Australian businesses record 20% drop in shifts per year, study reveals
Australian businesses saw a 20% YoY dip in shifts, with Victoria most affected at 31%, finds Sidekicker Jobs Index.
Gen-AI could save office workers a day's labour per week, study finds
Generative AI could save office workers a day's work per week, according to a survey by SnapLogic. 47% are confident in its potential.
Aussie businesses resilient but risk labour shortages: SAP
Australian businesses are more resilient to major disruptions than the rest of the world, but are at risk of labour and skill shortages.
UKG launches strategic workforce planning solution in ANZ
The new product is a result of the recent acquisition of Quorbit, a United Kingdom-based start-up specialising in long-term workforce planning solutions.
Why investing in technology is the best strategy for retaining services talent
Restaurant workers face growing job vacancies in the hospitality sector, but advanced technology can help ease the burden and retain talent.
Three years to afford an iPhone? New global data reveals how long it could take you
The affordability of the latest iPhone model has been put to the test in a new global study, and New Zealanders may have to start saving their pennies.
Cheese rolls & eye-rolls: Twitter reacts to #NZBudget2018
Yesterday was Budget Day, and since our Labour-led government released its first budget, Twitter has been afire with responses.
Rise of smart machines means vendors need a new competitive approach
Smart machines will make offshore model obsolete for competitive advantage, says Gartner. 40% of outsourced services will leverage smart machine tech by 2018.
Labour vows return to tax credits as R&D spending slips
Labour's finance spokesman Grant Robertson said Labour would look to boost its policy on research and development tax credits because the current gove.
Kiwi SMEs... Which political party do you trust with NZ's future?
New Zealand SMEs still want policies to reduce their compliance burden, according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor survey.
Labour slams broadband plans... 'misses the mark by a country mile'
Labour's ICT spokesperson criticizes National's broadband announcement, saying it is a cynical attempt to win votes.
National 'finally wakes up' to rural broadband issues
New Zealand's new $150m rural broadband fund must be truly contestable and not a slush fund for large telcos, warns Labour ICT spokesperson Clare Curran.
Labour unveils SMB policy… National rejects it
Small businesses with fewer than 20 staff will get a bigger bite of the procurement pie under a Labour Government, leading to National branding the plans half-baked.
'Slow, sluggish, not sweet at all'... Labour slams broadband
Rural communities, frustrated by slow and unstable broadband, have been delivered a two fingered salute by Steven ‘Everything’s Sweet' Joyce.
Adams slams 'underwhelming' Labour UFB plans
Labour's ICT policy of endless reviews would increase the digital divide, claims New Zealand's Minister for Communications and Information Technology.
“Go home Dotcom”… Drury slams “depressing” political ICT plans
As the political heavyweights debated the future ICT roadmap for New Zealand last night, Rod Drury sat shaking his head in the crowd.
Labour ups ICT ante with new digital proposals...
Labour to close digital divide with Connectivity Upgrade, ensuring all Kiwis have right to access quality broadband.
Is taxpayer cash being used to plug Chorus' copper hole?
Chorus accused of using taxpayer money intended for fibre network to plug revenue gaps, says Labour’s ICT spokesperson.
Is Key's credibility on the line over Dotcom case?
Does Prime Minister John Key need to front up to New Zealanders about the increasingly murky process surrounding Kim Dotcom's residency?.
Labour slams Govt's millon-dollar tech start-up u-turn...
Labour's ICT Garage Grants policy has been mocked by the government, but Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce has now pledged support and funding for ICT entrepreneurs.
“Global thinking” needed to spark NZ’s digital future
Internet Party leader calls for "global thinking" to make New Zealand a digital economy leader. Labour's plan falls short.
Govt mocks Labour's 'out of date' ICT NZ plans...
Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says the big news for Labour today is that they have discovered the ICT industry.
Would a Labour CTO lead a ‘Digital Upgrade’ in NZ?
Labour plans to create the position of Chief Technology Officer to advise the Prime Minister and Cabinet on ICT issues.
Is Govt's 'mismanaged' Windows XP migration costing taxpayers millions?
Labour's ICT spokesperson accuses Peter Dunne of mismanaging the outdated computer systems in the public service, leading to increased security risks.