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May 10, 2020

The time to reimagine work is now

Frances Valintine, the founder & CEO of The Mind Lab & Tech Futures Lab, talks to Radio New Zealand about the impact of COVID-19 on the workforce, technology, and the future of work. Catch up on the full interview on the link below.

September 15, 2019

It's 99 days until the year 2020. What have you got left to lose?

As an educator and technologist, I am programmed to be curious and adaptive to change. But in 1999, my outlook on the future was still very analogue.

September 02, 2019

Embracing the Future of the Future with Frances Valintine

What is the future of the future? And how the heck can you be part of it so that you’re not left behind in the past?

September 12, 2019

New directors appointed to Auckland Council CCOs

The CEO and founder of Mind Lab and the Tech Futures Lab, she is a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to education and the technology sector.

August 21, 2019

Tech Futures Lab offers training for Salesforce CRM

Students can gain job-ready skills and a direct route into the Salesforce economy, which IDC predicts will create 3.3 million new jobs globally by 2022. Tech Futures Lab and Salesforce today have announced a collaboration to offer Kiwis sophisticated training in the world’s leading CRM (customer relationship management) cloud-based system. 

August 11, 2019

The future is human: inside how a Master of Technological Futures can change people's careers

We are all about realising human potential for the digital age. See how our Master of Technological Futures has changed the careers and lives of people like you, including Seamus Barden from Fr@nk Innovation & Transformation and Ellen Yan, business development manager at Stuff. 

July 28, 2019

The Spinoff - Say goodbye to 9-5: How robots are transforming jobs for the better

The rise of the machines will radically transform the way we work. Jobs will disappear. New ones will emerge. But what if the perceived threat of technology is really an opportunity to be more human?

July 28, 2019

Future Auckland: Electing Auckland's representatives

Priti Ambani shared her thoughts on how technology can help us participate in democracy.

July 18, 2019

YUDU: It's the human factor that gives IT firms the edge

As technology marches endlessly on and the digital economy has without doubt arrived, the need to recognise, enhance and retain a dynamic, contemporary yet ultimately human, component in business is something that provides industries and organisations with significant challenges. 

June 25, 2019

AWS to help students acquire skills in cloud IT workforce through Tech Futures Lab

Students can now enrol with Tech Futures Lab to gain skills and credentials and help them prepare for industry-recognised AWS Certifications to participate in the rapidly growing cloud computing space.

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