Catherine Knowles - TechLab
1. Embracing lifelong learning will be the difference between success and failure
“In 2018 people will finally wake up to the idea that there is no stigma around lifelong learning and embrace the endless ways we now have of obtaining knowledge - from online content, to meetups, to mentoring,” she says.
There is no question equitable access to technology, raising digital literacy and engendering trust in providers are complex challenges. There are however things each of us can do at a localised level.
Stuff - Richard MacManus
... my picks for 2018: cryptocurrency mania continuing, blockchain infrastructure slowly building, Facebook struggling to shrug off its PR problem, a breakthrough AR app with utility, and talking TVs.
Vox - Graeme Muller
Digital learning skills, smarter homes and medical drone deliveries will be major tech developments that will significantly impact lives of Kiwis, a leading New Zealand tech expert says.
James Henderson - New Zealand Reseller News
... according to newly released IDC findings, which documents the ascent of the digital native enterprise across the country during 2018.
During the next two years, the analyst firm expects such a trend to “manifest itself” in expanding digital developer communities, open innovation ecosystems, hyper-agile application deployment technologies and a much more diverse cloud services world.
Stuff - Rod Drury
The new Chief Technology Officer for New Zealand should be able to assimilate all these opportunities and come back with a small number of focus areas we can all commit to.
The world is ours for the taking, and with a small amount of coordination and technology, will make a massive impact on our small but mighty country.