skills

The government is continuing its visa scheme for technology workers in startups and large companies following what it says was a successful 12 month trial. Known as the Global Talent – Employer Sponsored program (GTES), organisations can apply for five year visas for highly skilled foreign workers. Sign up for

Companies often prioritise investment in customer-facing systems over infrastructure projects, but it’s important to realise that both are critical to success, says Shailendra Kumar, Vice President and Chief Evangelist at SAP, “As the new customer-facing systems usually have a direct impact on customer experience, management finds it easy to approve

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.

If elected on Saturday an Australian Labor Government will address Australia’s digital skills gap, establish centres of excellence for AI and blockchain, encourage more startup activity, and reform controversial encryption laws. Each of the moves has been outlined by Shadow Minister for Human Services and the Digital Economy, Ed Husic,

So, marketing leaders, you have a new data scientist on your team? First of all, congratulations! Data scientists are rare and expensive, which means hiring one is a true feat for most marketing leaders. Not to mention, you’ve unlocked a host of new possibilities. Leveraging predictive? Making use of AI?

Cyber crime is a threat to every organisation that operates internet-connected devices. It’s highly profitable, highly disruptive, and hard to police due to the transnational nature of cyberspace. Incidences of cyber crime might include fraud, identity theft or privacy breaches, which can have a high personal impact. Ransomware, which locks

We live in a disrupted age. For those already struggling, the situation is unlikely to improve.  Indeed, listen to management consultants like McKinsey and Company, and they will tell you all value chains will be disrupted. But we are not so much accelerating towards entropy, as replacing an old order

NAB has launched the NAB Cloud Guild, a technology training program which will give more than 2000 NAB employees the opportunity to develop skills in cloud computing, working with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The program will provide participants – from beginners to professional developers – with the opportunity to acquire

Australian workers say they will need more technology training in the near future and they should not bear the cost, according to research from YouGov Galaxy commissioned by Salesforce. According to the research, 62 per cent of workers believe they will require technology training within the next two years in

He may have left the building, but the dream of Marketo founder (and ex CEO) Phil Fernandez to help lift the contemporary capabilities of marketers via links to the University community has survived the transition of the company to new ownership. His successor Steve Lucas used the company’s conference in