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Automation will displace one in five Australian workers in the next 15 years, according to research from a leading ICT group which argues significantly more re-skilling and investment is needed to save jobs and grow the economy. The Australian Computer Society commissioned Faethm, a local AI firm, to apply it

KPMG Australia has acquired environmental sustainability advisory company Action Sustainability Asia Pacific. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The consultancy helps evaluate sustainability in businesses, buildings and supply chains using leading international and national standards and an innovative software package.  Action Sustainability Asia Pacific also offers a range of

Australia’s privacy regulator has begun legal proceedings against Facebook over its failure to protect users’ data during the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social media giant is facing a potential multimillion-dollar fine but whether the case will have a lasting impact of the social media giant’s operations is unclear. Facebook has

Reejig, a Sydney based startup that uses big data and AI to predict problems and opportunities in large complex workforces, today announced a $2.2 million first capital raise. The company says the money will be used to scale its software as a service platform which connects various HR systems, collating

Around the world organisations’ interest in blockchain is waning. But some enterprise programs are now beginning to demonstrate value, provided businesses can integrate nascent systems and solve blockchain’s often overlooked non-technical challenges. Nelson Petracek, the global CTO of TIBCO – a software infrastructure company that works with companies like Mercedes,

COVID-19 has disrupted operations and will have prolonged impacts on continuity of operations, modes of working and growth patterns. CIOs need to respond to the crisis with both short- and long-term actions to increase resilience against future disruptions and prepare for rebound and growth. Impacts Organisations face challenges to the

The Australian Information Commissioner has commenced legal proceedings against Facebook, alleging it failed to protect more than 300,000 Australian users’ data that was collected by the app at the heart of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The digital quiz app, This is Your Digital Life, collected the personal information of Australian

For the last 22 months, Which-50 has been keeping tabs on how many men and women are quoted on the site. Before we began in June 2018 we had a sense the numbers would be bad, but it wasn’t until we sat down and analysed our coverage that we realised

With $35 million of venture funding in its war chest, Australian startup v2food last year purchased a 55,470sqm site in Wodonga to manufacture its plant-based meat products locally. More than $20 million will be invested in refitting the Wodonga site to be a food-grade facility, expected to be operational in

Salesforce has hailed its rejigged online-only World Tour event as a success which collected over a million social media impressions, in one of the early tests of the impact of coronavirus on the industry. But research suggests event attendance is a huge driver of business for hosts and exhibitors and