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Lumify Learn addresses the digital skills shortage
Tue, 4th Jul 2023
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Lumify Group launches its new training provider, Lumify Learn, to positively impact Australasia's growing digital skills shortage.
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Lumify Group recognised as a top place to work in ANZ
Fri, 28th Apr 2023
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The Australian Financial Review and Boss Magazine have published the prestigious annual list of Best Places to Work, which this year includes Lumify Group.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - The latest update from Lumify
Wed, 1st Mar 2023
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Jon Lang, who is the CEO of Lumify Group, joins us today to tell us more about Lumify Group and what they do for their customers.
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Microsoft partners with Lumify for new Academy program
Thu, 2nd Feb 2023
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Microsoft has partnered with Lumify to deliver the latest cohort of the Microsoft Software and Systems Academy (MSSA).
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Lumify Group appoints new General Manager for NZ operations
Tue, 24th Jan 2023
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Lumify Group appoints Andrew Smith as General Manager for New Zealand branch, responsible for overseeing Lumify Work NZ and day-to-day operations.
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DDLS rebrands to Lumify Group, uniting all its training companies
Thu, 15th Dec 2022
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Australasia's largest ICT training provider has rebranded, uniting all its training companies under one umbrella.
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DDLS Group buys digital skills training provider for $19.1M
Tue, 11th Oct 2022
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DDLS Group has completed the A$19.1m acquisition of Nexacu, expanding its portfolio of business units and digital skills training capabilities.
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Training & certification: It's time for leaders to loosen the purse strings
Tue, 10th May 2022
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Here we explore reasons that companies can benefit from investing in staff training and certification as well as ways to persuade leadership teams to invest.
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Why you should consider a career in artificial intelligence
Thu, 10th Mar 2022
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You don't have to look far to see that AI is on a rapid growth trajectory in Australia, as it's being used in almost every industry.
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The skills all aspiring IT professionals need in 2022
Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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IT professionals need to prioritize soft skills, upskilling and certification as the industry rapidly evolves in 2022.
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How to make a difference to Australia's digital skill shortage
Fri, 15th Oct 2021
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Australia's reduction in migration has created a shortage of skills in the economy, and the impact has been particularly severe on the technology industry.
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DDLS and AIICT team up to boost digital skills in Victoria
Wed, 8th Sep 2021
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DDLS and AIICT partner to provide training courses as part of Victoria's Digital Jobs program, addressing the demand for digital skills.
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DDLS expands into NZ with $17m acquisition of Auldhouse
Mon, 6th Sep 2021
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Australia's largest ICT training provider has acquired its New Zealand counterpart in a deal with $17 million.
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The new (and better) route to a career in IT
Thu, 29th Jul 2021
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Employers desperately need relevant skills, competence and real-world experience, which multi-year degrees often fail to offer, writes DDLS CEO Jon Lang.
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A comprehensive guide to project management
Mon, 3rd May 2021
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Statistics show that lacking clear goals is the most common cause of project failures in business, underscoring the vital need for project management skills.
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ICT trends: What to expect in 2021
Fri, 15th Jan 2021
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The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated changes in ICT trends. Remote working, distributed cloud, cybersecurity, and governance will dominate in 2021.
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DDLS launches new online learning platform to support changing business needs
Fri, 11th Dec 2020
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DDLS has launched a new online learning platform, DDLS Plus, to help organisations upskill staff in high-demand areas.
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Latest DDLS certification equips IT professionals with in-demand security skills
Fri, 13th Nov 2020
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DDLS introduces CSSLP certification to equip IT professionals with the skills to incorporate security practices into software development.
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Free ICT training made available to ANZ citizens
Tue, 3rd Nov 2020
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CompTIA is offering free online training in information communications technology to people in Australia and New Zealand.
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The business case for an in-house ethical hacker
Wed, 28th Oct 2020
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The demand for ethical hackers is rising as cyber-attacks increase. Employing an in-house ethical hacker can save costs and improve security.
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A lack of commitment from Australian organisations to cybersecurity training is holding us back
Tue, 25th Aug 2020
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Australian organisations failing to invest in cybersecurity training exacerbating skills shortage, survey reveals.
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Closing the cloud skills gap: How certification can maximise cloud investments & keep staff happy
Fri, 10th Jul 2020
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Critical skills shortage in cloud computing hindering business development and digital transformation, warns report. #CloudSkills #TechIndustry.
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How to work from home securely
Fri, 29th May 2020
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Here’s what you need to do to make your home working environment and systems secure, and protect yourself and your employer.
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DDLS and Open Colleges address Australia’s cybersecurity skills shortage
Fri, 15th May 2020
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The partnership will combine DDLS’s ICT training for enterprise and business with Open Colleges’ ability to provide online vocational training to consumers.