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Exclusive: How NetApp's S3 Academy is fostering new talent
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NetApp's S3 Academy in Australia and New Zealand is pioneering early-career development in tech with its innovative blend of experience, exposure, and education.
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Avec expands into New Zealand, appointing Sam Collins as GM
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Project management firm, Avec, kickstarts expansion into New Zealand with the appointment of Sam Collins as General Manager, leveraging its Australian success.
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Justin Mowday named Accenture's New Zealand Managing Director
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Justin Mowday takes the reins as Accenture's Country Managing Director for New Zealand from March 1, 2024, bolstering the firm's executive committee.
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SmartRecruiters partners with Mercer | Mettl to revolutionise hiring
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SmartRecruiters teams up with Mercer | Mettl to revolutionise digital workforce hiring, combining advanced assessment tools and talent measurement, enhancing global recruitment processes.
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Introducing Aidge: Alibaba International’s multilingual AI-powered toolkits for SMEs’ global growth
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Alibaba International pilots 'Aidge', an AI-powered toolkit targeting SMEs' global expansion, tackling challenges of language, marketing costs, and access to talent.
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Australian firms unprepared for astronomical change, reveals Accenture report
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Despite over two-thirds of Australian business chiefs acknowledging technology and talent as main drivers of change, 62% of them admit to being unprepared for these changes by 2024, a rate higher than the global average, according to Accenture's annual report.
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James Martin Institute guides NSW in AI development leadership
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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James Martin Institute has issued a guide for New South Wales to lead in AI regulation, fostering inclusive economic growth.
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Blackpearl & Arcanum AI join forces to revolutionise tech collaborations
Mon, 18th Dec 2023
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Kiwi tech firms Blackpearl and Arcanum AI merge AI capabilities with cloud services to revolutionise tech collaborations.
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UK cyber industry addresses AI threats at Parliament summit
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
UK cyber industry leaders gather at Parliament summit to discuss threats posed by artificial intelligence and propose solutions.
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Zscaler report highlights Generative AI security risks
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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cloud security
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zscaler
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data exfiltration
Despite 92% of Indian organisations viewing generative AI tools as security risks, 95% are using them, says a Zscaler report.
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Jobstreet by SEEK transforms with AI for improved job matching in Singapore
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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Jobstreet by SEEK has upgraded its employment platform with SEEK's advanced AI to enhance job matching in Singapore.
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Steven Hua joins ControlUp as Chief Marketing Officer to boost global growth
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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ControlUp appoints Steven Hua, a seasoned marketer, as Chief Marketing Officer to accelerate its global customer acquisition and growth strategy.
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Shockingly low AI readiness reveals challenges for New Zealand organisations
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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Only 9% of New Zealand organisations are fully prepared to incorporate AI, revealing significant readiness gaps.
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Australian businesses struggling with AI readiness
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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it infrastructure
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cybersecurity
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Just 5% of Australian businesses are fully prepared to utilise AI in their operations, a report by Cisco reveals.
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DXC Technology appoints Lysandra Schmutter as Industry Leader for Federal Government in Australia
Mon, 20th Nov 2023
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DXC Technology appoints Lysandra Schmutter as Industry Leader for Federal Government in Australia.
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DocuSign integrates with WhatsApp, accelerating digital contract processes
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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encryption
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privacy
DocuSign, global e-signature leader, has announced an integration with WhatsApp, aiming to enhance digital contract processes.
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The Hallway announces Kent Boswell as Creative Tech & Innovation Director
Wed, 15th Nov 2023
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Independent advertising agency, The Hallway, has appointed Kent Boswell as Creative Tech & Innovation Director, bringing expertise to the role.
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Australian cybersecurity talent shortage pushes up salaries
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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cybersecurity
Australian cybersecurity roles are facing a talent shortage, elevating salaries and causing recruitment difficulties.
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Talent bolsters New Zealand presence with People&Co acquisition
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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Talent strengthens its presence in New Zealand with the acquisition of People&Co, paving the way for expansion in recruitment and consultancy business.
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Climate career platform Terra.do launches in Australia with bold global goal
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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cartech
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power / energy
Terra.do, a climate career platform supported by Boundless Earth, launches in Australia aiming to create a global climate workforce of 100 million by 2030.
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Australian Technologies Competition 2023 recognises talent & solutions
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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retail
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melbourne
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awards
ATC 2023 reveals top tech innovators in Australia, celebrating trailblazing solutions in areas like MedTech, fintech.
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UK's FinTech sector thrives: Driving growth & social impact
Sat, 7th Oct 2023
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UK FinTech's booming, fueling growth and positive social impact, according to a new report by Innovate Finance and Accenture.
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Tech industry's skills gap & bias towards top universities limiting diversity
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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it training
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A 'Diversity in Tech' report indicates a skills gap and bias towards top universities limits tech industry diversity.
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Digital employee experience key to attract young talent: Riverbed
Wed, 4th Oct 2023
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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Riverbed Global Digital Employee Experience Survey 2023 explores expectations of digital natives, hybrid work, and the evolving role of IT.