DDLS news stories
Training & certification: It's time for leaders to loosen the purse strings
Here we explore reasons that companies can benefit from investing in staff training and certification as well as ways to persuade leadership teams to invest.
The skills all aspiring IT professionals need in 2022
Career progression is something never far from the mind of most IT professionals.
Tech skills shortage
How to make a difference to Australia's digital skill shortage
Australia's reduction in migration has created a shortage of skills in the economy, and the impact has been particularly severe on the technology industry.
DDLS and AIICT team up to boost digital skills in Victoria
DDLS and The Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT) are joining forces to deliver 12 week training courses as part of the Victorian Government’s new Digital Jobs program.
Mergers and Acquisitions
DDLS expands into NZ with $17m acquisition of Auldhouse
Australia's largest ICT training provider has acquired its New Zealand counterpart in a deal with $17 million.
IT skills shortage
The new (and better) route to a career in IT
Employers desperately need relevant skills, competence and real-world experience, which multi-year degrees often fail to offer, writes DDLS CEO Jon Lang.
A comprehensive guide to project management
Statistics show that lacking clear goals is the most common cause of project failures in business, underscoring the vital need for project management skills.
Transitioning from ITIL v3 certification to ITIL 4
A handy guide for professionals explaining how existing certifications translates to the new syllabus.
ICT trends: What to expect in 2021
It’s no secret that the large-scale transition to remote working has sent ripples through every area of ICT. The reality is, this abrupt move has impacted every business, person and household.
DDLS launches new online learning platform to support changing business needs
"DDLS Plus is another step towards our commitment to help organisations fill critical ICT skills gaps, while enabling students to expand on their career potential.”
Latest DDLS certification equips IT professionals with in-demand security skills
DDLS has introduced the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP) certification from (ISC), a significant addition to its cybersecurity portfolio.
The business case for an in-house ethical hacker
Ethical hackers, also known as penetration testers or white-hat hackers, mimic the techniques used by malicious hackers to try and break into computer systems and discover vulnerabilities before the bad guys can exploit them.
A lack of commitment from Australian organisations to cybersecurity training is holding us back
A new survey from DDLS reveals current trends in the ICT training and certification space, and the key opportunities and challenges for delivering training to the market in the next few years.
Closing the cloud skills gap: How certification can maximise cloud investments & keep staff happy
You probably wouldn’t buy an expensive computer program if you didn’t know how to use it. Yet so many organisations invest in costly cloud programs, without having the necessary skills and training on board to make the most of the program.
How to work from home securely
Here’s what you need to do to make your home working environment and systems secure, and protect yourself and your employer.
DDLS and Open Colleges address Australia’s cybersecurity skills shortage
The partnership will combine DDLS’s ICT training for enterprise and business with Open Colleges’ ability to provide online vocational training to consumers.
DDLS offers all courses remotely during COVID-19 lockdowns
“With Virtual Instructor-led Training, DDLS can provide training in the skills organisations require immediately, in order to maintain business momentum in these very troubled and demanding times.”
7 ways you can boost workplace productivity with a quality IT network
The more high-tech your workplace is, the greater your business results.
DDLS recognised for DevOps work with new 'elite partner' accolade
DDLS has been named a DevOps Institute Elite Partner, the highest level of the DevOps Institute’s Tiered Global Education Partner Program.
Upskill your workforce to boost cybersecurity
Damages from cybercrime are projected to hit $US6 trillion annually by 2021, up from $3 trillion in 2015.
DDLS wins notable 2016 EC-Council award
“It is testament to DDLS’s commitment to providing the highest quality of information security training."