2017 Procurement Workshop Outcomes

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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 […]

NZ Digital Future Manifesto

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Twenty of New Zealand’s leading Digital Technology industry associations, including NZRise, released a manifesto for the future of New Zealand from a tech perspective on 24 May 2017. The manifesto describes goals across many sectors, including education, the changing nature of work, immigration and skills, connectivity anywhere, digital exports, cybersecurity, research funding for tech, government […]

The cost of Government Tenders

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This post is to share the results of a survey – the cost of responding to Government Tenders – run late in 2016. Overview A few things happened in 2016 leading to NZRise members questioning whether the NZ Government really understands how their preferred procurement method – via Tenders as Requests for Information and Requests […]

Supporting the Wellington ICT Graduate School

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The Wellington ICT Graduate School needs support from Wellington businesses. This is an important element in preparing New Zealand for the changing way we will be working in the future. You can read more about the school at https://www.wellingtonict.ac.nz/ or contact Karl (details below): The Wellington ICT School are seeking businesses who would be interested in […]