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FinTech Australia asks for policy rethink amid start-up funding woes
3 days ago
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federal government
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crowdfunding
FinTech Australia calls for government policy revisions, citing capital raising challenges for startups and the need for stronger support from Austrade to boost the country's fintech reputation internationally.
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DTA unveils Learning Pathways to bolster dementia care in Australia
This month
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it training
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universities
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federal government
Dementia Training Australia (DTA) introduces Learning Pathways, an online tool for enhancing dementia care standards nationwide.
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RIC's digital transformation revolutionises Australian farm loans
Last month
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cloud services
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saas
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digital transformation
The Regional Investment Corporation (RIC) and Infosys Finacle have successfully launched the SaaS-based Finacle Digital Lending Solution, streamlining RIC's operations and lowering costs.
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Sarah Martin joins Avec as General Manager, ACT
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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project management
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sales
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public sector
Leading IT project delivery company, Avec, appoints seasoned tech executive, Sarah Martin, as General Manager, ACT, enhancing its growth prospects in the region.
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Claudine Beltrami heads Verizon's Federal Government business
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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public sector
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managed network
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cisco
Amidst confusion in Australian agencies post-discontinuation of the cyber hubs program, Verizon Business Australia appoints IT veteran, Claudine Beltrami, to lead Federal Government business, creating a more secure digital future.
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Boardrooms on notice: Cybersecurity oversight more important than ever
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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cybersecurity
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organisational culture
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cyber risk
Amid prevalent cyber threats, the pivotal role of top-level executives in securing organisational integrity gets spotlit, as cybersecurity becomes a paramount concern in boardrooms.
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Australian business increasingly seek cybersecurity services
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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data protection
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nz
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government
Cybersecurity firm Tesserent reports a notable rise in demand for services from Australian company directors and boards.
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Tech sector rebalances after period of unsustainable growth, says index
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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hcm
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payroll systems
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victoria university
New data suggests a 'correction' in the Australian tech sector as valuations and salaries stabilise after unsustainable growth.
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Fintech not been forgotten, massive missed opportunity on AI
Thu, 18th May 2023
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fintech
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ai
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federal government
Australian government's 2023 Budget focuses on cost-of-living relief, but fintech and innovation are not forgotten, according to industry experts.
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Nearmap welcomes govt's commitment towards liveable cities
Tue, 16th May 2023
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smart cities
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sustainable it
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australian federal budget
Nearmap welcomes Australian Government's additional support and funding for small businesses, the environment, disaster preparedness, and liveability in cities.
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Funding needed to uplift Australia’s cyber security posture
Fri, 12th May 2023
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ai security
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cybersecurity
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federal government
Legislation alone is not enough for Australia's cyber security, says Liam Dermody of Darktrace. Funding is needed to uplift the nation's posture.
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Aussie tech sector responds to govt's budget announcements
Thu, 11th May 2023
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digital transformation
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ai
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federal government
Strong focus on measuring risk and success of AI development needed for Australian government's investment, says expert.
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WalkMe enters US Federal market with FedRAMP Ready status
Tue, 18th Apr 2023
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cloud services
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cx
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martech
The status is in addition to WalkMe's inclusion in the UK's G Cloud and forms part of a wider trend of the vendors renewing efforts to serve the public sector.
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Talent appoints Meagan Jeffery as Global CIO
Wed, 22nd Mar 2023
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digital transformation
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ai
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cios
Talent appoints Meagan Jeffery as Global Chief Information Officer to lead the revamp of technology function and support the company's growth objectives.
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Australian Business Growth Fund appoints new chair Elana Rubin
Tue, 7th Mar 2023
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telco
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insurance
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government
Elana Rubin has been appointed as the new chair of the Australian Business Growth Fund (ABGF), which aims to encourage economic growth in SMEs.
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Tesserent has appointed a new Non-executive Director
Tue, 31st Jan 2023
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ai security
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federal government
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australian government
Tesserent hires Anthony Sheehan, former Deputy Secretary in charge of international security, to bolster its sovereign capabilities in cyber defense.
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Radiant Logic appoints tenured exec as first its CCO
Fri, 20th Jan 2023
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iam
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forgerock
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ipo
Radiant Logic appoints Dieter Schuller as its first Chief Customer Officer to bring customer voice to the forefront of innovation strategy.
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Versa Networks achieves 'important milestone' with new cert
Fri, 6th Jan 2023
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casb
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encryption
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sase
Versa Networks achieves FIPS 140-2 certification, enhancing its single-vendor Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) platform.
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Macquarie Government announces Fortem Australia partnership
Mon, 19th Dec 2022
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cybersecurity
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ict services
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federal government
Macquarie Government, part of Macquarie Telecom Group, has announced it has signed an agreement with Fortem Australia to become an Employment Partner.
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Johnson Controls appoints new Director Government & Defence - Pacific
Fri, 2nd Dec 2022
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federal government
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sydney
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sales
Andrew McCabe appointed as Director of Government & Defense, Pacific at Johnson Controls, responsible for strategic services and key projects in Australia.
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Cyber Week showcases breadth of AU cybersecurity sector
Wed, 16th Nov 2022
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cybersecurity
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federal government
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cyber week
Australian Cyber Week 2022 has been launched by the Minister for Cyber Security, showcasing the country's cybersecurity sector.
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Optimation signs 5-year deal with Queensland Corrective Services
Wed, 2nd Nov 2022
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partner programmes
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optimation
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federal government
Optimation signs multi-year deal with Queensland Corrective Services to provide self-service kiosks for court-imposed conditions.
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Kissflow appoints Aali Qureshi as Senior Vice President of Sales for the Americas
Fri, 28th Oct 2022
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digital transformation
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app development
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apm
Kissflow hires Aali Qureshi as Senior VP of Sales for the Americas, expanding their low-code/no-code offering in financial services, healthcare, and more.
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Australia’s data centre pioneer still leading after 22 years
Tue, 30th Aug 2022
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colocation
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federal government
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macquarie telecom
We look at the fascinating success of Macquarie data centre's over its 22 year life span and how they continue to innovate in a highly contested sector.