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Lancom names Priscila Bernardes as new CEO after acquisition
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Priscila Bernardes has been appointed CEO of Lancom Technology, succeeding Waruna Kirimetiyawa, who will now serve as Lancom Group Managing Director and ANZ CEO for Lyra Technology Group.
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Anchora launches in New Zealand, appoints Romit Sinha as director
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martech
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accounting systems
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digital banking
Anchora has launched in New Zealand, appointing former Proximity CTO Romit Sinha as Regional Director. Sinha aims to boost business growth through advanced martech solutions.
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The Instillery partners with StrikeReady to boost ANZ cybersecurity
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advanced persistent threat protection
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cybersecurity
The Instillery teams up with StrikeReady to enhance cybersecurity in Australia and New Zealand, introducing an AI-powered Security Command Centre to tackle talent shortages and improve defence efficacy.
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APAC software market set to grow by more than 10% in 2024
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cloud services
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cx
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martech
The APAC software industry is projected to grow by 10.3% in 2024, with major investments in cloud, security, and IT finance management, says Forrester.
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NTT DATA appoints David McKeering as CEO for ANZ operations
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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cybersecurity
NTT DATA has appointed David McKeering as CEO for Australia and New Zealand, aiming to boost regional growth after a merger valued at over USD $30 billion.
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UK urgently needs tech skills upgrade to compete globally
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uk government
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online tools
The UK plummeted to 45th globally for technology and business skills, trailing behind Germany, France, and Spain, despite a GBP £3.5 billion governmental push.
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IT sector leading investment in employee share plans in Hong Kong
Thu, 30th May 2024
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jobs
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recruitment
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management
Hong Kong's IT sector leads investment in employee share plans, pouring HKD $38.5 billion in 2022, to attract and retain top talent.
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AI talent in US & European banks surges amidst sector layoffs
Tue, 14th May 2024
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ai
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AI talent has grown by 9% in the world's biggest banks over the last six months, led by a recruitment drive towards AI implementation.
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Sparta Global wins Kings Award for enterprise social mobility efforts
Thu, 9th May 2024
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dei
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mobility
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Sparta Global, a London tech firm championing social mobility, has been honoured with the Kings Award for Enterprise, recognised amongst eight companies for its impactful social mobility programme.
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Avani Prabhakar promoted to Chief People Officer at Atlassian
Wed, 8th May 2024
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dei
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talent
Amid global growth, software giant Atlassian elevates Avani Prabhakar to the role of Chief People Officer, strengthening their commitment to diversity, equity, and business transformation.
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Data democratisation is a balance between empowerment and best practice
Fri, 3rd May 2024
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cloud services
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edutech
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data science
Data Democratisation offers the potential for self-service solutions, but risks of misuse call for a careful balance between user empowerment and proper data management practices.
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Topia & Jobbatical partner to revolutionise global talent mobility
Mon, 29th Apr 2024
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mobility
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talent
Topia and Jobbatical unite to streamline international work relocations, revolutionising global talent mobility with tech-enabled visa and relocation services.
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Sapia Labs presents 'revolutionary' AI research at SIOP conference
Fri, 19th Apr 2024
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chatbots
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contact centre
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talent
At the upcoming SIOP conference, Sapia Labs will present four innovative research pieces on how AI and chat interview technology can revolutionise hiring practices.
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IBM research: 42% of companies adopt AI, success hinges on workforce trust
Wed, 10th Apr 2024
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ml
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research
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ibm
New IBM research shows 42% of businesses have deployed AI, with success hinging on workforce trust and acceptance, according to Bartek Roszak, Head of AI at STX Next.
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London firms inspire sixth formers to consider data centre careers
Wed, 10th Apr 2024
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colocation
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data centre operators
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skills gap
VIRTUS Data Centres and HireHigher have hosted an event, stimulating London sixth form students to contemplate careers in the data centre industry, showcasing a range of roles and their crucial contributions.
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Talenza unveils Tranzformd & the Transformation Group in Australia
Mon, 1st Apr 2024
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payroll systems
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digital transformation
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hcm
Talenza inaugurates Tranzformd and the Transformation Group for a new trajectory in Australian enterprise, merging talent, tech and strategy for effective business transformations.
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CIISec's CyberEPQ gains CyberFirst recognition from NCSC
Fri, 29th Mar 2024
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encryption
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cybersecurity
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ncsc
The CyberEPQ by CIISec has earned CyberFirst brand recognition from the NCSC, marking it a high-quality cybersecurity course and opening it to a wider talent pool.
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UK's talent shortage inspires innovative workforce solutions
Fri, 29th Mar 2024
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payroll systems
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it automation
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workforce management
With approximately 9.25m individuals aged 16-64 out of the UK's workforce, businesses face a monumental talent deficit, driving companies to innovate in order to attract skilled employees.
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ServiceNow acquires 4Industry & EY's app to boost smart industrial workflow
Wed, 20th Mar 2024
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digital transformation
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servicenow
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digitisation
ServiceNow acquires 4Industry and EY's Smart Daily Management application to boost its operational technology capabilities, promoting efficiency and heightening experiences for connected workers.
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EdTech set to transform education across Asia, says UNESCO
Thu, 14th Mar 2024
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edutech
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e-learning
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edtech
HP and Cambridge launch fellowship to empower Asian education leaders to strategically utilise EdTech, addressing key educational challenges and improving access, relevance, and quality.