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Infor
Why investing in technology is the best strategy for retaining services talent
Last month
People want to be good at their jobs. They want to meet their objectives and get a sense of accomplishment from what they’re doing. To do that, they need the right tools.
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Apple iPhone
Three years to afford an iPhone? New global data reveals how long it could take you
February 2022
The affordability of the latest iPhone model has been put to the test in a new global study, and New Zealanders may have to start saving their pennies.
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Twitter
Cheese rolls & eye-rolls: Twitter reacts to #NZBudget2018
May 2018
Yesterday was Budget Day, and since our Labour-led government released its first budget, Twitter has been afire with responses.
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Smart Machines
Rise of smart machines means vendors need a new competitive approach
February 2016
“Organisations must embrace the market change and be able to evolve in light of the new fuel of virtual labour."
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CFO
Labour vows return to tax credits as R&D spending slips
April 2015
Labour's finance spokesman Grant Robertson said Labour would look to boost its policy on research and development tax credits because the current gove
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Government
Kiwi SMEs... Which political party do you trust with NZ's future?
September 2014
"Any party that makes a commitment to cutting red tape will win the support of New Zealand’s SMEs – and free them to make a still greater contribution to New Zealand."
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Internet
Labour slams broadband plans... "misses the mark by a country mile"
September 2014
"National’s polling clearly indicates regional New Zealand has lost patience with the current abysmal connectivity and is scrambling to patch over the cracks."
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Internet
National "finally wakes up" to rural broadband issues
August 2014
"Broadband connections in rural New Zealand are poor by world standards."
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National
Labour unveils SMB policy… National rejects it
August 2014
Small businesses with fewer than 20 staff will get a bigger bite of the procurement pie under a Labour Government, leading to National branding the plans half-baked.
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Internet
"Slow, sluggish, not sweet at all"... Labour slams broadband
August 2014
Rural communities, frustrated by slow and unstable broadband, have been delivered a two fingered salute by Steven ‘Everything’s Sweet' Joyce.
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Internet
Adams slams "underwhelming" Labour UFB plans
July 2014
"Labour is showing that after nearly six years in Opposition and three Opposition Leaders they still have no new ideas and precious little understanding of what is already happening."
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Government
“Go home Dotcom”… Drury slams “depressing” political ICT plans
July 2014
As the political heavyweights debated the future ICT roadmap for New Zealand last night, Rod Drury sat shaking his head in the crowd.
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ICT
Labour ups ICT ante with new digital proposals...
July 2014
"The current Government’s lack of vision means opportunities are being missed and too many New Zealanders are being left behind."
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Amy Adams
Is taxpayer cash being used to plug Chorus' copper hole?
July 2014
"Chorus has had three years warning of the inevitable fall in copper prices."
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Government
Is Key's credibility on the line over Dotcom case?
July 2014
Does Prime Minister John Key need to front up to New Zealanders about the increasingly murky process surrounding Kim Dotcom's residency?
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Government
Labour slams Govt's millon-dollar tech start-up u-turn...
July 2014
"While he’s copying one of our policies he should adopt the rest as well. The industry has welcomed the whole package."
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Government
“Global thinking” needed to spark NZ’s digital future
July 2014
Giving Kiwi digital innovators the tools to help them think globally from day one is how New Zealand will become world-leader in the digital economy, says the Internet Party.
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Government
Govt mocks Labour's "out of date" ICT NZ plans...
July 2014
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says the big news for Labour today is that they have discovered the ICT industry.
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Government
Would a Labour CTO lead a ‘Digital Upgrade’ in NZ?
July 2014
"For too long, Information Technology has been seen as a backwater in government."
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Microsoft
Is Govt's "mismanaged" Windows XP migration costing taxpayers millions?
July 2014
"More than $1 million has already been paid out over an unspecified time to continue support of nearly 20,000 DHB computers still using XP."
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Cybersecurity
Big-mouth Key plays "fast and loose" with NZ security... again
July 2014
"New Zealanders deserve far better on an issue of such significance to our security and privacy."
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Chorus
State-funded Chorus fibre plans nothing more than a PR stunt?
June 2014
"UltraFast Fibre’s announcement of ‘gigabit’ services to eight towns across the central North Island confirms Chorus’ social media #Gigatown competition is nothing more than just a cynical public relations exercise."
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Government
Joyce under attack as Labour slams Govt's ICT policy
June 2014
Is the government’s ICT policy just window dressing and woefully inadequate?
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Government
Labour slams Telecom spectrum deal
May 2014
"New Zealand is a small country. Our competitive environment in telecommunication markets is not guaranteed."