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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
  • Building ICT skills ‘can’t wait until 2017’: ACS

    The Australian Computing Society (ACS) has welcomed Labor’s promise to introduce initiatives to strengthen Australia’s digital cohort and close the IT skills gap, but cautioned these actions “simply can’t wait until 2017”.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner15 May 15 15:44
  • New England security group shares threat intelligence, strives to bolster region as cybersecurity mecca

    <em>The Advanced Cyber Security Center is a three year old organization with a bold mission to "bring together industry, university, and government organizations to address the most advanced cyber threats" and drive cybersecurity R&amp;D in the New England region. Network World editor in Chief John Dix attended their most recent meeting in Boston and later tracked down ACSC Executive Director Charlie Benway and ACSC Board Chair William Guenther (CEO and Founder of Mass Insight) for a deep dive on the organization's goals.</em>

    Written by John Dix17 Dec. 14 06:44
  • 12 IT outsourcing predictions for 2012

    The IT outsourcing industry in 2011 was largely marked by smaller deals, hesitant customers, profit-squeezed providers and a whole lot of talk—but not as much action—on the cloud computing front.

    Written by Stephanie Overby23 Dec. 11 06:07
  • iAwards winners 2011

    The iAwards have announced the 2011 State and Territory winners and merit recipients in their company categories, at a series of events held around Australia.

    Written by Computerworld Staff05 Aug. 11 10:15
  • Regional Australians left out of NBN education: NSW Farmers Federation

    Despite the announcement overnight of the [[artnid:392162|National Broadband Network’s (NBN) interim satellite services|new]], the NSW Farmers Federation has cast doubt over the extent to which these will be adopted by regional and rural Australians.

    Written by Hamish Barwick01 July 11 12:29
  • State pays ACS US$7.25M to settle software project suit

    Minnesota's Department of Human Services has agreed to pay ACS US$7.25 million to settle a lawsuit the systems integrator brought against it in connection with the development of HealthMatch, a system for determining a person's eligibility for health care.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus19 March 11 05:10