IT Management

Digital transformation spending to reach $2.3tn in 2023

04 November, 2019

In 2023, global digital transformation spending is expected to reach $2.3 trillion, capturing 53% of worldwide technology investment, according to IDC.

IT staff attrition rates are "unsustainably" high

04 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Australian Information Industry Association

According to an AIIA/Aon survey, IT staff attrition (voluntary and involuntary) is running at an "unsustainably" high level of 21.7%, on par with Silicon Valley.

Almost 60% of Australian casual workers feel disengaged at work

01 November, 2019 | Supplied by: TimeTarget Pty Ltd

A survey has revealed how employers can bring out the best in their casual workers, with workforce management solutions part of the answer.

ACCC suing Google over location data collection

30 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has taken Google to federal court, alleging that the company engaged in false or misleading conduct related to its collection and use of location data.

Adelaide wins spot in world's top 21 smart cities

29 October, 2019

Adelaide has again been named one of the world's top smart cities, winning a spot in the Intelligent Community Forum's 'Smart21'.

Telco complaints fall 17% in FY19

28 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Complaints to telecommunications service providers have fallen 17% since the introduction of ACMA's new industry complaints handling requirements.

Could microcredentials help close the digital skills gap?

28 October, 2019

Shorter form credentials or 'microcredentials' can be used for upskilling or reskilling in the education system and the workplace.

Kinetica opens Melbourne office

23 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Active analytics platform provider Kinetica has opened an office in Melbourne to expand its presence in Australia and New Zealand.

Akamai smashes company record, tops 100 Tbps

23 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Akamai Technologies

Traffic on Akamai's intelligent edge platform reached 106 Tbps last week, passing the 100 Tbps mark for the first time in the company's history.

OAIC seeks feedback on Privacy Safeguard Guidelines

23 October, 2019

The OAIC is seeking feedback on draft Privacy Safeguard Guidelines, designed to help industry understand their obligations under the CDR framework.

KnowBe4 to set up ANZ headquarters in Melbourne

22 October, 2019 | Supplied by: KnowBe4

US cybersecurity company KnowBe4 is set to join technology companies Mimecast and Leidos in establishing its ANZ headquarters in Melbourne.

NZ leading the charge in fibre adoption

22 October, 2019 | Supplied by: IDC Australia Pty Ltd

New Zealand is leading the charge in fibre adoption, with 44% of consumers now primarily accessing internet through a fibre connection, according to IDC.

Employers expect struggles upskilling staff

22 October, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Around 87% of Australian employers expect to face challenges upskilling staff to support the adoption of new technologies.

Cybersecurity and data management top concerns for IT auditors

21 October, 2019

IT security, privacy and cybersecurity remain the top challenges for IT auditors worldwide, followed by data management and emerging technologies.

Would you trust a robot over your manager? Study finds most do

21 October, 2019 | Supplied by: Oracle Australia

People trust robots more than their managers, with many being "excited" about and "grateful" for their robot co-workers, a study shows.

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