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5 technology lessons in creating customer-first banking experiences

Australia’s financial services organisations are in the spotlight right now for customer experiences, and what they can do to improve and regain customer trust.

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Aussie app startup hits market just at the right time

Talk about good timing. Australian technology startup, NoahFace, has announced the general availability of its time and attendance software as organisations rush to comply with legislative award changes that came into effect on March...

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Making sense of the hybrid cloud minefield

How tech chiefs are managing complex cloud infrastructure, dealing with cyber security challenges, and deciding when to bring services back in-house.

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Qantas CIO moving to Boeing

Qantas’ chief information officer, Susan Doniz will join Boeing in May as its CIO and senior VP of information technology and data analytics, the US-based aerospace giant has announced.

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Greg Booker to leave RACQ

Greg Booker will leave his post as group chief information officer at the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) in October after more than seven years in the role.

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CBA chief digital officer Pete Steel departs

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s (CBA) chief digital officer Pete Steel is leaving the bank after 16 years.

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NSW government's Spatial Digital Twin goes live

More than 500,000 buildings in Western Sydney have been mapped as part of the NSW Government’s Spatial Digital Twin, which went live on 24 February.

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IBM puts Power Systems in SAP’s cloud

SAP and IBM offer a new (certified) home for big databases in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud.

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William Payne new Mirvac CDO

Former Boral tech chief, William Payne, has joined real estate group Mirvac in the newly created role of chief digital officer, reporting to CEO, Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz.

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How Bupa is taking charge of its data

Bupa Australia and New Zealand is aiming to improve its data governance in a multi-year project that will enable the healthcare provider to understand the 'complete lineage' of information across the organisation.

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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”.

Define your organization's culture

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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