Monthly Archives: January 2012

Creating software for the cloud, Wellington company gets all ‘temporal’


Tucked away on Wellington’s waterfront is an unassuming kiwi company bringing in the next generation of design and creation of cloud computing software. Many may never have heard of Core Technology and their software Aviarc™ – but international experts are … Continue reading

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Making a play for one place for everything


At a time when communication is (in theory) easier than ever, the overwhelming number of ways to connect means checking them all out can be a full-time job. Email, text, Facebook, other social networks, blogs, web apps, even something as … Continue reading

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Kiwis have to learn to identify and kill bad ideas – Dorenda Britten


An unwillingness to rigorously evaluate and kill weak ideas is but one indication that many New Zealand companies don’t fully understand the role of design in taking products and services to market. The managing director of designindustry Ltd, Dorenda Britten, … Continue reading

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Innovation’s not easy…and there’s other ways to get value from it


According to a couple of intellectual property commercialisation experts doing a mini road trip late last year; a) we’re doing it completely wrong, and b) realise that patents can be sold and/or licensed. Paul Adams of Auckland-based EverEdge IP says … Continue reading

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Gluckman tells Auckland to get cracking


In giving a push/shove as Auckland as an innovation or knowledge city, chief science advisor Sir Peter Gluckman reckons the country could expect area like industrial design and digital and media research to have a high presence. In his ‘Auckland … Continue reading

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