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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.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 09 November 2022 10:53

Bringing Automation to the Mid-Market

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.

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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.

Published in Company News

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.

Published in Strategy

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.

Published in Climate

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.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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

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.

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