Six in 10 Australian IT professionals are expecting a pay rise in 2015, suggesting that confidence in the career prospects of the occupation is returning, according to Robert Walters.
IT professionals are challenged in more than one way in their dynamic workday: they have to become more knowledgeable about new technologies; they need to improve performance as the demands for their services increase; and, on top of that, they also have to address critical problems which arise due to the complexity of the companies’ interdependent systems
The IT industry has room for a diverse workforce, diverse leadership and the best of talent regardless of gender, age and specialisation.
Dr Larry Marshall has been appointed the new chief executive of the CSIRO, bringing with him 25 years' experience as an international technology entrepreneur and the founder of six successful US companies in biotechnology, photonics, telecommunications and semiconductors.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has stepped down from the company's board of directors in order to focus on teaching and his recent acquisition, the Los Angeles Clippers. But as one of Microsoft's largest shareholders, he may still hold significant power at the company.
Networking giant Cisco will cut up to 6000 jobs - 8% of its entire staff - as part of a "limited" global restructure in the 2015 financial year, the company announced last week.
One of the problems the field service industry faces is how to better optimise resources to deliver more for less. The solution to this problem is to incorporate a technology that automates the entire process of scheduling work orders, dispatching them to field technicians and routing the technicians efficiently from one job to another.
Microsoft will reduce its total headcount by up to 18,000, CEO Satya Nadella announced last week, with both job cuts and new positions contributing to the revised headcount.
A quarter of Australian workers expect to be made redundant due to advances in technology, and a majority view temporary work as a good stepping stone to a full-time job, a survey shows.
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Approval for new projects will drive an increase in hiring of IT professionals across Australia, according to the latest report from recruitment consultancy Robert Walters.
By 2018, more than 90% of IT roles will be affected by adoption of the four major disruptive IT technologies - cloud, big data, mobile and social - IDC forecasts.
Global technology insurance company Asurion is creating 300 new jobs by investing $3.7 million in two new technical support centres in Victoria.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) will cut between 11,000 and 16,000 more jobs as part of changes to its ongoing restructure.
TechnologyOne has been awarded a multimillion-dollar contract with CQUniversity to replace the university's Oracle Peoplesoft system with new Student Management software.