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How to attract, retain and cultivate a new breed of IT professional

By Simon Horrocks, Regional Vice President ANZ, AppDynamics The technology skills gap is impacting Australian organisations across almost every industry, with businesses struggling to find...

Suffering from connectivity confusion? It’s time for Australian enterprises to embrace clever connections to the cloud

Not sure how the arrival of the NBN will impact on operations at your small or medium sized business? Or perhaps you’ve already taken...

Tackling the 457 visa issues: The technology skills your employees can learn online

Technology’s domination of the working world is all but complete. Recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed the number of people...

Businesses safer in cyberspace thanks to $50 million boost into cyber security

Australian businesses will benefit from increased cyber security through the implementation of a new industry-led cyber security Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), which will receive...

Liven co-founder suggests training subsidy to offset start-up impacts of the 457 visa reform

The 457 visa changes continue to divide the business community as to whether they represent an opportunity or a challenge to overcome. For David...

Government seeking to remove barriers to start-ups wanting to pitch for ICT contracts

The Federal Government’s commitment to open up ICT contracts to ‘smaller players’ has received support from within the start-up community.   Yesterday, Assistant Minister for...

Digital Disruptor Awards: entries close soon

Last chance: entries for the 2016 Digital Disruptor Awards close on Thursday, 4 August 2016. An initiative of the ACS, the professional association for Australia’s...

ICT sector grows, ICT graduates decline

While the ICT sector has grown and there has been a 5 per cent rise in the number of ICT professionals, the number of ICT graduates has actually dropped from the early 2000s.

High demand for women in IT

The lack of women in IT roles is leading some firms to favour highly qualified female applicants over their male competitors in a bid to better spread opportunity and workplace diversity.

It’s Awards season… have you got your entry in?

The chance to be recognised as an outstanding entrepreneur and small business operator is something that can work wonders for any business – and there are a number of opportunities currently on offer.

New insolvency laws: 4 actions small business directors must take

There are four key actions that small business owners should take immediately, to ensure they are well positioned once they, or their suppliers, come off JobKeeper this month.

Australian media code becomes law as Facebook and Google make deals

The News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code has officially been cleared by the federal government...

The changes in insolvency & restructuring rules that could catch out Australian businesses

“COVID Safe Harbour” insolvency rules have been replaced by legislation that includes a new, streamlined SME restructuring process...

Facebook Australia bans users and publishers from posting and sharing news

Facebook has made a major move in the back and forth with the Australian Government on the proposed Media Bargaining Law. It’s also a potentially dire step by the social media giant for the many Australian publishers that use the platform.

Let’s Talk: The office vs. working from home?

Working from home is now a viable option for many businesses. So, this far into the pandemic, what do we think? Work office vs. Home? Let's talk...

Seven signs big Google news deal; ABC, Nine, Guardian reportedly circling

Seven West Media is Australia’s first large news outlet to sign a deal with Google in order to have the tech giant pay for its news content.

Donald Trump, acquitted of inciting Capitol attack, says movement has ‘only just begun’

A win for Trump. Although, the result came with the highest number of Senators to ever vote against a president from their own party.

How business crisis pressures can produce disruptive diamonds

Disruption waits for no one, especially not a pandemic. Innovative thinking should be top priority during a crisis. Read on...