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  • States step out to woo Google HQ

    After the NSW government scuppered Google’s plan to establish a headquarters in Sydney CBD, politicians from other states are stepping out to woo the tech giant.

    Written by George Nott24 April 18 11:24
  • Govt to pilot 457 fix for tech talent

    ​The government to pilot visa scheme to make it easier for big business and tech start-ups to hire overseas talent for highly skilled roles.

    Written by George Nott19 March 18 10:09
  • Sportsbet’s millennials punt pays off

    Established in Darwin in 1993, Sportsbet was Australia’s first licensed bookmaker. Bought out in 2005 at a time when the popularity of face-to-face bookmakers was fading, the company provided punters with simple and easy ways to make bets over the phone and online.

    Written by George Nott12 Sept. 17 12:14
  • University of Melbourne trials blockchain micro-credentials for lecturers

    ​There’s more to being a good educator than having a teaching qualification hung on the wall. A myriad of skills – like the ability to facilitate brainstorming, check students’ understanding or resolve classroom conflicts – are also required.

    Written by George Nott01 May 17 11:25
  • A Ruby in the rough: Australian developer roles toughest to fill

    ​Ruby developer is the toughest IT vacancy to fill in Australia, according to figures from job site Indeed. Roles requiring ability with the programming language take an average 62 days to fill, according to analysis.

    Written by George Nott04 April 17 11:38
  • GHD Group CIO joins executive team

    GHD Group's CIO Elizabeth Harper has joined the company's executive management group and is now reporting directly to the CEO following a restructure at the engineering firm.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner12 May 16 13:00
  • St Vincent's CIO to join Macquarie Health

    Sydney's St Vincent’s Hospital IT chief, David Roffe, will be leaving his long-term post to join Macquarie Health as its new general manager of IT.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner27 April 16 10:09
  • Allens announces new CIO

    ​Allens has announced the appointment of Philip Scorgie as its new CIO.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner26 April 16 10:51
  • Technology jobs snatched up as skills gap closes

    ​Australia’s technology skills gap has closed by 29 per cent over the last two years, with at least a 45 per cent increase in online searches by job seekers looking for tech related roles.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner24 Nov. 15 12:26
  • Facebook hires new A/NZ chief

    Facebook has officially appointed Stephen Scheeler as the new managing director of Facebook Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ).

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner26 Aug. 15 09:32
  • 8 tips for finding and managing programmers

    Demand for top software engineering talent is going through the roof, which makes recruiting and keeping exceptional developers one of a CIO's biggest challenges.. This is especially true if you happen to be in a location where you are competing for talent with a tech giant like Oracle or Google.

    Written by Paul Rubens23 May 15 02:07