I attended a presentation this week by CERT NZ and learnt some valuable things about cyber security which I thought would be great to share this week. Firstly, what was the event? It was hosted by Microsoft and showcased the digital transformation of a range of kiwi businesses - more on that another time. One … Continue reading An invaluable cyber security resource
Government leadership on New Zealand's digital transformation has taken another step forward with the creation of the Digital Council for Aotearoa New Zealand. The Digital Council is an independent advisory group convened by the Minister for Government Digital Services and the Minister of Statistics. It is tasked with maximising the societal benefits of digital and … Continue reading A new Digital Council for NZ
There is a Day for everything these days, and Tuesday was the day for a Safer Internet. Days like this are a good reminder for those important things we never take the time to deal with. What preventative steps should we take to safeguard our security and do what is necessary to look after ourselves? … Continue reading Safer Internet Day – Online Safety and Privacy
I'm always interested in how work is changing in other industries due to technology - let's look at how BAFTA winner Andy Serkis is working with performance capture technology to innovate and disrupt what it is to be an actor.
Data use in NZ is increasing at staggering rates, and its not just streaming evening TV. Increasingly connected devices are making their impact too.
Christine will be presenting three courses this year on the NZPI CPD calendar: Emerging Technologies in Resource Management in eight locations - see details here Planning Practice and Ethics in the Digital Age in four locations - see details here Cloud-based Collaboration and Communication for Planners in three locations - see details here Looking forward to meeting you … Continue reading Our NZPI CPD Courses for 2020
It just sounds futuristic, doesn't it? 2020. If there was ever a year for improving your digital skills, this is it. Every individual has a unique combination of digital skills. Why? Because most people have never learned these abilities in any sort of structured manner. Word processing came along, email came along, texting came along, … Continue reading Welcome to 2020!
In this newsletter: RMA Digital in 2020 - what's coming up next year RMA Digital 2019 Highlights including NZPI conference and article in LGNZ magazine Highlights from the blog to check out over the holidays to boost your productivity next year See here: December 2019 End of Year Newsletter. Click here if you would like to subscribe.
As we all know, TED Talks are a really easy way to get a fresh perspective on a topic to broaden your thinking. What better way to get some edutainment over the holidays? I'll give you five of my favourite talks in a sec but first a plug for how well organised the TED talk … Continue reading 5 TED Talks for the summer break
Once you have finished that holiday novel, what to read next? Here is my list of recommended summer holiday reads. These books will help you discover: how technology is changing the work of human experts; that the future of the courts is AI-powered decision making; how we can track the evolution of language through what … Continue reading My recommended holiday reads