Creating new jobs in
Collaborative Alchemist | Change Strategist | International Speaker & Facilitator
ACS, April 2017
ICT as an enabler
“ICTs are influencing employment both as an industry that creates
jobs and as a tool that empowers workers to access new forms of
work, in new and more flexible ways.”
Chris Vein, World Bank’s chief innovation officer for global ICT
•2015: ACS & Deloitte Access Economics, report, Australia’s Digital
Pulse, digital technologies is one of the fastest growing parts of
• economic contribution grew in the past three years to a 5.1% share of
our GDP – from $50 billion in 2011 to $79 billion in 2013-14.
•5% growth in the number of ICT professionals, with an increase to
600,000 ICT workers in 2014, and demand for a further 100,000 workers
over the next six years.
Are we ready?
ICT Graduates – retention
New opportunities – The
Growth in coding &
Unearthing talent –
refugees and migrants
ICT Skills of the future