Simpson Grierson media litigation expert Tracey Walker has penned a guide to reputation management in the digital age.
Issue #42, November-December 2012
From the Innovators Awards to the Best Awards, we're celebrating the country's smartest and most creative minds. Plus we go into New Zealand's first accelerator, Lightning Lab, for the downlow on how it plans to turbocharge the tech scene; the skinny on cycle brand Solo's retro style; and plenty more to sink your teeth into.Subscribe
Move over Google, it's about the personal touch.
Crowdsourcing and mass thought is all the rage, but there's a risk involved in following the common ruck.
Fight or flight. That pretty much describes this book.
You've got your lumberjack shirt and Almanzo Wilder beard. Now accessorise with a hip social campaign to make the world a happier place.
Sidart culinary guru Sid Sahrawat creates a special Idealog dish.
Idealog runs a well-calibrated ruler over this season's most compelling televised train wreck to reveal, once and for all, what makes The Ridges tick.
As Kiwis we take pride in our innovative nature and attitude. But does the DIY innovation mindset actually hold us back internationally?
Who's making money out of biotech?
Or: you want me to write a column about what?!
A better way to tackle accounting.
Security companies conjure up images of burly scowling bouncers on a power trip, but a new Wellington player – Newclare Welfare + Security – is challenging that notion.
With a colour palette taken from fashion rather than food, the artist formerly known as Omaha Organic Berries is getting a makeover. Say hello to OOB.
Inspired by the golden era of European pro-cycling, Solo founder Paul Mason has created a New Zealand-based cycle gear brand that's sparked a retro renaissance. Even Lance Armstrong agrees.
Reckon you've got a book (or two) inside you but just not sure how to get them out or what to do with them once they've broken free?
How much wood would you chuck, if you could chuck wood? Juliet Arnott wouldn't chuck any of it.
To snag the Designers Institute of New Zealand's highest honour, the John Britten Black Pin, the winner must be a star among stars.
A day in the life of Mashable staffer Emily Banks.
Getting this tree-hugging country's populace along for the resources ride will require finesse.
MinuteDock founders James Nisbet and Nik Wakelin are a couple of Wellington lads who jumped at an unseen market opportunity when they grew tired of copying and pasting timesheets into invoices at the end of the month.
How do you reach wealthy overseas markets?
Designworks chief executive Sven Baker was MIA at the 2011 Best Awards, preferring instead to direct his focus at fundraising for Christchurch. Last year Baker was back to pick up the Black Pin award. Josh Martin puts the design heavyweight under the grill.
While its cousin has been sold off, F&P Healthcare is quietly growing into the largest New Zealand-owned technology company, doubling in size every five years. What's the secret to the spectacular growth – and can it continue?
Why did Pacific Fibre not make it?
Timely is one to watch, taking on GenBook, Schedulicity and BookFresh at their own game.
Snackle Smart Posters. The term might not seem familiar yet, but it won't be long before the distinctive sheets of paper look as normal in any restaurant as a set of menus.
Will There Be Donuts? is staunchly anti-meeting, but a few essays – rather than a book of 290 pages – could have done the trick.
Decisive political action hasn't happened anywhere in the world, which suggests it's about as likely here as Santa coming down the chimney.
Nerd Soiree is a collective of lady geeks who enjoy a chat and the occasional social glass of wine.
Peter Lee, chief executive at UniServices, is leaving the company in March after eight years at its helm, steering the University of Auckland-owned R&D firm through thick and thin.
New Zealanders care about issues, but information isn't always accessible. Lillian Grace aims to fix that through Wiki New Zealand.
Canterbury Scientific’s 2011 surge in revenue earned the company a spot among the Technology Investment Network’s annual list of New Zealand’s ‘Top 10 Hot Emerging Companies’. A year on, it’s doubled in size, thanks in no small part to its cornerstone product, the HbA1c – a blood test used in the management of diabetes.
Tokelau is well on the track to becoming the first 100 percent solar powered nation on earth, and the Bay of Plenty’s Powersmart is a key part of the operation.
Dr Alison Stewart is designing biopesticides for healthy plants.
Thanks to Oritain, a consumer can buy a piece of fruit in a German supermarket and track it back to the exact orchard it originated in.
TouchHistory by the Gibson Group has brought the digital collections of museums, city governments, and corporate archives to life in a socially interactive environment.
Outpost is doing its bit for the global water shortage with its smart water meters and sensors.
When was the last time you queued up to see a bank teller in person?