What does an average work day involve for you at Austereo?\nThe average day at Austereo is an adventure. It\u2019s a combination of managing daily operational needs and activities and taking on the new challenges associated with an organisation that continually pushes itself and the traditional boundaries of our industry.\nWhat are some of the major challenges you face in the role of CIO?\nMeeting the organisation\u2019s overall expectations; getting the balance of new projects which drive the organisations competitive advantage, meeting internal customer service levels whilst actively applying Information Technology to drive organisational efficiency.\nWhat are some of the recent projects your IT department has been working on?\nThe virtualisation of back office infrastructure and the implementation of a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery platform.\nWhat are the three biggest issues facing CIOs today?\n1. To foster and realise IT and Business alignment and its maintenance moving forward\n2. Maintaining cost effectiveness whilst meeting the organisations dynamic needs (flexibility without cost penalties)\n3. Data security \u2013 managing the associated risks including emerging mobile devices and associated technologies\nWhat's your favourite gadget?\nThe iPhone 4 \u2013 it is my mobile office.