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GUEST OPINION by Danny Lessem CEO ELMO Software: Australian tech solutions can facilitate the next step in reopening the economy through secure information sharing of employees’ COVID-19 vaccination and test status between Government, business and the tech sector.

Published in Guest Opinion

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has welcomed the Western Australian Government’s establishment of a $500 million Digital Capability Fund to support investment in digital services.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 10 August 2021 12:04

Job offers, hirings increase despite lockdown

The number of new jobs on offer to Australian executives increased in July despite the severe and continuing lockdown in New South Wales and occasionally other states, according to a new report from human resources firm EL Consult.

Published in Recruitment

The information technology sector just pipped marketing at the post to be the best performer, assisted again by increased private sector positions, according to the June executive demand index report from executive search firm EL Consult.

Published in Recruitment

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), has welcomed the Labor Party’s Startup Year policy, recognising what it says is the incredible potential Australia’s ICT industry has to grow and develop Australia’s economy. 

Published in Strategy

Shopify businesses created 3.6 million jobs globally including 98,158 jobs in Australia. This is what the company calls “Shopify Effect”—a ripple impact that has touched the lives of millions. The numbers indicate Shopify’s commitment of empowering entrepreneurs instead of “chasing revenue.”

Published in Business IT
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Planning approvals for data centres and warehouses will be assessed under a new accelerated pathway to help stimulate the State’s post-pandemic economic recovery, according to the government of The Australian state of NSW.

Published in Data Centres

Accenture report identifies economic impact of the buy-now-pay-later platform Afterpay in 2020

Published in Business IT

The Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO) mandate for all federal government agencies to adopt e-invoicing by July 2022 will get cashflow back to small and medium-sized suppliers significantly faster than current invoicing processes, according to SAP Concur.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has officially launched its Skills Hub, creating a digital skills platform that connects ICT training needs of industry and employees with VET, tertiary and industry digital courses.

Published in Education
Wednesday, 09 December 2020 15:19

Back to the future: enterprise edition

GUEST OPINION by Paul Hooper, CEO, Gigamon:   Buckle up... Everyone is looking to the future for positive news around a COVID-19 vaccine and a safe return to some sort of normalcy. Business leaders are no exception.

Published in Guest Opinion

5G-enabled industries have the potential to deliver US$8 trillion in value to the global economy by 2030, according to new research from Nokia and Nokia Bell Labs.

Epson's move to sell a printer with up to two years of ink included in the box was a genius move that did see printers cost more upfront, but saved 160,000 tons of CO2, while also saving us tons of time and money.

Published in Home Tech

Singapore has pledged to continue investing in innovation and technology as part of its attempt to revive the country’s COVID-19 hit economy by creating new business and employment opportunities.

Published in Market

The Australian Government is investing almost $800 million in a move it says will enable business to take advantage of digital technologies to grow their businesses and create jobs as part of Australia’s economic recovery plan.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 15:22

NBN build to bring major jobs boost to economy

The building of the National Broadband Network will create a total of 25,000 jobs across the economy in two years, including almost 10,000 in regional Australia, according to newly released economic impact analysis.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

The Federal Government is investing $1.9 billion in new and emerging technologies as part of an investment package it says will support jobs, strengthen the economy and reduce energy emissions.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Demand for smartphones in Australia has declined marginally due to the economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic and handset supply delays, with a 5% drop in sales of the phones in the first half of this year.

Published in Market

Many Australians want to see less reliance on imported products and a lift in locally produced products following the COVID-19 pandemic, as a way of boosting jobs and supporting local businesses and industry, according to new research.

Published in Strategy

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