IT Management

PC shipments to continue to surge in 2021

16 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

PC shipments grew 12.9% in 2020 and are on track to grow 18.2% in 2021 as consumers and businesses adapt to the new normal, IDC estimates.


Funding to boost STEM opportunities for women

11 March, 2021

Flinders University has received funding to take on 120 women as part of the Women in STEM Cadetships and Advanced Apprenticeships Program.


AIICT, AWS team up to launch AI course in Australia

10 March, 2021

AIICT and AWS have launched a Certified Artificial Intelligence Course for AI and ML professionals, to address the technology skills shortage in Australia.


COVID-19 aftershocks to trigger fourth IT wave

10 March, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IBRS has predicted that persisting challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic will trigger an imminent 'fourth wave' of IT innovation.


Vic Govt uses industry insights to foster digital workforce

09 March, 2021

The Victorian Government has led an industry roundtable where representatives addressed the demand for digital skills, ahead of the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs program.


Australia lagging behind the world in electric car sales

09 March, 2021

Sales figures from the Electric Vehicle Council have revealed that Australia is far behind the rest of the world in electric vehicle adoption.


Expanded STEM program taps into talents of Australian women

09 March, 2021

The Women in STEM Cadetships and Advanced Apprenticeships Program has been expanded to accommodate 600 women, enabling them to get a qualification in STEM.


Australia projected to be 98% cashless by 2024

08 March, 2021

The use of cash as a payment method will decline in Australia, with the economy forecast to be 98% cashless by 2024.


Revealed: five skills needed for Australia's future of work

03 March, 2021

As Aussie businesses transition to a more digital environment, Cognizant has identified the top five skills that will become more prominent by 2023.


AIICT addresses ICT skills shortage with 10 new courses

02 March, 2021

The AIICT has released 10 industry-certified bootcamp programs and nationally recognised qualifications, in response to the demand for skilled ICT professionals.


Women in AI Awards postponed due to snap lockdowns

01 March, 2021

The Australia and New Zealand Women in AI Awards have been postponed to 26 March 2021, due to lockdowns and travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Online Safety Bill to protect Aussies from harmful abuse

01 March, 2021

A proposed Online Safety Bill will strengthen protections for children and enable the removal of cyberbullying material from online services.


Protégé, Micro Focus team up for mentoring program

25 February, 2021

Protégé and Micro Focus have partnered for a second year to deliver the Protégé Sydney Women Leaders 2021 Mentoring Program.


Survey: most corporate CFOs not planning to buy bitcoin

24 February, 2021

Most financial executives, including corporate CFOs, have no plans to invest in bitcoin as a corporate asset in 2021, according to a survey by Gartner.


Tech giants agree to fake news code

23 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Technology giants have signed on to self-regulation aimed at tackling online misinformation, but the industry code has been slammed as toothless and inadequate.


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