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Innovation for the future

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Entrepreneurship is a vital source of change in all facets of society today, empowering individuals to seek opportunity where others see insurmountable problems. Technology entrepreneurship is a style of business leadership that involves identifying high potential technology-intensive commercial opportunities, gathering the right resources such as talent and capital and managing growth and risks by...
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Enhancing Australia’s competitive position

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GDP growth today doesn’t just happen. In order to make investments in technology, a country must have sufficient human capital. Human capital is the formal education, training and on-the-job learning, all embodied into the workforce.
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Bigger things from data

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We hear a lot about Big Data these days and rightly so. We are generating large data sets at increasing rates from a variety of sources. Today with a significant decrease in cost of storage and processing – along with a slew of new tools for capturing storing, organising and analysing data – big...
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Navigating through the changes

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Technological developments, fundamental shifts in demand patterns and intensive competitive pressures are combining to create greater uncertainty and are changing the nature of competition. This includes the emergence of new companies that successfully take share from established competitors.
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It’s a multi-skilled future!

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In the IT industry new skills come and go at the same rate as new technologies. Along with the technological shifts currently occurring come probably the biggest challenges to recruitment and retention of talent we’ve experienced during the past 10 to 20 years.
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The changing landscape

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Speaking at the opening address of the recent Gartner Infrastructure, Operations & Data Centre Summit in Sydney, Gartner Managing Vice President Michele Camino said that the Nexus of Forces (cloud, social, mobile and information) and the Internet of Things together are creating a whole new business world that requires a new approach to both...
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Aussie digital transformers

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Over 450 exhibitors from Australia and around the world recently showcased their innovation at CeBIT Australia 2015. From Aussie start-ups to global players each exhibitor highlighting how things are changing.
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The cloudy future

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Cloud computing is fast creating a revolution in the way information technology is used and procured by organisations and by individuals – a true paradigm change – in the evolution of computing.
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Cloud reshaping major players

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One of the hottest topics in technology today - Cloud Computing – is promising many things. To enterprises the Cloud represents hopes for lower costs, greater scalability and decreased need for IT maintenance.
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A perspective on 50 years of leadership

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For over 40 years the IT business has been characterised by two unusual patterns: the boom and the bust cycles and the tendency to have the unusually dominant and often near monopoly of market leaders. These two phenomena’s are actually much more closely related than is generally recognised.
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A snapshot of changing roles

Pure Storage strengthens channel commitment | Superloop appoints Greg Bryant as CFO | Bang the Table appoints Roy Morgan Research Deputy CEO Hugh Amoyal as Chairman | Emerson Network Power appoints Mark Deguara Director of Data Centre Solutions
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Fifty years on!

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Everywhere we turn today you see and hear about computers, the internet, the information age, the internet of things.
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Mike Lord, VP ANZ, OpenText