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How augmented reality technology can tackle the skills gap
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it training
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onboarding
Prioritising the use of AR can help training and staff onboarding and offers a long-term business solution to closing skills gaps.
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University of Tasmania joins Fortinet Academic Partner Program
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cybersecurity
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fortinet
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higher education
The University of Tasmania is the 498th education institution globally that has implemented the Fortinet Academic Partner Program, and the 16th in Australia.
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The solution to the cyber security shortage is in our own backyard
2 days ago
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cybersecurity
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We’ve heard a lot about solutions to Australia’s labour and skills shortage. What’s clear is that the issue spans many sectors, and none of the ideas on offer so far represent a silver bullet.
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The key things needed to narrow the cybersecurity skills gap
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data protection
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education
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cybersecurity
There is a consensus that while university qualifications are valued, the lack of a degree or a relevant degree should no longer be a barrier.
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Dire impact of burnout in ANZ cyber security industry
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cybersecurity
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employment
More than half (57%) of local cybersecurity professionals are either looking for new employers or considering exiting the industry all together.
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26% say insufficient talent top Aussie security challenge
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cybersecurity
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rubrik
A new report commissioned by Rubrik sheds light on the most pressing challenges cybersecurity leaders face, including that 26% in Australia cite "insufficient talent in IT and SecOps" as their top security issue.
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KPMG - Australian enterprises lagging behind with IT budgets
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ai
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iot
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Australian organisations are lagging behind their global peers in IT budgets and also facing significant skills shortages, according to the new KPMG Global Tech Report.
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Kiandra builds new a field app for Get Skilled Access
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paas
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employment
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skills shortage
The company is to the Field – an online job platform designed to connect people with disabilities to employers in a way that hasn’t been done before.
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Gartner finds 58% of companies employ borderless tech talent
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gartner
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workforce
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skills shortage
Gartner predicted by 2023, 75% of companies will have an employment value proposition tailored for attracting and retaining technology talent across borders.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from G-P
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payroll systems
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laws
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skills shortage
Globalization Partners (G-P) has experience in global expansion and understanding local labour laws, making building teams anywhere around the world simple and fast.
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Businesses reskilling IT workers as skills gap widens
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data centre operators
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equinix
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skills shortage
In Australia, IT technicians anticipated to be the most in demand talent by 2025, followed by data analysis, security architect and AI.
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Exclusive: Curbing staff and skill gaps with AbilityMap
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recruitment
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hr
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With chronic staff and skills shortages plaguing industries across the globe, having a good overall understanding of the people within a workforce is crucial.
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Spark launches scholarship for women, Māori, and Pasifika
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bi
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data analytics
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ai
Qrious, Spark Business Group’s AI and data analytics specialist, has a NZ$1 million scholarship programme for women, Māori and Pasifika.
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Cloudera announces partnership with Generation Australia
Thu 27 Oct 2022
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data analytics
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bi
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martech
Cloudera has announced that they will be working with Generation Australia to develop a new program to support people wanting to pursue a career as a data analyst. 
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Autodesk launches training provider programme in Australia
Tue 18 Oct 2022
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partner programmes
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autodesk
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construction
The Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors' Association of Australia is the first organisation outside of North America to join the programme.
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To bridge the skills gap, make life easier for your existing tech talent
Thu 13 Oct 2022
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digital transformation
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innovation
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skills shortage
Innovation and research and development (R&D) are economic growth accelerators, and there is increasing pressure on business leaders for quick execution on critical initiatives underpinning these strategic drivers.
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New report identifies top digital challenges for AU businesses
Wed 12 Oct 2022
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digitisation
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micro focus
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investment
Micro Focus has released the findings of the 2022 Digital Challenges in the Public Sector study, which examines the tech trends facing the AU public sector.
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DDLS Group buys digital skills training provider for $19.1M
Tue 11 Oct 2022
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microsoft
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it training
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digital
DDLS Group has completed the acquisition of Nexacu, Australia’s provider of instructor-led Microsoft Application training for end-users, in a deal worth A$19.1 million.
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Fortinet surpasses one million NSE certifications issued
Thu 6 Oct 2022
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network management
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it training
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Fortinet Training Institute furthers its global mission to expand access to cyber training for untapped talent and advance cyber professionals' skills.
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HashiCorp research shows organisations benefit from multi-cloud strategies
Thu 6 Oct 2022
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cloud
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multi-cloud
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skills shortage
The survey highlighted the need for organisations to centralise and automate cloud efforts via platform teams in order to increase operational efficiency.
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Spike in demand for cybersecurity training amid skills shortage
Tue 4 Oct 2022
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it training
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cybersecurity
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skills shortage
"Organisations cannot just rely on cybersecurity professionals to safeguard the businesses’ infrastructure and protect their data."
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Kordia launches second annual Cyber Academy to address NZ cyber skills shortage
Fri 30 Sep 2022
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it training
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cybersecurity
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kordia
Kordia is launching its second annual Kordia Cyber Academy, which looks to bring more people into Aotearoa's cybersecurity sector and address the growing skills shortage.
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ACE develops fresh ways to boost AWS cloud expertise across NZ
Thu 22 Sep 2022
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hyperscale
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public cloud
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cloud
ACE is one of New Zealand's leading training solution organisations and has recently announced it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer AWS Training to learners across Aotearoa.
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Only 4% of Aussie tech workers have significant cloud-related skills
Thu 22 Sep 2022
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cloud
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“Organisations must dedicate resources and time to ensure their technologists are up to the task of cloud transformation."
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