Tuesday, August 16, 2022

How to cope with Australia’s coming cybersecurity talent shortage

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Australia’s recent budget ushers in the nation’s ‘biggest ever’ cybersecurity spend, with $10bn pledged to see electronic spy agency Australian Signals Directory (ASD) double in size and ramp up its ability to launch offensive cyber operations. That’s great news for the IT industry, but the expansion is also likely to usher in a huge demand for cybersecurity jobs.

Australian Small Business Champion announced by COSBOA

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Every year the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA) awards a 'Small Business Champion' at their National Small Business Summit to recognise and acknowledge small business influencers who are making a genuine difference to their industry.

CPA Australia accelerates digital transformation with MuleSoft

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MuleSoft, provider of integration and API platform, announced that one of the world’s largest accounting bodies, CPA Australia has chosen MuleSoft to deliver new customer experiences, transforming its internal systems to increase productivity, efficiency and flexibility. Delivering vital services to over 170,000 members for over 130 years, CPA Australia plays a critical role in education, training, technical support and advocacy for members.

Utility, not speculation, defined growth of cryptocurrency market in 2021

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Australia’s crypto industry continues to evolve rapidly according to BTC Markets (BTCM) Investor Study Report 2021 launched. The report is a broad analysis of the data on the BTCM exchange for calendar year 2021, cut by demographics (age, gender, investor type) to anonymously explore cryptocurrency investment behaviours of its 325,000 clients.  

Curiosity is key to unlocking true value of analytics investments

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SAP SE has found Australian companies that foster a more curious culture experience major competitive benefits, including up to twice the levels of employee engagement, and up to three times the turnover growth of organisations with a less curious culture. ‘Capitalising on Curiosity’, a survey of senior business leaders and employees across Australia, found that leaders who strongly agree that their firm has a curious culture, saw annual turnover growth of 20.52% on average over the last 12 months; more than three times the 6% average growth in turnover experienced by those who only somewhat agree.

Executives share thoughts about the latest Australian federal budget

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Following the federal budget announcement last week, several executives from various businesses across Australia shared with BusyContinent what they’re satisfied with, what they’re not...

Microba hires Prof. Trent Munro as Senior Vice President Therapeutics

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Microba Life Sciences Limited is pleased to announce Professor Trent Munro who will be joining as Senior Vice President of Therapeutics. Professor Munro has over 25 years’ research and development experience, including with multinational biopharmaceutical company Amgen.

IAB Australia launches Careers Fair at Advertising Week APAC

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With job vacancy rates for the digital advertising and ad tech industry at almost 10% at the end of 2021 and showing no sign of decreasing, Interactive Advertising Bureau Australia (IAB) and Advertising Week APAC announced the launch of the industry’s inaugural Careers Fair. Designed by Interactive Advertising Bureau Australia’s Talent and Careers Working Group, the Fair will showcase the best of the digital industry to the next generation of talent. It will take place during Advertising Week at Luna Park in Sydney from 2nd to 3rd of August 2022.

Non-alcoholic craft brew Sobah is disrupting the Aussie drinking culture

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Sobah is the natural extension of creator Clinton Schultz’s personal journey that is contributing to turning nationwide drinking habits on their head. The non-alcoholic craft brew that is transforming the adult beverage market aims to prove it’s possible for a non-alcoholic beer to offer a real alternative for beer drinkers when they’re out with mates.

Webfleet Solutions uses advanced tech to showcase the future of driving

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Sydney-siders will have the opportunity to experience the new high-tech Webfleet Driving School using pioneering enterprise telematics tech and AI to foster safer learner drivers.