IT Management

nandin joins DFGN, boosts cross-industry collaboration

17 February, 2021

ANSTO has announced plans to expand its global connections, with the nandin Innovation Centre to join the Design Factory Global Network.

Recipients of NBN innovation awards announced

16 February, 2021

The recipients of the inaugural 2020 Innovate with NBN Awards include WUNA Hold Access for its digital wallet designed for First Nations people.

Boab AI reveals first Aussie cohort, launches $100m fund

16 February, 2021

Boab AI has announced the first cohort of its Australian scale-ups, including PI.EXCHANGE and Remi AI, and the launch of its $100 million Boab Global AI Fund.

Stone & Chalk merges with AustCyber

16 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

AustCyber will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Stone & Chalk, in an initiative aimed at accelerating growth for Australian emerging tech companies.

55% of Aussies would trust a robot for financial advice

16 February, 2021

Finance professionals are urged to upskill, as research from Oracle reveals that 55% of Aussies trust robots more than humans with their finances.

Global tech company Leidos boosts Victorian presence

15 February, 2021

Global science and technology company Leidos has expanded its footprint in Victoria with a Software Factory to support the company's growth in Australia.

AIIA appoints board of directors for 2021

11 February, 2021

The Australian Information Industry Association has unveiled its board of directors for 2021, comprised of diverse leaders within the ICT industry.

Report: 159,000 workers needed to close digital skills gap

10 February, 2021

Failing to address Australia's digital skills shortage could jeopardise the nation's economic recovery from COVID-19, according to a report from RMIT Online.

NSW proposes SME ICT procurement targets

10 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government has proposed to a procurement target allocating at least 30% of its ICT addressable spend to SMEs.

Amazon expands to Lot Fourteen

09 February, 2021

Amazon Web Services has expanded into South Australia, with a new office in Lot Fourteen expected to create 50 new jobs by 2024.

IDC predicts top 10 digital trends in Australia in 2021

09 February, 2021

IDC has released a report that outlines the top 10 digital trends for Australia and provides a look at the impacts of COVID-19 on the IT industry.

$26.5 million grants program to build Aussie cyber skills

05 February, 2021

The federal government has launched a $26.5m Cyber Security Skills Partnership Innovation Fund, to help build cybersecurity career pathways.

Vodafone, Nokia achieve 100 gigabit broadband speeds

05 February, 2021

Nokia and Vodafone have successfully trialled a new broadband technology that delivers 100 gigabits per second on a single wavelength.

Finalists for WAI Awards 2021 revealed

04 February, 2021

The finalists for the Women in AI Awards 2021 have been revealed, with the winner in each of the 11 categories to be announced on 23 February.

Microsoft endorses proposed digital media bargaining code

04 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Microsoft has jumped on the controversy over Google's threats to exit Australia over the News Media Bargaining Code, opting to endorse the code instead.

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