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IBM releases Transformation Index to assist cloud innovation
Thu 29 Sep 2022
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cloud
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hybrid cloud
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digital transformation
IBM has released its Transformation Index: State of Cloud, commissioned by the company and conducted by an independent research firm.
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Boomi and Atturra help Peoplecare provide better solutions for Australian citizens
Tue 19 Jul 2022
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cloud
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contact centre
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it in healthcare
Boomi and Atturra have been chosen as the two companies that will help Australian health insurer Peoplecare deliver better connected and personalised experiences.
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Whitecliffe fosters careers for the future of tech
Thu 30 Jun 2022
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web development
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it industry
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skills shortage
Do you want a career in Information Technology, Networking, Web Development, Software Development, or are you looking to upskill?
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Schneider Electric ups the ante on sustainability strategy
Fri 17 Jun 2022
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colocation
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sustainable it
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power / energy
"We've made some progress but to avoid a major energy challenge, all data centres - including distributed edge data centres - must be more sustainable."
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Skills shortages hold orgs back from capitalising on cloud 2.0
Wed 25 May 2022
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cloud
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martech
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chatbots
Organisations are becoming more comfortable with sophisticated 'cloud 2.0' technologies, even as they confront difficulties in hiring and retaining IT talent.
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How to cope with ANZ’s coming cybersecurity talent shortage
Wed 13 Apr 2022
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
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application security
Australia’s recent budget ushers in the nation’s ‘biggest ever’ cybersecurity spend and, likely also, massive demand for cybersecurity jobs.
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HCL brings TechBee IT education programme to New Zealand
Fri 8 Apr 2022
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education
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micro-credentials
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it industry
HCL is bringing its TechBee early career programme to NZ in an effort to help close the country's IT skill gap.
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IDC reveals its top 10 IT industry trends for Australia and New Zealand - report
Thu 27 Jan 2022
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it industry
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idc
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digital resources
The report reveals IDC's vision of how ANZ organisations will deploy and consume technology over the next five years, and contribute to the growth of the digital economy.
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Can Australia’s infrastructure keep up with the rise of the flexible economy?
Fri 12 Nov 2021
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storage
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converged infrastructure
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broadband
A key challenge in the digitally-led flexible economy is the need for scalable infrastructure that can keep up with business data demands.  
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Data center construction costs rise in 2020 - litigation ahead, suggests report
Fri 4 Dec 2020
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it industry
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data center construction
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turner & townsend
The top 10 costly locations in the world to build data centers include Zurich, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, New Jersey, London, Sydney, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Auckland, and Mexico City. 
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Healthcare IT is in dire need of investment, says NZ Health IT chief
Wed 13 May 2020
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it in healthcare
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it industry
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investment
“This isn’t about replacing people for robots, it’s about providing already fully stretched clinical and non-clinical staff with the tech tools they desperately need when looking after their patients."
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Whitecliffe helping more women get into IT careers with flexible training hours
Tue 10 Sep 2019
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women in technology
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it industry
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skills shortage
The New Zealand IT industry simply isn’t marketed towards women interested in studying technology.
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ACS says Federal Budget is promising, but still lacking
Thu 4 Apr 2019
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it industry
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australian federal budget
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australian government
Following the announcement of Australia’s 2019 Federal Budget, as you would expect there have been mixed reactions, but ACS says there is progress.
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IT industry fuelling the positive NZ job market
Tue 2 Apr 2019
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it industry
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seek
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job seekers
New statistics from SEEK NZ show the job market is in good shape with more jobs and higher salaries up for grabs.
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Clinicians network to address IT in healthcare
Tue 19 Mar 2019
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
“There have been lots of failed IT projects in health and there’s enough evidence now to demonstrate that clinical leadership is absolutely fundamental to the success of these projects."
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New report identifies top digital investment trends for 2019
Tue 26 Feb 2019
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ai
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it industry
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information technology
There are countless trends emerging in IT, but Virtusa xLabs has identified what it believes will be the 10 most influential.
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Capitalising on exponential IT
Thu 6 Dec 2018
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network infrastructure
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network management
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sdn
"Exponential IT must be a way of life, not just an endpoint."
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Report - Nine tips for tech companies to maximise growth
Mon 19 Nov 2018
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martech
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marketing
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it industry
“Marketing and sales are critical to the successful growth of any business, but especially for those in the tech industry.”
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Survey: Majority of cybersecurity professionals unhappy with pay
Tue 15 May 2018
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cybersecurity
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it industry
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cybercrime
Exabeam has released some alarming findings that reveal despite general job satisfaction, most security professionals want more money.
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NSW govt backs Sydney software company to create 95 jobs
Tue 20 Feb 2018
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it industry
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smb
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software
NSW for Jobs has allocated a loan to Momentum Cloud with the software company aiming to create nearly 100 jobs in Australia over the next five years.
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Business confidence in Australia highest in 4 years
Fri 16 Feb 2018
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it infrastructure
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it industry
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it
The IT industry is one of the major drivers of confident businesses in Australia that are more likely to invest in growing their businesses this year.
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AU woman fakes CV to get $245k CIO salary, but gets sacked instead
Tue 6 Feb 2018
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cybersecurity
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cios
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it industry
The IT skills shortage in Australia is bad enough without having to factor in fraud - an expert has advice for both employers and potential recruits.
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76% of CIOs say soaring IT complexity is making job 'impossible'
Fri 2 Feb 2018
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cloud
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digital transformation
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ai
IT teams are now spending an average of 29% of their time dealing with digital transformation problems, costing employers $2.5 million annually.
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More ambidextrous thinkers needed in technical roles – Xero
Wed 31 Jan 2018
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accounting systems
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xero
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it industry
There’s a tendency in the industry to accept i-shaped thinkers (highly skilled in one area) with the assumption it’s how good engineering is done.
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