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More than 604,000 private sector jobs have been “destroyed” since lockdowns were introduced in March while 14,000 jobs have been added to the public sector, according to the Institute of Public Affairs.

Published in Recruitment

GUEST OPINION by Budd Ilic, ANZ Country Manager, Zscaler:  Implemented with little warning amid the viral pandemic, remote working is likely to remain a fixture within government departments and agencies in the months and years ahead. The problem is that many are alarmingly underprepared for the change.

Published in Guest Opinion

Australian businesses and leading public sector organisations – including Qantas, Telstra, Westpac and the CSIRO, NSW Government and NSW Pathology – are emerging as global innovation beacons, signalling how state-of-the-art technology can drive growth, enhance customer experience and tackle some of Australia’s most pressing societal and environmental issues, according to Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 14 November 2019 12:26

Qlik moves into Canberra

Data analytics specialist Qlik says it is enhancing its operations in Australia with a move to new offices in the national capital Canberra.

Published in Data

Data science is a complex, dynamic field of work with many industries to specialise in, from statistics to machine learning. In today’s article, we will be exploring one of these popular specialisations in data science: machine learning.

Data science is a complex, dynamic field of work with many industries to specialise in, from statistics to machine learning. In today’s article, we will be exploring one of these popular specialisations in data science: machine learning.

Published in Development

Perth-based digital transformation provider ASG Group has secured a major new contract with the West Australian Government to provide additional specialist IT services to the State’s main roads authority.

Published in Deals

Cloud solutions provider Veritec has secured a contract to operate Microsoft’s Modernisation Factory specifically for the Australian Government and critical infrastructure providers in Australia.

Published in Deals

Australian-owned software company Digital Lifecycle Group has appointed 20-year IT industry veteran Dr Catherine Jaktman as partner for Public Sector.

Published in People Moves

The Australian Government’s digital transformation strategy is satisfactory, but there is still room for improvement, according to a newly published poll which found that only 7% of respondents in both the public and private sector believe the government is making significant strides on digital transformation.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Artificial intelligence will create more jobs than it eliminates by 2020, according to the latest predictions from Gartner, which predicts that one in five workers engaged in mostly non-routine tasks will rely on AI to do a job by 2022.

Published in Strategy

Limited budgets and organisational culture is hindering digital transformation by the public sector in both Australia and New Zealand, with local governments facing the biggest barriers to digitisation, according to a new report.

Published in Strategy

Cyber security firm Macquarie Government has appointed experienced technologist Bart Thomas as general manager, government cloud, as the company looks to further grow its built-for-government cloud business.

Published in People Moves
Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:04

SMBs share in $8.75 million in government grants

Government grants totalling $8.75 million will be shared by nine small- to medium-sized businesses to help them develop and test their innovative solutions to public sector challenges.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 22:37

Governments lag in spending on digital: survey

Organisations in the private and public sectors spend a greater proportion of their IT budgets on digital initiatives than governments, according to a global survey.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 17:01

The Promise of Digital Government in Australia

The Hon Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation is set to deliver a poignant keynote address at the upcoming Chief Data Analytics Officer Forum on 2-3 may 2017 in Canberra. Australia.

Project management firm PM-Partners has appointed public and private sector industry veteran and former Telstra senior executive, Ken Sheargold, as chief executive officer.

Published in People Moves
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 22:30

Ex-White House tech leader Cochran joins Acquia

US-based global provider of cloud-based, digital experience management solutions, Acquia, has appointed former White House and US State Department technology leader, Tom Cochran, as vice-president and chief digital strategist for the public sector.

Published in People Moves

Cybercrime is the second most-reported economic crime in Australia and costs the economy an estimated $17 billion annually, but despite this there are widespread “frailities” in the governance of cyber security among executives in both the public sector and private enterprise, according to a newly published report.

Published in Security

The federal government and industry have been urged to work together to share information on cyber security threats and attacks to counter the increasing sophistication of cyber adversaries.

Published in Security

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