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COVID-19 stories - Page 3

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Cloudera
IWD 2022: Leading during uncertain times - the rising importance of empathy
March 2022
We’re currently witnessing one of the greatest shifts in workplace culture in history with 'control and command' leadership fading out.
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Data Protection
Global poll unearths alarming data protection levels
March 2022
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.
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Fintech
The fintech fraud epidemic: Banks aren’t getting worse, fraudsters are just getting better
March 2022
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.
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IT in Manufacturing
Adapting & diversifying to take advantage of the recovery
March 2022
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.
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Remote Working
Why employees never want to give up remote work
March 2022
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.
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SugarCRM
Customers leaving in droves, companies struggle to rebound
March 2022
Australian customers are leaving at extraordinary rates and most companies are ill-prepared to counter this trend in the rebound from the pandemic.
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Business Intelligence
Hospitality sector uses cloud-based analytics as it roars back to life
March 2022
"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."
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Cloud
Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
February 2022
The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
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Payapps
Financial pressures drive construction tech growth as the industry seeks solutions
February 2022
Payapps has found increased adoption of digital technology is unlocking industry payment blocks, despite COVID-19 continuing to disrupt the supply chain.
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Cybersecurity
2022: A year of deep suspicion and stronger access controls
February 2022
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.
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Digital Transformation
Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
February 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.
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Jobs
JobAdder reveals how COVID-19 has impacted recruitment
February 2022
"This report demonstrates the year-on-year differences the pandemic has made to the talent acquisition and recruitment sector."
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Gaming
Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
February 2022
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
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Loyalty Now
How franchisees can benefit from card-linked, frictionless rewards programs
February 2022
Franchise owners are re-evaluating business priorities and making renewed commitments to improving customer experience due to the fallout of COVID-19.
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Sustainable IT
The coaching platform that's worked with Coca Cola, Lacoste and European Bank acquires Klaiton
February 2022
CoachHub has acquired the coaching division of market leader Klaiton, consolidating its position in digital coaching.
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Artificial Intelligence
Edge AI adoption to explode in 2022 - ABI Research
February 2022
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.
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Servers
New data center marks Philippines status as global leader
February 2022
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.
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Forrester Research
Forrester's forecast for the APAC tech market indicates a 6.2% growth in 2022
February 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.
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Artificial Intelligence
Smarter.ai has announced its £1 million pre-seed raise
February 2022
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.
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IT Skills
Digital skills could be the key to a salary boost in Australia
February 2022
Digital skills could be a crucial factor in determining a salary boost, according to new RMIT Online research.
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Infor
Cloud ERP critical to manufacturers’ bid in work-from-anywhere vision
February 2022
"Anywhere operations" is one of the top five trends that will impact manufacturers' future platforms and business strategies.
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Cloud
Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
January 2022
"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."
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Financial results
Cisco steers disrupted but steady course during pandemic
January 2022
Cisco earned almost $32.5 million in revenue and $2.8 million in profit, despite pandemic disruption.
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Cloud
IDC reveals its top 10 IT industry trends for Australia and New Zealand - report
January 2022
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.