IT Management

Global use of digital payment tech to grow by 23.7%

07 January, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate a global trend towards contactless payments, with the global digital payments market to reach $4.9 trillion.

Aussie fintechs flourish in KPMG Fintech Landscape

07 January, 2021

Australia's fintech start-up ecosystem has flourished in 2020, with more than 100 Aussie fintechs added to the KPMG Fintech Landscape 2020.

Study: Aussies suffering from phone separation anxiety

06 January, 2021

Researchers have revealed that 99.2% of Aussies have nomophobia — a fear of being separated from their mobile phones — which could endanger their health.

CIO hiring process to favour emotional intelligence in 2021

06 January, 2021

Individual determination and sensitivity have been ranked as two critical personal characteristics in 70% of CIO hiring processes in 2021, according to Gartner.

Best of 2020: COVID-19 crisis must not usher in surveillance state

06 January, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Digital Rights Watch has joined a coalition of rights groups calling on governments to avoid using the COVID-19 pandemic to expand digital surveillance.

Best of 2020: Top strategic technology trends for 2021 revealed

28 December, 2020

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

Season's greetings

23 December, 2020

Technology Decisions is taking a break now until early January, so we'd like to wish you a merry festive season and a safe and prosperous New Year.

Empired wins Cancer Institute NSW managed services deal

22 December, 2020

Empired has won a three-year deal to deliver application managed services for the Cancer Institute NSW.

ASG Group to expand Indigenous Trainee Program

21 December, 2020

The ASG Group has expanded its Indigenous trainee program nationally, to encourage more young Indigenous Australians to take up a career in IT.

Road safety boost: CAVs can now see around corners

21 December, 2020

Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in cooperative perception tests, revealing that smart cars can now see hidden pedestrians, even through buildings.

OAIC calls for Privacy Act reform to build public trust

18 December, 2020

The OAIC has called for changes to the Privacy Act 1988, to ensure privacy protections remain consistent with current Australian values.

NSW named Australia's tech capital in ACS report

18 December, 2020

NSW has been named the premier Australian state for tech, with tech workers comprising 7.2% of the total workforce in 2019.

NSW Govt seeks operator for new Sydney tech precinct

17 December, 2020

Expressions of interest are now open for potential operators for Tech Central, an innovation and technology precinct near Central Station.

Victoria faces slow growth in ICT workforce

16 December, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Victoria's technology workforce is expected to grow by just 1.8% per annum from 2020 to 2025, the lowest projected growth nationally, according to the ACS.

Amazon boosts renewable energy purchases with Vic wind farm

16 December, 2020

Amazon has added 3.4 gigawatts of renewable power to its portfolio, including the Hawkesdale Wind Farm in Victoria, bringing its total capacity to 6.5 GW.

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