The horror year for jobs in the Australian IT&T sector continued through December with a 6.8 per cent drop in job advertisements, bringing the decline over 12 months to 37 per cent, according to the Olivier Job Index (OJI).
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Sony Australia has not ruled out cuts to the local workforce as part of the Japanese company’s global restructuring plan.
An IT industry representative body has applauded the Federal Government’s use of Web 2.0 technologies in canvassing public opinion.
Minister for Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Senator Stephen Conroy, and Minister for Finance and Deregulation, Lindsay Tanner, have launched a joint blog to canvass opinions on the future of Australia’s digital economy.
Minister for Finance and Deregulation, Lindsay Tanner, has defended the decision to proceed with a 50 per cent cut in government ICT contractors as part of the Federal Government’s acceptance in full of the Gershon review recommendations.
Australia’s unified communications market revenue hit $340.2 million in 2007 and is expected to double in the next six years, according to analyst firm, Frost and Sullivan.