IT Management

Top strategic technology trends for 2021 revealed

20 October, 2020

Gartner has revealed its annual top strategic technology trends for 2021, outlining the areas in tech that organisations should explore next year.

Fletcher issues statement of expectations to ACCC

19 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has issued the ACCC with a statement of expectations in relation to the regulation of the telecom sector.

Managing truth and misinformation in online forums

16 October, 2020

Researchers are developing a platform that uses graph algorithms and machine learning technology to moderate and verify content shared on popular online forums.

NZ's ComCom sets final decisions for UFB regulation

15 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

New Zealand's Commerce Commission has released its final decision on aspects of the input methodologies for the regulatory regime for the UFB fibre network.

NBN Co, CSIRO partner to enhance future digital transformation

14 October, 2020

NBN Co and CSIRO will collaborate to strengthen research and planning for Australia's digital age and accelerate digital transformation across several industries.

PC market has banner Q3 due to COVID-19

14 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The second-wave lockdowns caused by COVID-19 triggered strong demand for traditional PC devices during the third quarter, according to Gartner and IDC.

Two working groups established for Aussie blockchain roadmap

14 October, 2020

Two working groups have been established as part of the National Blockchain Roadmap to progress analysis of blockchain technology.

Vic Young Tall Poppy awards recognise La Trobe professor

14 October, 2020

La Trobe University's Professor Ani Desai has received a Young Tall Poppy award for his dedication to researching technological solutions to real-world problems.

NSW needs dedicated cyber cops: Unions NSW

13 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Unions NSW is calling on the government to introduce mandatory data breach reporting requirements for agencies as part of a range of data protection reforms.

Union slams NBN Co's management salaries

13 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

CEPU has slammed as "disgraceful" and "appalling" reports that senior nbn staff are being paid six-figure salaries even as base-level jobs are being slashed.

ACS appoints new interim CEO

08 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ACS has appointed Rupert Grayston to stand in for former CEO Andrew Johnson while a global search for a permanent replacement is conducted.

IDC reveals impact of remote work on Aussie print market

08 October, 2020

The IDC Asia Pacific Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker revealed an increase in sales for consumer-targeted products due to remote working.

Industry groups welcome tech-heavy Budget

07 October, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA and ACS have welcomed the technology spending commitments in the latest federal Budget, stating that they will be key to Australia's post-COVID recovery.

COVID-19 prompts surge in digital business initiatives

06 October, 2020

A Gartner survey has revealed that 69% of boards of directors accelerated their digital business initiatives in the wake of COVID-19 disruption.

Govt takes steps to implement permanent digital business plan

02 October, 2020

A new digital plan announced by the federal government could help modernise how Australians do business and help companies execute documents remotely.

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