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Skills shortage
Lack of digital talent in Australia, report finds
“When leaders prioritise investment in training, they retain talent and grow revenue more rapidly."
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Cybersecurity
DXC Technology & Autism NZ help autistic Kiwis into the workforce
The Enterprise Centre, which is set to open in 2020, will include a cybersecurity centre and technology centre. It will also be one of the world’s first on-site training and learning facilities for autistic people setting out in the workforce. 
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Microsoft
Microsoft survey shows strong IoT adoption amongst enterprises
According to the report, 85% of those surveyed work in IoT adoption, with almost 75% working with projects in the planning stages.
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Managed Services
Talent troubles plague growing MSP market, says Datto
As the MSP industry continues to grow, a recent report from Datto shows that recruiting talent is tougher than ever - plus more MSP trends.
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Hays
Why 49% of employers aim to increase headcount – Hays
"Highly-skilled professionals will be in high demand and can access strong career-advancing opportunities."
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Tech skills shortage
True diversity and inclusion can solve Australia’s tech talent shortage - Halcyon Knights
“Whether through quotas or other means, improving gender diversity alone is not enough."
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Cybersecurity
Increasing talent shortage in A/NZ cybersecurity market
According to new research from Hays, technical expertise is simply not enough when hiring cybersecurity personnel and businesses should be looking to upskill employees.
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CIO
Why education is the primary solution to Australia’s IT skills shortage
Australia is at risk of falling behind in the global technology race unless companies can secure top IT talent.
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Digital Transformation
Why A/NZ organisations are seeing a decline in digital transformation - IDC
“Companies are seeing shortages in digital talent but aren’t proactive enough in attracting and retaining that talent.”
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NZTech
The critical role of technology in NZ’s future
"The choices we make now will shape New Zealand’s future," says Graeme Muller.
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IT Automation
Why Australian employees are unafraid of automation
Australian workers are comfortable with reskilling in order to work alongside the digital workforce.
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IBM
IBM to roll out P-TECH training programme in NZ schools
“At IBM we’re acutely aware of the urgent need for technical skills and P-TECH is very much in line with the needs of New Zealand employers."
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Employment
Why there’s a high demand for IT professionals in NZ
“Certain skills may be in high demand, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to work hard to secure your next role.”
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Innovation
Infosys aims to generate 1,200 IT jobs for Aussies
The company will open three Innovation Hubs and create new skilled jobs for graduates and professionals by 2020.
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Cybersecurity
Micro-credentials could be answer to NZ's cybersecurity skills shortage
micro-credentials have been successful worldwide thanks to partnerships between tertiary institutions and industry.
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Recruitment
Three ways of addressing the IT ‘skills gap’ in New Zealand
As we all know, recruitment in New Zealand is notoriously difficult, particularly in the technology industry.
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Salaries
Are you paying your IT employees fairly? A third feel overworked and underpaid
IT workers may be feeling overworked and underpaid, but they may have the upper hand when it comes to negotiating higher salaries.
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Training
Acronis & Yellow Ribbon Fund provide IT training to Singapore prison inmates
The YRF-Acronis IT Skills Programme, inmates will receive certified IT training and computer skills that will increase their chances of future
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Cisco
New IT training initiative targeting 1m people launched by World Economic Forum
The Initiative has the goal of sorting the global skills gap and addressing job displacement arising from automation - with a number of big partners.
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Education
Adobe: Gen Z don’t feel prepared for a tech-driven workforce
93% of students and 78% of teachers agree that Gen Z would be better prepared for the future if they had a good understanding of technology.
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IT skills shortage
Kiwi recruitment firm to solve NZ digital skill shortage woes
“How are they supposed to find good candidates if they don’t understand the roles? To understand digital you have to have done it.”
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IT skills shortage
Demand running high for ICT professionals
Demand for ICT professionals is running high, with strong demand 'the new normal' for 2015 according to Peoplebank Australia.
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NZICT
IT industry to recruit at RWC
There is a focus on career opportunities for international visitors.
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NZICT
Digital literacy: meeting our biggest need
"We can make New Zealand the most digitally literate country in the world, with massive benefits from improved productivity and new hi-tech businesses."