Displaying items by tag: Digital Economy

Australians are closing the skills shortage gaps and adapting to the new digital era, according to the fourth annual Global Skills Report released by online learning platform Coursera which also shows that out of 100 countries, Australia’s global ranking has improved since last year, jumping from 40th to 39th in technology skills.

Published in Recruitment

New research from MIT Technology Review Insights and Infosys has examined how technology, regulations and talent have promoted the availability of cloud services across 76 countries, with Singapore, Australia and New Zealand emerging as APAC cloud leaders.

Published in Cloud

Australia’s tech sector is increasingly looking overseas for talent, according to a new survey by Australia's peak body for innovative technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).

Published in Enterprise Staff

Aussies feel trapped by the digital economy with a new online survey finding that the majority of consumers feel they have to share personal data if they want to use digital services - but they don’t trust these organisations to protect that data.

Published in Security

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities continue to increase as companies grow their digital footprints due to the massive amounts of data being generated, according to Equinix chief privacy officer Peter Waters.

Published in Security

In an event featuring Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Google Australia has launched its "Digital Future Initiative," a AUD $1 billion investment in Australian infrastructure, research and partnerships that aims to "strengthen local capabilities, support jobs and help build Australia’s digital economy for the future."

Published in Business IT

Debit card system provider eftpos has collaborated with FinTech Australia, to propose a report recommending how Australian fintechs can best leverage the eftpos digital roadmap and API programs - and work in partnership for the betterment of Australia’s digital economy.

Published in Strategy

Debit card provider eftpos has rebranded its business, unveiling a new-look logo and brand refresh to better reflect what it says is its digital transformation.

Published in Market
Thursday, 04 March 2021 01:08

Sensis sold to Thryv for $250 million

Digital marketing and directory services provider Sensis has been sold to client experience and small business software provider Thryv.

Tasmanian communications provider TasmaNet has completed the rollout of dedicated NBN fibre connections to 59 public schools around the State.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Australian Information Industry Association, the AIIA, has congratulated the QLD Labor Party and Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on their election victory, but says innovation and digital tech jobs are needed to move the QLD economy forward.

Published in Government Tech Policy

IBM is partnering with the NSW Department of Education’s STEM Industry School Partnerships Program and the NSW Cyber Security Innovation Node in an initiative designed to bolster school students and teachers’ cybersecurity and cloud computing knowledge.

Published in Education

Technology consultancy Cevo has opened a new office in Canberra to service its public sector clients and appointed former Hewlett-Packard and Telstra Purple senior technology executive David Cooper as general manager of the office.

Published in People Moves

The Federal Government's commitment of $800 million in the budget to advance Australia's digital economy has been welcomed by cyber security firm Tenable's ANZ country manager Scott McKinnel.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), has welcomed the Federal Government’s Budget as an important milestone to "achieve a globally competitive and leading digital economy".

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Government is investing $1.67 billion in its 2020 cyber security strategy which it says will protect and strengthen the security and resilience of Australia’s critical infrastructure, and ensure law enforcement agencies have the powers and technical capabilities to detect, target, investigate and disrupt cyber crime – including on the dark Web.

Published in Security

The Australian Government has established an Australian Broadband Advisory Council to provide it with advice on maximising the “economic upside” of increased digital connectivity for Australian businesses and consumers.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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