Russell Michell

State of the (Blockchain) Nation: Part 1

Introduction In December 2018, Callaghan Innovation in association with MBIE and Centrality produced their report summarising the state of Blockchain Technology in a New...
Don Christie

The Future of NZ IT: Creators or Consumers?

The Future of NZ IT: Creators or Consumers? New Zealand’s ICT industry is at a critical point. Do we build a future for our sector as creators, or do we become the passive...
Chloe Gunn

Catalyst announces 2019 Scholarship winners

Two outstanding students, Emma and Zac, have been awarded the 2019 Catalyst Open Source Scholarship. The scholarships award the students $6,000 each over three years to help...
Chloe Gunn

Open Source Academy Graduation 2019

Every summer Catalyst hosts students of school years 11 to 13, from all around New Zealand and acts as a hub for growing understanding, knowledge and practical skills in open...
Sarah Scott

Analytics on user interactions with Matomo

The idea of web analytics is not new or revolutionary. In the 1990’s nearly every website had a hit counter, an odometer-style counter at the bottom of the page. That was the very...
Nikki Sinclair

The 3Fs of surviving the Flash Apocalypse

  I have to be honest, I'm not sure I ever thought this day would come. Having worked in the industry for 15 odd years I feel like the death of Flash has been talked about...
Paul Stevens

The Elearning Flash apocalypse

Flash is going EOL in 2020 but most browsers will drop support in mid-2019. Years ago the IT community and popular media got excited about the Y2K bug that was due to plunge us...
Alex Buckley

Koha tips and tricks 5

Koha is a Library Management System (LMS) used worldwide by approximately 15,000 libraries. The Koha team at Catalyst are passionate about using Koha and helping libraries (big...