IT Management

1 in 4 Australians ready for AI and IoT in commerce

20 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than a quarter of Australians are ready for internet-connected virtual assistants or smart appliances to make purchases on their behalf, up from just 12% less than a year ago, according to Visa.


ACOMM awards recognise best in industry

20 July, 2017 by

Winners have now been announced for the 2017 Communications Alliance Awards (ACOMM).


EXCLUSIVE: Broad collaboration the key to cybersecurity success

20 July, 2017 by Niall Blair, NSW Minister for Trade and Industry

Australia faces a 17% shortfall in cybersecurity skills by 2020, a situation the NSW government is determined to help resolve.


Setting IoT boundaries: should personal data be shared?

19 July, 2017 by

Australians are selectively embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), as long as they have control over how their data is used.


EXCLUSIVE: Boosting Australia's cybersecurity ranks

19 July, 2017 by Jonathan Nally

How do we encourage the best minds to take up cybersecurity as a profession, and what constitutes a 'best mind' anyway?


EXCLUSIVE: Opportunities for Australian cybersecurity

18 July, 2017 by Anthony Wong, President, ACS

Cybersecurity and ICT training and education should top priorities for both government and industry, argues the ACS's Anthony Wong.


EXCLUSIVE: Skilling Australia for the war on cybercrime

17 July, 2017 by Glen Gooding, IBM Security Services

The Australian IT industry needs to look beyond traditional boundaries to redefine how we find, hire and retain cybersecurity talent, argues IBM's Glen Gooding.


Australian IT spending to grow 3.7% this year

14 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gartner expects IT spending in Australia to reach $83.1bn this year, driven by strong growth in enterprise software spending.


Data61 opens functional programming lab in Qld

14 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CSIRO's Data61 has teamed up with the Queensland government to establish Australia's first functional programming open lab in Brisbane.


PC market to return to growth in 2018: Gartner

10 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The global PC market is on track to continue its decline in 2017 in terms of unit shipments, but will return to growth from 2018.


Empowering equal opportunity in IT

06 July, 2017 by Kristy Simpkin, Co-President, Women in Technology

Advancing, connecting and empowering women to be successful in technological fields should be a career-spanning effort.


ATO hit with fresh online services outage

06 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ATO has stressed that yesterday's brief disruption to its online services was not connected with the HPE SAN system failure that triggered the high-profile outages in December and February.


DTA loses more digital leaders and gains one

05 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has reportedly lost both its digital marketplace chief and head of service design, but also appointed a new chief digital officer after seven months without one.


AIIA welcomes revisions to skilled visa reform

05 July, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA has welcomed the government's decision to add CEO, CIO and multiple specialist ICT roles to the list of job categories eligible under the revised skilled work visa program.


Better blockchain on the horizon

04 July, 2017 by

Australian researchers are working on a new super-fast, safe blockchain technology which they say has the potential to revolutionise the global economy.


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