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85% of Australian tech leaders say digital transformation demand outstrips IT budget growth
Australian IT teams are losing control of digital infrastructure as non-IT business units take the lead in developing most of the applications that they use.
Finance and IT collaboration to drive post pandemic recovery in Australia
The SAP Concur study finds that Australian finance and IT decision-makers are strongly positioned to lead the COVID-19 business recovery, however to do so they must collaborate and break down functional silos.
Majority of tech products will be built by tech outsiders by 2024
A new category of buyers outside of the traditional IT enterprise will wield significant influence in the sector over the next few years, according to Gartner.
Employee experience high priority for IT leaders
IT leaders have an increasing impact on employee experience and business resilience a year into COVID-19, a global study reveals.
90% of workers require more IT support when remote working
The role of the IT department is becoming increasingly important, with new research finding 90% of workers needing more IT support when working from home.
It decision makers look to increase budget, cloud migration top priority
“Companies recognise that it’s critical to migrate their data to the cloud."
Post-Covid outlook from ANZ IT leaders reveals accelerated investment in cloud migration
Australia/New Zealand IT leaders were more likely to invest in artificial intelligence and machine learning in response to remote work than their counterparts.
IT teams stepping up, solving incidents faster than pre-COVID-19
Despite the increased amount of stress placed on digital services and websites as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, IT teams are stepping up and resolving incidents faster than they were before the outbreak.
Impulsive Aussie workers creating a security risk, research finds
A new survey has found Australians are creating an unnecessary security risk for their employers by deliberately avoiding overworked IT teams.
Discord between execs and IT holding back digital transformation efforts
"An organisation is its own worst enemy, so any change has to be supported by pragmatic, self-aware leadership who are themselves changing."
IT disruption in Aussie business ‘alarming’
One in five Australian small businesses lose more than a month each year due to IT woes
APAC workers resent asking permission to access software, study finds
Workers in the Asia Pacific region are willing to 'go rogue' when it comes to their work devices.
Print management key to helping IT department
“By using an integrated print management and document capture solution with seamless interoperability, IT teams can become more efficient and their time and knowledge can be spent adding value elsewhere."
IT struggling with increased roles and limited budgets
With digital transformation rife, IT departments around the globe are being forced to do more with the same resources.
Automation is creating jobs for Aussies, not taking them away
The survey among 160 Australian CIOs reveals almost one in four IT leaders plan to hire additional permanent IT professionals.
76% of CIOs say soaring IT complexity is making job 'impossible'
IT teams are now spending an average of 29% of their time dealing with digital transformation problems, costing employers $2.5 million annually.
How shifting the IT department's role can drive innovation
Bruce McGregor, CEO of adhocracy consulting says we need to rethink how we think about IT departments.
Companies should outsource IT to avoid corporate bottleneck, exec says
“IT teams are expected to align more closely to both business goals and end-user expectations, and they are subject to new demands."
Kiwi IT specialist makes a difference in Africa – opportunities available
Read the incredible story of a young Kiwi IT specialist helping to heal Africa's poor - and further opportunities that are available.
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Announcement: Lenovo launches PC as a Service in Australia
The new Lenovo solution allows companies to outfit their organisations with a fully-managed PC OpEx consumption model for a monthly cost.
Majority of IT professionals feel that increasing complexity is making their jobs harder
In an increasingly fast-moving digital world, companies around the globe face issues with managing their IT services.
IT departments need to up their unified solutions game
"The report provides visibility into the uses and concerns that IT departments face in respect to endpoint security, patching and mobile management."
Unmanaged wearables pose threat to the enterprise
“Wearables are deceptively private. However, hackers don’t need to take physical possession of a device in order to exploit a hole in security."