IT Management

ACMA set to block illegal offshore gambling websites

12 November, 2019

Illegal offshore gambling websites could soon be blocked by Australian ISPs under new instructions from the ACMA.

Top 9 digital experience trends for 2020 revealed

11 November, 2019

Multiexperience and facial recognition payments are among the top digital experience trends organisations should explore in 2020, according to Gartner.

Businesses to trial AI ethics principles

11 November, 2019

Eight new AI ethics principles will be put to the test in a trial led by some of the biggest businesses in Australia.

MobileMuster turns 21

06 November, 2019

MobileMuster celebrated its 21st birthday last week, having collected almost 1500 tonnes of mobile phones and accessories since it began in 1998.

IT staff attrition rates are "unsustainably" high

04 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Information Industry Association

According to an AIIA/Aon survey, IT staff attrition (voluntary and involuntary) is running at an "unsustainably" high level of 21.7%, on par with Silicon Valley.

Digital transformation spending to reach $2.3tn in 2023

04 November, 2019

In 2023, global digital transformation spending is expected to reach $2.3 trillion, capturing 53% of worldwide technology investment, according to IDC.

Almost 60% of Australian casual workers feel disengaged at work

01 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Humanforce

A survey has revealed how employers can bring out the best in their casual workers, with workforce management solutions part of the answer.

ACCC suing Google over location data collection

30 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has taken Google to federal court, alleging that the company engaged in false or misleading conduct related to its collection and use of location data.

Adelaide wins spot in world's top 21 smart cities

29 October, 2019

Adelaide has again been named one of the world's top smart cities, winning a spot in the Intelligent Community Forum's 'Smart21'.

Telco complaints fall 17% in FY19

28 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to telecommunications service providers have fallen 17% since the introduction of ACMA's new industry complaints handling requirements.

Could microcredentials help close the digital skills gap?

28 October, 2019

Shorter form credentials or 'microcredentials' can be used for upskilling or reskilling in the education system and the workplace.

Kinetica opens Melbourne office

23 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Active analytics platform provider Kinetica has opened an office in Melbourne to expand its presence in Australia and New Zealand.

OAIC seeks feedback on Privacy Safeguard Guidelines

23 October, 2019

The OAIC is seeking feedback on draft Privacy Safeguard Guidelines, designed to help industry understand their obligations under the CDR framework.

Akamai smashes company record, tops 100 Tbps

23 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Akamai Technologies

Traffic on Akamai's intelligent edge platform reached 106 Tbps last week, passing the 100 Tbps mark for the first time in the company's history.

Employers expect struggles upskilling staff

22 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Around 87% of Australian employers expect to face challenges upskilling staff to support the adoption of new technologies.

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