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The one transformation goal CIO must prioritize in 2020

Defining goals without acknowledging the need to transform often leads organizations to make iterative improvements to existing businesses without challenging themselves to consider disruptive opportunities and threats.

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Top-down strategy is dead – Long live the team of teams!

How should CIOs construct their organizations to better enable the agility demanded by today’s pace of strategy and initiative change?

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5 enterprise cloud strategy trends for 2020

Architecting hybrid cloud environments and teaching IT staff how to work with and manage them are top of mind for CIOs seeking innovation from cloud computing services in 2020.

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A deeper look into how technology is innovating the financial sector

Banking is becoming a fundamentally digital experience, with many people banking virtually, no longer going into brick and mortar offices, and AI eliminating tellers. So how are banks reacting to this new reality? Are they embracing...

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Anticipatory IT: Your strategy for staving off digital disruption

Anticipating future opportunities based on hard and soft trends is crucial for CIOs seeking to avoid disruption. Does your organization have what it takes to commit to an ‘anticipatory IT’ strategy?

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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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5 factors that will shape data-driven innovation in 2020

The coming year promises new challenges and opportunities for companies building data-driven services.

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9 pitfalls to scaling innovation from pilot to production

From a lack of a handoff plan to a failure to loop in business users at the right time, innovative projects all too often stall when pushed out into the real world. Here’s how to do it right.

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10 reasons IT leaders fail at innovation

Tech leaders have been given an innovation mandate, but many still struggle to build a robust innovation capability. What’s holding them back?

CIO50 2019: #2 Shane Lenton, Cue Clothing Co.

Cue Clothing Co. is at the vanguard of the reinvention of retail, says chief information officer, Shane Lenton.

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CIO50 2019: #3 Greg Booker, RACQ

The Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) has significantly transformed over the past seven years, moving from being a 100-year roadside assistance organisation to a financial services operation encompassing three major pillars....

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IT’s new ROI: Return on innovation

CIOs struggle to temper business expectations of 100 percent innovation success with the realities. Here’s how to foster a healthy innovation outlook.

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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