Darren Greenwood

Darren Greenwood has been in journalism, not all of it IT, since the days of typewriters and long before the web spun its way around the world. Coming from Yorkshire, he can be blunt, and though having resided in New Zealand, as well as Australia, for quite some time, he insists he is not one of the 'sheeple!'

Latest Posts

Gillard or Abbott, there will be cuts

Regardless of whoever wins Australia's next election, the big spending Rudd days are over and austerity is in. Labor or Liberal, Gillard or Abbott; government IT bosses will have to get the knives out.

June 29, 2010 by Darren Greenwood


Spectrum isn't an ancient treasure

OK, as colonialists, maybe Europeans didn't treat the indigenous natives as well as we should have — and that applies to both sides of the Tasman.

June 22, 2010 by Darren Greenwood


Why can't Apple be like Harry Potter?

You might recall me recently moaning about vendors treating New Zealand as part of Australia. Well, some of them do treat us differently, but not in ways that we Kiwis would like.

June 16, 2010 by Darren Greenwood


Staff not happy? Pay in powder!

Global recruitment firm Randstad says Kiwi bosses who cannot afford to give pay rises might want to consider perks and benefits such as flexible working to help them keep their staff.

June 7, 2010 by Darren Greenwood