What is the strategy of the music industry?

Over the past few months there have been a number of media releases about the music industry ? http://www.reuters.com/article/technologyNews/idUSTRE49C4BH20081013?feedType=RSS&feedName=technologyNews&pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0 I find it hard to believe that a music band refuses to put their music on iTunes as they want to halt the sales of single music and promote album sales. One reason why iTunes and downloaded mp3s are so popular is because you do not […]

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Technology generations change but not the technology leaders opinions

Many ICT groups who are responsible for the future direction of ICT for our country and organisations that want to utilise ICT to refresh membership or attract the younger generations are often made up of people who are middle aged and more often middle to upper class men. They have progressed through the career hierarchy and have gained their place on a board or advisory […]

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Maori representaion on ICT boards

I have just heard Ernie Newman CEO of TUANZ speak at a Maori ICT conference (of which ironically we had no wireless Internet connection and cell phones were banned). Ernie expressed his vision for Maori and how Maori are creative and should participate more in ICT.  Ernie was asked what TUANZ had done for Maori – his response was that the TUANZ strategy included that […]

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