A 2022 online poll of Australian workers by people2people revealed that over 40% are looking to change jobs or change career, a 3% increase from pre-Christmas results.
Puppet, a standard for infrastructure automation, revealed the findings of its 2021 DevOps Salary Report. Puppet surveyed over 2,600 tech experts globally and found that while there was significant growth in DevOps salaries, APAC lags behind in the highest salary brackets.
CIMET Holdings, an end-to-end white label comparison and technology platform business today announced its strategic partnership with iSelect Limited (ASX:ISU), attracting an investment of $26.6 million. The funds will take CIMET’s already existing exponential growth to the next level, expanding its product and technology offerings beyond just energy and broadband and into new sectors such as banking and finance covering credit cards, loans, insurance and Buy-Now-Pay-Later services.
CubiCasa, a global-reaching real estate software company, has announced a partnership with Bladescenes, a creative marketing agency for real estate located in Auckland, New Zealand. This partnership marks a notable boost to CubiCasa's ongoing expansion into the Australian and New Zealand real estate markets, accelerating the global growth of its mobile property scanning technology.
Directo is set to scale the first online B2B marketplace for the pharmacy sector in Australia through a $2.3m capital injection from technology investors including Investible. The networked two-sided online marketplace is built on Directo’s proprietary enterprise tech platform that is configured for, and integrates into, pharmacy enterprise solutions. It transforms the management and interactions of the supply chain for over 500 pharmacies by connecting them with more than 80 suppliers and wholesalers on about 30,000 products.
Emperor Champagne, the online destination for champagne lovers in Australia, has engaged Australian full-service digital agency Smith Brothers Media to reimagine its online store and to develop a new subscription-based Champagne Club for lovers of bubbles launched in March. SBM will be rebuilding the online store with a new Shopify theme, which will enable a quicker response time, improved conversion, performance and responsiveness and driving visibility.
Firms are facing an “agility gap” as they struggle to quickly adapt to changing circumstances. Questionmark, the online assessment provider, is encouraging employers to check that their people have the skills and attitudes they need to create an agile culture. Some 90% of business leaders believe that agility, the ability to move and respond quickly, is critical to their future success. However, just 10% are confident that their organisation is as agile as it needs to be.
Little Ripples, the groundbreaking purpose-led wine company, on a mission to help provide clean drinking water to the world, has partnered with world-renowned premium wine business Pernod Ricard Winemakers and major retailers worldwide to help provide clean drinking water to five million people over the next ten years. The initiative is one of the largest of its kind anywhere in the world with the joint ambition to help people in need access life’s most precious resource.
Xero, the global SMB platform, revealed the biggest concerns for Australia’s small business owners in the lead up to the 2022 Australian Federal Election, with technology, supply chain pressure and staff challenges top of mind in the lead up to casting their vote on 21 May. Research of more than 500 small businesses across Australia, commissioned by Xero, uncovered small business owners are highly engaged with issues that affect their industry and broader community. It found over forty percent of respondents say policies that support small businesses are their top factor in considering what political party to vote for.
More Australian artists, musicians and retailers are diving into the metaverse with the creation of NFTs that can be traded on secure Australian-based Etherium networks such as Bulltalk.io. Recently launched blockchain social media and NFT platform Bulltalk.io has more creatives turning to it every day for a secure space to mint, promote and sell NFTs. CEO of Lehmansoft, which owns Bulltalk.io, Raymond Chen said the platform was exploding with more virtual Australian content. Bulltalk.io is unique – it is a decentralised network that combines the best features of platforms like OpenSea, Instagram, Reddit and Twitter including advanced social media capabilities and a secure Ethereum-backed marketplace.