IT Management

Vic Govt uses industry insights to foster digital workforce

09 March, 2021

The Victorian Government has led an industry roundtable where representatives addressed the demand for digital skills, ahead of the launch of the Digital Skills and Jobs program.

Australia projected to be 98% cashless by 2024

08 March, 2021

The use of cash as a payment method will decline in Australia, with the economy forecast to be 98% cashless by 2024.

Revealed: five skills needed for Australia's future of work

03 March, 2021

As Aussie businesses transition to a more digital environment, Cognizant has identified the top five skills that will become more prominent by 2023.

AIICT addresses ICT skills shortage with 10 new courses

02 March, 2021

The AIICT has released 10 industry-certified bootcamp programs and nationally recognised qualifications, in response to the demand for skilled ICT professionals.

Women in AI Awards postponed due to snap lockdowns

01 March, 2021

The Australia and New Zealand Women in AI Awards have been postponed to 26 March 2021, due to lockdowns and travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Online Safety Bill to protect Aussies from harmful abuse

01 March, 2021

A proposed Online Safety Bill will strengthen protections for children and enable the removal of cyberbullying material from online services.

Protégé, Micro Focus team up for mentoring program

25 February, 2021

Protégé and Micro Focus have partnered for a second year to deliver the Protégé Sydney Women Leaders 2021 Mentoring Program.

Survey: most corporate CFOs not planning to buy bitcoin

24 February, 2021

Most financial executives, including corporate CFOs, have no plans to invest in bitcoin as a corporate asset in 2021, according to a survey by Gartner.

Tech giants agree to fake news code

23 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Technology giants have signed on to self-regulation aimed at tackling online misinformation, but the industry code has been slammed as toothless and inadequate.

New hub to enable digital transformation for not-for-profit sector

22 February, 2021

The Infoxchange Group will establish a Digital Transformation Hub to help Australian not-for-profits build digital capability after COVID-19.

Australia will need 6.5m new digital workers by 2025

22 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Yet another report, this time commissioned by AWS, has highlighted a huge looming digital skills gap facing Australia by 2025.

Data-driven culture could help SMEs make informed decisions

19 February, 2021

A report from RSM Australia has urged SMEs to develop a culture that values data-driven insights, to better identify and prioritise strategic initiatives.

Aussie tech skills shortage a barrier to global economy

19 February, 2021

A report from Accenture has revealed that Australian organisations are falling behind globally in data and automation, due to a lack of tech talent and skills.

Secure Logic names new head of Innovation Centre

18 February, 2021

Security provider Secure Logic has hired Atlassian alumnus Dmitry Samokhvalov as head of product and engineering and its Innovation Centre.

Facebook bans news for Australian users

18 February, 2021 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Facebook has dropped a bomb by following through on its threats to ban Australian users from sharing news and Australian news media from posting content.

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