Forget the great resignation, it's the mass layoff. Experienced tech industry workers have long enjoyed being on the supply end of a demand-and-supply chain in their favour. Yet, a spate of mass terminations across industry giants is gaining momentum.
GUEST OPINION by Rajith Haththotuwegama, Manager – Data Analytics & Automation at Tecala: Automation has been on the radar of Australian organisations for some time. Though the promise of the technology is fairly well understood, it has faced some barriers to broad-scale use, particularly in the mid-market, which is home to many economically important Australian businesses. But this is about to change.
COMPANY NEWS: Critical infrastructures and essential service industries have been placed in the spotlight over the past two years and, as a result, Australia has made great progress in addressing threats against vital elements of our economy and society, says banking services, digital identity and cybersecurity company Thales.
Digital technologies and data are increasingly important for Australia’s economy and policies that promote digital innovation and adoption are needed to drive productivity growth, according to independent research and advistory body to government, The Productivity Commission.
The Internet Association of Australia (IAA) has thrown its support behind Communications Minister Michelle Rowland in rejecting NBN Co’s proposed variation to the Special Access Undertaking (SAU).
Farmers for Climate Action, a farmer-led organisation focused solely on climate change, says strong climate policy can help deliver Australian farmers a “great trade deal “with the EU.
Australian federal government agencies have less than five months to comply with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) mandate to adopt e-invoicing by 1 July 2022, which will be a game-changer for government and business across the country and may help the nation’s economic recovery, according to SAP Concur.
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."
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.
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.
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.
There will be a massive $224 billion economic dividend for the Australian economy by turbo-charging investments in digital transformation, according to new economic analysis just published for the first time.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
Accenture report identifies economic impact of the buy-now-pay-later platform Afterpay in 2020
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.
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.
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.
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