NZRise Great Procurement Award

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The Inaugral NZRise Great Procurement Award We want to reward great procurement Much of the business in the the New Zealand Digital and Technology sector is awarded via a procurement process. With stories and urban myths galore on less than optimal experiences it seems like a great time to celebrate the exemplars. Here is your […]

NZRise’s concerns on the impact of the Trans Pacfic Partnership Agreement (TPPA)

NZRise TPPA Concerns

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NZRise’s concerns on the impact of the Trans Pacfic Partnership Agreement (TPPA) 17th August 2015 NZRise and its members are deeply concerned about the expansion of the intellectual property rights regime as it will limit the competitiveness of New Zealand’s IT industry. As a small market economy, New Zealand does not appear to gain any […]

New Co-Chair for NZRise

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Victoria MacLennan appointed Co-Chair of Digital and Technology Advocacy group – NZRise NZRise the digital and technology advocacy group for the New Zealand owned sector has appointed Victoria MacLennan, Managing Director OptimalBI, as new Co-Chair. Victoria replaces Paul Ramsay, founding NZRise co-chair and director of IT firm, Equinox, after a four year service. Well-known in […]

Quarterly ICT Confidence

Quarterly ICT Confidence

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NZRise Quarterly New Zealand ICT Sector Confidence Survey We would like to start a short regular survey each quarter to gauge the changing levels of confidence in the New Zealand ICT Sector. Understanding shifts in ICT business confidence can give us a better understanding of where the industry needs help or where we are excelling. Your […]

Wellington City Council

Wellington City Council

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Media Release 10th Feb 2015 Wellington City Council Fascination with One Ring Goes too Far The inhabitants of Middle Earth found the downside of having “One ring to rule them all”. Wellington should be concerned about the impending darkness threatened by the “One system to replace them all” style thinking from the Wellington City Council. NZRise […]

Party Policy Questions

Party Policy Questions

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Questions for Political Parties We sent the following questions to all major New Zealand Political Parties and are now publishing their answers. The Conservative Party and New Zealand First chose not to reply to these questions. Some parties that have replied are yet to release more digital technology policies relevant to these questions. We will […]