Skills shortage stories
Stellar Cyber amplifies field-proven university program
Stellar Cyber introduces a free global initiative to aid educational institutions in addressing the cybersecurity skills shortage.
Unleashing migrant tech talent to combat Australia's skills gap
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.
ACS launches NSW Digital Skills Compact amid looming skills shortage
ACS partners with leading industry groups and the NSW government to combat a looming digital skills shortage.
Equinix report explores Australian mining leaders' tech views amidst uncertainties
Equinix's latest report reveals Australian mining leaders maintain optimism amidst geopolitical and economic challenges, acknowledging technology's crucial role in industry adaptation.
Australian businesses record 20% drop in shifts per year, study reveals
Australian businesses saw a 20% YoY dip in shifts, with Victoria most affected at 31%, finds Sidekicker Jobs Index.
APAC organisations challenged by IT infrastructure utilisation, reveals Dynatrace survey
Most APAC firms struggle with effective IT infrastructure utilisation to support growth, reveals a Dynatrace survey.
Technical debt noted as major hurdle for CTOs by 2024, STX Next reports
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.
Fastly report reveals impact of cyberattacks on Aus-NZ businesses
Fastly reports that Aus-NZ companies experienced a 9% revenue loss due to cyberattacks, with a recovery period of 7.5 months.
Australia embraces AI to bolster cybersecurity amid skills shortage
Australia turns to AI to enhance cybersecurity as it faces a potentially severe skills shortage by 2026 in the midst of increasingly sophisticated threats.
AI-powered assistant creator Tabnine raises $25m in Series B funding round
AI-assistant developer Tabnine raises $25m in a Series B round, taking total funding to $42.5m, led by Telstra Ventures.
New report reveals shocking sexism pervades UK tech sector
Fawcett Society report has uncovers pervasive sexism in the United Kingdom's tech sector, with 72% of women affected.
Fortinet & NAB host Cyber Codefest in Melbourne to bolster cybersecurity skills
Fortinet and NAB host second annual Cyber Codefest in Melbourne, aiming to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap.
Impending skills shortage threatens UK's networking industry
Skills shortage in UK networking industry as 61% of CIOs expect a quarter of network engineers to retire in 5 yrs - Opengear research.
UK IT leaders view digital infrastructure as a business risk
A Telehouse Europe study found 95% of UK IT leaders perceive their infrastructure as a potential business risk.
A third of enterprises have hired an employee they've never met
A third of large enterprises admit they struggle to hire high-value knowledge workers that will drive forward their global expansion plans.
Financial services face skills gap crisis in recruitment
Financial services sector grapples with widening skills gap as recruiters face daunting environment, reveals survey. #finance #recruitment.
Australian employees seek tech upskilling opportunities
A recent study by Robert Half reveals a surge in Australian employees requesting training and development opportunities.
Advanced appoints Anwen Robinson as SVP of Accelerator to Drive Growth in SaaS Solutions
Software firm Advanced appoints Anwen Robinson as SVP of its Accelerator, as part of plans to grow its SaaS solutions in high-potential sectors.
78% of organisations under-report cyberattacks: ISACA
Interestingly, only 42% of respondents in Oceania say their organisation conducts a cyber-risk assessment at least annually, compared to 43% in 2022.
Next Govt must deal with NZ's tech industry skills shortage
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.
UK technology industry in mental health crisis – report
The UK''s technology industry is reaching critical levels of burnout due to skills shortages and failed digital transformation ambitions.
Three ways to overcome cybersecurity staff shortages
Given the shrinking cybersecurity talent pool and surge in cyberattacks, organisations must adjust their approach to managing their cybersecurity programs.
NCS and Swinburne University address tech 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.
HashiCorp's State of Cloud Strategy survey reveals Multi-Cloud the new norm in APAC
In the annual survey HashiCorp reveals multi-cloud adoption surging in APAC, but skills gaps and overspending persist.