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: Innovation centres in NSW, WA; More AIIA courses; Optus repurposes 3G spectrum; Melbourne surveys residents on AI, IoT, 5G; Drones count flying foxes

OzTech: Innovation centres in NSW, WA; More AIIA courses; Optus repurposes 3G spectrum; Melbourne surveys residents on AI, IoT, 5G; Drones count flying foxes

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

Mobile signals could help detect bushfire smoke levels

Mobile signals could help detect bushfire smoke levels

A new Dutch-Australian study shows that layers of smoke in the air affect the radio links between cell sites, providing a means to identify areas that are burning.

OzTech: Public cloud spending surpasses $10B; Woolworths acquires data science company; 5G spectrum auction results

OzTech: Public cloud spending surpasses $10B; Woolworths acquires data science company; 5G spectrum auction results

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

2021 tech salaries in Australia

2021 tech salaries in Australia

The highest and lowest paying IT jobs across four capital cities in Australia are revealed with data from job placements.

OzTech: Australian ICT jobs aplenty; Aussie quantum computing advances; Rural broadband funds

OzTech: Australian ICT jobs aplenty; Aussie quantum computing advances; Rural broadband funds

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

OzTech: Optus claims new 5G speed record; $5M in grants to buy or create ‘innovative’ tech

OzTech: Optus claims new 5G speed record; $5M in grants to buy or create ‘innovative’ tech

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

OzTech: NBN to resume HFC orders; ASIC blames system misconfiguration for improper CBA charges; the Nine Network cyberattack

OzTech: NBN to resume HFC orders; ASIC blames system misconfiguration for improper CBA charges; the Nine Network cyberattack

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

Australia’s migrant workers often in jobs below their skill levels

Australia’s migrant workers often in jobs below their skill levels

Several flaws in the system mean Australia is not getting the full benefit of immigrant labour, even in areas like technology facing labour shortages.

OzTech: Western Sydney startup hub gets green light; New crime-solving app; More NBN satellite coverage; Free Pluralsight courses in April

OzTech: Western Sydney startup hub gets green light; New crime-solving app; More NBN satellite coverage; Free Pluralsight courses in April

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

Bolton Clarke integrates its systems via a hybrid cloud, preps for IoT

Bolton Clarke integrates its systems via a hybrid cloud, preps for IoT

The Australian healthcare provider integrated 30 systems, found workarounds for platform gaps, and prepped for a move to greater customer self-service.

Australian PC sales were up 11.8% in 2020

Australian PC sales were up 11.8% in 2020

Australians bought almost 5 million personal computers—desktops, laptops, and workstations—during 2020.

OzTech: Job support for Victorians; NSW names AI advisors; Researchers get early access to Pawsey supercomputing tools

OzTech: Job support for Victorians; NSW names AI advisors; Researchers get early access to Pawsey supercomputing tools

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

The top IT jobs in demand in Australia

The top IT jobs in demand in Australia

From cloud engineers to cybersecurity specialists, data from recruitment organisations tells what the top jobs for IT professionals in Australia are in 2021.

OzTech: More IT job ads; New AI certification; Telstra repurposes 3G spectrum; NSW launches space industry research centre

OzTech: More IT job ads; New AI certification; Telstra repurposes 3G spectrum; NSW launches space industry research centre

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

Meet the top three Australian smart city projects

Meet the top three Australian smart city projects

Voting is open to help select the 2021 IDC Asia-Pacific Smart Cities Awards.

OzTech: 5G drives up mobile revenue; Queensland releases its checkin app; Macquarie Telecom signs $34m deal with Optus

OzTech: 5G drives up mobile revenue; Queensland releases its checkin app; Macquarie Telecom signs $34m deal with Optus

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

How Australians and enterprises can address the digital skills gap

How Australians and enterprises can address the digital skills gap

Employers and employees alike need to put themselves ahead of this problem and not be dependent only on future graduates but also invest in skills and training now so they can become the solution tomorrow.

OzTech: Automation will transform Australia’s jobs; Optus, Victoria state offer training; More digital banking

OzTech: Automation will transform Australia’s jobs; Optus, Victoria state offer training; More digital banking

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

The journey to New South Wales’s digital driver’s licence and photo card

The journey to New South Wales’s digital driver’s licence and photo card

From creating the app that houses the digital licences to dealing with unexpected popularity, Service NSW details how it built and launched the New South Wales digital driver’s licence and photo card.

OzTech: Victoria DHHS’s vaccination-management tool; AI scale-ups get $1.5m; Optus data outage

OzTech: Victoria DHHS’s vaccination-management tool; AI scale-ups get $1.5m; Optus data outage

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

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