Why non-technical founders need greater support from Australia’s startup ecosystem

Depending on your source, it’s estimated that ‘technical people’ account for around 7% of the global population. That includes everyone from quantum computing experts right through to your brother-in-law’s childhood friend who knows how to mock up a WordPress site.   If you’ve got a great idea but you’re in the ‘other’ 93% of the population… Continue reading Why non-technical founders need greater support from Australia’s startup ecosystem

CIOs dissatisfied with the size of the IT talent pool produced by Australia’s education system

Tertiary educators are struggling to keep up with demand from Australian CIOs for qualified IT professionals, according to research commissioned by specialist recruiter Robert Half. The survey of 160 CIOs and CTOs from companies across Australia found the education system is only able to satisfy 3% of technology leaders when it comes to their demands of the… Continue reading CIOs dissatisfied with the size of the IT talent pool produced by Australia’s education system

How can your business harness AI?

Artificial Intelligence makes headlines every day: alternately promising to save the world, or destroy it completely.  There’s no doubt that it holds exciting potential for businesses. A new global study by Capgemini found that 83 percent of firms surveyed reported that AI generated new roles, with three-quarters seeing an uplift in sales related to AI… Continue reading How can your business harness AI?