Samira Sarraf

Senior Writer

With years of experience covering technology and business across the IT channel, Samira Sarraf now reports for Computerworld Australia on all aspects of enterprise ICT.

OzTech: AI detects train tunnel trespassers; PM splits industry, science, and technology ministry; EFTPOS gains identity exchange approval; Pirated software costs firm $318,000; DTA appoints new CEO; Optus sells 70% stake in towers

OzTech: AI detects train tunnel trespassers; PM splits industry, science, and technology ministry; EFTPOS gains identity exchange approval; Pirated software costs firm $318,000; DTA appoints new CEO; Optus sells 70% stake in towers

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

OzTech: Victoria cybersecurity strategy; Yet another tech minister; CompTIA updates Network+ certification; Telco complaints rise

OzTech: Victoria cybersecurity strategy; Yet another tech minister; CompTIA updates Network+ certification; Telco complaints rise

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

OzTech: Australia climbs in digital quality of life; RMIT launches AI research centre; Telstra wants to be ‘the place you want to work’

OzTech: Australia climbs in digital quality of life; RMIT launches AI research centre; Telstra wants to be ‘the place you want to work’

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion: How Australian IT is doing

Diversity, equity, and inclusion: How Australian IT is doing

While diversity and inclusion are common discussion topics, addressing them may not be as simple as some think. But trying to solve all diversity measures at once could be a recipe for disaster, experts say.

OzTech: Victoria’s Digital Asset Policy; WA’s $500M digital fund; Nokia, Microsoft to deliver 5G in SA; Deloitte expands presence in Adelaide

OzTech: Victoria’s Digital Asset Policy; WA’s $500M digital fund; Nokia, Microsoft to deliver 5G in SA; Deloitte expands presence in Adelaide

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

OzTech: Australia IT spending $100 billion; Applications open for low-band 5G spectrum; Victoria’s new training partnerships

OzTech: Australia IT spending $100 billion; Applications open for low-band 5G spectrum; Victoria’s new training partnerships

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

How the skills gap is increasing Australian government spend on IT services

How the skills gap is increasing Australian government spend on IT services

Australian government agencies are expected to spend more than $6 billion on IT services in 2021, and that spending will continue to grow in 2022.

OzTech: 19 5G innovation projects get funded; Victoria NBN upgrades; Triple Zero can track caller’s location; Telstra to improve connectivity in rural, remote communities

OzTech: 19 5G innovation projects get funded; Victoria NBN upgrades; Triple Zero can track caller’s location; Telstra to improve connectivity in rural, remote communities

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

Top 3 IT roles with the greatest remote-work growth in Australia

Top 3 IT roles with the greatest remote-work growth in Australia

Research finds high rates of increased remote work for help desk support staff, computer systems engineers, and database engineers.

OzTech: Australia’s first private digital identity provider; Pawsey adds 130 petabytes of storage; Ministers agree on first National Data Sharing Work Program

OzTech: Australia’s first private digital identity provider; Pawsey adds 130 petabytes of storage; Ministers agree on first National Data Sharing Work Program

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

Pandemic-driven digital transformation increases IaaS adoption in Australia

Pandemic-driven digital transformation increases IaaS adoption in Australia

Australian organisations opt more for hyperscale clouds due to their visibility.

OzTech: ICT jobs among most advertised in Australia; Cybersecurity R&D course; 5G spectrum auction limits; Tanium comes to Oz

OzTech: ICT jobs among most advertised in Australia; Cybersecurity R&D course; 5G spectrum auction limits; Tanium comes to Oz

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

Borders closed. Can Australia’s IT hiring bounce back?

Borders closed. Can Australia’s IT hiring bounce back?

While the Australian government proposes needed skilled-immigration reforms, hiring skilled immigrant workers virtually and reskilling Australians could more quickly address the IT labour shortage.

OzTech: Quantum hub comes to Tech Central; NSW extends digital photo card trial; IT popular in JobTrainer courses; Aussie spending on IoT and cloud services rises; NSW’s $6 million R&D fund

OzTech: Quantum hub comes to Tech Central; NSW extends digital photo card trial; IT popular in JobTrainer courses; Aussie spending on IoT and cloud services rises; NSW’s $6 million R&D fund

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

COVID-19 slows down machine-learning adoption in Australia

COVID-19 slows down machine-learning adoption in Australia

COVID-19 may have put a hold on machine-learning projects but now could be the time for Australian enterprises to revisit those projects.

OzTech: Google Cloud launches Melbourne region; Networking infrastructure market bounces back; Cybersecurity traineeship program and NSW tech courses; Review of regional telecoms services

OzTech: Google Cloud launches Melbourne region; Networking infrastructure market bounces back; Cybersecurity traineeship program and NSW tech courses; Review of regional telecoms services

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

OzTech: Service NSW hiring 200 engineers, designers; Phase 2 of digital skills program; rural mobile interoperability tests

OzTech: Service NSW hiring 200 engineers, designers; Phase 2 of digital skills program; rural mobile interoperability tests

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

Telstra-Ericsson’s private 5G: Industrial and utility uses promised

Telstra-Ericsson’s private 5G: Industrial and utility uses promised

The system lets organisations deploy their own 4G and 5G cellular networks, replacing a hodgepodge of wired and wireless networks within large facilities.

OzTech: Macquarie data centre capacity: Less than meets the eye?; Digital twin for Victoria; Deakin Uni innovation centre

OzTech: Macquarie data centre capacity: Less than meets the eye?; Digital twin for Victoria; Deakin Uni innovation centre

OzTech Roundup is Computerworld Australia’s weekly look at the world of IT.

What Australia’s first two federal blockchain pilots will do

What Australia’s first two federal blockchain pilots will do

The federal government has named the first two organisations to receive blockchain grants of $5.6 million for the minerals and beverage sectors.

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