IT Management

IT contractors "valuable solution" to skills gap

18 September, 2019

A survey — commissioned by recruiter Robert Half — looked at 160 Australian CIOs' views on talent management and job and workplace trends.


'Stopgap' programming language, COBOL, turns 60

18 September, 2019 by Natasha Doyle

Computer language COBOL is celebrating its 60th year supporting vital business and government systems.


NZ pledges $10 m to boost cybersecurity in the Pacific

17 September, 2019

NZ is set to provide $10 million over five years to help Pacific countries develop national cybersecurity strategies to enhance online safety.


Vic ICT for Women championed at 2019 TechDiversity Awards

16 September, 2019

Australian organisations boosting women and LGBTI representation in the digital technology sector have been recognised at this year's TechDiversity Awards.


Quantum computing start-up Q-CTRL lands $22m investment

16 September, 2019

Quantum computing start-up Q-CTRL has landed $22 million in one of Australia's largest venture capital deals for 2019.


Businesses to benefit from combining IT and risk management

16 September, 2019

Collaboration between IT and risk management teams could help businesses most effectively use and protect their technology, according to a new white paper.


Dept of Employment using big data to reskill Australia

12 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Department of Employment has used analytics to develop a 'job similarity model' aimed at bracing Australia for the digital disruption of the labour market.


CSIRO teams with Piotrek on solid-state batteries

12 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The CSIRO has signed a five-year partnership with Japan's Piotrek aimed at helping commercialise next-generation solid-state lithium battery technology.


Australians lack awareness around personal data use

12 September, 2019

Australians are least aware of how data collectors use their personal information, compared to those in other countries, according to a study by HERE Technologies.


IDC releases market breakdown for 2Q19

12 September, 2019

IDC has released its market insights for WLAN, OEM storage systems and Ethernet switches and routers for the year to 2Q19. We take a look.


Australia Post adopting new POS system at retail outlets

11 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia Post has signed an agreement with OneView Commerce to replace point of sale software and hardware in over 3500 post offices nationwide.


DTA plans Telecommunications Marketplace

11 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Digital Transformation Agency has launched a request for information on the design of a planned whole-of-government Telecommunications Marketplace.


Apple tops NSW Fair Trading Complaint Register for July

11 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Apple was the most complained about company to consumer ombudsman NSW Fair Trading during the month of July.


Securing Australia's digital future

09 September, 2019

Scientists are calling on industry and researchers to work together to help position Australia as a "forward-thinking digital nation".


Culture Amp becomes latest Vic tech unicorn

05 September, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Employee engagement survey company Culture Amp has become Victoria's newest tech unicorn after securing more than $121m in venture capital funding.


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