube Edge
GoCube’s S.T.E.M. smart cube and app helped me solve a decades-old puzzle.
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Education
NZ cyber security education company closes $2.3m seed round
"It's a critical time for security education, as w'ere seeing illustrated by increased security incidents in all parts of the world."
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IT professionals
Role of IT continues to evolve, SolarWinds report captures tech pro sentiments
As tech pros look to the future, 62% of respondents say they're motivated to succeed in their roles and nearly all (81%) agree there will be multiple opportunities to develop and enhance their careers in the next year.
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Education
D2L continues to expand in A/NZ market, bringing lifelong learning to more
D2L has made a number of significant hires for its business leadership team, in order to continue to drive growth in the Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) region.