Stories by Jon Lang
Training & certification: It's time for leaders to loosen the purse strings
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.
Why you should consider a career in artificial intelligence
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.
The skills all aspiring IT professionals need in 2022
IT professionals need to prioritize soft skills, upskilling and certification as the industry rapidly evolves in 2022.
How to make a difference to Australia's digital skill shortage
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.
The new (and better) route to a career in IT
Employers desperately need relevant skills, competence and real-world experience, which multi-year degrees often fail to offer, writes DDLS CEO Jon Lang.
A comprehensive guide to project management
Statistics show that lacking clear goals is the most common cause of project failures in business, underscoring the vital need for project management skills.
ICT trends: What to expect in 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated changes in ICT trends. Remote working, distributed cloud, cybersecurity, and governance will dominate in 2021.
The business case for an in-house ethical hacker
The demand for ethical hackers is rising as cyber-attacks increase. Employing an in-house ethical hacker can save costs and improve security.
A lack of commitment from Australian organisations to cybersecurity training is holding us back
Australian organisations failing to invest in cybersecurity training exacerbating skills shortage, survey reveals.
Closing the cloud skills gap: How certification can maximise cloud investments & keep staff happy
Critical skills shortage in cloud computing hindering business development and digital transformation, warns report. #CloudSkills #TechIndustry.
How to work from home securely
Here’s what you need to do to make your home working environment and systems secure, and protect yourself and your employer.
Upskill your workforce to boost cybersecurity
Digital shift means cyber skills are vital for all firms, not just tech, as threats loom large on the corporate horizon.