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5 data analytics investments worth the hype

Analytics technologies are all too often hyped as transformational magic. But these five emerging analytics investments look promising and productive enough to fuel future bottom-line benefits.

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Carmen Casagranda joins Chubb Life as global CIO

Leaves Cigna International after nearly 10 years

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Animal Logic goes cloud with AWS for visual effects

Creative digital studio Animal Logic has selected public cloud giant Amazon Web Services (AWS) to provide computing capacity for its visual effects and animation rending.

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4 senior tech jobs up for grabs

Sydney Cricket and Sports Grounds is on the lookout for a head of technology to lead the iconic venue’s digital and technology transformation.

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Top 5 predictions on the ‘workplace of the future’: Ecosystm

5G services will push organisations to rethink the networks next year while communications-platform-as-a-service (CPaaS) adoption is set to rise, according to new report.

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8 more IT leaders play the ‘2020 predictions’ game

Eight more IT leaders look into their crystal balls to predict the technologies and trends that will drive the sector in 2020.

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Staff retention key for tech companies in 2020: AIIA

The average salaries in the IT sector will continue to grow in 2020, but staff attrition rates will remain high, according to the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA).

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8 CIOs reveal top line predictions for 2020

Tech chiefs are influencing rapid change across their organisations. They're at the coalface, driving technology projects that use technologies such as blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality, data...

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Accenture names new technology practice lead in A/NZ

Accenture has crowned Scott Hahn as its new technology lead for Australia and New Zealand, a move the company said will boost the company’s technology business.

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IT leaders share top line predictions for 2020

With 2020 just around the corner, a handful of IT leaders dished out some pivotal tech predictions they say will have an impact on the IT and business landscape next year.

American CIO counterparts ‘play never-ending game of catch-up’: survey

Only 25 per cent of American CIOs feel their work is differentiated from competitors, according to a new Adobe survey out of the US.

Amazon launches Amazon Hub in Australia

Amazon is taking what it considers the next step in bringing its fulfillment and delivery network to Australia with the introduction of Amazon Hub – a new network of parcel pickup points.

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CTO, tech director job up for grabs

Sympli is on the lookout for a CTO, responsible for the platform architecture and security of the Sympli platform and the ISMS, regulatory compliance obligations and data governance.

Westpac and Microsoft team up to ‘catapult’ digital banking

Westpac has taken the wrappers off its data driven experience platform (DDEP), a Microsoft Azure-based data hub that draws on data sources from across Westpac Group to provide real-time, personalised insight to its customers.

Equinix opens largest Australian data centre, SY5

Equinix has officially opened its largest data centre in Australia to date, SY5 located in Alexandria across from SY4. The facility currently offers 1825 cabinets and has capacity for 9,225 cabinets. The data centre cost $224 million...

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Government could learn from Equinix's security protocol, Labor MP says

Government could learn a thing or two from private sector said Shadow Assistant Minister for Financial Services and for the Republic Matt Thistlethwaite during the opening of Equinix's eighth Sydney IBX data centre.

In pictures: CIO luncheon - The front-line worker and workforce enablement

With the rise of the front-line worker and distributed workplaces, many organisations are seeing the benefits of providing a cloud-ready environment. No doubt, employees expect access to information and services without the barriers...

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