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Young achiever enables the next-generation of sensory technology

21 Aug 2014

If the cloud has been defining the current era, Ben O’Brien is already riding the next big wave - an era of wearable, sensory technology. As the CEO of StretchSense, O’Brien and his team are providing the technology base for the next-generation of business and consumer products.

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The Kiwi pioneer in the world of mobile start ups

21 Aug 2014

guyhorrocks Over the past nine years, Guy Horrocks has achieved what would be multiple lifetimes of innovation for most - from his first startup involving blood splatter forensics, to launching the world’s first app store (before Apple) as co-founder of Polar Bear Farm, to working with global brands as CEO and

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Breaking the Mould

21 Aug 2014

HannahGray Hannah Gray is not your stereotypical 29 year-old, in fact there isn’t anything stereotypical about our fifth Hi-Tech Young Achiever Award Finalist.

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Congrats to the Hi-Tech Award Winners!

21 Aug 2014

The Hi-Tech Awards celebrated it’s 20 year anniversary on Friday night, bringing together New Zealand’s most successful hi-tech companies and high achieving individuals across ICT, electronics, software, biotechnology, creative, telecommunications and digital media.

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised - Part 3: Platform-as-a-Service

21 Aug 2014

Building new apps can be painful. Currently, if you want to build an app on legacy systems it can take 6-12 months to go through a painstaking process where, once you have the idea, you then need to buy and set-up hardware, install software, define user access, set up reporting and analytics, build and test security, make it mobile and social, etc. etc. and then you get to build and release the app.  This can all be too much for some people (I recently spoke with a CMO who said “I need an app; I don’t care what it does, I just need an app”). 

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Part 4: Marketing Automation

21 Aug 2014

*“We need to stop interrupting what people are interested in and be what people are interested in”*

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised – Summary

21 Aug 2014

*“The 1st rule of the revolution: win the revolution.”*

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Google Atmosphere 2014 - what did you miss?

21 Aug 2014

If you couldn’t attend Google's premier enterprise event down under in Sydney Australia earlier this week - don’t fret, we have you covered.

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Customer Experience in the not too distant future

21 Aug 2014

What does customer experience look like in the near future?  I recently watched Spike Jonze’s Academy Award winning movie Her.  Apart from being a great film the thing that struck me was the film’s vision of the near future, and in particular the role of consumer technology.  Although futuristic, it is also very realistic, you can see exactly how current technology trends get us there, and it highlights that the way we experience companies, their products and services is about to change completely.

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