Tech sector stories
OpenUK report examines state of open source skills in the UK
OpenUK's 'Skills or Bust' report highlights potential for economic growth through open source skills in the UK.
Exploring OpenAI's GPT-4 role in malware analysis according to Check Point Research
New research from Check Point reveals the interactivity between OpenAI's GPT-4 and malware analysis, addressing its strengths and challenges.
Strategising intellectual property crucial for emerging tech growth
Intellectual property strategies are key for the growth and competitiveness of emerging tech unicorns, warns industry expert.
New study shines spotlight on UK's digital skills gap
A ServiceNow study reveals a substantial digital skills gap in the UK, with education not preparing the majority for an AI era.
Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to two promising students
Tax Traders awards Cultivate Technology Scholarship to budding video game developer and cybersecurity enthusiast.
Microsoft spending record A$5 billion on Australia's digital future
Microsoft pledges a record A$5bn investment in Australia's digital future, aiming to boost AI, create jobs, and enhance cybersecurity.
How technology resellers can optimise revenue streams
As the IT and telecommunications sector in Australia continues to thrive, the role of technology resellers will become even more crucial.
Tech sector rebalances after period of unsustainable growth, says index
New data suggests a 'correction' in the Australian tech sector as valuations and salaries stabilise after unsustainable growth.
Aston University women triumph at Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2023
Two women from Aston University shine at the Midlands Women in Tech Awards, earning top honours in academia and tech.
UK Women in Tech Awards 2023 shine on outstanding contributors
The Women in Tech Awards 2023 celebrated women professionals making significant contributions to the industry.
Call for action on UK digital skills gap for women
UK leaders call for action to alleviate the digital skills gap, especially for women, amid rising tech sector demand.
FDM Group awarded Flexi-job apprenticeship agency status
The Group has been named on the government’s Flexi-job apprenticeship agencies register, empowering more school leavers into the tech sphere.
Alternative employment pathways critical to tech sector
Creating new career pathways for 1.1 million Australians could help build the nation's tech workforce of the future, a new report has found. .
Number of female workers in UK tech sector down by thousands
Number of women in the UK tech sector declines in Q2 2023, raising concerns over the impact of economic caution on female workers.
The impact of mass layoffs on IT teams: challenges and solutions
To mitigate the risks associated with layoffs in IT teams, businesses should implement several robust solutions.
Kinetic IT wins $50m ATO deal to coordinate new tech stack
The Australian Taxation Office has chosen Kinetic IT as its lead Enterprise Service Management partner, in a contract worth $50m.
Exclusive: What Talent can tell us about the skills shortage
Talent is a global technology recruitment specialist that has been operating in the Australian market for the past 27 years.
IWD 2023: Australia's tech sector needs more diversity
Australia's tech industry is thriving but struggling with gender equity. Women make up just 29% of the workforce, according to a report.
IWD 2023: How we can help women transform STEM fields
STEM industry lacking female representation in Australia, as women contribute to just 36% of STEM enrolments, says new report.
Will businesses be paying more for their IT services in 2023? Yes, here's why
Inflation, a recession, and a shortage of skilled workers are causing price increases in the IT sector, putting pressure on businesses.
Blackbird says NZ tech sector set for massive growth
New Zealand's tech sector is poised for significant growth, according to local investor Blackbird, potentially transforming it into a major export earner.
Govt creates roadmap for growth in NZ's tech sector
The digital technology sector is now one of the country’s top earners, contributing an estimated $6.6 billion to the economy in 2019.
Specialist border exemptions 'drop in the ocean' for NZ's tech sector
NZTech has released a statement applauding the Government response to the critical digital skills shortage, but acknowledges that it may not be enough.
Govt to ease border restrictions for 600 skilled tech workers
New Zealand eases border restrictions for 600 skilled tech workers to support sector growth, says Digital Economy Minister.