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.
Victoria’s startup sector has the foundations to support high-value jobs growth in the thousands every year, according to the annual Victorian Startup Ecosystem Mapping report which identifies a growing network of almost 1,900 local startups in the State employing almost 37,000 people in early 2020.
Victorian startup agency LaunchVic has unveiled a free, open-source database for Victorian start-ups aimed at driving investment and to showcase the State’s talent.
The US of A is out there today claiming that it is Australia's most important economic partner.
As many as three in five businesses in the Asia Pacific region have put off digitalisation plans out of fear of cyberattacks, according to a new report which says that the growing speed and scope of digital transformation, along with the increasing number of targetable devices, are creating a “perfect storm” for cyberattacks.
A new traineeship program by Microsoft Australia, which launched in NSW in late 2018, will expand to South Australia in September this year. It is designed to help build workforce capability in information technology and cloud computing, and increase IT traineeships in the state.
A survey carried out by Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association claims that 5G will lead to productivity improvements that will be worth $65 billion to the Australian economy by 2023 — the equivalent of 3.1% of GDP — but named no specific industries which would contribute to this massive increase.
Australians aged between 14 and 17 are, as expected, very heavy mobile users with members of this age group checking their social media more than five times a day and two-thirds using their mobile devices while involved in other activities, according to a survey by Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association.
Smartphones are now considered essential by Australians to the extent that 94% will not leave home without their device, a survey by Deloitte Access Economics and the Australian Mobile Telecommunications Association has found.
Demand for data science professionals globally, and in Australia, is expected to jump, pushing up salaries and boosting employment opportunities, according to a new report which found that the data science field is rapidly gaining in importance.
Increased integration of marketing with other business functions and growth of digital marketing is contributing to an increase in demand for marketing skills, according to a newly published report.
A new report has painted a glowing picture of the benefits that are likely to push growth in the Australian digital economy to new heights from the rollout of 5G mobile telecommunications.
Digital engagement remains a real opportunity, and real marketplace differentiator for the small business sector, according to a new report done for Google. It shows that in just 12 months SMB adoption of digital tools has grown significantly.
Newly published figures show that 40,000 jobs were created in Australia’s ICT sector in the two years between 2015 and 2016, but the task ahead to create and grow the country’s ICT workforce further is a major challenge for the industry.
Many Australian small businesses have reached an advanced level of digital engagement and are much more likely to be creating jobs and growing revenue than their counterparts who are less digitally engaged.
The Australian Computer Society has been quick to call on the re-elected Turnbull government to keep innovation and digital policy to at the forefront of government thinking and decisions over the next term.
Demand for ICT professionals in Victoria is strong with the state’s employers projected to seek to fill ICT roles over the next few years at an annual rate of 2.7% – well above the national average of just 2%. Cyber security skills are in high demand across a number of the state's business and industry sectors.
New, Australia-first research on the impacts mobile technologies are having on the country’s productivity and workforce participation challenges has found that Australia’s economy was $42.9 billion larger in 2015 than it would otherwise be because of the benefits generated by mobile technology take-up.
Digital transformation within the Australian public sector is progressing, but there are still too many barriers, with less than 30% of departments in the sector confident in their organisations’ ability to respond to digital trends.
We Australians have still not fully embraced the use of online channels to transact with government, including for completing tax returns, passport or drivers’ license renewals and benefit payments.
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