The purpose of the Evidence and Data Working Group is to commission research and aggregate data to better understand the skills landscape – what we have and what we will need.

Work scope

This Working Group has been established to:

  • Assess what Information Technology and Digital skills are needed for New Zealand.
  • Identify and understand the gaps between current supply and current/future demand.


In addition, the group agrees to provide the following deliverables on (or before) the dates indicated:

  • Quarterly reports to the Forum
  • Collate and report on results of skills surveys undertaken by the GCIO
  • Provide a proposal on a standardised competency framework


Graeme Muller, NZTech (Industry)
Sonitha Aniruth, GCIO DIA (Government)

Terms of reference

Research (Evidence and Data) Working Group Terms of Reference (PDF)

Date established

August 2016

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