Tag Archives: Information Technology

DCC staff numbers, trending down

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The council’s total staff count [was] down from 710 full-time equivalents (FTEs) in 2011 to 644 by October last year.

### ODT Online Thu, 7 May 2015
Council plans put IT jobs under cloud
By Chris Morris
Up to 15 jobs are under a cloud as the Dunedin City Council considers outsourcing part of its information technology department. Council chief executive Dr Sue Bidrose yesterday confirmed consultation had begun with staff over the organisational review, which “changes a number of positions” within the council’s ICT department.
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The latest proposed changes formed part of the council’s new ICT plan 2015-19 adopted in March. (ODT)

Dunedin Digital Strategy (PDF, 2.1 MB)
This is the city’s first Digital Strategy. It has been created through community consultation, research and with guidance from a Digital Strategy Steering Team.

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


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Otago Polytechnic EXCITE 12 student showcase

Promising a compelling fortnight of emerging talent
from the diverse disciplines of art, carpentry, design, fashion, horticulture and information technology, excite 12 is the culmination of the time, effort and creativity Otago Polytechnic students have invested in their studies.This innovative and varied series of events offers the public a chance to see and even purchase a range of exceptional student work.

● School of Design – DEBRIEF design exhibitions
● School of Design – SURFACE creative studies exhibition
● School of Architecture, Building and Engineering – OPEN HOMES
● Dunedin School of Art – SITE 12 exhibitions
● School of Natural Resources – PLANT SALE
● School of Information Technology – exhibition ended

Exhibitions open this weekend: DEBRIEF and SITE 12


Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


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Stadium matters, a little flurry

### ODT Online Wed, 17 Nov 2010
Tax break could save ORC $10m
By Rebecca Fox
An estimated $10 million tax break means the Otago Regional Council’s funding for the Forsyth Barr Stadium might only cost ratepayers about $27 million. In a controversial decision in 2008, the council committed to contribute $37.5 million towards the stadium funded by targeted rates to repay borrowings and special Port Otago dividends.
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The “PocketStadium” software…

### ODT Online Wed, 17 Nov 2010
Program feeds stadium patrons’ hunger
By Allison Rudd
Three Otago Polytechnic students may have devised the ultimate in comfort and convenience – a software program which enables Forsyth Barr Stadium patrons to order food and drinks via their mobile phones and have them delivered to their seats.
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From the What next? file…

### ODT Online Wed, 17 Nov 2010
Stadium plans will ruffle feathers
By Chris Morris
Feathers could fly if seagulls try to turn Dunedin’s Forsyth Barr Stadium into their next nest. Dunedin Venues Management Ltd staff – tasked with running the roofed stadium once complete – are planning to use trained hawks or other predators to chase down seagulls causing a flap inside the venue.
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