What’s the secret to finding study success? We spoke to SCU Online’s Master of Information Technology Management student Carrie Baldwin to get her insights on the juggle that is motherhood, fulltime work and online postgraduate study.
The future of blockchain is already here. Technology companies and financial services firms across the globe are already experimenting with blockchain applications. They understand that this technology is disruptive and will, in due course, transform existing business models and engender innovation.
Leigh Owens is the IT Manager for Essendon Football Club. He is currently studying his Master of Information Technology Management at Southern Cross University Online. We spoke with him about his job, kicking goals with online study and why he picked Southern Cross University Online to study his Master of Information Technology Management.
The rise of cryptocurrencies and their underlying technology – blockchain – are projected to transform and disrupt many industries.
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and their underlying technology, blockchain, are disrupting the way in which we transact. However, the strengths of blockchain – transparency, security and immutability – also pose risk when applied in a commercial environment. So, where did blockchain come from and how this technology disrupting the way we do business?
In the complex and varied field of IT, needing the right knowledge and technical skills is a given. But, in such a competitive and rapidly changing environment, professionals need an extra edge to stand out. Having the right soft skills ensures that projects are better managed and are more likely to run smoothly. Organisations are picking up on the value of candidates who exhibit certain soft skills and are looking for the traits below when hiring IT managers.
Small business owners are keenly aware of the difficulties they face across all facets of their company, as well as any new movements in the marketplace. Of late, this has meant becoming adept in an increasingly important area – data analytics.
With the rise of the digital workplace and workforce, advanced cybersecurity is in an ever-increasing need for Australian businesses. Data security is becoming a key concern for CIOs and businesses across Australia. The IT sector is looking for professionals who have the skills to manage and eliminate cybersecurity threats for their businesses.
Dealing with remote developers is a necessity for many businesses, particularly those who are just starting out or have a small employee base. While this process brings along insurmountable benefits especially in terms of saving costs, it can come with its own unique set of challenges.
Professionals within the IT sector have the rare fortune of not being in the job market for too long. In particular, the industry’s best get snapped up quickly, which is a hurdle for anyone looking for an elite hire.