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Supreme Local Government Award for Kawe Kōrero

Katahi anō ka whakaihuwaka te taupānga o Kawe Kōrero i ngā tohu SOLGM. Waikato Regional Council’s cultural intelligence app Kawe Kōrero has taken out the Supreme Award at the annual New Zealand SOLGM Local Government Excellence Awards. At last night’s ceremony in Auckland the app won the Capability Group Award for Innovation in Council – … Continue Reading →

Hi Tech Awards celebrate high diversity

The finalists for New Zealand’s prestigious Hi Tech Awards have been announced … And KIWA is a finalist in the Callaghan Innovation Māori Innovation Award.  “The tech sector’s cause célèbre, a lack of diversity, has added a cause behind the celebration of this year’s Awards.” Run by the NZ Hi-Tech Trust, the Awards, now in its … Continue Reading →

Hairy Maclary and Friends™ back as mobile apps

Thirty-five years ago a small black dog stepped out of the imagination of author and illustrator Dame Lynley Dodd and onto the pages of a picture book. That book, Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy, is now famous the world over and the 21 titles in the Hairy Maclary and Friends™ series have sold more than ten million copies worldwide. Now, Hairy Maclary and his … Continue Reading →

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Recent research

The Language Services Market is booming!

Leading global researcher Nimdzi Insights LLC has published a fascinating insight into the fast-growing Language Services Market. They defined the market broadly as ” translation, transcreation, localization, multilingual desktop publishing (DTP), language quality assurance, linguistic testing, multilingual copywriting, multilingual technical writing, language project management, interpreting, video remote interpreting, telephone interpreting, linguist verification and staffing, media localization, … Continue Reading →

Top predictions for the app economy in 2018

2018 will mark the 10-year anniversary for both the Apple App Store and Android Market. Since their launches, mobile apps have impacted society at an astounding pace and scale. Over nearly a decade, the app economy has matured in a number of ways: By the end of October 2017, the iOS App Store and Google … Continue Reading →

Science Fiction or Reality?

The rapidly changing technology landscape is accelerating digital transformation within the staff and classroom. Even though new technologies like artificial intelligence, bots and virtual learning assistants may feel still feel like science fiction for many, they will soon be as familiar as using iPads or connecting with students in a video meeting room. We need … Continue Reading →

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