IT Management

NZ telcos urged to provide meaningful comparison info

22 September, 2020

New Zealand's telco commissioner says some consumers are significantly overspending on their mobile plans due to transparency and inertia problems in the market.

Women in AI Awards for Australia, NZ now open

22 September, 2020

Nominations for the Women in AI Awards are now open, with the winners to be announced in Sydney in February 2021.

COVID to accelerate Australia's tech skills shortage

21 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australia risks falling further behind the digital leadership curve due to the impact of COVID-19 on the size of the nation's technology workforce, ACS warned.

Gartner research reveals the good and bad habits of CISOs

21 September, 2020

A Gartner survey has revealed that only 12% of chief information security officers excel in all four categories of the analyst firm's CISO Effectiveness Index.

Data privacy regulations to protect 63% of the world by 2023

17 September, 2020

Gartner predicts that 65% of the global population will have their personal data covered by modern privacy regulations by 2023, up 10% from 2020.

PC market surges 35.2% due to COVID demand

16 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

IDC estimates the Australian PC market grew 35.2% in 2Q20 as consumers and firms sought tools to enable staff to work and study from home.

AIIA awarded grant for tech training

16 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Information Industry Association and Queensland University of Technology will co-design ICT and cybersecurity courses for Queenslanders.

Optus names five start-ups as 2020 Future Makers

15 September, 2020

Five social start-ups have been selected as finalists for the Optus 2020 Future Makers Program for their innovative technology solutions.

Increased pressure on IT, DevOps during COVID-19

14 September, 2020

A survey has found that 79% of Australian organisations have experienced an increase in pressure on digital services since the start of COVID-19.

National Data Advisory Council holds fifth meeting

11 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The National Data Advisory Council discussed progress with the development of the Data Availability and Transparency Bill during its fifth meeting.

IoT is deep in the 'Trough of Disillusionment': Gartner

11 September, 2020

A Gartner report has highlighted markets where interest in the Internet of Things has waned as experiments and implementations fail to deliver.

ACCC places app stores under the microscope

09 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC will investigate competition issues associated with Google Play and the Apple App Store as part of its digital platforms inquiry.

Report: AU tech sector salaries growing despite COVID-19

08 September, 2020

A report from the Australian Information Industry Association has found that continued wage rises in the tech sector are unaffected by COVID-19.

ACS welcomes findings of Senate fintech committee

08 September, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Reforms recommended by the Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology will provide a boost to the fintech sector, the ACS said.

Telehealth platform developer establishes HQ in Melbourne

08 September, 2020

XRHealth has established its Asia Pacific HQ and Fulfilment Centre in Melbourne, creating employment opportunities for clinicians across Melbourne and Victoria.

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