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Ewan Perrin on being an NT digital government chief

Tight purse strings across a territory in ‘budget repair’ and citizens requiring connectivity in some of the most remote areas in the country make this a challenging role.

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Healthscope appoints Mitra Minai to newly-created CISO role

Melbourne-based private hospitals operator Healthscope has appointed Mitra Minai to the newly created chief information security officer (CISO) role as it focuses on addressing security challenges in the health industry.

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Oracle unleashes cloud-based data science platform

The database giant is leveraging assets from its acquisition of DataScience.com to deliver a new enterprise-grade, cloud-based data science platform focused on collaboration.

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Syed Ahmed joins joint venture InnoWell

Syed Ahmed has been appointed chief digital officer for InnoWell, a joint venture between The University of Sydney and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) that has built a digital platform aimed at transforming the mental health system.

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RMIT puts $6M towards Blockchain Innovation Hub

RMIT has announced a $6 million investment in its Blockchain Innovation Hub (BIH) as the University aims to become a leader in research and engagement in blockchain.

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Federal Government pushes for blockchain regulation and standards

The Australian Government is working towards a regulatory environment to cover blockchain which would benefit businesses building their own technology.

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How one Victorian council is addressing the growing cyber threat

Moorabool Shire Council gets serious about security following three incidents.

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NSW Police begin search for new cloud system

NSW Police has launched an expression of interest for what its chief information and technology officer, Gordon Dunsford, says is “one of the big remaining jigsaw pieces” in the organisation’s digital transformation journey.

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Toll ‘Mailto’ attack part of targeted ransomware trend

Toll Group has confirmed it is the victim of what it has described as a “targeted ransomware attack”.

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Transformation trends Aussie organisations will follow in 2020

Cultural traits such as empathy and empowerment and organisations powered by AI are some of the digital transformation (DX) trends enterprises in Australia will follow in 2020.

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IAG expands remit of tech chief Neil Morgan

Neil Morgan to take on oversight of digital as part of new restructure

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SAP promises to support S/4HANA through 2040

The ERP vendor seeks to entice upgrades to its latest platform as it also announces there will be no support for Business Suite 7 beyond 2030.

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Robyn Elliott quits Stockland

Robyn Elliott has resigned as chief innovation, marketing and technology officer at large property group Stockland after less than two years in the role.

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CBA plans to launch dozens of digital businesses

The Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has launched a venture building entity, X15 Ventures, as part of a $1 billion annual tech investment that will see the organisation launch dozens of digital businesses.

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State of the CIO 2020

Technological innovation is a priority so why are many CIOs not spending time on it?

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How the Australian government is revamping IT procurement

A change to a Australian government ICT procurement policy will allow contract extensions to exceed the length of an initial deal, but also make sure there’s no default “set and forget” approach by departments and agencies.

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JCDecaux promotes head of technology to executive leadership team

Andrew Walls has joined the executive leadership team of JCDecaux Australia and New Zealand

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Linda Da Silva new ING Australia CIO

Linda Da Silva is the new chief information at ING Australia, replacing Ani Paul, who moved to the company’s Amsterdam headquarters in December to take on the role of global chief data officer.

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