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Spark & NZIER to boost NZ's productivity with technology
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cloud services
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productivity
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Spark, in partnership with the NZIER, aims to steer Aotearoa New Zealand a technology generation ahead, addressing the country's productivity challenges.
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Alibaba platforms boosts UK exports to China by 54% since 2019
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Alibaba Group's platforms have seen a 54% surge in UK exports to China since 2019, pointing to a robust demand for UK brands and the growing role of digital platforms in global business.
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Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
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edutech
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e-learning
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cybersecurity
Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
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Technology Queenstown unveils plan to transform district into tech hub
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nz
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university of otago
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queenstown
Tech Queenstown targets to mould Queenstown Lakes District into a global tech hub, leveraging its potential for a bustling tech sector set to generate $1bn annual GDP by 2043.
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Southeast Asia's digital economy to reach 56% of region's GDP by 2027
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martech
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commerce systems
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malaysia
Southeast Asia's digital economy contributed 45% to the region's GDP in 2022, as per UnaFinancial, with digital payments playing a crucial role.
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Getty Images CEO urges Sunak to back creative over AI industries
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physical security
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sales
Getty Images CEO, Craig Peters, warns Chancellor Rishi Sunak of risking UK GDP by favouring AI support over the critical creative industries.
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Rising cyber threats challenge Southeast Asia's booming digital economy
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digital transformation
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physical security
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As Southeast Asia's digital economy rapidly reaches $100bn, it is attracting cyber criminals, with 28% of businesses observing an increase in threats alongside their digital expansion.
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Xero & AWS partner to boost digital capabilities for Australasian SMBs
Tue, 19th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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accounting systems
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bi
Xero and Amazon Web Services join forces to enhance digital capabilities of SMBs in Australia and New Zealand.
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AI's role in transforming productivity & redefining knowledge work
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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payroll systems
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AI's potential in redefining jobs rather than eliminating them could vastly boost productivity, according to expert Angus Bauer.
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TVNZ first to adopt AWS Clean Rooms for secure advertisement innovation
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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ml
TVNZ becomes the first Aotearoa media firm to utilise AWS Clean Rooms, enhancing secure, innovative advertising strategies.
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New govt briefed on NZ's digital identity landscape
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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retail
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digital economy
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government
DINZ highlights potential of digital identity to boost New Zealand's productivity, advising ministers on improved laws and implementation.
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STT GDC & Basis Bay to develop green data centres in Malaysia
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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data centre operators
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malaysia
STT GDC and Basis Bay partner to construct eco-friendly data centres in Malaysia to meet surging digital demand.
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SaaS sector in NZ thriving as a result of trans -Tasman partnerships
Tue, 2nd Aug 2022
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saas
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microsoft
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finance, leasing & rental
New Zealand's SaaS sector set to generate NZD$20bn for economy, with Microsoft highlighting importance of trans-Tasman partnership.
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GDP rise set for NZ, but OECD recommends digital transformation to drive growth
Tue, 1st Feb 2022
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cloud services
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finance, leasing & rental
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it professionals
New Zealand's GDP is set to rise by 3.8% this year, according to new OECD research, but challenges remain for the country's economic growth and stability.
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Why innovation isn’t a core value for 75% of Australian businesses
Mon, 4th Feb 2019
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printing
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ricoh
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workplace
Australian companies need to prioritize innovation for survival, according to a Workplace Innovation Index by Ricoh.
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Australian economy at risk of losing billions to cyber attacks
Thu, 3rd Nov 2016
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cloud services
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iot
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gdpr
Cyber attacks could cost Australia up to $16bn, according to a new study by specialist insurance firm Lloyd's. Sydney is the 12th most at-risk city.
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TIN report showcases New Zealand's tech prowess to investors
Thu, 20th Oct 2016
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pos
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inventory management systems
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technology investment network
The Technology Investment Network's 201report has revealed the extent of technology's reach in what's now New Zealand's third biggest export secto.
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APC 2016 Day 1: Opportunities abound says Microsoft
Tue, 6th Sep 2016
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cloud services
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microsoft
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Microsoft has told its Australian partners there are 'absolutely stunning' opportunities ahead and outlined new multi-billion dollar opportunities.
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We are not alone: NZ's tech industry now transcends local borders
Tue, 28th Jun 2016
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collaboration
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nz
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government
Size and location doesn't matter in the tech industry any more. New Zealand's innovation and expertise matches global levels.
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Manual admin hampering Aussie managers - and companies
Wed, 11th Nov 2015
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productivity
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servicenow
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internet
Australian managers are spending 36% of their time on manual administrative tasks with companies failing to harness technology to accelerate work.
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NZ dollar jumps almost 1 US cent after US retail sales miss forecasts
Wed, 15th Apr 2015
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new zealand dollar
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us federal reserve
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The New Zealand dollar jumped almost one US cent overnight after US retail sales missed expectations, raising concern about slowing growth in the worl.
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NZ dollar, Aussie fall after Chinese trade data disappoints
Tue, 14th Apr 2015
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new zealand dollar
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australian dollar
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world bank
The New Zealand and Australian dollars touched their lowest levels in almost two weeks after weaker-than-expected trade data from China, the largest t.
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NZ economy grows 0.8% in fourth quarter, on tourist spending, heated housing market
Thu, 19th Mar 2015
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tourism
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nz
The New Zealand economy expanded in the fourth quarter as tourists drove growth in retailing and accommodation, and property sales increased demand fo.
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NZ current account deficit widens in 4th-qtr, as foreign companies earn more
Wed, 18th Mar 2015
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nz
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new zealand dollar
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economy
NZ's Q4 current account deficit hits a peak since 2008 amid surging profits for foreign firms.