Technology isn’t only about coming up with fresh new ideas, it also involves figuring out how to make those ideas work.” According to data released by Deloitte and the Australian Computer Society, employment in this space is expected to grow at a rate of 2.5 per cent per year through to 2020. Current figures tell us that we need another 100,000 IT professionals in the Australian job market in the next few years to meet our technological needs in areas including data specialisation, privacy and security and online marketing. The bulk of this demand is focused on people with up-to-date qualifications and the flexibility to apply their skills in diverse technology-focused roles including: digital marketing officers; analytics practice leaders; information security officer/digital risk officers; people analytics officers; and front end developers. According to Australia’s Digital Pulse 2016 report, “The contribution of digital technologies to the Australian economy is forecast to grow from $79 billion in 2014 to $139 billion in 2020. This represents growth of over 75 per cent and an increase in the digital economy from five per cent to seven per cent of Australia’s GDP.” There are few industries that shift the way the world lives and functions, the way that technology does. It aims to make everything easier, faster, and better. There’s never been a better time to plug in and boot up a career in IT. With hands-on technical training, today’s graduates will be successfully driving our future economy for years to come.]]>