Displaying items by tag: Australian Computer Society

The IT sector in Victoria is forecast to grow by 5.8% per annum over the next five years, above the national average (5.4%) and second only to Queensland (5.9%), a survey predicts.

Published in Development

On Tuesday 15 December the Australian Computer Society Congress met to elect three members to vacant positions in the Management Committee.

Published in IT Industry

In this exclusive interview, Oppermann and Grayston talk about their vision for the ACS's future.

Published in IT Industry

The defence industry lobby group Australian Strategic Policy Institute has issued a research paper claiming that state-backed actors are launching more and more online attacks and disinformation campaigns to interfere in foreign elections and referendums.

Published in Security
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 10:19

ACS offers free six-month membership extension

The Australian Computer Society says it will automatically extend memberships for six months to help IT professionals deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 restrictions.

Published in Enterprise Staff

The Australian Computer Society is facilitating the establishment of a new early stage tech investment fund, kicking off the fund with a $5 million investment and a call for other investors to join the scheme.

Published in Strategy

A number of senior members of the Australian Computer Society have banded together to oppose what they say is a bid by the organisation's executive to corporatise the association.

Published in Strategy

Blockchain has substantial challenges to overcome if it hopes to be used for anything beyond cryptocurrencies, the Australian Computer Society says, adding that there are a number of technical, legal and educational hurdles standing in the way of broader use of the technology.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Computer Society has released an election manifesto, offering recommendations to government that comes to power at the 18 May election to ensure that Australians attract higher paying jobs in the IT sector, but making no mention of the need to either change or repeal the controversial encryption law passed in December.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Computer Society has welcomed the announcement of a $525.3 million skills package in Tuesday's Federal Budget, but says more investment is needed to develop skills in the country.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Computer Society will host an event in Sydney on Friday — which is International Women's Day — to highlight the issues that women face in the technology sector.

Published in Strategy

The president of the Australian Computer Society, Yohan Ramasundara, has said the Federal Government needs to take cyber security more seriously, claiming that it was seen as a "boutique issue" that was very often out-sourced or delegated to "a couple of techies in a backroom".

Published in Security
Friday, 07 December 2018 06:17

ACS launches AI guide for businesses

The Australian Computer society has released a guide for businesses to start using artificial intelligence in their organisations, outlining what AI is and what it can do.

Published in Business Intelligence

Microsoft Australia has officially launched its traineeship program, which it says is part of its commitment to helping the pursuit of careers in the technology industry.

Published in Education

The Australian Computer Society has awarded its ACS Charles Darwin University Indigenous information technology scholarship to Matthew Heffernan, a student from Papunya, about 240 km northwest of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.

Published in Education
Thursday, 06 September 2018 11:19

ACS scholarship to encourage Indigenous tech students

The Australian Computer Society has instituted an endowed scholarship at Charles Darwin University to support Indigenous achievement in IT studies.

Published in Education

A new technology and innovation hub, developed by the Australian Computer Society, will aim to drive development of digital communities and help collaboration.

Published in Strategy

The Australian Computer Society has joined other industry bodies in welcoming the Australia 2030 report on innovation from Innovation and Science Australia and called on government and Industry to embrace the recommendations.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Friday, 11 August 2017 12:01

Telstra's big bets for the network of 2020

Software-defined networking, multiple mobile networks, data centres in the exchange, and catering for autonomous vehicle networking are some of the things Telstra has in store for the very near future.

Published in Networking

The Australian Computer Society in Victoria sees the state government’s investment in the Connecting Regional Communities Programme (CRCP) as a way of building the technology capability and ICT jobs in the state.

Published in Government Tech Policy
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