NAB Labs along with The University of Melbourne have partnered to better understand what drives Australian businesses to innovate. Together they have launched The Innovation Index to measures innovation across all business sizes and sectors.
While digital skills are becoming increasingly important, employees must not forget the importance of multi-disciplinary skills if they want to find a job in tech, according to a new report from the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and Deloitte.
A national survey conducted by Student Edge has found Australian students are eager to be taught STEM skills in class and are willing to have subjects such as maths and science made compulsory throughout high school.
It may not have shut the city down like its big brother Dreamforce does San Francisco, but the Salesforce World Tour saw thousands flock to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre to learn how leading businesses are using Salesforce to better serve their customers, and hear what’s coming next.
Today the Turnbull government has announced new legislation that will deliver tax benefits to angel investors. This new tax incentive for entrepreneurs and startups follows on from the government’s innovation and science agenda that last year proposed to change the tax laws for startups.
Fresh off launching a $28 million advertising package to sell to Australians the idea that we are an innovative nation, the Government is now looking to sell this idea to the world and encourage foreign investors to look to Australian innovation as the next frontier.
Today the Turnbull Government announced they will be spending $28 million on a taxpayer-funded advertising campaign that will sell its innovation policies to the nation.