IT Management

Industry bodies call on govt to support IT sector

21 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Information Industry Association and StartupAUS have called on the government to deliver on its commitments to support Australia's IT sector.

Israeli expert to coach NSW start-ups

20 May, 2019

A global expert on social impact start-ups is visiting Sydney to provide advice to aspiring NSW entrepreneurs.

Data breaches worse for publicly traded companies

17 May, 2019

Publicly traded companies suffer the worst data breaches, according to the latest report from Bitglass.

ACCC nixes reporting rules for dark fibre providers

16 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has decided not to introduce new rules requiring dark fibre and nbn aggregation service providers to regularly report price and supply information.

It's the vision, stupid! Why we need #BetterBroadband

13 May, 2019 by Laurie Patton

While neither side of politics is saying much about our increasingly maligned National Broadband Network during the election period, the fact is Australia is falling behind in the race to leverage the benefits — economic and social — of an emerging digitally enabled future.

Cybersecurity just makes Top 5 for Australian firms

13 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Cybersecurity, the ongoing skills shortage and damage to reputation or brand are among the top 10 risk factors facing Australian organisations today.

1 in 3 ANZ businesses plan to hire more security pros

10 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Three in four businesses in Australia and New Zealand plan to increase their security capabilities by hiring new staff or training existing employees.

Human interaction preferable to bots: Pegasystems

09 May, 2019

Companies need to improve intelligent automation if they wish to improve customer experience, according to a new survey from Pegasystems.

ACCC opposes TPG–Vodafone merger

09 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC will oppose the proposed merger between TPG and Vodafone, in part due to the prospect of TPG becoming a fourth Australian mobile network operator.

Companies investing heavily in RPA

08 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Companies will on average invest around $7m in robotic process automation this year, according to a survey of respondents in 14 markets including Australia.

Australia behind the curve on AI adoption

08 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Despite 79% of Australian businesses believing that AI will be very important to their future, just 34% have a company-wide AI strategy in place.

ACMA issues warnings to 11 telcos over PA services

08 May, 2019

The ACMA has formally warned 11 telcos for failing to tell new customers they do not offer priority assistance (PA) services.

ACS calls for $100m Industry 4.0 skills fund

07 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACS has called for the establishment of a $100m Industry 4.0 skills fund, as part of a series of policy recommendations for the next government.

Budget 19 invests in NT skills training

07 May, 2019

A new skills training and infrastructure package has been provided for the Northern Territory under the 2019 Budget.

35,000 new Aussie IT jobs will be needed this year

07 May, 2019 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A joint study by DXC and Telsyte finds that one in five Australian organisations plan to create new IT roles this year to facilitate digital transformation.

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