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ACE develops fresh ways to boost AWS cloud expertise across NZ
ACE is one of New Zealand's leading training solution organisations and has recently announced it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer AWS Training to learners across Aotearoa.
Only 4% of Aussie tech workers have significant cloud-related skills
“Organisations must dedicate resources and time to ensure their technologists are up to the task of cloud transformation."
AI: The bridge across the generational divide
Coupled with changes in working style, Australia faces an impending skill and knowledge crisis as multitudes of baby boomers exit the workforce in the coming years.
Cyber skills shortage approaching crisis – research
Over the next four years, the shortfall of qualified cyber security professionals is forecast to hit up to 30,000 unfilled positions across Australia.
New Onapsis solution empowers greater threat intelligence
This advanced solution connects the Onapsis Threat Intelligence Cloud and deep research conducted by the ORL into a detailed threat intelligence repository.
IT talent gap fuelling tech investment decisions - report
IT talent acquisition challenges are now heavily influencing technology investment decisions, according to new research.
Generation Australia addresses skills shortage with new program
Generation Australia has launched a new Data Analyst Program intended to help solve the skills shortage in business intelligence by harnessing the untapped potential of unemployed Australians.
Growth in hyperscale data centres to increase shortage of IT workers
New Zealand's tech worker capacity is set to come under increasing pressure as the number of hyperscale data centres grows.
Cybersecurity professional shortage less about numbers and more about expertise
"Having the propensity to effectively upskill their own workforce will help organisations encourage loyalty and retention."
87% of all jobs needed by businesses require digital skills
"As technology continues a rapid ascent, digital skills needs are inserting themselves into all aspects of our lives."
Amazon Web Services
AWS re/Start graduates to help fill the skills gap in Aotearoa
Amazon Web Services has recently celebrated the graduation of newly certified tech professionals from the AWS re/Start course in Aotearoa.
In 2022 leaders need empathy to drive positive digital transformation
When businesses focus on modernising technology to overcome challenges and embrace the new digital economy, they often forget to support the most integral part of a business – employees.
The Sydney Business School extends its SAS collaboration
The Sydney Business School at the University of Wollongong (UoW) has recently extended its collaboration with SAS in order to meet the growing demand for skilful business analytics professionals.
Common challenges in the evolving digital world, and how to overcome them
Five technology challenges that will help highlight potential pain points and suggest how to circumvent or overcome them on the path to a smooth digital transformation.
Diversity, inclusion essential to fill IT industry skills gap
Companies say that recruiters have to search harder and wider for talent, unlocking untapped potential to fill the skills gap.
Schneider Electric launches education platform to address data center talent shortage
Schneider Electric has announced a series of updates to its vendor-agnostic and CPD-accredited digital education platform.
How Dell student TechCrew is shaping the next generation of IT leaders
The Australian Information Industry Association’s annual member survey found that local talent acquisition has declined by 20% compared with 2021, with leadership roles the hardest to fill.
How to tackle the great brain drain in the tech industry
Attracting and retaining tech talent in Australia and New Zealand is becoming increasingly challenging, with the 2022 Hays Salary Guide showing a startling 91% of employers facing a skills shortage.
Employers look to hire inexperienced coders due to skills shortage
"Even inexperienced workers without prior qualifications or experience had managed to pivot to new roles in coding as long as they are willing to upskill."
Why is NZ lagging behind the world in cybersecurity?
A recent report by TUANZ has revealed that we are ranked 56th in the world when it comes to cybersecurity - a look into why we're so behind and what needs to be done.
Tech salaries increase as skills shortage inflates expectations
More technology professionals will receive a pay rise this coming financial year than last, with skills shortages creating a once-in-a-career market.
Workforce shortage impacting cybersecurity posture
“Closing the cybersecurity talent gap is not only a business imperative, but important to national security and our daily lives."
Cyber security innovation has stagnated, and we need a new approach
It is often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. If that is the case, the cyber security community suffers from collective insanity.
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