Information and communications technology industry: environment scan 2015

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Innovation and Business Skills Australia (IBSA)


The Australian information and communications technology (ICT) industry consistently outperforms the economy in servicing business and domestic users. Measures analysed to understand the usage of ICT are all positive indicators of a vibrant industry. Chapter two highlights trends in the ICT industry and workforce including: increased contracting and outsourcing, and the need for sharp and highly specialised skills attained in short bursts, that are changing the nature of the workforce; increasing demand for big data systems, business analytics, mobile and cloud computing across all...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Vocational education and training; Workforce development; Skills and knowledge; Employment; Participation; Statistics

Keywords: Skill development; Skill needs; Capacity building; Workforce planning; Training package; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: East Melbourne, Victoria: IBSA, [2015]

Physical description: i, 63 p.

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