Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
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Job advertisements looking for candidates with a decade's worth of experience is leading to a skills crisis of our own making.
The telco outlines transformation strategy to raise business performance, lift customer experience, and leverage group assets for scale benefits, following its first drop in annual revenue in 14 years.
Negative consumer feedback on service quality is piling on for mobile operators and will only worsen over the festive period, but telcos deny seeing more complaints and pledge to continue beefing up their networks.
Only 17 percent of CIOs are considered part of top-level management, with many other executives perceiving them as lacking in business skills or experience, according to Ernst & Young.
'I thought soft skills meant it was a soft job... Good marketing is a product of the same inputs as good code; long hours, sweating the details, and the judicious application of experience doing it the right way.'
Expertise to integrate cloud with existing IT systems and ability to manage vendor relations most lacking areas, say industry insiders, with one noting gap won't stay wide for long.
It's sometimes hard to feel sorry for a telco that falls on hard times. Complex price plans, fees that seem unreasonable and network fragility all factor into a less than optimal experience.
Telstra and the rest of the telco industry have been blamed for the dire lack of skills that could endanger the roll-out of the National Broadband Network.
IT professionals with application development skills and over 10 years of industry experience enjoyed average pay of 102,291 ringgit a year.
The nation's biggest telco Telstra has outlined plans to drive an extensive internal program of reforms that its chief executive David Thodey believes will transform the company's customer service experience and simplify its complex operations.
The nation's number two telco Optus today defended the performance of its 3G mobile network and said it was working to improve customers' experience on it.
Jobseekers should use variety of job hunting methods, and consider new industries as well as roles that fit their experience and skills, say recruiters.
An HR expert advises that management work is more about one's experience managing people and complicated situations than about skills and qualifications.
Tech workers must analyze marketplace to identify skills that are in demand, and get training and commercial experience in these areas.
In choosing a CIO, industry experience is non-essential - the cardinal rule is to pick someone whose skills align with the technology you have or want regardless of where that person got the skills you need.
The Masters-level IT Professional Development Programme aims to help recruits to the industry rapidly build skills and experience
Web site lets you see how your paycheck fares compared with others with similar skills and experience.
Booming economy drives demand for good IT talent, particularly those with IT infrastructural skills and project management experience.
For those who've taken the line that the net neutrality debate is a storm in a teacup and nothing to worry about, comes the news that top Canadian telco Rogers has actually started to degrade the user experience for those sending and receiving encrypted data over its networks. So if you're using a VPN over Rogers' service, have fun.
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