The Asia-Pacific region is being hit hard by an IT skills shortage, but Australia may have escaped the full force of the epidemic, thanks to its sunny beaches and carefree lifestyle.
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Poland is seeing the number of students opting to take IT courses rising year on year, but there are fears from one of the country's major e-commerce companies that a demand for programmers could still outstrip supply in the coming years
Outsourcing may look good on paper — until you factor in a number of undesirable side effects, says Jack Wallen
From getting chummy with the rest of the business to utilising insider knowledge...
The IT skills shortage could limit the benefits flowing from Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), according to Peter O'Connor, storage vendor NetApp's vice president for Australia/New Zealand and ASEAN.
Japanese IT vendor unveils three cloud computing services for companies in Southeast Asia, marking start of long-term cloud roadmap aimed at solving some of society's most pressing needs, reveal execs.
Cloud computing will be one of the major forces shaping next-generation data centers, which look set to become smaller and more agile to meet evolving enterprise needs, say market watchers.
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.
Salary levels will exempt techies from scheme to limit number of non-EU migrants
The country's cloud storage services sector will double each year over the next five years, with midsize firms as early adopters, says researcher.
Qualifications are just scraps of paper if your career no longer exists...
Hosting provider hopes its cloud upgrade in the Asia-Pacific region will bring more customers to its traditional managed services offerings.
Unlike India which has launched quite a number of successful global IT firms, mostly in the BPO (business process outsourcing) sector, the Philippines seems to be content in merely hosting multinational companies in the country.A cursory glance at the composition of the largest tech firms in the country would reveal that the majority, if not all, of them are foreign-owned.
Chief information officers from two of Australia's largest banks today warned their peers not to poison outsourcing arrangements by obsessing over costs.
The federal Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (DEWHA) is one step closer to replacing an eight-year-old IT outsourcing contract believed to be held by Commander after it today started briefing the industry on its requirements.
CSC has been awarded an outsourcing contract worth up to AU$21 million by West Australian electricity provider Western Power.
Outsourcer Satyam has announced a major investment in Geelong, Victoria's second city, where a full-scale campus will eventually provide training and global career opportunities for up to 2000 recent university graduates.
Recruitment body Atsco says more needs to be done to encourage UK students to consider careers in IT
As Dell continues to battle shrinking growth in PC and server sales, the PC giant is revamping its support offering.
Unwieldy IT procurement has led to widespread duplication, according to the new finance minister, Lindsay Tanner. However questions remain over whether greater centralisation will lead to actual savings on the AU$6 billion the government spends on IT each year.