Chloe Gunn

Catalyst to Donate Over $6,000 a Year Through the Good Registry

Catalyst is giving each New Zealand based employee, currently 240 and growing, a $25 Good Gift Card on their birthday to use at The Good Registry; a social enterprise that...

Catalyst

Catalyst Halves Landfill Waste in Four Months

In four months Catalyst has reduced its landfill waste from 80% to 31% .

Last year Rob McGhee from Sustainability Trust assessed Catalyst and advised us on our waste and...

Don Christie

the Future of New Zealand's Technology

Eight major tech companies, the European Commission, and seventeen countries have stepped-up to support a widespread agreement for the elimination of terrorist and violent...

Don Christie

Comment on Christchurch Call

Recently I wrote an Op Ed for the NZ Herald on the Christchurch Call (you can find it here, but it’s behind the paywall).

In the Op Ed I wrote that the Christchurch...

Russell Michell

State of the (Blockchain) Nation: Part 2

Introduction

In Part 1, I discussed the state of the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry in New Zealand, and introduced readers to a report produced in December 2018...

Russell Michell

State of the (Blockchain) Nation: Part 1

Introduction

In December 2018, Callaghan Innovation in association with MBIE and Centrality produced their report summarising the state of Blockchain Technology in a New...

Chloe Gunn

5 Tips to Avoid Being Scammed by a Phishing Email

What Are Phishing Emails?

Phishing is when someone tries to collect your personal information - think bank account numbers and passwords - to impersonate or...

Chloe Gunn

New Release: Curriculum Progress Tool Information Site

This February the Catalyst SilverStripe team collaborated with the Ministry of Education (MoE) to create the Curriculum Progress Tool (CPT) information site. The site brings...

Don Christie

The Future of NZ IT: Creators or Consumers?

The Future of NZ IT: Creators or Consumers?

New Zealand’s ICT industry is at a critical point. Do we build a future for our sector as creators, or do we become the...

Chloe Gunn

Women Getting IT Done: An Interview with Sara Brownlie, Catalyst Director.

I sat down with Sara Brownlie to talk IT past, present and future and discuss advice for women considering joining the IT industry. We also talk about Catalyst and the impact...

Chloe Gunn

Horowhenua Libraries celebrate 20 years of Koha with innovative website update

When the Catalyst Koha team sat with Wendy Fraser, the Libary Services Manager at Horowhenua Libraries, Wendy emphasised the importance of the Online Public Access Catalogue (...

Chloe Gunn

Catalyst announces 2019 Scholarship winners

Two outstanding students, Emma and Zac, have been awarded the 2019 Catalyst Open Source Scholarship. The scholarships award the students $6,000 each over three years to help...