The Privacy Bill and candid insights from our Privacy Commissioner

Posted Leave a commentPosted in News

Inspired by the Privacy Commissioner John Edwards and his straight talking, aspirational goals for New Zealand citizens, NZRise submitted our perspective on the proposed Privacy Bill – see below. First up we recommend you listen to John’s fireside chat with Miki: Listen to “John Edwards – NZRise privacy fireside chat” on Spreaker. NZRise Privacy Bill […]

Government commitment to “Open” – NZRise recommendation

Posted 1 CommentPosted in News

The Labour / NZFirst coalition government (supported by the Green party) have stated a commitment to “Open” including: Adoption of the International Open Charter, signed by the Minister for Statistics James Shaw in March 2018 Allocation of an associate minister for open government role – Associate Minister of State Services (Open Government) Adoption of the D5 […]

Government aim for ICT to be our second-largest contributor to GDP by 2025 – NZRise recommendation

Posted 1 CommentPosted in News

The Labour / NZFirst coalition government (supported by the Green party) have stated a vision for digital technology sector growth through their policies and coalition agreement statements (described as ICT), to quote: Labour believes that New Zealand must aim for ICT to be our second-largest contributor to GDP by 2025 Reform government procurement rules to […]

2017 Procurement Workshop Outcomes

Posted Leave a commentPosted in News

Growing a Sustainable Digital Sector with Smart Procurement NZRise / MBIE 2017 Procurement Workshop Outcomes Held on 13/07/2017, Te Wharewaka, Wellington Attendees ~100 across NZ Government agencies and NZ Private sector (NZRise members) Background This was the third procurement workshop co-convened by NZRise and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment under the theme, ‘Procuring […]