The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is the professional association for Australia's tech sector, and it has congratulated Anthony Albanese and the ALP on its success in winning the 2022 Federal Election.
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.
On Tuesday 15 December the Australian Computer Society Congress met to elect three members to vacant positions in the Management Committee.
In this exclusive interview, Oppermann and Grayston talk about their vision for the ACS's future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
The Australian Computer Society has instituted an endowed scholarship at Charles Darwin University to support Indigenous achievement in IT studies.
A new technology and innovation hub, developed by the Australian Computer Society, will aim to drive development of digital communities and help collaboration.
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.
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