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Programming language update: the good and the bad

Ruby and Objective-C becoming less popular according to US tech careers site, Dice, but there's the other side of the coin.
By Jo Lo

Latest SimTutor feature adds 360 degree richness to online learning

Pattern’s eLearning client, SimTutor, has released new functionality that supports 360-degree media.    
By Jamil Geor

Rebuilding Slack's desktop app from the ground up

While Slack's desktop app wasn't 'broken' in any way, its codebase was running into increasing issues that warranted a full reboot.
By Jo Lo

The world's most digitally connected countries

Nations that champion innovation, online services and digitally forward-thinking lifestyles are drawing expats from all over the world.  
By Jo Lo

Useful tips for ranking well in ALGIM's web audit 

If you're one of 78 local councils in New Zealand, you might want to check out our tips for ranking well in the annual ALGIM website audit.
By Jo Lo

Challenges to overcome for AI-driven customer experience

Whether your goals include creating a fully digital business, improving customer experience, or cutting costs, virtual agents and automation offer many benefits.
By Jo Lo

Google's new tool helps you ace developer interviews

Google's new online interviewing tool will help hiring managers quickly understand a candidate's software development skills.
By Jo Lo

New VR glove lets you grab digital objects

Korean engineers have designed a lightweight glove that can mimic the sensations of manipulating digital objects.
By Jo Lo

From pattern libraries to design systems: the benefits

A design system is built with a collection of reusable components that can be combined to build any number of applications – all this guided by clear standards.
By Jo Lo

How businesses should prepare for global internet

Elon Musk's SpaceX company plans to launch nearly 12,000 low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites in the next few years to provide broadband services across the entire planet.
By Jo Lo

AI and workplace automation

Business is undergoing a rapid transformative period as a new raft of technological advances become accessible to the masses. Read how AI and workplace automation is changing the landscape for good.
By Rowan Schaaf

The ethics of technology

If we’ve learned anything in the last 18 months, it’s that technology, much like US politics, doesn’t police itself. So how does business take a proactive approach to establishing ethical guidelines i...
By Rowan Schaaf

SimTutor releases new scenario-based planning tool

The recent enhancements for our eLearning client, SimTutor, not only makes the planning of a simulated training session a pleasure, it also speeds up the process for tutors.
By Jo Lo

Why Is Amazon giving employees $10,000 to quit?

This week, Amazon launched a new pay-to-quit initiative, with employees offered up to $10,000 in startup costs to join their Delivery Service Partner program.
By Rowan Schaaf

Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s new HSIM portal goes live

Bay of Plenty Regional Council has recently launched its new hazardous substances inventory management (HSIM) system.    
By Jo Lo

Pattern establishes presence in the Bay

Pattern has established a presence in the Bay of Plenty with senior software consultant Paul Joiner moving to Tauranga.
By Jo Lo

SIMTICS' UX redesign provides seamless eLearning experience

Pattern overhauls SIMTICS' app design to vastly improve and modernise its user experience.
By Jamil Geor

Pattern wins Bay of Plenty Regional Council web development project

Pattern has recently won the pitch to design and build Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s website.
By Rowan Schaaf

Artificial intelligence primer

You’re probably already experiencing the benefits of artificial intelligence, although you may not be aware. 
By Rowan Schaaf

What is blockchain?

By now you will have heard of Bitcoin, Ethereum and possibly even tripped over the technology that supports them all - Blockchain.
By Rowan Schaaf

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