Technology and the public sector: A brighter outlook for 2016

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As the year draws to a close, it is important to reflect on the activity within state governments and the market as a whole. The public sector has been a key place to watch, following many announcements and investments over the last 12 months.

Here are some of the key trends and predictions we've seen this year and how they will affect the job mar…

Building a career in the construction industry for 2016

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No industry in Australia has seen as much divided discussion as the construction sector. Over the past few months in particular, many industry bodies have been doubtful concerning success in the future.

However, as we prepare to leave 2015 behind, the prospects for the new year are looking undeniably strong in construction, following a number of d…

Keeping up with the project management space

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Project management is one of the most challenging yet invigorating roles within the IT space in Australia. With such a heavy focus on innovation and agility across all industries, these kinds of professionals are instrumental in spurring organisational change, whether this is in the public sector or within private enterprises. 

Here are some of th…

How Is the Public Sector Handling Digital Transformation?

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Across the world, government sectors are working hard to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to technology. Lagging behind isn't an option as organisation in the public sector must learn how to apply innovation to existing and new processes that deliver benefits to everyone.

In the global race for innovation, how does Australia stack up in the q…

How does technology help improve user experience?

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The need for user experience (UX) specialists is on the rise in Australia. Intense competition and a wide range of user-facing technologies means that businesses producing applications will need to work even harder to appeal to their target market. 

However, like most technological buzzwords, there are some grey areas on what this concept really e…

Top trends for 2016 will have major impact on digital sphere

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IT professionals around the world have been given the opportunity to peek into the not-so-distant future following the release of predicted tech trends for 2016. 

Gartner revealed its top 10 list of technologies that will shake up the industry next year at the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. All of the technologies the organisation mentioned interlinked …

IT industry body welcomes cabinet shake-up

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In the past few years, the coveted spot of prime minister has been hotly fought over. Following on from the trend of leadership contentions, prime ministers stepping down (and sometimes back up), Malcolm Turnbull's rise to the top seat has been taken in the stride of many Australians.

However, his changes to the cabinet roster have been swift and …

3 common sense tips for a productive job interview

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Regardless of whether you've been out of the workforce for a long time or are looking for your first job, the prospect of a job interview can be nerve-wracking.

Of course, you want to present yourself in the best light, but this can easily be overdone and you'll end up doing more harm than good. With this in mind, it pays to know a few tips about …