Articles by Matthew Miller

Here’s where you’ll find the top features and analysis published in BayBuzz magazine. As well as the occasional pithy opinion column from our guest authors.

However, not all the treasures of our magazine — culture, lifestyle, opinion, personalities, events and accomplishments to celebrate, humour — are published online. To see the full content of BayBuzz magazine, exactly as published, your paid subscription is required.

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Bom dia, Fingermark

02 October 2017

Since his arrival in Havelock North, Luke Irving has been a welcome addition to Hawke’s Bay’s business milieu. In 2016 Luke decided that his digital signage and touchscreen company, Fingermark Global, did not need to be based in Auckland and…

Matthew Miller02 October 2017

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Machine Learning … about You!

02 August 2017

It seems that every year in digital economy, a new concept emerges and everyone starts using it when hawking the benefits of their products or services. For example, five years ago it was The Cloud, the place where software was…

Matthew Miller02 August 2017

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Visiting Digital Ground Zero

03 April 2017

The digital world is moving too quickly for a lot of people. Business models are changing fast, and lifestyles are struggling to keep up. My wife George and I recently got the chance to see what was happening at Ground Zero…

Matthew Miller03 April 2017

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Digital Degustation

04 February 2017

Not long ago, buying food online was seen as a strange, outlandish concept. David Chapman, co-owner of Taradale- based school lunch ordering service Lunch Online, tells me that when the service launched in 2011, the idea that parents of school…

Matthew Miller04 February 2017

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Indelible: Making its Video Mark

24 December 2016

tv and video have changed almost beyond recognition in the last ten years. Traditional TVs and broadcasters are becoming less and less relevant for video marketers. We’ve gone from DVD players, USB drives, and cathode ray screens to Netflix, tablets,…

Matthew Miller24 December 2016

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Social Media Despair

04 October 2016

The digital transformation enabled by high-speed broadband and smart devices continues to transform the way New Zealanders live, in nearly every aspect of our lives. How we work to how we shop. How we consume news and entertainment; our social…

Matthew Miller04 October 2016

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An Email Warrior

05 August 2016

Still fl ush from the sale of his start-up, he didn’t feel an immediate need to work, and instead set about looking for local opportunities. There wasn’t one, so he took a blank piece of paper and started exploring ideas.…

Matthew Miller05 August 2016

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05 June 2016

From the comfortable vantage point of our over-fed, affluent 21st century, surrounded by our uber-connected smart devices, you might be forgiven for looking at agricultural equipment as a bit boring. Perhaps a bit ‘everyday’ and not worthy of mention in…

Matthew Miller05 June 2016

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06 April 2016

So, is there still a place for the travel agent, sitting at a desk surrounded by shelves full of colourful brochures with photos of cruise ships and pyramids? I am always intrigued by businesses that are thriving despite the threats…

Matthew Miller06 April 2016