Strategic Summary 2013
A prosperous New Zealand led by a vibrant technology industry.
We help New Zealand technology businesses to succeed by encouraging talent, increasing knowledge, creating connections and influencing policy.
Core strategic values:
- Growing skills and talent for a strong future
- Supporting business growth and export capabilities
- Creating a vibrant future with government
2013 programmes of work
Growing skills and talent for a strong future
A focus on developing women in the industry with the following support activities:
- Increase the Education Advisory Board reach to include additional institutes and create regional focus for Akl esp
- NZTech to work with showcasing ICT to careers advisors for high schools
- Refresh capability of existing IT pros through linking programmes from Uni’s/educators into industry & members.
- Raise awareness of opportunity in the industry for early and mid career movements through programs, media and events.
- Aim to double the number of Comp Sci graduates into the industry per annum in the next five years.
Supporting business growth and export capabilities
The key programmes of work and initiatives for 2013 include;
- Encourage and promote the technology sector to grow at two times GDP growth (or CAGR 10%) from 2013-2017
- Promote business uptake of technology to market, manufacture, manage and grow through media, promotions
- Government and Industry Sectors/Groups have technology/innovation as core and transformational to their strategy over a 10 year view
- Trade missions – open doors to new markets & opportunities San Fran in July for small companies and Sept for larger ones
- Introduce at least 15 tech companies to export markets via Mission trips during 2013
- Continue to strengthen partnerships with NZTE and Government
- 15% CAGR from export growth (TIN100 programmes)
Creating a vibrant future with government
The key programme of work is around building stronger relationships and alignment with government:
- Single voice of the industry – 80% of the time Govt asks us/engages us prior to public release
- Thought leadership and the ‘go to’ organisation for Ministers wishing to engage with Industry
- Collaboration – funding and recognition of investment from key agencies (ATEED; NZTE; Callaghan, MBIE etc)
- 30% of NZTech funding from external agencies (for projects & events) for FY13/14, and at 50% for FY14/15.
- Identified as one of the Top 6 focus industries by NZTE via HIP (High Impact Programme).
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