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New tech adoption hindered in multi-generational UK workforces, survey finds
3 days ago
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UK business leaders are meeting resistance to new technology across all generational workforces, reveals a survey by Seismic, a global enablement tech provider.
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Gen Z less enthusiastic about AI in Aussie workplaces, says Seismic study
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Despite being reputed as tech embracers, Gen Z exhibits less optimism for AI's workplace potential, suggests an Australian survey by Seismic.
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IWD 2024: Empowering New Investors with Clear Communication
Last month
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market
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deloitte
Clear, accessible shareholder communication is vital to empower a growing generation of female investors, in an increasingly complex financial climate.
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Pandemic propels UK towards cashless economy despite resistance
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cloud services
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biometrics
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martech
The pandemic-associated rejection of cash is seen as accelerating the switch to a cashless economy, despite some resistance and concern over security.
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UK sees 10% rise in female university computing applications
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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UK sees a 10% hike in university computing applications from women, signalling the third consecutive year of growth.
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Flexible work & menopause leave top female worker's demands
Tue, 20th Feb 2024
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remote working
Flexible hours, anti-harassment measures, pay openness and menopause leave emerge as top priorities for retaining female staffers.
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Aussies struggle to identify AI in love scams, McAfee study shows
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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New research unveils that while 41% of men use AI for online dating, there's growing concern over authenticity, with 40% of Australians encountering fake profiles and 25% chatted with a potential partner who turned out to be a fraudster.
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Block Earner launches crypto-backed loans amid rising costs
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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Block Earner introduces crypto-back loans to alleviate rising living costs for Australians, leveraging blockchain technology.
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UK's trust in emerging tech lagging – BSV Blockchain study
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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BSV Blockchain study highlights significant gap in UK's trust and understanding of emerging technologies including blockchain and AI.
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More Australians turning to mobile banking, Westpac leading the way
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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digital banking
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research
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forrester research
More Aussies use mobile banking with Westpac's app hailed as top-notch in Forrester's review, a first time feat.
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AI to play an important role in Australian Christmas shopping
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Australian consumer spending is set to decrease this festive season due to cost-of-living pressures, says Sitecore report.
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Gen Z & millennials: the most vulnerable to cybercrimes
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Gen Z and millennials, the digital era's major users, are most at risk of falling prey to cybercrimes, a study suggests.
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Tech industry's skills gap & bias towards top universities limiting diversity
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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higher education
A 'Diversity in Tech' report indicates a skills gap and bias towards top universities limits tech industry diversity.
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Why we should listen to Gen-Z's cybersecurity literacy need
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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network infrastructure
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cybersecurity
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skills gap
There’s no advancement in IT without cybersecurity at the front, and these young adults have a skill gap in the area.
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Generation Z holds more power in firms' tech purchasing decisions
Tue, 28th Jan 2020
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app development
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apm
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Generation Z (Gen Z) is the newest generation in the global workforce, and already it is having an impact on how businesses harness technology.
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Understanding customer diversity key to omnichannel experience
Thu, 5th Dec 2019
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contact centre
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crm
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cx
Millennials and Generation Z are transforming the customer experience, and businesses can only grow sustainability if they deliver what customers expect.
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Young Kiwis prepared for the future of the workforce - MYOB study
Tue, 3rd Dec 2019
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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workforce management
NZ Gen Z ready for gig economy, shows MYOB study on new workforce resilience.
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Gen Z will look elsewhere if tech companies don't get their act together
Fri, 30th Aug 2019
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Tech companies risk missing out on hiring top Generation Z talent if they don't adapt their recruitment strategies, according to Mesmet.
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Kiwi 'Gen Zers' crave learning & development in their jobs
Mon, 10th Jun 2019
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app development
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apm
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low-code
Gen Z employees have clear career ambitions that first appear at university and follow them into the workforce, the study claims.
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Digital natives love the blockchain because they trust it
Wed, 22nd Aug 2018
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blockchain
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The younger ‘digital native’ generation may turn out to be blockchain’s driving force in years to come, argues Dentacoin's Donika Kraeva.
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The age of privacy is over: Understanding the tech behaviour of Gen Z
Wed, 18th Oct 2017
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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twitter
Their number one desired career was to be a famous YouTuber, followed by a software developer and Twitter celebrity with over one million followers.