At the current rate of change, 98% of receivables across all Australian businesses will comprise non-cash payments within five years.
A local version of San Francisco's LAUNCH festival will be hosted by NSW in 2018 and 2019.
The federal government has responded to IT sector concerns over the abolition of 457 visas by reaffirming its commitment to developing local STEM skills.
The annual Innovation Summit will be held by Schneider Electric in Sydney, May 2017.
Artificial intelligence and software robots are the areas business leaders should be focusing on this year.
Only 14% of start-up founders are female, a fact that will be discussed by leading women in technology at the CeBIT Australia event.
Abolition of the 457 visa has caused concern in the IT sector, but elsewhere it has been criticised for not going far enough.
simPRO Software has launched a new hub in Queensland to explore machine learning, automation and the Internet of Things (IoT).
Job creation in Victoria has been given a boost, with two companies establishing new positions in Melbourne.
While 66% of employees spend at least 20% of their time outside the office, fewer than half feel fully empowered to work collaboratively, according to Microsoft.
Vodafone has partnered with CeBIT Australia as the strategic sponsor, and will showcase its technology at the event.
Although nearly three-quarters of large enterprises agree that IT transformation will be key to staying competitive, only 5% have graduated to the final 'transformed' stage, a survey suggests.
A constellation of nanosatellites will be launched by Fleet, after $5 million in Series A funding was provided for the venture.
Microsoft has created 120 new jobs in its Asia Inside Sales Centre, which is located in Sydney.
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