Australian organisations at the forefront of innovation in technology, and some of the country’s best home-grown ideas have been recognised for their achievements in the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) 2016 iAwards.
The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has joined the growing throng of calls for Australia to move to electronic voting. And why wouldn’t it? It represents the interests of mostly multinational technology vendors who stand to gain tens and perhaps hundreds of millions from putting such a system in place and then maintaining and upgrading it in perpetuity.
Nominations for the iAwards, Australia’s premier awards programme for innovation in the digital economy will close on 31 March 2016.
The AIIA supports Turnbull’s ‘holistic policy package which creates the conditions needed for Australia to transition to a 21st century economy.’
Emboldened by the Government’s trouble on other fronts, the ALP is no longer in lock-step on anti-terrorism matters. It is urging a rethink on the proposed telco security laws.
Former CEO of the AIIA Ian Birks has died in Sydney of cancer. He was not yet 60 years old.
A combined submission by all major industry groups argues strongly against the Government’s plans to intervene in telcos' commercial decisions for security purposes.
The CEO of the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) Suzanne Campbell will retire from the position early next year.
NBN the company has joined the executive council of the Communications Alliance Internet of Things (IoT) Think Tank as the group readies itself for a key decision-setting workshop looking at strategies for the development of the IoT in Australia.
Parents ‘want kids taught digital skills’ More three quarters of Australian parents think that digital skills and computer programming should be integrated into school curriculums, says the AIIA.
The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has warned that investor confidence in continued support for start-up businesses in the ICT sector, and across all parts of the economy, could take a hit if Commercialisation Australia falls victim to budget cuts in the Federal Government’s May budget.
Tony Abbott’s Coalition came to government with a comprehensive IT policy. Is it a core or a non-core promise?
Huawei‘s global procurement team will visit Australia next week seeking Australian ICT companies to join its multi-billion dollar supply chain.
IThere’s a strange contradiction in the ‘key messages’ coming out of the Australian Workforce and Productivity Agency’s just released ICT Workforce Study. It says that the supply of ICT skills has not kept pace with demand, and it also says that ICT graduates have trouble finding jobs in ICT.
The Australian Information Industry Association has called on Kevin Rudd to take action to restore industry confidence in the economy, and the Government’s confidence in the ICT industry.
As the implications of the Federal Budget sink in, reaction from the ICT industry is varied. The consensus is that – like the curate’s egg – it is good in parts.
Australia’s political parties should bring policies to the September federal election to boost Australia’s ICT industry, says the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).
The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) and Internet Industry Association (IIA) today both welcomed the release of the Coalition’s NBN policy, in an early vote of confidence for the alternative plan.
This week we have witnessed the unedifying spectacle of the government’s software pricing inquiry.
Four plum ICT jobs with salaries of more than $199,000 each are on offer in the NSW Government as the State works out how to implement its brand new ICT strategy which was unveiled in Sydney on Friday.
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