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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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skills shortage
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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labour
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skills shortage
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hospitality
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.
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New report reveals shocking sexism pervades UK tech sector
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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recruitment
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skills shortage
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support
Fawcett Society report has uncovers pervasive sexism in the United Kingdom's tech sector, with 72% of women affected.
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Fortinet & NAB host Cyber Codefest in Melbourne to bolster cybersecurity skills
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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firewall
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microsoft
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breach prevention
Fortinet and NAB host second annual Cyber Codefest in Melbourne, aiming to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap.
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Impending skills shortage threatens UK's networking industry
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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wfh
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ai
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skills shortage
Skills shortage in UK networking industry as 61% of CIOs expect a quarter of network engineers to retire in 5 yrs - Opengear research.
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UK IT leaders view digital infrastructure as a business risk
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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ml
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downtime
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investment
A Telehouse Europe study found 95% of UK IT leaders perceive their infrastructure as a potential business risk.
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A third of enterprises have hired an employee they've never met
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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cios
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skills shortage
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employment
A third of large enterprises admit they struggle to hire high-value knowledge workers that will drive forward their global expansion plans.
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Financial services face skills gap crisis in recruitment
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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data science
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ml
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recruitment
Financial services sector grapples with widening skills gap as recruiters face daunting environment, reveals survey. #finance #recruitment.
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Australian employees seek tech upskilling opportunities
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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it training
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payroll systems
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hcm
A recent study by Robert Half reveals a surge in Australian employees requesting training and development opportunities.
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Advanced appoints Anwen Robinson as SVP of Accelerator to Drive Growth in SaaS Solutions
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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skills shortage
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legal
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growth
Software firm Advanced appoints Anwen Robinson as SVP of its Accelerator, as part of plans to grow its SaaS solutions in high-potential sectors.
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78% of organisations under-report cyberattacks: ISACA
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Interestingly, only 42% of respondents in Oceania say their organisation conducts a cyber-risk assessment at least annually, compared to 43% in 2022.
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Next Govt must deal with NZ's tech industry skills shortage
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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government
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elections
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tuanz
TUANZ has called on whoever makes up the next Government to deal with our tech industry skills shortage by developing pathways to attract diverse talent.
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UK technology industry in mental health crisis – report
Thu, 21st Sep 2023
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ai
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skills shortage
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mental health
The UK''s technology industry is reaching critical levels of burnout due to skills shortages and failed digital transformation ambitions.
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Three ways to overcome cybersecurity staff shortages
Fri, 15th Sep 2023
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it training
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workflow automation
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cybersecurity
Given the shrinking cybersecurity talent pool and surge in cyberattacks, organisations must adjust their approach to managing their cybersecurity programs.
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NCS and Swinburne University address tech skills shortage
Tue, 5th Sep 2023
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edutech
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partner programmes
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skills shortage
NCS Australia has partnered with Swinburne University of Technology to provide tech skills training as part of its graduate School of Entrepreneurship program.
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HashiCorp's State of Cloud Strategy survey reveals Multi-Cloud the new norm in APAC
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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multi-cloud
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it infrastructure
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skills shortage
In the annual survey HashiCorp reveals multi-cloud adoption surging in APAC, but skills gaps and overspending persist.
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Logicalis Australia officially launches Talent Services practice
Thu, 31st Aug 2023
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cios
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logicalis
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recruitment
Logicalis Australia launches Talent Services to address IT recruitment challenges and provide skilled professionals at unprecedented speed.
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Artificial intelligence seen as key labour shortage solution
Fri, 11th Aug 2023
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ai
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skills shortage
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employment
Ceridian survey reveals leaders' confidence in achieving organizational goals, but highlights complexity crisis in the workforce.
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UK’s SMEs are facing cybersecurity crisis: Hamilton Barnes
Wed, 9th Aug 2023
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cybersecurity
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jobs
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salaries
Hamilton Barnes blames ageing talent for the skills shortage of 160,000 cybersecurity professionals and salary hikes pricing SMEs out of the market.