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'Day in the life of' tech event hopes to draw females into tech careers

'Day in the life of' tech event hopes to draw females into tech careers “We've had to be a bit creative and we designed Shadow Tech Day, connecting a schoolgirl with a woman in a tech for a day,” Muller says.“Before Shadow Tech Days only about 30% of girls say they were interested in a job in tech.

It takes a tech sector to raise a digital child

It takes a tech sector to raise a digital child The current reality is that, like it or not, we live in a digital world.The recent NZ Tech report ‘Digital Nation’ highlighted some key statistics that show how the tech industry is an economic multiplier.

Hundreds of driverless cars headed to Kiwi roads

Hundreds of driverless cars headed to Kiwi roads That’s according to NZTech CEO Graeme Muller, commenting on today’s announcement from the Government on a research trial of driverless electric shuttle set to begin next year.HMI Technologies and Christchurch International Airport announced the two-year research trial of a French-built Navya shuttle in Christchurch, starting in 2017.

Kiwis should stop thinking small with technology, says industry expert

Kiwis should stop thinking small with technology, says industry expert NZTech is the voice of the New Zealand technology industry with a main goal in mind - to stimulate an environment where technology provides important productivity and economic benefits to New Zealand’s major industries.At 31, Robett Hollis is a founder of the inaugural New Zealand Entrepreneurs Festival a head judge at Innes 48, New Zealand’s largest 48-hour business startup competition and has been named on the Uber Pitch Panel.

Former Vietnam refugee embraces 'most important opportunity' as NZTech chair

Former Vietnam refugee embraces 'most important opportunity' as NZTech chair “This is the most important opportunity that I have been given to make a difference since New Zealand accepted me as a refugee from Vietnam in 1985 so I am not taking on this role lightly.As such, we need to increase the level of engagement between technology and the rest of the economy," Pham says.

IBM’s MD steps down from NZTech board, Unitec and Oracle step in

IBM’s MD steps down from NZTech board, Unitec and Oracle step in IBM’s managing director Rob Lee ha steeped down from NZTech board, it was revealed today.Taking up the vacant seats on the board are Oracle New Zealand account executive Eva Sherwood and general manager for Unitec’s industry workforce development Tom Chignell.