IT

  Malicious actors pose not only a threat to the security of company information, but to the physical safety of employees. A recent report by Gartner predicts that cyber criminals will have weaponised operational technology (OT) environments by 2025, demonstrating risk to human life. In today’s minicast we hear from

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Recruitment agency Robert Half has released a report providing a mid-year snapshot of the Australian demand for skilled talent. According to the report, confidence is up as 77 per cent of business leaders expect positive growth compared to last year, while the skills shortage is proving a concern across the

Think you’re doing a great job managing? Think again. Australia’s managers consistently overrate both their own — and their organisation’s — efficacy at engaging and recognising the value of employees, according to a new study commissioned by Achievers, a provider of employee recognition software which gives insights on how to

  The IT skills shortage has led to a few critical roles being in high demand and low supply in the Australian market.   In today’s minicast we hear from Neha Kumar, CIO Advisory Director at Gartner as she highlights the most in-demand strategic IT roles, where candidates can expect better

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Research from Gartner overnight released projections in which it predicts IT spending to grow to $US4.1 trillion worldwide in 2021, and to $A98.3 billion in Australia — up 4.1 per cent.  This growth spans across IT sectors including data centre systems, enterprise software, devices, IT services and communications services.  The

Oracle’s new local managing director has taken the reigns at a time of great disruption but is eyeing even more change, hoping to organise the company around the customer – not historically a point of strength of the IT incumbent. Cherie Ryan, Vice President and Regional Managing Director, Oracle ANZ

Organisations in Australia are turning their attention to business transformation to improve employee systems as the post-pandemic world increases the reliance on technology, according to a new study from emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte. The Telsyte Australian Digital Workplace Study 2020 found Australian IT spending (or investment) is expected to

While many people think sustainability is about green policies, that is only part of the story, says VMware Vice President, Sustainability Strategy Nicola Acutt.  “Our view is holistic and inclusive of sustainability for people and the planet.” Indeed, Acutt says VMware frames its definition of sustainability around three ideas: people,

Technology has been at the centre of business continuity plans during the COVID-19 crisis and will play a key role in navigating the path to recovery, but amid a prolonged period of uncertainty, the challenge for technology leaders is choosing which playbook to follow.  According to research from Gartner, survival,

A replacement of its aging IT system and $125 a million investment in an automated distribution centre has helped independent grocer Drakes Supermarkets ensure it could continue to serve customers as demand spikes during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Drakes Supermarkets have implemented Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) which helps support the retailer’s