A large majority of Australian and New Zealand organisations were not adequately prepared for COVID-19 and fear the increased risk they are being exposed to through working from home and flexible work policies, according to newly published survey findings.
Singaore-based AI and behavioural science powered platform OnLoop has announced that the product is now available to all users, after being in private beta since January this year.
Cloud-based HR, payroll, expense management and rostering provider Elmo Software has launched a new solution for use by businesses that need to record and monitor their employees' COVID-19 vaccination and test status.
COMPANY NEWS by Managed Services Provider (MSP) Tecala: Despite the lockdowns in parts of Australia during August, Tecala employees, family and friends stepped up to the challenge of completing 10,000 steps each day throughout the month to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NBCF) vital breast cancer research.
Ninenty-one percent of employees around the world are in favour of a hybrid work environment, but cite challenges to security and productivity, according to a new study by secure identity, payments and data protection company Entrust.
Global employment platform provider Globalization Partners has forged a new partnership with Asia Pacific headquartered payroll, HCM and payment solutions company PayGroup as part of plans to pursue joint global expansion.
Australian employees are working longer hours, feeling more pressure to be ‘always on’ and are more likely to switch jobs than most global regions, according to new research from Adobe.
GUEST OPINION by Claudio Cardile, ANZ Managing Director, Barco: Struggling with a skills shortage made more acute by closed international borders, Australian companies are placing renewed focus on the professional development of their existing employees.
Cloud-based HR, payroll, expense management and rostering & attendance software provider ELMO has released a new product which it claims will allow managers and people leaders to streamline their people management requirements and “fight back against the war for talent”.
Forty-four percent (44%) of cloud privileges are misconfigured and users often have overly-broad privileges which are mis-assigned due to a security team oversight or malicious activity, according to cybersecurity company Varonis’ latest security risk report.
Email mailboxes at thousands of organisations have been hit by more than 12 million spear phishing and social engineering attacks between May 2020 and June 2021, according to a new report on email security.
As the pool of skilled talent diminishes in the Australian market, organisations cannot afford to take a misstep in their talent strategy, according to new independent research by one recruitment firm revealing that the impact of a bad hire is more damaging and costly today than it was a year ago.
Customer experience vendor Qualtrics has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire omnichannel conversational analytics provider Clarabridge in a stock transaction valued at US$1.125 billion.
As digital transformation reshapes the labour market and Australian businesses face a deepening skills shortage, new research reveals the impact demand for digital skills is having on job prospects and earning potential for employees across finance and accounting, technology, business support and marketing.
IT Security Leaders Are Held Most Responsible For Cyberattacks, Yet Lack the Influence Required to Shore Up Security Strategies
COMPANY NEWS: LogRhythm, the company powering today’s security operations centres (SOCs), today released its latest report, “Security and the C-Suite: Making Security Priorities Business Priorities.” The research, which focuses on the roles and responsibilities of cybersecurity leaders, found that more than half of organisations (55%) in Asia Pacific (APAC) have experienced a cyberattack in the last two years and spend an average of US$17 million each on security activities.
Public sector outsourcing company Serco Group has selected Australian software company, nimbus, as its global provider of workforce management software to support the productivity and safety of more than 30,000 workers in 40 locations across Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom, North America, and the Middle East.
COMPANY NEWS by Lancelot Guo, President, Ecosystem and Sales Operations, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence and Michael Tsang, Senior Director, Partner Account Management, Equinix Asia-Pacific Equinix: While we are still grappling with many uncertainties in businesses and lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is clear – organisations large and small have crossed the Cloud Rubicon.
Global professional services firm Accenture has acquired Australia’s Electro 80, a leading provider of operational technology (OT) for resources clients in Australia, including mining, energy, engineering, construction and utilities companies.
A survey conducted by Unisys reveals that while leaders and employees agree that hybrid working is more productive, they feel it is not aligned on what is required to achieve it.
Seventy three percent of Australian CIOs plan to extend salary increases to their tech employees in 2021, according to a new salary guide from one recruiting firm.
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