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Vodafone xone innovators series
Xero needs little introduction. But we'll give it one anyway. It's New Zealand's undisputed tech darling, a major force in the small (and increasingly large) business world and, if things ...
Vodafone xone innovators series
Paul Sibson, co-founder of education software company Linc-Ed, wants to make education more efficient and transparent. We ask him about about his journey.
The 2016 round of the New Zealand Innovation Awards is open for entries so if you've got an amazing product, service or venture—or you know someone with a great idea ...
Fed up with clunky proofing and approvals processes, two Kiwi software experts worked out a way to do it better. And they'll be talking about it at AJ Park’s complimentary ...
Innovation is constantly making the clothes we wear and products we use smarter. All it takes is the perfect blend. And New Zealand companies like GiMono are working hard to ...
Nine bolts of innovation inspiration from the 2015 NZ Innovation Awards.
Striking up a balance between studying NCEA and running an international business is a constant challenge for 17-year-old entrepreneur Toby Carr.
Wish we'd thought of that
She says for arts and culture to thrive as an economic driver, you need government and public support, not just in funding, which can come from a number of sources, but in public policy and infrastructure so that people can live among people that are different to them and engage in art and culture which maybe, just maybe, will pay off economically like Triumphs and Laments or Wrapped Reichstag did. “It's hard,” she says. “You have to be really really vigilant.”
Design fit out
The hospitality world is rife with trends, and when it comes to the design of establishments, things move quick as the market changes.
Over two days from 12 August, Semi-Permanent will descend on New Zealand for the 14th consecutive year, bringing together a curated series of panels, discussions, networking, and parties for the ...
Harnessing “the poetic potential of new technologies”, Daniel Kamp hopes his new studio can bring technology and nature closer together.
Following the recent high profile case of the Bay of Plenty Kiwifruit contracting business owing more than $226k to its workers and incurring additional penalties for breaching employment law, it ...
We all know about IQ and EQ, but Brian Richards says SQ, or spiritual intelligence, is just as important.
In the digital world, your online presence can make or break your reputation. This is especially important when you're looking for work. Sarah Pearce guides you through the murky waters.
In the shadows
But, like any business guideline, it’s not fool proof. A good methodology needs a good idea to work with. “Lipstick on a pig is still lipstick on a pig,” he says. “If your product idea is no good, then growth hacking won’t help. The idea behind growth hacking is to gain you access to your market, but if there’s no market in the first place, it won’t work.”
For Idealog's recently launched Technology Issue, we wanted to bring the cover to life, so we shacked up with Resn, Bend and Spark and conducted an experiment. The end result ...