Dialog to establish new Innovation Factory in Victoria
Dialog Information Technology’s will be establishing a new Innovation Factory to be based in Melbourne.
The initiative will deliver employment to over 200 information technology professionals. At least 30 of these positions will be filled with graduates from local universities. This extra workforce will join Dialog’s existing 400 Victorian consultants making Dialog one of the biggest IT consultant employers in Victoria.
The Victorian government is very supportive of Dialog’s strategic direction. The Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade, Philip Dalidakis welcomed Dialog’s investment and said “Dialog’s decision to choose Victoria to expand their workforce by 200 jobs is a huge vote of confidence in the growing talent pool that our local tech sector is producing.”
Dialog’s Graduate Program will be drawing on the skilled graduates coming out of Victoria’s education sector, growing both them, the local talent pool and further improving availability of highly experienced technologists across the state.” Alan Key, Dialog Managing Director
The hub will focus on current and emerging technologies such as digital marketing, user experience enhancement, cyber security, social media integration, mobile, analytics and cloud computing. In developing the new solutions, Dialog will leverage its existing strong partnerships with organisations such as Google, Microsoft. IBM, Amazon Web Services, Oracle and SAP.
Dialog’s Managing Director, Alan Key said “The Victorian Government put together a strong case to attract Dialog’s development centre into Victoria and we look forward to seeing both government and industry reap the benefits of the great new innovative solutions that the Innovation Factory will develop for the Australian and international markets.”
The initiative supports Dialog’s plans to expand into overseas markets including North America and the Asia Pacific.
Dialog Information Technology is one of Australia's leading technology services organisations trading from offices around Australia. Established in 1979, Dialog employs over 1,200 information technology specialists. Dialog also has several complementary subsidiaries including Access HQ, a leading technology and user experience testing organisation, ICEMEDIA, one of Australia’s leading and most innovative multimedia companies, and CatapultBI, Australia's leading business insights and data management consultancy.
For more further information, read https://www.arnnet.com.au/article/617788/dialog-set-open-innovation-factory-international-push/
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