It’s called the shuffle or re-shuffle. It is a move made by several CIOs in the last twelve months.
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Digital disruption and big data (aka data analytics) are driving the demand for IT jobs. Jobs website, Seek, says the information, communications and technology (ICT) industry was responsible for 10.7 percent of total new job advertisements on its site in 2014, making ICT the largest employment advertising classification.
The CIO Agenda for 2015 It is good to have an agenda, one which is in the open. It sets expectations, milestones and keeps track of what needs to be done.
An article on CIO.com refers to people in IT as introverted techies, whilst being either introverted or a techie or an introverted techie, Tom Kaneshige – in his article – suggests they should get out more.
Global recruitment consultancy, Robert Walters, is tipping growth in Australian IT Jobs in 2015. It says that returning market confidence and large digital and security projects will fuel IT hiring during the year.
Melissa Comerford recently won the 2014 prize for the best Grade Point Average (GPA) in IT Masters' Master of Information Systems Security course with six high distinctions (over 85 percent) and a perfect GPA of seven out of seven. She explains why she chose the course, how she achieved such a stellar result and what it means for her.
An opinion article on CIO.com talks about a “renaissance revolution”, can one really have an event which is a combination of the two?
The Andhra Pradesh State Government in India aims to make mobile app building an integral part of learning for college students, according to India's Economic Times newspaper.
It’s a debate that’s been running for several years now: what’s the best platform for mobile app development, native or HTML5? And for now, native seems to be still in the lead.
The BYOD trend is gaining popularity across Asia Pacific, and the region will continue to witness strong growth driven by burgeoning consumer demand for smartphone and tablet.
Are you, or do you aspire to be a mobile applications developer? If so, I have some good news for you, and some bad news.
According to eWeek magazine, "In the cloud/virtualisation world, one technology dominated the conversation in 2014: 'Docker' [and] the technology will see further expansion in 2015."
Research firm IDC says that companies developing mobile applications face tough choices when it comes to seeking out providers of mobile application development and testing services, because the frenzied pace of market growth has "created a robust market for mobile application services [and] also yielded a lack of technology standardisation."
A majority of IT professionals surveyed by specialist recruitment consultancy, Robert Walters, as part of its Pay & Bonus Survey are anticipating a salary rise in 2015. The survey covered a range of professions including accounting, banking, HR, IT, sales, marketing, engineering and business support and questioned respondents on their career plans and remuneration expectations.
Unless you've been living on a desert island for the past few years you'd be well aware of how smartphones and mobile applications have become pervasive and an almost indispensible part of the life of most individuals in Australia. What you might be less aware of, unless you are directly involved, is the impact these same technologies are having on businesses of every kind.
Data, data everywhere, time to stop and think.
To meet surging demand for mobile applications developers Charles Sturt University has worked with industry to create the Master of Applications Development, a course devoted to the design and maintenance of mobile apps for the Apple IOS, Google Android and Microsoft platforms.
Eighty eight percent of Australian businesses responding to a survey undertaken by specialist recruitment firm Robert Half said it was challenging to find top IT talent, and larger organisations reported facing the greater recruitment challenge. (31 percent of respondents described the situation as ‘very challenging’ and 57 percent as ‘somewhat challenging’)
Social Media – Are You Ready? If the CIO is not ready now for social media there will be “Truble at’ mill”, to quote Monty Python.
Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for a greater focus on digital technologies in the curriculum of Australian school-level education.
A new national industry body, the Australian Digital and Telecommunications Industry Association (ADTIA) has been formed with the aim of remedying the shortage of skills in Australia's telecommunications industry, including the pressing needs of the NBN rollout.