Displaying items by tag: Australian Bureau of Statistics

About a third of Australians (33%) say they will shop more online than they used to before the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian Bureau of Statistics says, citing data it collected in November and released on Monday.

Published in Home Tech

More than 604,000 private sector jobs have been “destroyed” since lockdowns were introduced in March while 14,000 jobs have been added to the public sector, according to the Institute of Public Affairs.

Published in Recruitment

Nutanix' hyperconverged infrastructure software Nutanix Clusters is now generally available on AWS bare metal EC2 instances.

Published in Cloud

One can't exactly put a name to it, but something akin to cultural cringe must have led the Australian Bureau of Statistics to avoid picking Australian companies to run the 2021 Census.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 05:01

ABS gets another $38.3m to avoid Census stuff-ups

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has been allocated another $38.3 million over three years from 2019-20 to ensure that there are no stuff-ups with the 2021 Census, according to Tuesday's Federal Budget papers.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The first businesses to undergo digital transformation under a new Australian Government initiative have been announced, with businesses to receive up to $20,000 in digital support as part of the Digital Champions initiative.

Published in Strategy

American software giant Microsoft appears likely to bid for the contract to run the 2021 Australian national census, reliable sources have told iTWire.

Published in Government Tech Policy

"If there's one thing worse than a bungle, it's a cover-up. And if there's one thing worse than a cover-up, it's being caught covering up." Wise words those, from the authors of a small, but very useful, book on data breaches and how to manage them.

Published in Books

Companies involved in 14 major recent data breaches in Australia and the rest of the world — including human resources outfit PageUp People — did not even achieve a passing grade for the way in which they handled post-breach communications, the authors of a new book on breaches say.

Published in Security

More than half the Australian businesses in retail trade (59%) had a Web presence in 2016-17 and 56% had a social media presence, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Published in Strategy
Tuesday, 03 April 2018 19:44

Australian Internet use on a tear: ABS

The latest Internet stats from the Australian Bureau of Statistics have arrived, and on the major metrics on usage and download, the numbers are all up.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Australia's Bureau of Statistics has released its latest Internet and mobile figures for Australia, dated June 2017, but do the numbers tell the whole story?

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Turnbull government has finally responded to the recommendations of the Senate Economics Reference Committee which looked into the 2016 census debacle, saying that it would not accept making the submission of names voluntary through a legislative amendment.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Thursday, 29 September 2016 10:02

ABS accused of destroying public trust in census

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has been accused of destroying public trust by converting the 2016 census from an anonymous survey into a database containing identifiable personal data.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 26 September 2016 09:45

Union claims ABS 'in chaos' well before census

While the 123-page submission by the Australian Bureau of Statistics to the parliamentary panel that is inquiring into the failure of the census is primarily concerned with shifting the blame to IBM for the debacle, an eight-page submission by a union paints an organisation in chaos well before census night.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Saturday, 24 September 2016 08:44

Census 2016: ABS blames IBM for debacle

The Australian Bureau of Statistics' submission to the parliamentary inquiry into the census debacle has been taken down after it was posted to the official site for submissions.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 23 September 2016 11:33

Census 2016: close to 95% forms have come in

Nearly 95% of census forms have been received, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has claimed as the process draws to a close.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 09 September 2016 10:16

Census 2016: ABS denies report count is in 'crisis'

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has denied a report that there is a crisis in the rate of return of census forms, saying that ABS executives have not referred to the form return response rate as such.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Monday, 05 September 2016 06:19

Census 2016: ABS avoiding any talk of fines

The Australian Bureau of Statistics appears to be reluctant to talk about levying fines on people who do not submit their census forms or else provide incorrect data.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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