Australian Government embraces Agriculture 4.0
The Australian Government has announced the development of a new initiative aimed at attracting more investment in the country’s agrifood tech sector.
Best cloud computing platforms for SMEs
Cloud computing is quickly gaining momentum in all industries across Australia but for businesses getting started, it can be difficult to know which platforms will deliver the applications needed to support their products and services.
RMIT sensor technology used to improve health in aged care
RMIT University’s Micro Nano Research Facility has developed a nano-scale, flexible material that is being used to create sensors that can be integrated into bedding in aged care facilities.
AI beats experts in cancer screening
Research in the US has found that a machine learning algorithm can more accurately detect cervical cancer than experienced physicians and current screening methods.
Digital disruption and your workforce: From here to where?
The Centre for Digital Enterprise recently hosted the first in a series of metropolitan workshops in collaboration with RMIT University, where attendees heard about ways businesses have incorporated technological change in their workforce.
Cybersecurity gets investment pledge
Cybersecurity has been brought to the forefront of the federal election, with the Liberals pledging $156 million to build a cyber workforce and protect Australian’s from the risk of cyber-attacks.
What skills will your business need in 2019?
A new report has revealed the most in-demand skills of 2019 based on hundreds of thousands of job postings data from LinkedIn.
Budget addresses digital skills
Australia’s 2019-2020 budget has been released, promising investment to boost digital skills to ensure Australians are prepared for careers in the digital age.
Short courses are the future of training
Google has commissioned a new report into the future of work in Australia that found Australians will spend an additional three hours per week in education and training. The majority of this training will occur at work through short, flexible courses.
People’s behaviour changes in VR
Research by the University of British Columbia has found that people respond differently psychologically in virtual reality compared to how they respond in real life.
Businesses need to do more to prepare for the digital future
RMIT University research has been used in a new report by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research that found businesses need to be more proactive in preparing their workforce for a digital future.
Soon we might have the Royal Drone Flying Doctor Service
The Royal Flying Doctor Service is investigating the possibility of integrating drones into its operations to help improve medical services for people living in outback Queensland.