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Cybersecurity
Asuria and Junior Engineers address 'pressing issue' of cybersecurity skills shortage
Asuria, employment services provider, and Junior Engineers, coding education specialists, have entered into an exclusive partnership to devise and deliver cybersecurity qualifications.
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Data center
Skills shortage in data centre sector drives move to the cloud
"Our research shows that the data centre industry in the APAC region is trying to expand and respond to growing data demand but being held back by a shortage of suitably skilled people."
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Gartner
Gartner: eCommerce will soon be the most important sales channel
“Organisations with a greater level of overall eCommerce maturity were 32% more likely to report that they have exceeded their 2021 performance goals."
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Data center
Skills and materials shortages causing delays, increasing costs for data centres
The challenge for the industry is how to deliver investment against a backdrop of rising material and labour costs as well as a critical decarbonisation agenda.  
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Tech skills shortage
How to make a difference to Australia's digital skill shortage
Australia's reduction in migration has created a shortage of skills in the economy, and the impact has been particularly severe on the technology industry.
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Remote Working
NZ’s digital skills shortage reaches crisis point: How to attract and retain talent during tough times
The relationship between employers and employees has become more nuanced and driven by a desire for a healthy lifestyle beyond work.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS: Cloud usage surges amongst enterprise post pandemic
“The past year accelerated our shift to a digital world and highlighted an even more urgent recognition of the problems we need to address to drive our economy and society forward."
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Employment
NZ tech sector "seriously restricted" by skills mismatch
"Digital technology businesses are having problems attracting, developing and retaining people with tech and creative skills needed to help New Zealand grow faster, especially out of the COVID-19 pandemic."
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Education
New Zealand at serious risk of ruining digital future
"In a world where digital technology underpins every part of our society and economy, we must not risk our digital future."
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Cloud
Microsoft establishes data center region in Taiwan
Microsoft’s ‘Reimagine Taiwan’ initiative will be bolstered by the company’s plans to create a new data center region in the country.
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Machine learning
Q&A: SnapLogic CTO makes the case for investment in machine learning
SnapLogic field chief technology officer Brad Drysdale discusses the roadblocks to a successful machine learning implementation and the ways they can overcome them.
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Digital Transformation
HCL Technologies to conduct Fonterra's major tech overhaul
HCL Technologies has signed a deal with New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra to modernise and manage Fonterra’s entire technology infrastructure.
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Outsourcing
2020 predictions: Security breaches, talent shortages and rapid RPA growth
As organisations throughout Australia make plans for the year ahead, it’s worth considering some of the ‘big picture’ forces that will shape the business environment in coming months, Veritec says.
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Cisco
Threat alerts in Australia on the rise but majority are fake - Cisco
The study interviewed almost 2,000 security professionals, 209 of which were Australian CISOs.
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Skillsoft
Addressing the cybersecurity skills gap
Cybersecurity is consistently rated as one of the most problematic skills shortage areas in the enterprise, Skillsoft says.
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Connecting Up
Not-for-profits struggling with digital skills shortage
"It's vital for our sector to understand where the opportunities are to improve, so we can ensure no one is left behind."
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Digital Transformation
Aussie CFOs most resistant to new tech, says research
Australia is among the world’s most challenging countries to train and hire staff to use new technologies.
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Women in Technology
Whitecliffe helping more women get into IT careers with flexible training hours
The New Zealand IT industry simply isn’t marketed towards women interested in studying technology.
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Training
Callaghan Innovation urges firms to apply for R&D internship grants
Callaghan Innovation says that New Zealand businesses still have time to snap up valuable R&D talent before the window of opportunity closes on September 6.
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Skills shortage
Lack of digital talent in Australia, report finds
“When leaders prioritise investment in training, they retain talent and grow revenue more rapidly."
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Cybersecurity
McAfee: Channel opportunities in cybersecurity-as-a-service
Techday spoke to McAfee MVision Cloud Asia Pacific regional director Joel Camissar about the drivers and the effects of the industry trend of outsourcing cybersecurity.
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Hays
Why 49% of employers aim to increase headcount – Hays
"Highly-skilled professionals will be in high demand and can access strong career-advancing opportunities."
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Cybersecurity
IT spread in organisations good for business, bad for security
Tech spend outside IT department creates opportunities, but increases security and consumer trust risks, finds world’s largest tech leadership survey.
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EdTech
NZ's education sector must move fast to support edtech
New Zealand’s education sector needs to face up to automation and the way it will affect people’s jobs in years to come – and it needs to move quickly to do so.