CFOtech Asia - Technology news for CFOs & financial decision-makers

OECD stories

Story image
Wolters Kluwer webinar to shed light on BEPS Pillar Two
Last month
#
compliance
#
oecd
#
data management
Wolters Kluwer is hosting a webinar to enhance understanding of BEPS Pillar Two, to help solve compliance challenges for multinational firms.
Story image
Multinationals bracing for impact as OECD's BEPS Initiative rolls out
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
#
compliance
#
tax
#
cch
Multinationals face a major shift with OECD's BEPS rules, with over 77% unprepared for the upcoming tax changes.
Story image
Cloud technology's potential impact on New Zealand economy
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
#
cloud services
#
edutech
#
bi
AWS research shows that small to medium-sized Kiwi enterprises adopting cloud technology could generate NZ$1.5bn in productivity gains by 2030.
Story image
OECD adopts privacy safeguards while accessing personal data
Fri, 16th Dec 2022
#
oecd
#
digital economy
#
privacy
The agreement is on approaches to safeguarding the privacy and other freedoms when accessing personal data for national security and law enforcement purposes.
Story image
DSL still experiencing rapid rates of decline in OECD countries
Fri, 11th Feb 2022
#
big data
#
bi
#
data analytics
High-speed fibre internet continues to be the most significant player in OECD countries, with growth rates still powering ahead of DSL.
Story image
GDP rise set for NZ, but OECD recommends digital transformation to drive growth
Tue, 1st Feb 2022
#
cloud services
#
finance, leasing & rental
#
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.
Story image
High-speed fibre overtakes DSL internet for first time in OECD countries
Tue, 3rd Aug 2021
#
bi
#
big data
#
data analytics
High-speed fibre internet subscriptions have overtaken copper-wire DSL connections across OECD countries, according to new data.
Story image
COVID-19 crisis accentuating the need to bridge digital divide
Tue, 1st Dec 2020
#
internet
#
digital divide
#
oecd
The crisis has accentuated our dependence on digital technologies and exposed the reality of the digital divides between and within countries.
Story image
High-speed fibre now makes up half of fixed Internet in nine OECD countries
Thu, 5th Mar 2020
#
fibre
#
digital divide
#
oecd
Overall, fibre broadband connections have increased 3% from 24% to 27% in the space of one year, indicating that it is still a slow process for many countries.
Story image
Mobile data usage causes huge demand for mobile broadband
Fri, 12th Jul 2019
#
broadband
#
mobile data
#
oecd
In 2018, broadband subscriptions rose by 8%, or 108 million subscriptions, resulting in mobile broadband penetration reaching just under 110%.
Story image
New Zealand rated 'compliant' in OECD tax transparency review
Thu, 26th Apr 2018
#
ird
#
transparency
#
oecd
The OECD’s Global Forum issued the rating after examining NZ's laws and practices on the exchange of information with other tax authorities.
Story image
AU behind in robot uptake, NZ named IoT leader - report ranks countries on digital tech
Fri, 24th Nov 2017
#
digital transformation
#
iot
#
ai
The report shows how Australia, New Zealand and other OECD countries are pushing ahead in developing new digital technologies.
Story image
Attracting customers a major challenge for SMEs – survey
Tue, 26th Sep 2017
#
smb
#
world bank
#
facebook
Over 5,000 exporting SMEs globally were asked to consider the online tools that help them sell internationally.
Story image
NZ sitting rosy when it comes to education, OECD report finds
Wed, 21st Sep 2016
#
edutech
#
oecd
#
qualifications
New Zealand's education sector is performing well compared to other developed countries, according to the OECD's Education at a Glance report.
Story image
World leaders sign on for digital economy
Mon, 27th Jun 2016
#
nz
#
oecd
#
digital economy
New Zealand is among countries across the world committing to work together to do more to seize the potential of the digital economy.
Story image
NZ ranks high in literacy levels
Thu, 10th Mar 2016
#
japan
#
south korea
#
nz
NZ shines on global stage with top five ranking in world literacy levels, hailing a more nuanced approach to measuring literacy for future societies.
Story image
Kiwi principals back OCED's proposed education solutions
Thu, 3rd Mar 2016
#
edutech
#
new zealand principals’ federation
#
oecd
New Zealand principals support OECD's innovative solutions for education, including early childhood programs and teacher morale.
Story image
New Zealand sitting pretty on global broadband stage
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
#
broadband
#
oecd
#
partners
New Zealand ranks highly in global broadband connectivity, with 4th place for mobile broadband and 14th for fixed broadband, according to the OECD.
Story image
NZ Super Fund's Orr says responsible investing now a groundswell globally
Tue, 25th Nov 2014
#
sustainable it
#
it infrastructure
#
oecd
NZ Superannuation Fund chief executive Adrian Orr said long-term and responsible investing has become a groundswell globally, rather than a ripple.
Story image
Taxpayer money-go-rounds hampering growth, says NZ Initiative
Fri, 21st Nov 2014
#
new zealand initiative
#
oecd
#
regulation
Income redistribution schemes such as Working for Families, which pay back money people have often already paid as tax, are a barrier to the econom.
Story image
UPDATE: Global push to act on tax avoidance has broad support, English says
Sun, 16th Nov 2014
#
microsoft
#
apple
#
technology gifts
There is broad global support for moves to curb international tax avoidance, New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English said on the sidelines of the.
Story image
Tech sector concerned at slip in education standards
Mon, 30th Dec 2013
#
nz
#
ict
#
government
The fastest growing industry sector in New Zealand has reacted strongly to an international report that shows New Zealand has slipped backwards in education standards when compared to other OECD countries.
Story image
ICT’s economic impact
Thu, 1st Jul 2010
#
ict
#
ird
#
nz
Software is one of the fastest growing segments in ICT, so how does New Zealand’s software economy measure up?.
Story image
Modest yet solid recovery for ANZ IT
Tue, 26th Jan 2010
#
oecd
#
sydney
#
investment
According to the latest Ovum report, the ANZ IT services market will show a modest recovery with growth above 4.