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Australian IT sector sees skills glut

New research by the Australian Department of Employment has shown that the domestic information technology market is a long way from experiencing a skills shortage, with an average of almost 50 applicants per advertised job in the sector.

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Sponsored by Redhat and Intel

Open source training and the Red Hat Challenge Labs

Open source training is a powerful tool, and the skills and experiences learned can be immediately applied to numerous real-world working situations. Red Hat Challenge@Labs is a strong starting point for students, as they have the opportunity to design solutions for real-world problems and pitch them to industry experts.

September 16, 2014 by

'Catapult' centre to give digital boost to businesses

The government plans to fund a Digital Economy 'Catapult' centre to help spur innovation and adoption of new technologies by retail and media business.The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced the investment on Thursday, but did not say how much funding or where the centre will be located.

January 26, 2012 by

Research shows majority of IT graduates 'not workplace ready'

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?

February 27, 2011

Rapid tech adoption overwhelming security staff

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.

February 18, 2011 by

Why Microsoft won round one of netbook wars

Free is not the lowest possible price. If you want to get sell-through at retail, you have to support the product with collateral materials, with ads, with sales training and support. Ubuntu, as a company, is not scaled to do this. Microsoft, on the other hand, has already delivered this, for years.

April 14, 2009 by

Fastest-growing sites in Germany in February 2008

Site CategoryJan-07Feb-08Growth, YTYTotal Internet33,90433,8140%Fragrances/Cosmetics1,7482,50543%Career - Training and Education24334140%Pharmacy1,2361,66034%Automotive - Resources8,3489,85518%Sports8,4909,46712%Ground/Cruise6,0676,6079%Business to Business5,6556,1499%Car Rental2,6152,8097%Auctions18,03419,3397%Retail - Movies3,3243,5035%Source: comScore

April 16, 2008

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