Inflation news stories
Undoing the productivity gaps of knowledge work
As Australia accelerates its digital economy and Australians head for the polls, one word is central: productivity.
Gartner anticipates $117.2 billion 2022 Australian IT spend
Gartner has projected a total Australian IT spend of AU$117.2 billion in 2022 in its latest forecast, increasing by 13.1% from 2021.
Forrester's forecast for the APAC tech market indicates a 6.2% growth in 2022
Forrester expects vaccination rates, and the reopening of economies will produce more sustained tech market growth, on par with or higher than before COVID-19.
Skills and materials shortages causing delays, increasing costs for data centres
The challenge for the industry is how to deliver investment against a backdrop of rising material and labour costs as well as a critical decarbonisation agenda.
PM Key sees inflation heading lower, cuts RBNZ slack for now
Prime Minister John Key expects the annual rate of inflation to fall further than the 0.