Australian-listed digital services company Webcentral Group has rebranded and amalgamated its current brands Netregistry and WME into a single brand - Webcentral - in a move it says is designed to both improve and simplify its customer experience.
Offshoring jobs in the telco industry is a failed strategy and mainly responsible for the temporary 1500% increase in consumer complaints over Internet services, as announced by the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Macquarie Telecom group executive Luke Clifton claims.
The Australian Government has been urged not to trade off short-term budget savings for the country's long-term prosperity by making changes to the $3 billion R&D Tax Incentive and restricting claims for software R&D.
There are two ways of watching a structure crumble and slowly disappear from existence. You can either watch a demolition crew take down a multi-storey building using explosives or buy a Lenovo ThinkPad and use it for a few years.
Telstra staff in Tasmania have been told that nearly 40 of them face the axe - 30 in Hobart, four in Launceston and four agency staff—one in Hobart and three in Launceston.
Australian BPO services and offshore contact centre operator Acquire has moved to diversify and expand its range of business processing services with the finalisation today of the acquisition of Philippine-based BPO Shore Solutions.
When Telstra boss David Thodey said the company’s future is in Asia, he was right. That’s where many of the company’s jobs are headed.
Offshoring has decimated the local ICT jobs market. Australia now has a large and increasing oversupply of ICT professionals, not a skills shortage as widely touted over recent years, according to a new report.
Telstra staff and unions protested job cuts and offshoring outside the company’s Annual General Meeting in Sydney yesterday.
Optus will outsource over 100 more jobs as part of its continuing restructure. It is likely more will follow.
Every time I watch another large corporation send highly skilled jobs offshore while crying “skills shortage” out of the other side of its mouth, I think of one word – fascism.
Telstra will move 170 jobs in its Network Applications and Services business to India, sparking predictable howls of outrage.
OPINION - Opponents of offshoring are not hard to find. Virtually every time an Australian company outsources a job to another country there are accusations of “Aussie jobs being lost”.
There are fewer high level IT jobs advertised on jobs boards than at any time since GFC circa 2008, yet some self-interested parties still claim there is a skills shortage. Oh heck, let’s name names – Clarius, there is no IT skills shortage in Australia and if there is one thing this government has got right is its stated intention to crack down on unnecessary IT 457 visas
The UK headquartered IT recruitment business Harvey Nash has set up shop in Australia with a team of four people, offering executive search, technology recruitment, and a conduit to the company's Vietnam based software development centre for organisations looking to offshore IT work.
Technology and its resultant automation have been cast as the jobs' bogeyman by regional banking giant ANZ which today announced 1,000 Australian jobs were being axed, and warned that more could follow as a result of further automation.
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