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DTA appoints Gavin Slater as new CEO

06 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Former NAB digital transformation guru Gavin Slater will take over as permanent CEO of the Digital Transformation Agency from 1 May.


Hybrid IT causing skills gap for Australian organisations

04 April, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

As Australian organisations move more of their applications and infrastructure to the cloud, nearly half (48%) believe current ICT graduates do not have the skills needed to manage these hybrid IT environments.


ICT jobs receive boost in NSW

31 March, 2017

Industry-specific scholarships are being provided by the NSW Government for students seeking careers in ICT.


Queensland opens new start-up precinct

28 March, 2017

Queensland's biggest start-up precinct is now open in the Fortitude Valley's historic TC Beirne building.


UK risk forecaster lands in Brisbane

27 March, 2017

UK data engineering firm Jeremy Benn Pacific will help local businesses manage weather risks to infrastructure and operations.


Hiring for Aussie IT execs recovering

13 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Employment trends for Australian IT executive positions recovered 26% in February after a period of decline, but the sector remains underperforming compared to other major industries.


Tech jobs attract talent via Upspot platform

13 March, 2017

A new online marketplace has been developed to help employers hire technology professionals at a reduced cost.


Big barriers facing women in the tech industry

07 March, 2017

Women in the tech sector are still facing wage inequality and workplace gender bias, according to an ISACA survey.


Applications open for DTA Graduate Program

06 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Recent ICT graduates looking to join the APS can now apply to take part in the government's 2018 ICT Graduate Program, while prospective apprentices and cadets will be able to apply from June.


ANZ appoints its first chief data officer

02 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Former Woolworths chief loyalty and data officer Emma Gray has joined ANZ as its inaugural chief data officer, where she is expected to play a key role in the bank's digital transformation.


Aussie IT pros could see big pay rise in 2017

11 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian IT professionals are expected to be in high demand in 2017 as companies continue to pursue digital transformation initiatives, with the sector among the most likely to see double-digit wage growth in 2017.


'Right to disconnect' becomes law in France

09 January, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A new French law will require companies with more than 50 employees to negotiate with employees over a policy guaranteeing the right to 'switch off' from work and ignore emails after hours.


Microsoft Australia appoints new managing director

16 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft Australia has selected the former head of IBM's software business in APAC, Steven Worrall, to be managing director, replacing Pip Marlow, who is leaving the company after 21 years.


IT visas leave Aussies struggling to find jobs

05 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The large increase in the number of foreign IT professionals being given permanent or temporary 457 visas is leaving local professionals struggling to compete for jobs, a report claims.


SAP aims to close workplace gender gap

24 November, 2016

Women who are trying to re-enter the workforce after a career break will be supported by SAP's new Back-to-Work initiative.


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