COVID-19 stories - Page 3
IWD 2022: Leading during uncertain times - the rising importance of empathy
We’re currently witnessing one of the greatest shifts in workplace culture in history with 'control and command' leadership fading out.
Global poll unearths alarming data protection levels
A survey of 800 data security decision-makers across 11 countries from enterprises with 5,000 or more employees has disclosed a series of alarming results.
The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
Fintech fraud is growing rapidly. As society becomes increasingly reliant on technology, the unfortunate truth of the matter is it also becomes more vulnerable to cybercrime.
IT in Manufacturing
Adapting & diversifying to take advantage of the recovery
There has been a growing priority in the manufacturing and distribution industries to pursue both new markets and invest in innovations to take advantage of the recovery that is currently underway.
Why employees never want to give up remote work
While there is some desire to return to the office, most employees want to continue working from in some capacity, according to a recent report.
Customers leaving in droves, companies struggle to rebound
Australian customers are leaving at extraordinary rates and most companies are ill-prepared to counter this trend in the rebound from the pandemic.
Hospitality sector uses cloud-based analytics as it roars back to life
"Hospitality was one of the hardest-hit sectors when COVID-19 struck, and while some were able to operate a takeaway service, many closed their doors."
Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Financial pressures drive construction tech growth as the industry seeks solutions
Payapps has found increased adoption of digital technology is unlocking industry payment blocks, despite COVID-19 continuing to disrupt the supply chain.
2022: A year of deep suspicion and stronger access controls
Just when we all thought COVID-19 couldn’t possibly make the cyber risk environment any worse, 2021 brought us a supply chain shock induced by the global pandemic.
Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.
JobAdder reveals how COVID-19 has impacted recruitment
"This report demonstrates the year-on-year differences the pandemic has made to the talent acquisition and recruitment sector."
Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
How franchisees can benefit from card-linked, frictionless rewards programs
Franchise owners are re-evaluating business priorities and making renewed commitments to improving customer experience due to the fallout of COVID-19.
The coaching platform that's worked with Coca Cola, Lacoste and European Bank acquires Klaiton
CoachHub has acquired the coaching division of market leader Klaiton, consolidating its position in digital coaching.
Edge AI adoption to explode in 2022 - ABI Research
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work, ABI Research states.
New data center marks Philippines status as global leader
Dubbed The Hive, the facility is now the largest operating telco-neutral data center facility in the country, with three floors capable of housing at least 3,000 server racks of up to 45U rack height.
Forrester's forecast for the APAC tech market indicates a 6.2% growth in 2022
Forrester expects vaccination rates, and the reopening of economies will produce more sustained tech market growth, on par with or higher than before COVID-19.
Smarter.ai has announced its £1 million pre-seed raise
The world’s first AI marketplace to help SMEs compete with Big Tech announces its pre-seed raise led by Fuel Ventures and Hambro Perks.
Digital skills could be the key to a salary boost in Australia
Digital skills could be a crucial factor in determining a salary boost, according to new RMIT Online research.
Cloud ERP critical to manufacturers’ bid in work-from-anywhere vision
"Anywhere operations" is one of the top five trends that will impact manufacturers' future platforms and business strategies.
Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
"While the wearables sector has witnessed strong growth so, too, has mobile accessories, where demand for wireless headsets has risen dramatically in the past year."
Cisco steers disrupted but steady course during pandemic
Cisco earned almost $32.5 million in revenue and $2.8 million in profit, despite pandemic disruption.
IDC reveals its top 10 IT industry trends for Australia and New Zealand - report
The report reveals IDC's vision of how A/NZ organisations will deploy and consume technology over the next five years, and contribute to the growth of the digital economy.