IT Management

Cybersecurity just makes Top 5 for Australian firms

13 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity, the ongoing skills shortage and damage to reputation or brand are among the top 10 risk factors facing Australian organisations today.

It's the vision, stupid! Why we need #BetterBroadband

13 May, 2019 by Laurie Patton

While neither side of politics is saying much about our increasingly maligned National Broadband Network during the election period, the fact is Australia is falling behind in the race to leverage the benefits — economic and social — of an emerging digitally enabled future.

1 in 3 ANZ businesses plan to hire more security pros

10 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three in four businesses in Australia and New Zealand plan to increase their security capabilities by hiring new staff or training existing employees.

Human interaction preferable to bots: Pegasystems

09 May, 2019

Companies need to improve intelligent automation if they wish to improve customer experience, according to a new survey from Pegasystems.

ACCC opposes TPG–Vodafone merger

09 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC will oppose the proposed merger between TPG and Vodafone, in part due to the prospect of TPG becoming a fourth Australian mobile network operator.

ACMA issues warnings to 11 telcos over PA services

08 May, 2019

The ACMA has formally warned 11 telcos for failing to tell new customers they do not offer priority assistance (PA) services.

Australia behind the curve on AI adoption

08 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Despite 79% of Australian businesses believing that AI will be very important to their future, just 34% have a company-wide AI strategy in place.

Companies investing heavily in RPA

08 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Companies will on average invest around $7m in robotic process automation this year, according to a survey of respondents in 14 markets including Australia.

35,000 new Aussie IT jobs will be needed this year

07 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A joint study by DXC and Telsyte finds that one in five Australian organisations plan to create new IT roles this year to facilitate digital transformation.

ACS calls for $100m Industry 4.0 skills fund

07 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACS has called for the establishment of a $100m Industry 4.0 skills fund, as part of a series of policy recommendations for the next government.

Budget 19 invests in NT skills training

07 May, 2019

A new skills training and infrastructure package has been provided for the Northern Territory under the 2019 Budget.

nbn speeds slowly improving: ACCC

07 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Major nbn RSPs are achieving nbn speeds closer to their maximum plan speeds, but 13% of services are still significantly underperforming.

MacGibbon resigns as head of ACSC

06 May, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The National Cyber Security Adviser and head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre, Alastair MacGibbon, will return to the private sector at the end of the month.

New ISACA program assists with AWS audits

06 May, 2019

ISACA has launched a new audit program to support IT auditors in their assessments of Amazon Web Services (AWS) deployments.

What happens to the Facebook data of dead people?

03 May, 2019

Facebook profiles belonging to dead people may outnumber live users over the next 50 years, according to a new University of Oxford study.

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