IT Management

New tool helps firms reopen and stay 'COVIDSafe'

20 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The tool launched by the National COVID-19 Coordination Commission assists businesses to reopen without any hiccups or health and safety breaches.

NZ COVID Tracer App launched

20 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

With the app, users can create a digital diary of each place they visit by scanning QR codes displayed at building entrances.

Parliament passes "broadband tax" Bill

19 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Parliament has passed legislation requiring metro subscribers to nbn alternative networks to pay extra to help fund the nbn's loss-making regional services.

DTA releases COVIDSafe update

19 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTA has introduced a number of security and accessibility improvements to the COVIDSafe app as part of its latest update.

Telecoms, pay TV services spending to stay strong in 2020

19 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The industries will see a year-on-year decline of just 0.8% during and after the COVID-19 crisis, according to IDC research.

NBN Co nine-month revenue grows 38%

15 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NBN Co has announced that its revenue for the first nine months of FY20 grew 38% to $2.8bn, following a strong three quarters of new activations.

Australian IT spending to shrink 6% in 2020

15 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The COVID-19 crisis and the global recession it has caused will take its toll on Australian IT spending in 2020, with Gartner forecasting a contraction of 6%.

AI, IoT, blockchain, 5G to boost Sydney economy by $30bn

12 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The growth represents an 80% increase from 2019 as remote working becomes more mainstream following the COVID-19 lockdown.

Consumer Data Right enforcement policy released

11 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC and the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner have jointly announced the new Consumer Data Right compliance and enforcement policy.

The HCI revolution: key lessons for businesses

11 May, 2020 by Paul Crighton* | Supplied by: NetApp

Hyper-converged infrastructure can turn unplanned disruptions into an opportunity to bolster business continuity preparedness.

Distraction theory: how AI can help workers stay focused

08 May, 2020 by Keith Buckley* | Supplied by: Citrix Systems Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

Employee attention is disrupted every 40 seconds, eroding the ability to maintain focus and be productive. AI could be the solution.

Data61's StellarGraph launches new algorithms for data analysis

07 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The new algorithms help engineers and data scientists connect data points from multiple sources.

IT buyer confidence plunges in the US, but APAC is more hopeful

07 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The decline has come in the last two weeks, as businesses adjust to bearish GDP forecasts for Q2.

AIIA iAwards launches the 'Biggest Pitch' in innovation

07 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Australian innovators will have the chance to compete for cash investment, mentorship and other expert services as part of AIIA's new Biggest Pitch contest.

AGD releases draft COVIDSafe privacy laws

06 May, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Attorney-General's department has released draft legislation that would make it a criminal offence to misuse data from the COVIDSafe contact tracing app

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