• AI deal biggest yet for University of Auckland/UniServices

    Intelligent computers that look, think and react like humans are the latest technology being developed at the University of Auckland to become a commercial venture. Artificial Intelligence company Soul Machines was officially launched this week after it...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • Business confidence strong for 2017

    Business is going into 2017 with a confident outlook, according to the most recent EMA Employers’ Survey. However, the skills shortage is a concern. Most businesses expected business conditions to improve over the next six month (49%),...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • Delivering more for less – achieving New Zealand’s productivity potential

     -Paul Conway, Productivity Commission The New Zealand economy is currently doing well in some important ways – our public finances are relatively healthy, the labour market has been one of the most successful in the OECD at...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • Driving  business forward with Trade Shows

    How Trade Shows can thrive when combined with Digital Marketing: An XPO Exhibitions Observation For millennia, traders have showcased their products face to face in market squares around the world.  Trade Shows were the cornerstone of the...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • University increases presence in China

    The University of Auckland’s new Innovation Institute China (UAIIC) will provide unprecedented access to an extensive range of networks, research and funding opportunities in China. The University of Auckland’s knowledge transfer company, UniServices, has established the institute...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • Accord Precision leads the way in Kiwi manufacturing revival

    Arising from the pessimistic view of New Zealand manufacturing reverberating around industry in the past decade, a new era of unique Kiwi capability is starting to emerge. Boutique and bespoke operations are finding new and exciting markets...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • Editorial, December Magazine:Self-satisfaction is not all we have, can do better

      Time to take a breather and get the work/life balance in order. To stop stressing about the business and turn the cell phone off. As 2016 becomes a distant memory, there is some decent wind in...

    • Posted December 9, 2016
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  • Enabling employee productivity through technology

    Charlie Camphin, WorkForce Software Vice President of Sales, APJ Employee productivity, or how effectively employee time is managed, is key to ensuring a business can execute its overall strategy. In the competitive manufacturing industry, a sustained increase...

    • Posted December 2, 2016
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