IT Management

Big data, analytics to grow by US$41.9bn by 2024

19 January, 2021

Asia–Pacific big data analytics solutions revenue will increase by US$ 41.9 billion by 2024, according to IDC research.

Revealed: the most in-demand tech skills for 2021

19 January, 2021

Skillsoft has detailed the top tech skills trends in 2020 and forecast the most in-demand skills for 2021, such as data analytics and cloud fundamentals.

Intel appoints VMware chief as new CEO

18 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

VMware chief executive and 30-year Intel veteran Pat Gelsinger will rejoin Intel as CEO from February.

Scientists unveil fastest optical neuromorphic processor

14 January, 2021

Researchers have demonstrated a powerful optical neuromorphic processor for artificial intelligence that is capable of processing ultralarge-scale data.

Ombudsman calls for industry-specific R&D tax incentive

13 January, 2021

Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman Kate Carnell has called for reforms to the research and development tax incentive to help software development.

Australian businesses embrace innovation amid COVID-19

13 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Nearly half (45%) of Australian businesses believe that COVID-19 has given them an opportunity to innovate and accelerate their digital transformation.

Can we control super-intelligent AI? Scientists think not

13 January, 2021

Theoretical calculations performed by computer scientists have found that algorithms will not be able to control super-intelligent artificial intelligence.

Cognizant expands Aussie presence with Servian

12 January, 2021

Cognizant is set to bolster its presence in Australia and New Zealand with the acquisition of Servian, a Sydney-based consultancy specialising in data analytics.

PC demand remains high amid pandemic

12 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research firms estimate that continued stay-at-home orders triggered another quarter of strong demand for PCs during 4Q20.

New rules needed for greater social media transparency

12 January, 2021

Reset Australia is calling for new rules for social media platforms, with greater transparency and understanding of how algorithms operate.

ISACA releases blockchain guides to help enterprise adoption

08 January, 2021

ISACA has released two free resources to facilitate the adoption of blockchain technology for enterprises and tech professionals.

Aussie fintechs flourish in KPMG Fintech Landscape

07 January, 2021

Australia's fintech start-up ecosystem has flourished in 2020, with more than 100 Aussie fintechs added to the KPMG Fintech Landscape 2020.

Global use of digital payment tech to grow by 23.7%

07 January, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate a global trend towards contactless payments, with the global digital payments market to reach $4.9 trillion.

Best of 2020: COVID-19 crisis must not usher in surveillance state

06 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Digital Rights Watch has joined a coalition of rights groups calling on governments to avoid using the COVID-19 pandemic to expand digital surveillance.

CIO hiring process to favour emotional intelligence in 2021

06 January, 2021

Individual determination and sensitivity have been ranked as two critical personal characteristics in 70% of CIO hiring processes in 2021, according to Gartner.

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