Rust Bucket

Navigating through the changes

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Technological developments, fundamental shifts in demand patterns and intensive competitive pressures are combining to create greater uncertainty and are changing the nature of competition. This includes the emergence of new companies that successfully take share from established competitors.
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It’s a multi-skilled future!

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In the IT industry new skills come and go at the same rate as new technologies. Along with the technological shifts currently occurring come probably the biggest challenges to recruitment and retention of talent we’ve experienced during the past 10 to 20 years.
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The changing landscape

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Speaking at the opening address of the recent Gartner Infrastructure, Operations & Data Centre Summit in Sydney, Gartner Managing Vice President Michele Camino said that the Nexus of Forces (cloud, social, mobile and information) and the Internet of Things together are creating a whole new business world that requires a new approach to both...
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Aussie digital transformers

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Over 450 exhibitors from Australia and around the world recently showcased their innovation at CeBIT Australia 2015. From Aussie start-ups to global players each exhibitor highlighting how things are changing.
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The cloudy future

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Cloud computing is fast creating a revolution in the way information technology is used and procured by organisations and by individuals – a true paradigm change – in the evolution of computing.
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Cloud reshaping major players

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One of the hottest topics in technology today - Cloud Computing – is promising many things. To enterprises the Cloud represents hopes for lower costs, greater scalability and decreased need for IT maintenance.
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A perspective on 50 years of leadership

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For over 40 years the IT business has been characterised by two unusual patterns: the boom and the bust cycles and the tendency to have the unusually dominant and often near monopoly of market leaders. These two phenomena’s are actually much more closely related than is generally recognised.
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A snapshot of changing roles

Pure Storage strengthens channel commitment | Superloop appoints Greg Bryant as CFO | Bang the Table appoints Roy Morgan Research Deputy CEO Hugh Amoyal as Chairman | Emerson Network Power appoints Mark Deguara Director of Data Centre Solutions
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Fifty years on!

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Everywhere we turn today you see and hear about computers, the internet, the information age, the internet of things.
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The clouds are growing

Over the past 50 years, the growth of the IT industry has been driven by the relentless rise of the “next big thing” mainframes, minis, PCs, LANs, Web, Mobile, Social, Software as a Service, Cloud, Big Data and so on. Each era has successfully established a new platform – a combination of hardware, software...
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The transforming business world

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If you listen to the many economists, industry leaders, pundits and policymakers discuss the economics of Australia’s growth it is easy to be confused by the commonly used terms: competitiveness, innovation and productivity. These terms are used frequently today and are often used almost interchangeably and with little precise meaning.
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Students think about their tech future

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For the 4th year running, thousands of school students from across Sydney made their way to the Great Hall at UTS to explore the jobs of the future.
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Stephen Singer, Sales Leader ANZ, Talend