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Application rationalization: Streamlining your IT portfolio

IT leaders are increasingly launching application rationalization initiatives to cut operational costs and improve resiliency and agility. Here’s how to weed out the waste and reinvest.

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Top 12 BI tools of 2021

It’s not always easy choosing a business intelligence tool to meet the needs of your enterprise. Here are 12 that could work for you.

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The CIO Show: Top predictions from Australian tech execs for 2021 and dud tips from 2019

In this the first episode of The CIO Show for this year, we talk to two leading analysts and one of last year’s top performers in the CIO50 about what they expect to see on the digital horizon for 2021.


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Product-based IT: A bold shift to business value

IT leaders are swapping out project-based IT service delivery in favor of product development models predicated on business outcomes.

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Christian Rasmussen new WA Health Support Services CIO, David Banger joins Infrastructure Nation

Western Australia's Health Support Services (HSS) has appointed former Curtin University tech boss, Christian Rasmussen as its new chief information officer. Rasmussen replaces Jonathan Smith who has been acting CIO since Holger...

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CIO movements: Cameron Stone new TEG CIO, Mercedes Australia’s Oliver Schmill moves to the Netherlands

Virgin Australia’s former tech boss, Cameron Stone, is the new chief technology officer at ticketing, live entertainment and data analytics business, TEG. He replaces Greg Willis who left the company in November.

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Top 8 challenges IT leaders will face in 2021

Facilitating the future of work and securing a hybrid working environment top the list of tough, pandemic-inflected issues IT leaders must navigate this year.

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Hybrid work model helps VMware navigate the pandemic

The software maker’s hybrid work model enables employees to work almost anywhere, an effort that includes new conference room tech and experiments with meetings conducted in virtual reality.

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What IT leadership looks like in 2021

As IT leaders meet the challenges of the COVID era, only one thing is assured – more change is coming sooner than you think.

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The CIO’s next key role: Change agent

For today’s IT leaders, change management is more than technical. It’s about spearheading cultural transformation at every level of the business.


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A/NZ CIOs have the CEO’s attention more than ever: Gartner

CIOs across Australia and New Zealand have the attention of their chief executives in a way they haven’t before and are being asked for higher value, more strategic help by their bosses from the IT group.

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How CIOs can (and should) measure business outcomes

There are two kinds of measurements in business: one to assess performance and the other to provide intelligence. The smart CIO needs to do both.


Top 15 IT certifications in demand for 2021

IT certifications can help you quickly gain and validate valuable skills and know-how in a domain that will further your career. Here are the most popular IT certs today.

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Software accessibility: An overlooked business imperative

Accessibility is an area enterprises often fail to consider as they forge ahead with digital transformations and software development. Here’s why — and how — this should change.

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4 attributes of future-ready IT leaders

In these turbulent times, one thing is certain, say top CIOs: What got you here won't get you there.