Diversity and Inclusion

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NZRise members recognise that engaging people from a variety of backgrounds, views and experiences is critical to building the skills and talent New Zealand needs. Diversity benefits the Digital Technology sector, our community and the New Zealand economy as a whole, as such NZRise members are committed to promoting diversity, equality, respect and inclusion. We encourage businesses small, medium […]

Digital Skills

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Digital skills are the skills needed to find, evaluate, utilize, share and create content using information technologies and the Internet. Digital skills can be basic, such as the ability to use email or online banking, through to more advanced skills such as programming. As many services move online, basic digital literacy skills are now required by the entire population. These skills […]

ITx – New Zealand’s Conference of IT

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The Institute of IT Professionals is bringing together 13 industry groups into one brilliant event in 2018 that may be of interest to NZRise members – ITx. The theme remains the same, Innovation, Technology, Education, and there will be 9 streams running each day alongside workshops, masterclasses, unconferences, group sessions and heaps more. This really is […]

Advocacy

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The NZRise, NZTech and AMS joint submission to Inland Revenue regarding IRRUIP10 TICS Bill, Open Letter to MPs After further third-party legal review, a response to Minister Adam’s response on the TICS Bill. Response by Minister Amy Adams to the Telecommunications (Interception Capability and Security) Bill concerns raised (see below). Letter to Minister Amy Adams regarding the Telecommunications (Interception […]

In the Media

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Interview onNewztalkZBabout IRD’s large IT project – “Concerns over IRD IT contract“ NZ Herald – Tech firms fear trade deal loss of freedom National Business Review – Wanted, A New Deal for NZ Business Computerworld UK article on how a Government IT supplier oligarchy crushes smaller local IT firms New Zealand Herald article on the United States’ demands in […]