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50th graduate from DC designer pathway programme
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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workforce management
B&W Engineering, a global leader in data centre design, enrols its 50th graduate into their comprehensive Global Graduate Pathway Programme, paving a clear career path for new talent.
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SnapLogic reveals high demand for data skills in ANZ report
Thu, 25th Jan 2024
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
SnapLogic's report shows strong demand for data and analytics professionals in Australia and New Zealand, with AI's transformative impact and the crucial role of cybersecurity in data strategies taking centre stage.
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Generative AI & other disruptive tech: Quanton's solution for NZ businesses
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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project management
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creative technologies
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ai
Quanton founder, Garry Green, identifies disruptive tech such as generative AI and automated machine learning as the key to New Zealand's economic challenges.
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Fortra unveils 2024 cybersecurity landscape report
Fri, 19th Jan 2024
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data protection
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ransomware
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malware
Fortra's 2024 State of Cybersecurity Survey signals phishing, malware, and accidental data loss as imminent security threats.
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GEN8 announces Generative AI training for knowledge workers
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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physical security
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ai
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intellectual property
Australian firm GEN8 has announced the Generative AI Navigator (GAIN) programme, a 3-week course designed to equip knowledge workers with the skills and insight required to navigate the emerging field of generative AI.
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CEOs fear AI & climate change could sink firms – report
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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ai
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Global CEOs voice rising concern over long-term corporate sustainability, citing advancements in AI and climate disruption, as per PwC survey.
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AI adoption in UK risks job losses for women & disadvantaged groups
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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wfh
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physical security
The rapid adoption of AI in the UK may exacerbate job losses for women and disadvantaged groups, warns a new government report, urging immediate action to mitigate potential inequalities.
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Skills for Life initiative sparks renewed interest in vocational paths
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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edutech
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it training
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radio
The nationwide initiative, Skills for Life, promotes technical qualifications, skills training and business growth via a dynamic mass-media campaign.
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SMEs ditch hybrid work, cite rising costs as top concern
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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wfh
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nz
Over half of New Zealand's SMEs have returned to office-based work amid cost concerns, while globally, businesses turn to flexible hours and upskilling.
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Cybersecurity skills gap poses threat to business protection measures
Tue, 2nd Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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testing
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cybersecurity
As digital threats surge, the cybersecurity sector grapples with a pronounced skills gap, jeopardising protection measures and leading to employee burnout.
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Telecoms face GenAI threats and skills shortage in 2024
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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Telecoms battling GenAI security threats, grappling with skills shortage in 2024, warns EY report.
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UK businesses call for increased government investment in AI sector
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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data protection
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ai
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customer service
43% of UK businesses call for increased government investment in the artificial intelligence sector, reveals Zoho survey.
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Cyber security budget cuts linked to mental health issues, survey reveals
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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ransomware
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encryption
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advanced persistent threat protection
IT professionals' mental health impacted by reduced cyber security budgets, Integrity360 survey shows.
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ACS unveils migration plan to tackle Australia's tech skill deficit
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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it professionals
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acs
ACS's new Migration Strategy aims to address Australia's tech skill deficit, reconfiguring migration to boost prosperity.
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Stellar Cyber amplifies field-proven university program
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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siem
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dei
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advanced persistent threat protection
Stellar Cyber introduces a free global initiative to aid educational institutions in addressing the cybersecurity skills shortage.
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Unleashing migrant tech talent to combat Australia's skills gap
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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skills gap
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australian economy
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cios
A guide by Settlement Services International and the Australian Computer Society reveals how migrant tech talent could help Australia address its 60,000 strong tech skills deficit.
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ACS launches NSW Digital Skills Compact amid looming skills shortage
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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edutech
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it training
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ACS partners with leading industry groups and the NSW government to combat a looming digital skills shortage.
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Equinix report explores Australian mining leaders' tech views amidst uncertainties
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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data centre operators
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mining
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Equinix's latest report reveals Australian mining leaders maintain optimism amidst geopolitical and economic challenges, acknowledging technology's crucial role in industry adaptation.
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Australian businesses record 20% drop in shifts per year, study reveals
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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hospitality
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labour
Australian businesses saw a 20% YoY dip in shifts, with Victoria most affected at 31%, finds Sidekicker Jobs Index.
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APAC organisations challenged by IT infrastructure utilisation, reveals Dynatrace survey
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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edutech
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it infrastructure
Most APAC firms struggle with effective IT infrastructure utilisation to support growth, reveals a Dynatrace survey.
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Technical debt noted as major hurdle for CTOs by 2024, STX Next reports
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
91% of CTOs see technical debt as their biggest challenge for 2024, according to a survey by STX Next. Capacity and security were also top concerns.
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Fastly report reveals impact of cyberattacks on Aus-NZ businesses
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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breach prevention
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dlp
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ai security
Fastly reports that Aus-NZ companies experienced a 9% revenue loss due to cyberattacks, with a recovery period of 7.5 months.
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Australia embraces AI to bolster cybersecurity amid skills shortage
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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siem
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cloud security
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it automation
Australia turns to AI to enhance cybersecurity as it faces a potentially severe skills shortage by 2026 in the midst of increasingly sophisticated threats.
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AI-powered assistant creator Tabnine raises $25m in Series B funding round
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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ai
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privacy
AI-assistant developer Tabnine raises $25m in a Series B round, taking total funding to $42.5m, led by Telstra Ventures.