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Kinetic IT named Australia's Best Managed Company for third year
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Australian tech solutions provider, Kinetic IT, secures title of 'Australia's Best Managed Company' for the third successive year, showcasing unwavering industry performance.
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New Zealand SMEs explore alternative funding amid economic strain
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Economic stress leads 81% of NZ's SMEs to express concern over securing funds, forcing them to explore alternative finance methods.
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Queensland tech workforce boom eclipses Australian average
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Queensland's tech workforce has grown 21%, thrice the national average, taking total roles to over 139,000, as per the ACS Digital Pulse Report.
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IWD 2024: The demand for more women in tech deepens
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IWD 2024 hails the call for more women in the technology sector as the industry diversifies women's communication skills, empathy and creative problem-solving abilities.
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IWD 2024: Funding - The key to empowering female entrepreneurs in the UK
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As mere 2p in every £1 invested in early-stage UK businesses goes to women, the IWD 2024 focus is on addressing the disparity in funding for female entrepreneurs.
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IWD 2024: Digital tools key to opening the door for women’s economic empowerment
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Digital learning tools hold a potential catalyst for boosting the economic presence of women, as this IWD 2024 highlights, aiming to bridge the gap for unbanked women in Asia-Pacific.
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IWD 2024: Speak with your subconscious to enhance progress everywhere
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A focus of International Women's Day 2024 supports personal investment to enrich lives, enhance careers, and empower industries.
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Thriving side hustle culture boosting Australian economy, GoDaddy reveals
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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GoDaddy's Venture Forward initiative reveals a thriving 'side hustle culture' in Australia due to online tools, with 61% of entrepreneurs reportedly running a lucrative microbusiness alongside full-time work.
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How AI is transforming the Australian workforce
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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Generative AI is reshaping Australia’s workforce, with technology skills now integral to the economy. Embracing AI could unlock billions of dollars by 2030, but requires an understanding of its intricacies and a stronger pipeline of tech workers.
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Synspective & Fujitsu Vietnam unite for disaster defence boost
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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Japanese satellite firm Synspective and Fujitsu Vietnam collaborate to bolster Vietnam's disaster defences and to advance socio-economic growth with space tech.
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NZ business leaders anticipate growth & government support in 2024
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Datacom's survey of New Zealand business leaders sheds light on a strategic focus on growth for 2024, with promising optimism for improved government support and industry backing, despite ongoing productivity challenges.
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Great Office Return sees 92% of firms initiate mandatory in-office policy
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Amid the 2023 'Year of the Great Office Return', 92% of UK firms enacted mandatory in-office policies leading to 40% reinstating a full workweek, despite notable commuting costs and disruptions.
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Australia poised to maximise AI benefits with new risk-based approach
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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Australia's Federal government's risk-based approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI) regulation is seen as a critical move for Australia's economy and societal growth, according to ACS.
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ST Engineering unveils new advanced security platform
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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ST Engineering has launched its next-gen AGIL Secure Integrated Security Management Platform at Indonesia's Dhoho Kediri International Airport.
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Consumer NZ unveils guide to aid Kiwis in cost-of-living squeeze
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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Consumer NZ launches has introduced a new guide to assist New Zealanders in making significant savings in 2024 amid the cost-of-living squeeze.
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Kiwis hopeful of economic upswing amidst looming concerns
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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In contrast to the global outlook, New Zealanders are more optimistic about the future economic climate, according to the latest Global Predictions Survey.
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ASB bank rolls out Clean Tech Fund for New Zealand's green startups
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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ASB bank launches Clean Tech Fund to financially back New Zealand's green technology start-ups with up to $5m each.
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ISG secures contract to build secondary 30MW data centre in Slough
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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ISG will construct a second datacentre with a 30MW capacity in Slough, marking a new phase for UK's largest data centre hub. .
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E-CTC calls for better online trade support for small businesses
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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E-Commerce Trade Commission (E-CTC) campaigners for enhanced online trade support to boost UK small business growth.
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Isle of Man launches biggest Innovation Challenge to tackle global business issues
Tue, 28th Nov 2023
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Isle of Man announces largest Innovation Challenge, seeking global enterprises to pitch solutions for key business issues.
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AI could alleviate rising Australian burnout rates
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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AI could curb Australia's rising burnout rates and boost workforce productivity, according to new research from HubSpot.
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Digital Poverty Alliance hosts UK discussions on inclusive technology future
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Digital Poverty Alliance leads industry talks on eradicating digital poverty for a more inclusive UK tech future.
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Creativity deficit looms amid time and funds challenges
Sat, 14th Oct 2023
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VistaPrint study reveals a creativity deficit as tech erodes authenticity; this is despite its benefits like mood boost.
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Australians having hard time paying for telco services
Thu, 12th Oct 2023
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Phone and internet complaints in Australia have decreased by 16.5%, but complaints about mobile services remain high, according to Optus.