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EPIC NZ Speaker – Grant Straker

Published By   /  June 23, 2017  /  @EPICNZ, 24/7 News, Business, Communities, Events, Fact sheets, Foreign Affairs, Images, Immigration, Individuals, NZ Office of Ethnic Affairs, Promotional, Public Sector, Public sector agencies  /  Comments Off on EPIC NZ Speaker – Grant Straker

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government Office of Ethnic Affairs – Release/Statement Headline: EPIC NZ Speaker – Grant Straker Grant StrakerChief Executive OfficerStraker Group Grant taught himself to code in the late 1990s and from there has been able to build one of New Zealand’s leading and multi-award winning hi-tech companies. Straker Translations has […]

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Weekly Overview 22 June 2017

Published By   /  June 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, BNZ Economist Tony Alexander, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Weekly Overview 22 June 2017

MIL OSI – Source: BNZ Economist Tony Alexander – Analysis: Headline: Weekly Overview 22 June 2017 Thursday June 22nd 2017 In this week’s Overview we take a quick look at last week’s numbers on GDP and the current account, note the RB leaving the cash rate unchanged at 1.75% this morning but bank funding costs […]

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NZ businessman to talk about near-death refugee experiences

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, ARFT, Auckland refugee family trust, Augen, Business, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Mitchell Pham, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZ businessman to talk about near-death refugee experiences

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – A leading New Zealand tech businessman and a former refugee, Mitchell Pham, will deliver a speech in Auckland tonight as part of World Refugee Day. Pham runs the Augen Software Group and is chair of NZTech and Fintech NZ. He is a trustee of the Auckland Refugee Family […]

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Yoga major part of soaring Kiwi exercising momentum

Published By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Christchurch, ExerciseNZ, Lincoln University, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, yoga  /  Comments Off on Yoga major part of soaring Kiwi exercising momentum

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Christchurch – If exercise was considered a sport, it would be the biggest sport in New Zealand, by more than 50 percent, Exercise New Zealand chief executive Richard Beddie says. He made the comments today on the eve of international yoga day tomorrow. Beddie says there are more than half […]

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Only 14 percent of large NZ businesses have deployed IoT

Published By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Graeme Muller, IoT, IoT Alliance, June 29, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Only 14 percent of large NZ businesses have deployed IoT

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealand is well positioned for the Internet of Things (IoT), such as fast fibre, however a national tech leader urged for the country to do better. NZTech chief executive and chair of the New Zealand IoT Alliance Graeme Muller says only 14 percent of large businesses have […]

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LivePerson, IBM Watson Announce New Offering to Transform Customer Care

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on LivePerson, IBM Watson Announce New Offering to Transform Customer Care

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: LivePerson, IBM Watson Announce New Offering to Transform Customer Care NEW YORK CITY – 15 Jun 2017: LivePerson, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPSN), a leading provider of cloud mobile and online business messaging solutions, and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have announced LiveEngage with Watson, the first global, enterprise-scale, out-of-the-box […]

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The Weather Company and Toyota Drive First Cognitive Ads for Auto Industry

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on The Weather Company and Toyota Drive First Cognitive Ads for Auto Industry

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The Weather Company and Toyota Drive First Cognitive Ads for Auto Industry New York, NY – 15 Jun 2017: The Weather Company, an IBM Business (NYSE: IBM), announced today the launch of the first cognitive ads for the auto industry. Toyota and The Weather Company have […]

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IBM Helps Service Providers Deliver and Manage Applications across Hybrid Cloud Networks

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on IBM Helps Service Providers Deliver and Manage Applications across Hybrid Cloud Networks

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: IBM Helps Service Providers Deliver and Manage Applications across Hybrid Cloud Networks ARMONK, N.Y. – 15 Jun 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) has launched a new offering designed to help companies more efficiently manage applications and services across a hybrid cloud environment by gaining real-time visual insights […]

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AIG, IBM, Standard Chartered Deliver First Multinational Insurance Policy Powered by Blockchain

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on AIG, IBM, Standard Chartered Deliver First Multinational Insurance Policy Powered by Blockchain

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: AIG, IBM, Standard Chartered Deliver First Multinational Insurance Policy Powered by Blockchain NEW YORK – 15 Jun 2017: American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG), IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Standard Chartered Bank plc announced they have successfully piloted the first multinational, “smart contract” based insurance policy using […]

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VivaTech 2017: Startups to Showcase New AI-based Solutions Built with IBM Watson

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on VivaTech 2017: Startups to Showcase New AI-based Solutions Built with IBM Watson

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: VivaTech 2017: Startups to Showcase New AI-based SolutionsBuilt with IBM Watson Paris – 15 Jun 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) is introducing several innovative partner startups at VivaTech 2017, the international tech event dedicated to developing collaboration between startups and global businesses, taking place in Paris on […]

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IBM Expands Mobile-led Transformation for Enterprises

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on IBM Expands Mobile-led Transformation for Enterprises

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: IBM Expands Mobile-led Transformation for Enterprises ARMONK, N.Y. – 15 Jun 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an expansion of its mobile portfolio for enterprises as it continues to create analytics-driven and cognitive enabled enterprise iOS apps that enable organizations to accelerate digital reinvention and transform […]

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IBM Integrates with BMW CarData to Enable New and Innovative Services for Drivers

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on IBM Integrates with BMW CarData to Enable New and Innovative Services for Drivers

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: IBM Integrates with BMW CarData to Enable New and Innovative Services for Drivers Munich, Germany and Armonk, N.Y. – 14 Jun 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that it is a pilot partner of BMW CarData. Recently released, BMW CarData will allow up to 8.5 million […]

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With Watson Financial Services, IBM Launches Cognitive Era of RegTech

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on With Watson Financial Services, IBM Launches Cognitive Era of RegTech

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: With Watson Financial Services, IBM Launches Cognitive Era of RegTech ARMONK, N.Y. – 14 Jun 2017: Today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) launched the first suite of cognitive solutions to help financial institution professionals manage their regulatory and fiduciary responsibilities. The Watson-powered software, which can be deployed on the […]

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IBM, Hortonworks Expand Partnership to Help Businesses Accelerate Data-Driven Decision Making

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on IBM, Hortonworks Expand Partnership to Help Businesses Accelerate Data-Driven Decision Making

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: IBM, Hortonworks Expand Partnership to Help Businesses Accelerate Data-Driven Decision Making SAN JOSE, Calif. (DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit) – 13 Jun 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) today announced an expansion to their relationship focused on extending data science and machine learning to more developers […]

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IBM Brings Identity-as-a-Service to Hybrid Cloud Environments

Published By   /  June 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Computers and Technology, IBM, ICT, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on IBM Brings Identity-as-a-Service to Hybrid Cloud Environments

MIL OSI – Source: IBM – Press Release/Statement: Headline: IBM Brings Identity-as-a-Service to Hybrid Cloud Environments ARMONK, NY – 13 Jun 2017: IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new service, delivered via the IBM Cloud, designed for managing how employees gain access to their preferred business applications.  IBM Cloud Identity Connect is a new Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS), […]

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Weekly Overview 15 June 2017

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Banking and Finance, BNZ Economist Tony Alexander, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Weekly Overview 15 June 2017

MIL OSI – Source: BNZ Economist Tony Alexander – Analysis: Headline: Weekly Overview 15 June 2017 Thursday June 15th 2017 This week’s Overview runs to just under 8 pages. We start by discussing National Farm Fieldays and the topic of this year’s 11.00am and 2.00pm talks to farmers in the BNZ tent – the new […]

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Impassioned plea for rural health research funding

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Coleman, Make Lemonade Media, Michelle Thompson, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, Research, RHAANZ, rural health  /  Comments Off on Impassioned plea for rural health research funding

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Mystery Creek – The head of the national rural health group today made an impassioned plea for the government to consider much-needed rural research. Michelle Thompson, chief executive of the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand (RHAANZ) says there is a strong feeling that rural health outcomes are poorer than […]

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Mobile Health leads the Fieldays’ health hub

Published By   /  June 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Fieldays, Hamilton, health hub, Make Lemonade Media, Mark Eager, MIL NZ OSI, Mobile Health, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on Mobile Health leads the Fieldays’ health hub

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Hamilton – At least 22 health nationwide organisations have been inundated with the rural community seeking advice from the landmark health hub at New Zealand’s Fieldays in Hamilton this week. The health hub was launched by Minister of Health Jonathan Coleman and Minister for Primary Industries Nathan Guy. The government […]

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NZ agriculture needs to latch onto tech faster

Published By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Agrigate, agritech, Business, Fieldays, Graeme Muller, Hamilton, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service  /  Comments Off on NZ agriculture needs to latch onto tech faster

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Hamilton – New Zealand’s primary industries need to latch on to technology faster to support the economic growth of its agri sector and become a world leader in a fast growing agritech market, NZTech chief executive Graeme Muller says. NZTech members have joined hundreds of other firms at Fieldays in Hamilton […]

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Communication is critical to excavator safety – rnzngin Fifth Estate

Published By   /  June 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Economy, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government, New Zealand Government Business, Press Release  /  Comments Off on Communication is critical to excavator safety – rnzngin Fifth Estate

MIL OSI – Source: WorkSafe New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Communication is critical to excavator safety The critical importance of following industry guidelines and adequately assessing hazards and risks in the workplace was highlighted in today’s judgement of a large drainage contractor after an employee was run over by an excavator. Hydrotech Limited pleaded […]

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