IT Management

E-commerce negotiations progress ahead of WTO conference

29 January, 2020

Australia, Japan and Singapore are continuing to drive global e-commerce negotiations in a bid to promote fair and trustworthy digital trade.


Australia facing "massive" IT skills gap in 1H20

28 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Hays' latest Job Report shows that Australian employers are grappling with a major IT and digital technology skills gap.


Treasury reviewing expanding CDR regime

28 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Treasury has commissioned a review into how the Consumer Data Right regime can be expanded to encourage innovation and competition.


Cyber 2020 Forum to help shape new cybersecurity strategy

28 January, 2020

Cybersecurity leaders are set to visit ECU on 29 January to discuss high-level strategies for keeping the government, businesses and families safe online.


AI to take over 69% of managers' roles by 2024

28 January, 2020

Almost 69% of managers' workloads could be automated by 2024, thanks to technologies such as AI, personal assistants and chatbots, according to Gartner.


PC, tablet and mobile sales to grow 0.9% in 2020

23 January, 2020

Up to 2.16 billion PCs, tablets and mobile phones are expected to ship this year, in what Gartner is calling a "slight market recovery".


Downloads soar as voice call minutes fall, ACCC reports

23 January, 2020

Australian downloads soared last year as people flocked to use streaming services while mobile phone call minutes fell, according to the ACCC's new report.


Cloud IT infrastructure nabs majority market share in Q319

22 January, 2020

Cloud IT infrastructure nabbed the majority share of the IT infrastructure market in Q319 for the second time ever recorded, according to IDC.


Pacific region in need of cybersecurity standards: report

22 January, 2020 | Supplied by: Standards Australia

Pacific countries need to develop and adopt internationally aligned cybersecurity standards if they're going to grow and protect their digital economies.


Hitachi merges Vantara and Consulting subsidiaries

20 January, 2020

Hitachi's Vantara and Consulting subsidiaries have joined forces to create a "digital infrastructure and solutions powerhouse", according to Hitachi.


Australian IT spending to reach almost $100bn in 2020: Gartner

17 January, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Spending on IT products and services is projected to increase by 5.7% in 2020 to $99.63bn, according to Gartner.


Microsoft aims to be carbon negative by 2030

17 January, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The company has outlined plans to be carbon negative by 2030, and by 2050 to rebate all the carbon the company has ever emitted.


My New Year's wish — more collaborative tech policy

16 January, 2020 by Laurie Patton

We need to identify tech policies and priorities that set us up to benefit from the digitally enabled future, says Laurie Patton.


Atlassian joins BSA as latest global member

16 January, 2020

Collaboration software provider Atlassian has become a global member of BSA | The Software Alliance, joining the likes of Adobe, IBM, Microsoft and Slack.


Google to continue support for Chrome on Windows 7 until 2021

15 January, 2020

Google is set to continue supporting Chrome on Windows 7 for at least 18 months, even as Microsoft officially ends its support for the operating system.


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