New Zealand businesses have less than two years to go digital before disruption hits, according to newly released research undertaken by global IT services company DXC Technology and technology analyst firm Telsyte.
The growth of digital transformation in Australia will drive the need for 35,000 new IT jobs, with almost one in five Australian organisations creating new internal roles to meet the growing demand, it is claimed.
Optus has launched a suite of “simplified” ICT solutions dubbed GO which it claims provide powerful connectivity, collaboration and cloud solutions without the complexity and cost of traditional ICT services.
Australia’s education, skills and job markets will rapidly transform as digital disruption take effect, according to a new report which found that one in two Australians believe our children are not equipped with the skills needed for these changes.
Recent research from Accenture Strategy has revealed that digital transformation has not delivered the growth that many anticipated, the company's managing director for Australia and New Zealand says.
Australian consumer watchdog chief Rod Sims says new technology and digital disruptions pose new challenges for the ACCC, not least of all the importance of ensuring robust consumer advocacy continues to play a part in protecting consumer interests.
Deakin University in Victoria is deploying AppSense environment manager to deliver improvements to desktop user experiences on its system and help significantly reduce profile corruption problems and reliance on group policy.
Technology is readily considered as a key driver of business and a competitive differentiator in a crowded market, but a new research study of small- to medium-sized businesses shows many are still not yet fully embracing technology, seeing it as a digital disruption and threat to their business.
Business software vendor Infor has established H&L Digital, an agency that will provide clients with end-to-end digital cloud solutions.
Juniper Networks says there’s a growing skills gap posing challenges alongside digital disruption, despite the benefits of NFV (network functions virtualisation) and SDN (software defined networking).
A long federal election campaign, global economic malaise, currency fluctuations, and share market plunges have all added to decreasing business confidence. The solution — at least for SMEs — is to leverage technology to reduce repetitive tasks and be more agile.
Digital disruption has hit the book industry hard, resulting in a significant drop in onshore book sales, according to an Australia first study by Macquarie University of the country’s book publishing industry.
Several service-based industries have not progressed beyond the fundamentals of customer service at a time when consumer expectations are reaching new heights, according to a newly published survey which also reveals a ‘clear disconnect’ between Australian businesses and digitally empowered consumers when it comes to customer experience.
It may seem obvious once stated, but organisations are rediscovering the importance of meeting internal and external user requirements as they seek to survive digital disruption.
ASX listed cloud computing & ICT solutions provider Data#3 is back on a growth path, with results for the full year 2015 announced today showing revenue is up 4.4% to $870.5 million and net profit up by 41% to $10.6 million.
'Digital disruption' is a fact of life for Australian businesses, according to Oracle. Few would argue with that in the light of what's happened to bookshops and music stores, plus suggestions that around half of our occupations may be wiped out by automation by 2025.
Financial services advisory firm Deloitte will sell Oracle products in Australia direct to its clients under a value-added reseller (VAR) agreement it has just signed with the vendor.
Australia's big four could lose up to 30% of their business to non-bank Internet operators, predicts a leg investment bank.
Many of Australia’s private businesses are still not using cloud technology and face the prospect of missing out on a so-called ‘accounting revolution’, according to a new report on digital disruption.
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