IT Management

ISACA establishes One In Tech foundation

24 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

ISACA's new One In Tech foundation will seek to improve the participation of women and other under-represented groups in the cybersecurity field.

UNSW to offer undergrad quantum engineering degree

24 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The degree will train students in advanced electronics and telecommunication engineering, with a focus on designing and controlling quantum systems.

Apple commits to net zero carbon by 2030

23 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Apple has committed to removing carbon dioxide emissions from its products and supply chain, 20 years ahead of IPCC targets.

Half of the world is using social media, says Hootsuite

22 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The uptake of social platforms has surged by 10% during COVID-19, and there are now 3.96 billion users worldwide.

COVID-19 speeds up digital transformation by six years

22 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Companies now see digital communications as a greater, more urgent priority, and are willing to spend considerably more on this front.

AIIA endorses JobTrainer program

17 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The AIIA has welcomed the government's JobTrainer initiative to reskill school leavers and the unemployed, but said the current program does not go far enough.

40% of ANZ orgs expect to deploy AI this year

17 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Around 40% of organisations in Australia and New Zealand plan to deploy an AI initiative this year, IDC research found.

Bupa's online chat platform attracts record number of users

16 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The tool has reached more than 400,000 users to date, with almost 1000 online conversations taking place each day.

ICT spending expected to plummet this year, says GlobalData

16 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Spending will decline in Australia by 5.9% by the end of 2020, falling drastically short of pre-COVID-19 growth estimates.

Most firms to allow long-term remote work, survey finds

15 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

More than 80% of firms plan to allow remote work at least some of the time, when normal operations recommence following the COVID-19 lockdown.

Preparing to live in a quantum computing world

14 July, 2020 by Avesta Hojjati | Supplied by: DigiCert

Despite the benefits that quantum computers promise to bring, there are clear and obvious risks that organisations will face from these machines.

OAIC, ICO launch joint Clearview AI probe

14 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian and UK information commissioners' offices will investigate Clearview AI over its use of data scraped without users' knowledge.

Traditional PC market thrives during global slowdown

14 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The demand for notebooks, desktops and workstations surged in Q2 but growth may drop post COVID-19.

IT strong as 1 in 3 Australian companies begin hiring

10 July, 2020 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The most in-demand positions are infrastructure experts, software developers and engineers, and cloud architects and engineers.

Australia Post powers $2.4bn e-commerce boom during COVID

09 July, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

At the height of the pandemic, the company delivered 26 million extra parcels to power the online retail surge.

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