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Technology moves at breakneck speed, and we now have more power in our pockets than we had in our homes in the 1990’s. Artificial intelligence (AI) has been a fascinating concept of science fiction for decades, but now we’re finally seeing commercial AI robots thanks to breakthroughs in “machine learning,”. Don’t miss this exclusive event […]


ITFGC Tech Talk: Internet of Things – ignore at your peril!


    The Tech Talk on the Internet of Things was well attended with participants discussing a presentation on IoT technology and the potential for local deployments. It was pointed out that the Gold Coast City Council was pursuing a Smart Cities programme. The importance of categorisation of IoT deployments was essential to accurately determine […]


One More Opportunity to Win the Gold Coast Business Excellence Monthly Award!


There have been “light” entries in the I.T., Knowledge Management and Digital Services for 2017 and there is still one opportunity left for a monthly Award for October, which would put that the winning company into the final in November. The Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards were launched in 1996 and in 2017 we are […]


Awe-inspiring Entrepreneurship!


Those that made the effort to attend the “Beachside Chat” with Mark Sowerby were treated to some real wisdom and encouragement from the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur. He made the distinction between innovation and entrepreneurship and indicated that the latter required a tenacity that came from accepting a challenge and a need to prove to oneself […]


Gold Coast Small Business Week – Breakfast Event


In true Gold Coast style the Small Business Week has kicked off with a bang. A large crowd attended the introductory event at Star Casino. The keynote speech was given by Mark Bouris who talked about some of the motivation and inspiration he has received as he built Wizard Home Loans and now Yellow Brick […]


IT Forum Gold Coast Tech Talk – Blockchain myths & hype


        Digital transformation is increasingly affecting all types of organisations including Governments. In order to encourage citizens to adopt digital services, the least expensive channel for governments, it is necessary to support modern connection methodologies and provide user-focused services. This webinar investigated blockchain, presenting the functionality and applications available. Enabling the Gig […]


GC TAFE Intern Program


TAFE Queensland (formerly Gold Coast TAFE), a corporate member of the Forum, is interested in placing interns into IT Forum member companies. The program places a soon-to-graduate student into the host company for 1 day a week for 8 weeks. The intern will participate in the activity of the company and become another “pair of […]


Network Services – Some important considerations for SMEs


  A marketing event this week discussed some important considerations for SMEs. Three companies presented and advised on services of interest to companies, particularly if they have more than one location. Mike from Over the Wire talked about their telecommunications services. They seek to do a better job than the majors, with custom network design […]


Be Part of the Opening & Closing Ceremonies of the 2018 Commonwealth Games


This is an invitation to IT Forum Gold Coast members and anyone else from Jack Morton Worldwide, the team producing the Opening & Closing Ceremonies for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. We are committed to creating an accessible and inclusive procurement process in order to ensure that potential suppliers to the ceremonies have the […]


Cyber-crime. Cyber-security.


Sponsors: Secure-ISS and Kaspersky Lab Thank you to Kaspersky and Hurrell Global Risk for an informative evening at Hilton Hotel in Surfers Paradise. IT Forum Gold Coast and guests were provided excellent information about Cyber-crime and current trends. Paul Hurrell – Managing Director of Hurrell Global Risk and Peter Brady – General Manager of Kaspersky […]


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