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Cloud
Microsoft commits to NZ's tech future with free Azure training
NZ's tech capabilities will only succeed if there are skilled people to help operate and manage them.
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Open source
The Linux Foundation launches open source training program
The new program is designed to introduce open source best practices to management and technical staff within organisations.
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Training
NZ small business to access Government digital boost training initiative
“Today we start delivering on the Government’s vision for New Zealand small businesses to be the most digitally-enabled in the world."
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Cybersecurity
Vectra and Baidam to offer cybersecurity scholarships for Indigenous peoples
The companies are partnering to provide First Nations’ peoples with scholarships, a full education and technical skills.
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Training
Why you should become Azure certified - and how to do it for less
Did you know an Azure Certification can help you lead digital transformation in your organisation? But's not the only reason to become Azure certified...
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Training
Huawei plans to train 150,000 datacom engineers over three years
Huawei recognises the need for new network and architecture requirements as digital transformation and networks develop. As such, the company developed a new set of ‘talent cultivation standards’.
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Training
Wintec's 'The Gig' virtual IT firm a melting pot for innovation
‘The Gig’ is essentially a ‘MakerLab’ that is operated virtually as a real IT company, with real clients. The aim is to help students work together to gain hands-on experience running an IT firm.
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Partner Programme
HPE updates partner programme for -aaS, SMB enablement
The changes to the partner programme include improved RPA for quotes, as-a-service support, and incentives for SMB sales growth.
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Digital Transformation
Huawei accelerates digital transformation in APAC with ICT talent ecosystem
“The foundation of the new ICT industry now consists of Cloud Computing, Big Data, the Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence."
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Artificial Intelligence
Gradient and Ethical AI to take on biased AI algorithms
The non-profit and the consultancy are partnering to work toward ensuring a better future for Australians in a world driven by artificial intelligence.
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Cybersecurity
Proofpoint enhances security awareness training platform
Available in Q4 2020, the platform will integrate more closely with Proofpoint’s best-in-class threat intelligence.
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Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Nintex takes training virtual with subscription model
Community members may enrol in a wide-range of training courses, including live virtual classes and access to all certifications.
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Training
Proofpoint launches new SMB focused security awareness training
Proofpoint has launched security awareness training for small to medium businesses (SMBs) with the aim of reducing successful phishing attacks and malware infections to almost zero.
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Cybersecurity
Check Point brings cybersecurity training to more with free edX courses
“Working with leading vendors like Check Point to offer free courses will help to upskill those people already working in the sector, and help to attract new talent to protect business and industry against damaging cyber attacks in the future.”
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Training
Fortinet invests in A/NZ based channel partners with more training and specialisations
Fortinet has launched new channel programs and initiatives for the Australia and New Zealand market, including more training options, specialisations and recognition in the form of awards.
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Training
Huawei launches ICT Certification program in Asia Pacific
The tech company reveals its long-term plan to bridge the ICT talent gap in the Asia Pacific
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Training
Closing the cloud skills gap: How certification can maximise cloud investments & keep staff happy
You probably wouldn’t buy an expensive computer program if you didn’t know how to use it. Yet so many organisations invest in costly cloud programs, without having the necessary skills and training on board to make the most of the program.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Goanna Solutions brings AWS re/Start programme to Australia
“We are committed to fostering a more diverse and inclusive technology sector and creating new opportunities for our graduates as they become entry-level cloud practitioners."
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Cybersecurity
Training is essential to build cybersecurity awareness
More than ever, businesses need to ensure that all their workers have the right skills and training to protect the business from cybercrime.  
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Training
Digital upskilling at the top of the training agenda
Two thirds of employers say digital upskilling is at the top of their training agenda amid the COVID-19crisis, according to a new report.
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Training
Research: Employees fear becoming obsolete due to outdated skillsets
Without reskilling and upskilling opportunities, employees fear becoming obsolete.
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Training
Kaspersky launches security assessment training program
Kaspersky says the program is designed give organisations the tools to ensure the security and of third-party applications that are integrated into their IT infrastructures.
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Remote Working
Hays launches free online training portal for businesses
A new online training portal has been launched in a bid to help employers thrive in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. 
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Training
Fortinet makes Network Security Expert training courses free
“As both a technology company and a learning organisation, we are making our entire online, self-paced catalogue of advanced training courses available for free so that any IT professional can expand timely knowledge and skills."