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SAP CEO outlines new directions at Sapphire Now

Christian Klein, sole CEO since April, emphasized sustainability and an ambition to provide more industry-specific solutions at its flagship virtual event.

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Nominations open for the 2020 CIO50

Nominations for CIO Australia’s fifth annual CIO50 list are now open.

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Suncorp names CBA's Adam Bennett as new CIO

Suncorp Group has appointed CBA-veteran Adam Bennett as its new chief information officer.

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Exclusive: Craig Ryman named new Bank of Queensland tech-boss

Craig Ryman is the new chief information officer at Bank of Queensland and will begin work on July 14.

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AGL to stick almost everything in the cloud by 2022

Australian electricity and gas retailer, AGL, plans to move almost all of its computing infrastructure to the public cloud by 2022.

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How Cover-More Group is overcoming COVID-19

The word ‘transformational’ might disappear from your professional vocabulary as COVID-19 passes, says travel insurer Cover-More’s tech chief, Nicki Doble.

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Install latest SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise patches, experts urge

If left unpatched, these SAP ASE vulnerabilities could give attackers full control of databases and servers.

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With Process Fabric, Pega seeks to weave together enterprise apps

Pegasystems is aiming its ‘platform for platforms’ at enterprises struggling to automate business processes that sprawl across multiple systems.

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NSW Police discharge Notes for good

NSW Police, hailed as one of the largest police organisations in the English speaking world, has finally shown HCL Notes the door, completing a move to the Microsoft Office 365 collaboration platform.

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Sharp IT budget cuts expected in wake of COVID-19

Gartner and IDC see global IT spending dropping precipitously this year, with cloud services an exception as enterprises accelerate transformational strategies.

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Rethinking collaboration: 6 vendors offer new paths to remote work

With the need for efficient collaboration tools exploding in recent months, a variety of companies hope to refine how those tools work and what they can do. We look at six now pushing the envelope.

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Use of cloud collaboration tools surges and so do attacks

Some industries have seen increases in cloud-related threat events rise as much as 1,350% since the COVID-19 crisis began.

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IBM adds AI-fueled forecasting to Planning Analytics platform

The addition to the Planning Analytics portfolio gives SMBs and business units in the enterprise an on-ramp to integrated, AI-powered planning and forecasting without relying on IT support.

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Westpac CIO Craig Bright exits

Westpac’s chief information officer Craig Bright is leaving the bank after less than two years in the role. Bright joined the bank in December 2018 following a seven-year stint in various technology roles at Citigroup.

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Oracle takes aim at workforce analytics with new HCM offering

Oracle Analytics for Cloud HCM offers self-service analytics capabilities to HR executives, analysts, and line-of-business leaders.

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Bundaberg toasts its first tech chief

Australian drinks brand, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, has appointed Steve Caville as its first ever technology chief. Caville joins the Queensland-based company after a 10-year stint at Auswide Bank.

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