Monthly Archives: July 2013

The future of Storage

From cloud computing to the consumerisation of IT, technologists at Computerworld’s latest roundtable series discuss how the big trends are altering the storage landscape and the way they manage information

To read the complete article please visit http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/521930/computerworld_lunch_report_future_storage/?goback=%2Egde_2976736_member_261426681

 

 

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Complaints aside, ICT graduates in demand, say teachers

While ICT workers rail against employers offshoring work and using overseas staff on 457 visas for destroying opportunities in the sector, academics insist their graduates are finding jobs as easily as ever.

Leon Sterling, dean of the ICT faculty at Swinburne University and head of the Australian Council of Deans of ICT, said debate about the issue was ‘‘distorted by a small minority of loud voices’’.

 

To read the full article please visit: http://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/expertise/complaints-aside-ict-graduates-in-demand-say-teachers-20130716-hv0wc.html

 

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We’ll be at the Herald Sun Careers Expo!

Computer Power Institute is pleased to be attending the Herald Sun Careers Expo again. Last year it was a great success and we meet some passionate IT people. Sharing what Computer Power do and how we can help people is always a pleasure.

The Herald Sun Melbourne Career Expo state on their website that it ‘is the largest and most comprehensive career’s event in Australia. This expo encompasses all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors.’

The expo will be at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre on August 16 until August 18 from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Friday and from 10:00am to 4:00pm on Saturday and Sunday. Find out how Computer Power can help you pursue your IT career by visiting us at booth 116.

You can download a free ticket to the expo by clicking this link.

 

Find out more about Computer Power at www.computerpower.edu.au

 

A Detailed History Of Social Media

Do you know who started social media? It wasn’t Mark Zuckerberg. Heck, it was way before the Facebook era. It started, more or less, with CompuServe and Arpanet back in 1969. A couple years later, the first-ever email was sent. Imagine a time when we didn’t have email and you had to actually chat with people on the phone or (gasp!) in person? It was a crazy time, to be sure.

But never fear, social media has evolved over the past few decades into a time-sucking but powerful tool for teachers, students, and everyone else. As you can see by this social media history timeline, there’s a lot that’s happened over the past decades. We can only guess what’s coming next.

To read the full article please visit: http://www.edudemic.com/2013/07/a-detailed-history-of-social-media/

 

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