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IT Training
Kordia launches second annual Cyber Academy to address NZ cyber skills shortage
Last week
Kordia is launching its second annual Kordia Cyber Academy, which looks to bring more people into Aotearoa's cybersecurity sector and address the growing skills shortage.
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AWS
ACE develops fresh ways to boost AWS cloud expertise across NZ
Last month
ACE is one of New Zealand's leading training solution organisations and has recently announced it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer AWS Training to learners across Aotearoa.
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Cloud
Only 4% of Aussie tech workers have significant cloud-related skills
Last month
“Organisations must dedicate resources and time to ensure their technologists are up to the task of cloud transformation."
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AI
AI: The bridge across the generational divide
Last month
Coupled with changes in working style, Australia faces an impending skill and knowledge crisis as multitudes of baby boomers exit the workforce in the coming years.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber skills shortage approaching crisis – research
Last month
Over the next four years, the shortfall of qualified cyber security professionals is forecast to hit up to 30,000 unfilled positions across Australia. 
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Cybersecurity
New Onapsis solution empowers greater threat intelligence
Last month
This advanced solution connects the Onapsis Threat Intelligence Cloud and deep research conducted by the ORL into a detailed threat intelligence repository.
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Skills shortage
IT talent gap fuelling tech investment decisions - report
Last month
IT talent acquisition challenges are now heavily influencing technology investment decisions, according to new research.
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BI
Generation Australia addresses skills shortage with new program
Last month
Generation Australia has launched a new Data Analyst Program intended to help solve the skills shortage in business intelligence by harnessing the untapped potential of unemployed Australians.
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Hyperscale
Growth in hyperscale data centres to increase shortage of IT workers
Last month
New Zealand's tech worker capacity is set to come under increasing pressure as the number of hyperscale data centres grows.
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Trustwave
Cybersecurity professional shortage less about numbers and more about expertise
Last month
"Having the propensity to effectively upskill their own workforce will help organisations encourage loyalty and retention."
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Employment
87% of all jobs needed by businesses require digital skills
August 2022
"As technology continues a rapid ascent, digital skills needs are inserting themselves into all aspects of our lives."
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AWS
AWS re/Start graduates to help fill the skills gap in Aotearoa
August 2022
Amazon Web Services has recently celebrated the graduation of newly certified tech professionals from the AWS re/Start course in Aotearoa.
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Digital Transformation
In 2022 leaders need empathy to drive positive digital transformation
August 2022
When businesses focus on modernising technology to overcome challenges and embrace the new digital economy, they often forget to support the most integral part of a business – employees. 
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IT Training
The Sydney Business School extends its SAS collaboration
August 2022
The Sydney Business School at the University of Wollongong (UoW) has recently extended its collaboration with SAS in order to meet the growing demand for skilful business analytics professionals.
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Digital Transformation
Common challenges in the evolving digital world, and how to overcome them
August 2022
Five technology challenges that will help highlight potential pain points and suggest how to circumvent or overcome them on the path to a smooth digital transformation.
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Skills shortage
Diversity, inclusion essential to fill IT industry skills gap
July 2022
Companies say that recruiters have to search harder and wider for talent, unlocking untapped potential to fill the skills gap.
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DC
Schneider Electric launches education platform to address data center talent shortage
July 2022
Schneider Electric has announced a series of updates to its vendor-agnostic and CPD-accredited digital education platform.
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IT Training
How Dell student TechCrew is shaping the next generation of IT leaders
July 2022
The Australian Information Industry Association’s annual member survey found that local talent acquisition has declined by 20% compared with 2021, with leadership roles the hardest to fill.
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New Relic
How to tackle the great brain drain in the tech industry
June 2022
Attracting and retaining tech talent in Australia and New Zealand is becoming increasingly challenging, with the 2022 Hays Salary Guide showing a startling 91% of employers facing a skills shortage.
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IT Training
Employers look to hire inexperienced coders due to skills shortage
June 2022
"Even inexperienced workers without prior qualifications or experience had managed to pivot to new roles in coding as long as they are willing to upskill."
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Cybersecurity
Why is NZ lagging behind the world in cybersecurity?
June 2022
A recent report by TUANZ has revealed that we are ranked 56th in the world when it comes to cybersecurity - a look into why we're so behind and what needs to be done.
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Skills shortage
Tech salaries increase as skills shortage inflates expectations
June 2022
More technology professionals will receive a pay rise this coming financial year than last, with skills shortages creating a once-in-a-career market.
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Cybersecurity
Workforce shortage impacting cybersecurity posture
June 2022
“Closing the cybersecurity talent gap is not only a business imperative, but important to national security and our daily lives."
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Cybersecurity
Cyber security innovation has stagnated, and we need a new approach
June 2022
It is often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. If that is the case, the cyber security community suffers from collective insanity.