IT Management

NSW to develop second Startup Hub in Western Sydney

11 December, 2020

The NSW Government will fund the development of a second Startup Hub in Parramatta, to prioritise technology in the state's COVID-19 economic recovery.

Ballarat Technology Park marks 25 years of digital innovation

11 December, 2020

The Technology Park has more than 2200 employees and 62 enterprises, generating $6 million in turnover and accounting for nearly 9% of jobs in Ballarat.

Sydney the new hub for Australian quantum research

10 December, 2020

Sydney is on track to become a hub for quantum technology, with the Sydney Quantum Academy's partnership with four leading universities.

Tech research details how businesses can save money on energy

09 December, 2020

New research from the Energy Efficiency Council has identified where office-based businesses can reduce their energy consumption and operational costs.

New procurement rules support Aussie SMEs

08 December, 2020

Updates to the Commonwealth Procurement Rules (PCRs) will enable agencies to engage with Australian SMEs on tendering contracts valued up to $200,000.

67% of Australian workers concerned about their job security

07 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Humanforce

Most Australian workers are alarmed about the financial health and long-term prospects of their employer following the impact of COVID-19.

Dematic to deploy automated distribution centre for Woolworths

07 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

The 40,700-square-metre National Distribution Centre is planned to feature wall-to-wall automation, providing the flexibility to cater for seasonal and other peaks in demand.

Report predicts surge in WA ICT jobs market to 2025

04 December, 2020

Western Australia will expand its technology workforce, with 15,000 technology roles to be created by 2025, according to ACS Australia's Digital Pulse Report.

Salesforce to buy Slack for $37.6bn

03 December, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Salesforce has arranged a multibillion-dollar deal to acquire collaboration service Slack in a bid to better take on Microsoft.

AIIA: Qld Budget overlooked state's ICT sector

02 December, 2020

The AIIA has called out the 2020 Queensland Budget for failing to do more to support the state's ICT sector in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Face recognition getting better at recognising masked faces

02 December, 2020

A study has revealed that facial recognition algorithms have gotten better at recognising masked faces since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study explores link between gaming avatars and mental health

02 December, 2020

Cyber-psychologist Dr Vasileios Stavropolous will study the link between the online personas of gamers and mental health conditions they may be experiencing.

Victoria commits $626m for digital infrastructure overhaul

26 November, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Government will spend $626m for projects aimed at enhancing the state's broadband, mobile and other digital infrastructure.

UK tech company BJSS establishes APAC HQ in Melbourne

24 November, 2020

British technology and engineering consultancy BJSS will establish its APAC headquarters in Melbourne, thereby creating 150 new jobs for IT professionals.

TOP500 ranks Japan's Fugaku as fastest supercomputer

23 November, 2020

TOP500 has released its latest list of the world's fastest supercomputers, with the Fugaku supercomputer in Japan taking first place for the second time.

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