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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A new program launched by the Victorian government is aiming to assist in generating a potential AU$3.5 billion productivity boost by improving the information and communications technology skills among small and medium-sized business owners.
Poor leadership, equally poor transport links and a shortage of finance are exacerbating the north/south divide in technology skills.
The generation of teens that has grown up since the millennium is using its technology skills to shape the way that all of us, young and old, communicate, according to Ofcom.
The Australian information technology industry could be facing a "huge" impending skills shortage over the next five years, according to a new report by IT recruitment firm, Greythorn.
How a seasoned IT veteran was able to quickly ramp up his skills for the next generation of technology platforms.
While the technology to run big-data projects may be opening up to more firms, progress has been hampered by a lack of skills and a corporate preference for gut instinct.
International Consumer Electronics Show staff were in London this week to preview January's event and unveil some research into ownership levels and purchasing plans in the UK technology market
CodeBunk is touting itself as a platform for online technology interviews, allowing software developers to be assessed on their skills easily and remotely without the need for multiple interfaces.
Samsung is already piloting its Smart School technology in 24 countries, and unveiled its Android-based Smart Classroom Solution at last week's BETT show at ExCel in London
The facility, jointly opened with local technology vendors, will train and equip students in cyberdefense skills by putting them through real life IT security scenarios.
Tech City in East London will get a £50m makeover and a new start-up centre as part of the UK government's plan to turn the area into a world leading technology hub.
Cheating at table tennis might not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think about radiation-detection technology, but London 2012 is taking no chances when it comes to 'paddle doping'
SOS: Save Our Sibelius. Users of the popular British music notation program are trying to get its US-based owner, Avid Technology, to sell it to another company following the closure of the London development studio.
Using cloud computing ought to make sense for an event like the Olympics, but the technology isn’t ready, according to the CIO of the London 2012 Games
Labor MP Ed Husic has said that, if technology companies want the government to invest in infrastructure like the National Broadband Network (NBN) and take steps to alleviate skills shortages, they need to pay their fair share of tax.
Small start-ups have taken a lead on enterprises in their adoption of big data, by embedding analytics into the heart of their applications, according to Amazon Web Services.As the cloud has grown, prices for rentable computing power have come down, while scale-out applications like Hadoop have evolved to analyse large quantities of data, Werner Vogels, Amazon Web Service's (AWS) chief technology officer, said in a keynote speech at the AWS Summit 2012 in London.
Internet telephony service Skype is set to hire 400 people in five cities across the world, with a quarter to be based in London.Microsoft-owned Skype plans to take on 100 employees in London to support the launch of a new technology centre, the company told the BBC on Wednesday.
Young people who have grown up with technology may not be able to use digital skills in a business context, according to the European Commission."Digital natives" may not be "digitally competent" in a business sense, the European Commission said in a statement on Tuesday.
Destination for posh folk, Harrods of London, is to launch its own Apple-stocked technology department tomorrow, which may (or may not) be the capital's sixth Apple store.
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