Booktopia, Australia’s largest online book seller, has announced a strategic partnership with Zookal, one of the leading educational technology platforms in the Asia-Pacific region. The deal will see Booktopia become Zookal’s fulfilment partner for physical books, from a catalogue of over 185,000 titles. This will strengthen Booktopia’s already significant reach
Digital services consultancy Arq Group has tapped Swinburne University of Technology for its new in-house corporate academy. Under the deal Arq Group’s nearly 400 employees will be able to study co-created “micro units” that will form a customised Graduate Certificate. The four-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and agreement will consist
Students and professionals can train in practical data science and artificial intelligence skills in as little as three months under a new partnership between RMIT University and the Institute of Data, a career services provider that boasts a 90 per cent job success rate. From mid-September a new short-form industry
Universities are facing upheaval from the societal and economic impact of the current pandemic. Many of these institutions are struggling to adapt their admissions, income, and working practices fast enough to avoid a budget crisis. However, universities in market-oriented systems can deploy technology to rapidly adjust to new market conditions.
This is part three in Which-50’s COVID-19 Disruption Series, which examines how Australia’s digital infrastructure is coping with the society-wide disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Read part one here and part two here. Digital tools have found their way into classrooms over recent years, but as COVID-19 renders both
RMIT today launched an industry-designed online short course for DevOps to help meet the increasing demand in the local sector. The course provides students with the fundamentals of the practice in an Australian context. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies According to the Melbourne
The NSW Department of Education, in partnership with the Department of Customer Service has developed a new digital student enrolment service which it expects to save school administration staff 1.4 million pages of manual data entry. But what started as the digitisation of a form – removing a single pain
Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne and analytics company SAS have announced a five-year extension of the relationship they entered into in 2015. The original agreement between the two parties was in support of world class research related to advanced analytics for business; to establish a Master of
Marketing data consultancy Venntifact is launching a training and enablement division in response to a shortage of talent in the industry. Venntifact’s first course, Martech Toolkit for Digital Professionals, is available to Australian marketing and technology professionals who want to build hyper-relevant technical and strategic business skills across emerging technologies.
The majority of applicants to The University of Adelaide interacted with a Facebook Messenger chatbot during the institution’s busiest period. The school says the bot freed up staff for more valuable tasks and returned overwhelmingly positive feedback from the potential students because it was deliberately designed as a “complementary” feature