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Exclusive: mWISE 2022 highlights supply chain risk and mental health
Fri 21 Oct 2022
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mWISE 2022 has been a successful time spent with industry professionals, generating insightful discussions around growing global threats and what needs to be done to mitigate them.
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A third of cyber security professionals have resigned over mental health challenges in the workplace
Wed 12 Oct 2022
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The vast majority of cyber security professionals reported experiencing mental health challenges over the past two years.
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Publicis Sapient and The Man Cave drive digital transformation for mental health
Thu 16 Jun 2022
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digital transformation
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mental health
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Publicis Sapient and The Man Cave are joining forces to help support the mental health and wellbeing of young men around the world.
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Nine in 10 employees frustrated by workplace technology
Tue 14 Jun 2022
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Businesses face a potential workplace crisis due to inadequate technology, damaging employee productivity, mental health and the ability to retain talent.
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Hootsuite 2021 Impact Report shows workforce more diverse
Wed 4 May 2022
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microsoft teams
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Hootsuite has released its annual 2021 Impact Report detailing the results of its social impact initiatives following the launch of its corporate guiding principles.
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First Australian provider to implement Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare
Wed 20 Apr 2022
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Bethesda Health Care is the first provider in Australia to implement Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare technology in its new mental health clinic.
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Kiwi tech founder pitching VR health tech startup at SXSW
Thu 3 Mar 2022
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innovation
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Christchurch-based tech founder Adam Hutchinson has been selected to pitch oVRcome at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas.
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Virtual reality could help treat anxiety - research
Mon 25 Oct 2021
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The research could pave the way for large-scale efficacy testing, clinical use and cost-effective delivery of intelligent individualised VR technology.
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Kiwi student wellbeing company closes $1.8m funding round
Wed 1 Sep 2021
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"This round of funding positions us to expand our reach to more students and to equip more schools with the tools needed to move from intervention to prevention."
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Huge uptake in digital mental health services during lockdown - NZHIT
Mon 23 Aug 2021
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Kiwis are increasingly turning to online mental health services for support as they grapple with the uncertainty brought on by the lockdown.
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UoA researchers work with Māori to evaulate online mental health platform
Wed 5 May 2021
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the university of auckland
Researchers want to understand what encourages and prevents Māori from using an online platform to support mental health and wellbeing.
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"Zoom anxiety" major problem one year into pandemic
Thu 25 Mar 2021
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"it’s clear that for many video calls bring with them their own set of challenges."
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Workers want robots, not people, to help manage COVID-19 stress - study
Fri 9 Oct 2020
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Employees want help and are turning to technology over people.
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Isolation and mental health lead concerns about employees during COVID-19
Fri 15 May 2020
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remote working
"This is a reassuring indication that the value of people is being recognised and their health given the highest priority."
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Kiwi firm ignites Aotearoa's mental health & wellbeing support
Wed 6 May 2020
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apps
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rush
As New Zealand moves through the various stages of lockdown, it’s not just physical health that Kiwis are doing their bit to protect; it’s also everyone’s mental health too.
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How to stay ‘screen fit’ when working at home
Tue 5 May 2020
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wfh
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social media
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remote working
How do we avoid digital fatigue and stay connected? It starts with establishing a routine.
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DXC Tech to bring mental health tech to mining, oil and gas workers
Thu 26 Mar 2020
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dxc
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mental health
Has entered a MOU with Australian-born Medibio which uses objective measures to identify depression, anxiety and stress.
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AI tech to bolster suicide prevention efforts in Australia
Mon 17 Feb 2020
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New project will utilise artificial intelligence to streamline clinical records to better inform responses to suicide prevention.
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Xero offers more than 850,000 Kiwis mental wellbeing support
Mon 9 Dec 2019
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accounting systems
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Approximately 850,000 New Zealand small business owners, their employees, and families have access to free and confidential wellbeing support, thanks to an initiative from Xero.
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All work, no play: 2degrees survey finds Kiwi SMBs won't take a break
Wed 6 Nov 2019
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2degrees
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‘No holidays please, we’re SMBs’. That’s the sentiment coming from almost 1000 Kiwi small businesses, according to a study by 2degrees.
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Kiwi bosses set to take the plunge for charity
Tue 5 Nov 2019
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charity
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mental health
“Our tamariki and rangatahi overcome many obstacles in this ever-changing world so we are asking bosses across New Zealand to accept their own challenge."
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Virtual assistants could soon help those with mental illness
Wed 18 Sep 2019
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chatbots
 Computer scientists have created a new way of using virtual assistants that could potentially help those with mental illnesses.
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Congestion in NZ's cities adds to employee strain
Tue 10 Sep 2019
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mental health
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health and safety
That congestion in Auckland and in other congested places can have significant impacts on business and employee health – to the point where one business CEO says employers need to make allowances for it.
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Xero champions workplace mental health for SMBs
Tue 5 Mar 2019
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“When it comes to mental health, our statistics in New Zealand are truly awful. Too many Kiwis are struggling and often don’t know where or who to turn to."
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