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Callaghan Innovation urges firms to apply for R&D internship grants
Callaghan Innovation says that New Zealand businesses still have time to snap up valuable R&D talent before the window of opportunity closes on September 6.
iland enhances partner programmes and cloud computing tools
The new channel programme includes a partner portal for training, certification and sales management, and a complementary cloud assessment tool.
Quantum enhances and updates global partner programme
The programme enhancements are designed to simplify and accelerate the way partners do business with Quantum.
Does work experience trump formal education?
A new poll from Hays indicates Kiwis place higher emphasis on work experience than formal education when it comes to career progression.
Gartner names Proofpoint leader in security training
Proofpoint’s training modules are built with learning science principles and include self-service customisation, which improves efficacy and ensures longer-term retention of training.
How digital document management can help training organisations boost compliance
“RTOs relying on paper documents are putting their organisation’s funding at risk."
Tech Futures Lab to offer AWS Academy training
"AWS Academy offers an institutionally embedded pathway for students to gain the necessary computing skills and knowledge that prepares them for the IT workforce."
Microsoft traineeships to boost information technology careers in South Australia
“The State Government has provided almost $200,000 in funding for the program which will provide about 40 people with two-year traineeships."
“First-of-its-kind” VR training platform launches in Oz
Curiious IQ is enabled for any VR device and can stream live to small groups or up to 50 or more headsets simultaneously.
Global Advanced Analytics talent pool will double by 2020, but bottlenecks will persist
The global supply of analytics experts will double from 500,000 people in 2018 to an estimated one million in 2020.
Microsoft offers Government free digital skills training
Upwards of 60 workshops will be offered, aimed at giving staff a vital grounding in cloud technologies, artificial intelligence and other skills.
CompTIA security study finds A/NZ firms should invest more in employee training
“Employees may inadvertently jeopardise data, steal information for a competitor, or sell data or intelligence."
SpectroTech brings Aruba training to local IT professionals
Aruba and SpectroTech have partnered to bring education and training modules to Australian and New Zealand partners and customers.
Top risk facing organisations? Why, it’s an IT talent famine
For some time there has been talk about how the IT industry is crying out for new talent and skills, which a lot of people have glossed over. But now Gartner says it is a harsh reality.
Explained: Reverse mentoring and how you can make it work
Mentors. For generations they’ve been known as senior staff with experience who generally train newer recruits – but that mindset is being turned upside down with the idea of reverse mentoring.
Cohesity’s new and improved partner programme
Includes free training, sales tools, marketing initiatives, incentives, and adds a new service provider route-to-market.
Will virtual reality revolutionise staff training?
"For any company wanting to embark on VR training, it is best to start with a small project."
Palo Alto Networks extends Cyber Range reach through first APAC facility
The Sydney Cyber Range is now the company’s first Asia Pacific Cyber Range facility, and the fourth permanent facility worldwide.
Survey: Datto takes a comprehensive look at the modern MSP
The survey took a sample of roughly 2,300 MSPs worldwide, who were asked about their day-to-day lives and how they approach their businesses.
Singapore & UK Governments commit to building cybersecurity capacity for Commonwealth
Singapore and the United Kingdom have taken their commitment to cybersecurity cooperation and teamwork to a new level this week.
Vault Systems launches secure cloud training academy for Australian govt IT staff
There is now a high level of focus on data protection and secure cloud systems will be critical to government agencies’ digital transformation.
Acronis & Yellow Ribbon Fund provide IT training to Singapore prison inmates
The YRF-Acronis IT Skills Programme, inmates will receive certified IT training and computer skills that will increase their chances of future
DataRobot to help partners bring AI within reach
DataRobot has announced a new partner programme that aims to help resellers make machine learning more accessible.
NBN launches new simulation-based training facilities for telecommunications employees
The facilities will provide training and assessments for more than 2,000 in-field telecommunications workers.