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New Zealand Productivity Commission stories

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Forrester and MYOB finds NZ mid-market businesses losing 12.5 hours per employee a week - $2.2million per year
Tue, 31st Aug 2021
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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myob
New Zealand mid-market businesses are losing up to a day and a half of time, per person, per week due to ineffective technology solutions.
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NZ's productivity & innovation lags behind Singapore, Denmark - report
Tue, 20th Apr 2021
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productivity
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exporting
However, the report notes that these frontier firms can be up to 45% less productive than comparable frontier firms in other countries.
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Forget disruption, you should be worrying about our lack of tech
Thu, 12th Sep 2019
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jobs
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disruption
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new zealand productivity commission
According to the new report, ‘New Zealand, technology and productivity’, it isn’t that New Zealand has too much technology it’s that we don’t have enough.
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ESP and AWS work to reduce NZ's carbon footprint
Tue, 3rd Sep 2019
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cloud services
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sustainable it
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hyperscale
ESP teams with AWS to slash NZ's carbon footprint, saving $40M in energy.
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Government to investigate tech’s impact on NZ’s workforce
Fri, 1st Mar 2019
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productivity
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workplace
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new zealand productivity commission
As technological disruptors are causing waves in every area of every industry, the Government is looking into the ramifications for Kiwis.
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NZ/AU research to uncover how SMEs can harness the digital economy
Tue, 14th Aug 2018
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digital transformation
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digital economy
The New Zealand and Australian Productivity Commissions will conduct a research project that looks at how to grow the digital economy.
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Electric cars and clean energy, the big steps we need to take to reach a carbon-free NZ
Wed, 9th Aug 2017
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cartech
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
Productivity Commission's report urges a transformative leap towards electric cars and clean energy for New Zealand's zero-carbon goal.
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How is NZ's tertiary sector stacking up?
Thu, 25th Feb 2016
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edutech
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tertiary education
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NZ's Productivity Commission calls for views on modernising the £5bn tertiary education sector for future challenges.