Let’s not be so specific – that’s any language versus binary language.
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A survey in the UK has found that almost 40 percent of non-IT directors think that their IT counterparts need to hone their communication skills and communicate more effectively with other functions.
Melissa Marshall gave an interesting and engaging TED Talk which most of us can relate to ¾ fear of the unknown. The jargon, technical terms and unfamiliar words of the “technonerd”.
Following revelations that two thirds of supposedly secure web sites are wide-open to comprise thanks to the 'Heartbleed' bug, Charles Sturt University IT security expert, Dr Tanveer Zia, has urged Australian Internet users to secure their personal and financial information.
In the US IT professionals with skills in big data oriented languages, database and analytics garnered the biggest pay cheques, taking nine of the top ten skill categories ranked by salaries.
CIOs who want to continue managing IT as a kingdom in today’s tech-savvy, fast-paced corporate world will be managing an ever-diminishing realm, according to Coca-Cola Amatil's group CIO, Barry Simpson.
According to a CIO Executive Council White Paper, “Executive Competencies and the Future-State CIO”, The Future-State CIO is a chief information officer who has built a sound foundation of operational excellence, aligned IT with the business and enabled initiatives that transform how the enterprise operates.
Universities Australia and a number of business groups have agreed to a series of initiatives that they say will “improve the work-readiness of university graduates, expand their job opportunities [and] enhance outcomes for employers.”
What research firm IDC calls its ‘3rd Platform’ - made up of mobility, cloud, big data and social business - will underpin Australian ICT spending in 2014, the company says. And it expects cloud services consumption to expand beyond IT to the business user as the cloud evolves into a cloud brokerage-based delivery model.
On 13 December the Greens were successful in kicking off a Senate enquiry by the Education and Employment References Committee into technical and further education.
The Victorian Coalition Government has released a draft ICT Workforce Development Plan, developed in collaboration with the Victorian Information and Communications Advisory Committee (VICTAC). It is designed to complement the Victorian Government ICT Strategy, released in 2013, by providing a high-level direction on the design and use of ICT to deliver better government services to the public.
Charles Sturt University’s IT Masters will launch a new free short course in March on a topic that is fast becoming the key to a successful career in IT: Professional Communications.
Between 2002 and 2012 domestic enrolments in postgraduate IT degrees at Australian Universities declined 44 percent whilst postgraduates across all disciplines grew 39 percent. Over the same period, domestic enrolments in postgraduate IT degrees at Charles Sturt University grew by 177 percent. Martin Hale, adjunct senior lecturer at CSU, explains why.
Australian organisations would do well to follow guidance on cybersecurity set out in a new document from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) says a cybersecurity researcher from Charles Sturt University.
Information Technology has emerged as second only to professional services in employment agency Hudson’s latest employment trends survey: 35.6 percent of the 2,600 Australian employers asked about their hiring intentions for the period January to March 2014 said they were looking to hire IT staff. For professional services, the figure was 37.7 percent.
The Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, has commissioned a review of the demand driven funding system for higher education under which the Commonwealth Government funds Commonwealth supported places for all domestic undergraduate students accepted into a bachelor degree course (excluding medicine) at a public university.
Women account for less than 20 percent of the Australian IT workforce and their representation at the upper echelons of the profession is even lower. In an attempt to find out why Deloitte interviewed nine who have made it to the top. The exercise yielded no general conclusions, but some valuable insights.
Gartner is forecasting growing interest in business intelligence and data analytics in 2014 and beyond, saying that CIOs will make increasing use of these techniques thanks to the falling cost of acquiring, storing and managing data.
IT Masters and Charles Sturt University have been flooded with enrolments for the Network Security Administrator free short course starting 23 January that sets students on the road to obtaining the EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) certification.
The International Council of Electronic Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) is well known for its professional certifications in IT security. Its Network Security Administrator (ENSA) course is designed to provide you with the fundamental skills needed to analyse the internal and external security threats against a network and to develop security policies that will protect your organisation’s information.
Charles Sturt University is offering a free online course - delivered by one of the world’s most popular and motivational cyber security presenters, Erdal Ozkaya - that will help you towards obtaining EC-Council Network Security Administrator (ENSA) certification.