06
Jan 20

How the Cyber Security Guidelines impact your partnerships

In response to the spate of cyber attacks on Australian Universities in recent months, the government has released a set of guidelines with the intention of helping Australian universities protect themselves against foreign interference.  The University Foreign Interference Taskforce, assembled at the end of August 2019, has released the Guidelines to Counter Foreign Interference in … Continue reading How the Cyber Security Guidelines impact your partnerships

29
Nov 19

Tech-ortunities in Australian Universities

Educational institutions earn and build their reputation based on their reputation for service delivery, ability to attract a strong market share and elicit the best results from their cohort. Technology is a valuable component in maintaining student engagement from enrolment through to alumni and universities Australia-wide are refining their IT Service Management (ITSM).  IT plays … Continue reading Tech-ortunities in Australian Universities

09
Oct 19

Can you crack the code?

“Every great developer you know got there by solving problems they were unqualified to solve until they actually did it.” – Patrick McKenzie A good developer is a good problem solver. While programming is arguably a creative exercise of creating something out of nothing, for it to take flight the programmer must first overcome a … Continue reading Can you crack the code?

08
Oct 19

Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

Following a year of prolific cyber attacks on Australian Universities, a new federal government taskforce will address resilience against foreign interference.  Containing equal representation from universities and government agencies, the University Foreign Interference Taskforce will have a core focus on ensuring universities are “resilient to unauthorised access, manipulation, disruption or damage”. The cyber security working … Continue reading Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

01
Oct 19

Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

Self-described as “web developer by day, dancer by night”, Aidan Feldman leads technological change across the US Federal Government, including the adoption of DevOps methodologies across the US public sector. Aidan has coded extensively for the US Government in sites including the World Trade Centre, The White House (where he was involved in a hackathon … Continue reading Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

26
Sep 19

Women comprise 28% of the ICT workforce – Here’s how you can help

Currently, women comprise 28% of the total Australian ICT workforce. This is considerably less than other Australian industries, where on average women comprise 45% of the workforce. As you can imagine with a pool that small, the representation of women in leadership roles is particularly dismal. Organisations and their leaders need to address this gender … Continue reading Women comprise 28% of the ICT workforce – Here’s how you can help