IT Management

Ethical AI guidelines under construction

05 April, 2019

The federal government is currently seeking feedback for the creation of guidelines to ensure that artificial intelligence (AI) is developed responsibly in Australia.


Eight APAC tech firms join Sydney Landing Pad

04 April, 2019

Eight new expanding technology companies from across the Asia–Pacific are about to join Sydney's Landing Pad in Haymarket HQ.


Internet censorship fears over new Bill

03 April, 2019

A new Bill being introduced aims to impose criminal liability on social media platform executives if they do not remove violent content from their sites.


Budget 2019: Skills in the spotlight

03 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Industry has welcomed Canberra's moves to boost ICT training, but concerns remain that the economy will suffer if the skills shortage is not overcome.


Budget 2019: More vision required, says StartupAUS

03 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

The federal Budget offers small gains but lacks vision on technology, according to the head of advocacy group StartupAUS.


Budget 2019: Funds for science, skills and security

03 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The federal government has announced significant investments for addressing skills shortages and fostering growth in the industries of the future.


Budget 2019: Opportunity and risk in govt IT programs

03 April, 2019 by Jonathan Nally

Industry experts give their take on the government's Budget announcements and identify places where the private sector might fit in.


Another CEBIT 2019 keynote speaker announced

02 April, 2019

CEBIT Australia 2019 will feature computer security and privacy expert Mikko Hypponen as a keynote speaker.


ACCC publishes draft Consumer Data Right rules

01 April, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has published the draft terms of the Consumer Data Right for the first industry it will be applied to — the banking sector.


AIIA calls for favourable AI policy climate

28 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA is urging the government to consider polices to stimulate the development of AI in Australia, such as an approach to addressing an AI skills shortage.


Blockchain asset tracking revenues to surge

27 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Juniper Research predicts that blockchain-based retail asset tracking revenues will grow at an average of 139% per year through to 2023.


Telcos called out for questionable sales practices

27 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telstra, Optus and Vodafone are potentially harming consumers with their practices of incentivising sales over customer service and satisfaction, a report found.


myGov usage at record high

26 March, 2019

There are now 15 million myGov accounts in existence, with more Australians choosing to do their business with the government online.


Digital Champions receive govt funding

26 March, 2019

The Digital Champions from the federal government's digital transformation initiative have now been announced.


Telecoms sector revises consumer protection code

25 March, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Telecoms industry body Communications Alliance has submitted a draft version of its upgraded Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code to regulator ACMA.


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