A new study has revealed that less than half of Australian employees are receiving training on improving their analytic skills and knowledge around the cloud.
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Government applies $28.6 million over four years to ICT skills training, signs Vodafone as anchor tenant for Christchurch Innovation Precinct.
Estonia's ProgeTiiger project aims to prevent the country's IT skills shortage worsening in future by teaching some of its youngest citizens how to get to grips with tech and code. The initiative has proved so popular, it's hoped local IT companies will step in to finance it.
Software used internally should still be protected even if there's less risk, and companies should know limitations of copyright law and create holistic regime to safeguard intellectual property, say observers.
Most security incidents are down to human error — and the lack of experience and training for IT professionals dealing with IPv6 make those mistakes more likely, says Axel Pawlik
Most people grumble about their job at some point, but certain recurring issues might just be a sign that you and IT are not made for one another, says Jack Wallen
Companies should not have the right to access private domains such as social media accounts, say market observers, but note there are benefits to adding bosses on your social networks.
Accenture study of more than 1,000 employees finds training opportunities to be few and far between -- at a time intense global competition is making talent scarce.
Firms must rethink and have transparent IT-related guidelines for new staff, given changing work environment due to influx of Gen Y workers, social media tools and mobile devices.
Intel and RIM have also signed up to provide courses and materials for the E-Skills push to interest young people in IT careers, alongside the launch of new GCSEs and A-levels
RMIT University has partnered with Belden Australia to offer training and certification in industrial Ethernet skills.
newsmaker Mahindra Satyam's chief people officer and chief marketing officer, Hari Thalaphalli, talks candidly about how increased transparency and connectedness with staff helped the IT services company rebound from its former crisis.
Weighing both pros and cons, talent recruiters advise that games complement hiring activities but not solely essential to companies' recruitment strategies in today's social media age.
Lack of clear policies to guide employee use of social networking sites puts corporate reputations at risk, while inappropriate leaks of information may lead to legal repercussions, says industry observer.
A study has found that the vast majority of IT employers find universities to fail their students in offering workplace ready skills. Should IT graduates be offered skills training and vocational work as part of their computer science degrees?
Skills gap and lack of proper training to manage new technologies put strain on information security professionals, exposing businesses to potential risk--much like "series of small leaks in a dam", new report warns.
Aussie IT managers are in control, or at least they think they are. They admit they need help with IT training, they'll even entertain a bit of IT consulting, but they are not at all keen on outsourcing.
Both government and businesses in Singapore boost efforts to promote IT and assistive technologies in bid to encourage the elderly to be more independent and IT-savvy.
Vendor launches new hands-on training program for cloud computing. Exec says with higher-level skills, IT professionals can remain relevant despite threat of outsourcing.
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