Displaying items by tag: Australian Bureau of Statistics ABS

Content platform provider OVO Mobile has inked a deal with Water Polo Australia to broadcast live and exclusive coverage — on mobile devices — of the National Water Polo League and other major water polo tournaments in the lead-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Published in Mobility

Mobile systems provider Mobile Mentor is claiming one of the largest bring-your-own-device (BYOD) deployments in Australian history with the rollout of the ABS’s 2016 Census Collect app to 33,000 field officers.

Published in Mobility

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has engaged global management consultancy Accenture to enhance its digital data collection systems as it implements a $257 million transformation of its services infrastructure.

Published in Deals

Macquarie Government has weighed into the debate on the census debacle, saying it has seen almost daily DDoS attacks on government systems, and “all blame” for the census failure should not be aimed at the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Published in Security

Mobile phone data downloads have soared to a record high in Australia, with the growth fuelled by rising app usage.

Published in Data

Australians have devoured online content to the tune of 13 billion hours a year, while users of the National Broadband Network (nbn) have been consuming around 35% more data than the average Australian household.

Published in Internet of Things
Thursday, 26 March 2015 22:08

Gen Ys like the idea of ‘going it alone’

Australia’s Generation Ys – those born during the 1980s and early 1990s – are a ‘freedom loving’ bunch more likely to consider quitting their job to work for themselves, and also claiming that corporate loyalty is an outdated concept.

Published in Recruitment
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 14:35

Mature move by OneShift with Adage acquisition

With Australia’s growing ageing population and the proportion of mature workers in the workforce rising, OneShift, the online job network which matches employees with employers, has acquired Australia’s leading mature age jobs board Adage.

Published in Deals

Australian businesses invested a record $3.26 billion in software in the second quarter of this year, reflecting what one industry player says is the rising importance of information technology to the economy overall and to the financial services sector in particular.

Published in Business Software

Australia’s financial services sector is lagging behind other sectors in online transactions, with the industry urged to lift its game and invest more in IT to maintain competitiveness.

Published in Enterprise Solutions

The rising importance of e-commerce to Australia’s economy is reflected in ABS figures showing that Australian businesses earned a record $246.4 billion from internet sales in 2012-13, according to the head of a risk tolerance and risk assessment solutions vendor which draws all its revenue from internet sales.

Published in Strategy

The so-called ‘new breed’ of Australian finance and financial services industry professionals are quicker to adopt new technology than their older generation counterparts, according to one vendor of risk management solutions for the wealth management industry.

Published in Business Software
Thursday, 20 February 2014 15:49

Data breach problem as recycled computers reveal all

Confidential personal and company information including medical records, legal matters, financials, the entire contents of an email inbox and personal mail from a Justice of the Peace are just some of the confidential data found on the hard drives of recycled computers.

Published in Market
Tuesday, 17 December 2013 02:30

Euro online dating service launches in Australia

German-based European online dating company, Alintas, has launched its services in the Australian market with its new Aussie website EliteSingles following launches of the platform in the UK, Ireland, France Germany, Austria and Sweden.

Published in Market

Rapid growth in Australia’s retirement savings pool is forcing greater investment in technology by superannuation funds to drive product innovation and productivity gains, according to market comment and analysis of the latest Bureau of Statistics report.

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