IT Management

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%.

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.

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

Professor Jon Whittle appointed as Data61 director

06 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

CSIRO Chief Dr Larry Marshall says he is excited about what Data61 could achieve under Whittle's tenure.

CPM-1600-2-M Hybrid Console Manager and Remote Network Power Switch

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

The CPM-1600-2-M provides secure remote access to RS232 console ports as well as the ability to power cycle remote IT equipment.

NEC joins NSW's new tech precinct project

27 April, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

NEC Australia will establish an office in the NSW Government's planned new technology precinct as part of a wider collaboration agreement.

Canberra's controversial COVID app goes live

27 April, 2020 by Jonathan Nally

The federal government's COVIDSafe tracing app has gone live, with more than one million instances already downloaded by Monday morning.

Global PC market drops 9.8% amid COVID-19 supply outages

24 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Factory closures, manufacturing delays and logistical setbacks in China are to blame for the drop.

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