IWD 2021: Nintex director on challenging gender norms in IT
"Few people would disagree that there need to be more women in senior management roles within Australian tech companies. What’s less clear, however, is how this can be achieved."
Strong fourth quarter for Zoom in wake of COVID crisis
IWD 2021: Zscaler manager on how to get more women into Australia's IT industry
Gartner reveals latest forecast for government IT spending
Are CFOs calling the shots?
IoT-managed services market to reach $166.71b by 2025
Three security essentials for financial services
Y Soft adds to identity verification solution portfolio
Y Soft is adding to its portfolio of identity verification solutions with the release of a new secure identity verification for networked printers.
IWD 2021: Snowflake manager on improving female representation in IT
"Perhaps I'm an optimist, but I'm a firm believer that women will attain senior leadership roles given the opportunity, which will be on merit."
Citrix closes $2.25b deal to acquire Wrike, empowers modern work models
Through the acquisition, Citrix plans to continue to develop a comprehensive cloud-based work platform that empowers all employees and teams.
IWD 2021: What does the IT industry need to do to attract more women in the years ahead?
We need to actively create working environments that are attractive to women, including flexible working arrangements and equal opportunities for career development and salary, writes Tecala general manager for people and culture Renata Bastalic.
IWD 2021: Making the tech sector more diverse by making it relatable
Cloudera's Renee Dvir writes about gender diversity in the tech sector.
Worldwide revenues for AI skyrocket, set to reach $550B by 2024
By 2024, the market is expected to break the $500 billion mark with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5% and total revenues reaching $554.3 billion.
Vault Cloud and Aruba partner to benefit Aus Government and critical industries
Vault Cloud has signed a partnership with Aruba, the HPE company, with the intention of bringing improved security solutions to government and critical industries.
Only 1 in 8 CFOs are digitally savvy - report
“Now is the time to consider the digital savviness of your top management teams and ask yourself what you can do to bolster it for your company’s future success.”
Microsoft launches industry clouds for nonprofit, manufacturing & financial sectors
Microsoft aims to empower people, recognise the power of partnership, and it remains committed to security, compliance, and trust.
Hands-on review: Jabra PanaCast & Jabra Speak 750
It offers a very cost-effective and versatile solution to your online meeting needs.
IBM partners with Portworx by Pure Storage to help enterprises manage hybrid cloud workloads
“With the pace of cloud adoption accelerating, companies are increasingly turning to hybrid cloud to allow them to innovate more efficiently, while maintaining high levels of security and control."
How e-invoicing works and why it’s essential for business survival
The reasons for implementing e-invoicing centre on unlocking many benefits for all stakeholders by automating previously manual processes, writes MessageXchange managing director John Delaney.
Macquarie launches IC5, new sovereign data centre worth $17m
Macquarie Data Centres and Macquarie Government are set to launch a new Government-certified, highly secure data centre facility in Canberra.
CSO Group scores AU$16m deal with NSW Government
The deal focuses on the refresh and uplift of cybersecurity capabilities and technologies for the cloud, endpoint and email, leveraging the recently launched CSO Managed Security Service.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - GBG exec on digital identity verification tech
GBG regional general manager for A/NZ Carol Chris discusses why digital identity verification technology is becoming more essential and the evolution of biometric tech.
Nokia and University of Technology Sydney partner for 5G innovation
The 5G Innovation Lab will enable Nokia, UTS and their partners to advance 5G technology by testing new 5G use cases with real world applications, including Industry 4.0, IoT and smart cities.
Report: Why migrating to a cloud comms solution doesn't need to be a burden
Cloud-based communications solutions are saturating the market, and there are vast differences between the good and the bad. Here's how to tell the difference.
Building a business case for observability
Despite the clear need for investment in such technology, CEOs and CFOs looking to improve their bottom line may seek to cut their overall technology spend. Why?
What to watch for when accelerating cloud adoption
There are seven key areas that organisations must consider as they accelerate their move to the cloud, writes Empired practice manager for modern workplace Jaen Snyman.
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is GBG?
In this IT Jam, we speak to GBG regional general manager for A/NZ Carol Chris.
IWD 2021: ManageEngine director on women in the IT industry
"Women in management positions should work to foster an environment where both men and women are comfortable discussing their ideas, suggestions, and problems without inhibition."
IWD 2021: BlackLine VP on empowering employees in a diverse workplace
"Companies should ensure there are both men and women sponsors who will use their voice, support initiatives and take action."
Microsoft adds new ways to bring AI to the edge with Azure Percept
"The goal of the Azure Percept platform is to simplify the process of developing, training and deploying edge AI solutions."
The top 10 trends shaping budgeting, planning and forecasting in 2021
For those still grappling with getting their budgeting, planning, and forecasting processes operating efficiently and effectively, ten key trends need to be considered, writes Board International country manager for A/NZ Nic Dennis.
Okta's $6.5b Auth0 acquisition carves deeper path into identity market
Auth0 will become an independent business unit within the security giant, Okta.
Xero acquires Danish workforce management platform Planday
Xero’s efforts to push into the European market have once again paid off.
Fujitsu designs new notebooks for the new style of working
“We had the perfect opportunity to put new working requirements front and centre."
StorageCraft to merge with data and ransomware protection provider, Arcserve
StorageCraft will be branded 'StorageCraft, an Arcserve Company'.
IWD 2021: Forbury manager on bringing more women into the IT industry
"More focus needs to be placed on supporting women throughout their careers with flexible work practices, and providing them with opportunities to rise in the industry."
Workday grows retail footprint with Zumiez
With Workday, Zumiez will have the ability to plan, execute, and analyse and gain a deeper understanding of the business to help it manage through the changing business landscape.
Despite the hype, pandemic-driven remote work has not led to wholesale SASE and SDP adoption - study
Only 12% of enterprises worldwide have fully embraced Secure Access Service Edge.
Sisense appoints new CFO Adam Towns
AI and analytics firm Sisense has welcomed former Mimecast SVP of finance Adam Towns as its new chief financial officer.
Interview: It’s time to rename MDM to Modern Device Management
Mobile device management is no longer about being tied to physical devices - in fact, IT administrators shouldn’t even need to go near them.
Women in tech: Equality journey not over
The idea of gender equality represents more than just physical bodies through doors. It is also the notion of perceptions, feelings, stereotypes and opportunity.
How working life has improved due to COVID-19
While most organisations initially resisted the inevitable reforms that accompanied the crisis, virtually all of them eventually accepted that work could be done anywhere, anytime and by almost anyone.
COVID-19 spurs on public sector IT modernisation
The findings point to a concentrated modernisation effort throughout the sector over the past few months, with 70% of respondents saying COVID-19 has caused IT to be viewed more strategically in their organisations.
'Masters of Change' will define future as digital gap widens in wake of COVID
A wave of companies are racing to reinvent themselves and use technology innovations to shape the new realities they face.
Poly hones in on privacy & clarity through new headset range
According to Poly Australia and New Zealand managing director Andy Hurt, the company wanted to address the need for privacy and security ‘head on’.
Lenovo unleashes major expansion of ThinkPad range
Models such as the X13 have received a complete redesign and better hardware.