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  • ​‘Tall poppy syndrome’ holding back innovation

    The ‘tall poppy syndrome’ that permeates Australian organisations is holding us back from innovating and creating a business environment where our human capital and its development is a strategic national priority.

    Written by Byron Connolly09 Jan. 17 15:45
  • ​AIIA and ACS: Congrats Turnbull, now step it up

    The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA), and the Australian Computer Society (ACS) are urging the Turnbull government to accelerate the digitisation of the economy.

    Written by George Nott11 July 16 09:45
  • ​NSW to experience ‘below average’ ICT employment growth       

    New South Wales is predicted to experience ICT employment growth of 1.8 per cent annually until 2020 - less than the annual national growth average of 2 per cent, according to a new report by the Australian Computing Society (ACS) and Deloitte Access Economics.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner10 May 16 14:34
  • IT worker gap to hit 100K by 2020

    Australia is facing a massive skills crisis with a projected gap of more than 100,000 ICT workers over the next five years, according to a new report.

    Written by Byron Connolly16 June 15 13:45
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  • MEDJACK: Hackers hijacking medical devices to create backdoors in hospital networks

    After the Office of Personnel Management breach, medical data was labeled as the "<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/05/cybersecurity-usa-targets-idUSL3N0YR30R20150605">holy grail</a>" for cybercriminals intent on espionage. "Medical information can be worth 10 times as much as a credit card number," reported Reuters. And now to steal such information, hospital networks are getting pwned by malware-infected medical devices.

    Written by Darlene Storm09 June 15 02:31
  • Premier 100 IT Leader: Jay Ferro

    When Jay Ferro, 46, joined the <a href="http://www.cancer.org">American Cancer Society</a> as CIO three years ago, he was given a herculean task -- to transform the nonprofit's 12 independent divisions and corporate headquarters into a single entity, beginning with IT.

    Written by Stacy Collett23 Feb. 15 22:43
  • CIOs join forces to battle cancer

    A coalition of healthcare IT chiefs in the United States are on a mission to put cancer out of business
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    Written by Stephanie Overby30 May 14 10:30
  • ACS: NSW budget lacks ICT jobs incentives

    Australian Computer Society (ACS) has scolded the NSW government, criticising its recent budget for a lack of incentives to attract ICT investment in NSW as a means of creating jobs and improving the economic prosperity for the state.

    Written by CIO Staff24 June 09 08:34
  • ICT salaries continue to grow despite GFC: ACS

    Salaries of ICT professionals have slowed on average over the twelve months to May 2009 a new survey from the Australian Computer Society (ACS) finds.

    Written by CIO Staff18 June 09 12:39