The purpose of education in any form can really be boiled down to one thing: opportunities. That includes opportunities for personal improvement, career advancement, increased income levels, and increased levels of personal satisfaction. The days of working for a single company at a job you might or might not like for a lifetime and then retiring is over. Companies, positions, and the skills needed for those positions change much too rapidly, and the next generation wants a job they are passionate about and can be proud of. All of those things mean a shift in thinking: the skills a learner …
he third and final phase, or “horizon” of the Australian Cyber Security Strategy for 2023–2030. This is the most visionary and ambitious of the three phases... This is also the phase where there will be direct economic value generated from the overall strategy, as the country will lead the development of emerging cyber technologies capable of adapting to new risks and opportunities across the cyber landscape.
A massive 55% of the Australian public sector professionals agree that talent attraction and retention is their single biggest challenge. With workplace culture becoming increasingly important, the public sector needs to step up its game to appeal to fresh talent and grab them before the private sector can. We polled over 300 APS professionals to uncover their workforce pain points and priorities. Check out the findings - plus a few strategies to help you on your way - in our newest infographic.
Digital transformation and innovation have exploded our world into a fast-paced, technological environment that is constantly changing and evolving. Unfortunately, the skills in the current workforce – mainly the public sector, that are required to use digitization to best deliver services have been lagging significantly behind. Read on to find out how 3 organizations have put strategies and initiatives in place to combat the digital skills shortage, demonstrating that overcoming this challenge requires a multifaceted approach focused on education, workforce development, and policy reform.
The first phase, or “horizon” for the Australian Government’s Cyber Security Strategy 2023-2030 is focused on building foundations and preparedness. For the second phase (2026-2028), the government has flagged that the intent will be one of scale and maturity. Phase two will take the foundations laid in phase one and begin to accelerate them, with a broader reach that is going to impact on both society and the way resilience is built into organisations.
In today's digital age, where data reigns supreme and drives critical decision-making, organisations face a staggering reality: bad data costs businesses an average of $AUD20 million, amplifying exponentially for larger enterprises. With this ominous warning in mind the Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) of Victoria, Australia recently underwent a mass transformation to cultivate a culture of reliability and data-driven decision-making within the organisation, ensuring that the portfolio of projects, totalling over $90 billion, is delivered effectively.
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