TINWire Tech News Roundup: 6 May 21

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou This time last year the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown was in full swing. The news was full of community cases, job losses, hibernating businesses, and economic relief. Fast forward a year, and we have travel bubbles opening up, international tourism resuming, businesses bouncing back and a far rosier economic picture. We also have the return of the national …

TIN Member Spotlight: Datacom

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN Member Spotlight, TIN News

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 28 April 21

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou Just as the technology sector is constantly evolving, so too is TIN. As we gear up for the release of our annual TIN survey next month, we’re working on some exciting changes to our survey tool to make the collation, curation, and categorisation of data more streamlined, meaningful, and insightful. We hope to reach a record number …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 8 April 21

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou. The Easter break was a good time to draw breath and reflect on what has been an interesting but challenging first quarter of the year. We were privileged to hear some economic insights from BNZ’s Chief Economist, Paul Conway, at a recent TIN Member event. According to Paul, the best way to predict our economic future beyond …

A Sea-Change in the Tech Sector

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

The unprecedented level of M&A activity in the Kiwi tech sector so far this year – seen most recently with Vend, Seequent and Transaction Services Group – is compelling evidence of a sea-change in approaches to growth that’s been taking place globally over the past 12 months. In times of crisis, it’s natural to see more technological advancement and disruption …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 23 March 21

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou. What an exciting, nail-biting, and euphoric past few weeks it has been in Aotearoa – and I’m not just talking about the sailing. Granted, we’ve been privileged to enjoy a ringside view of the America’s Cup from TIN HQ – and had the privilege of hosting TIN Members for race watching, networking, and an address by BNZ …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 9 March 21

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou. With the welcome shift in Alert Levels in Auckland and throughout the rest of the country, there’s a palpable sense of relief among business owners, tourism operators, events organisers, and educational institutions the length of the country. I continue to believe that as a society and economy, the future outlook for New Zealand remains strong, not because …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 23 February 21

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou. Well, it’s been a week of surprises! The sudden shift to Alert Level 3 in Auckland last weekend meant that we – and TIN members who signed up to our event to watch the Prada Cup action live from the TIN sundeck last week – had to change our plans. We have now rescheduled the event for …

TINWire Tech News Roundup: 10 February 21

Sarah Gardyne Tech News, TIN News

Kia ora koutou A very warm welcome from TIN in 2021 – we trust you’ve enjoyed our stunning summer and have returned from your break feeling refreshed, revived, and revitalised. 2021 holds plenty of hope and promise, especially for the tech sector. With international tourism waning, the fast-growing tech sector has been largely responsible for aiding New Zealand’s economic rebound …