In 2006, Sami Yalavac started working at Bupa as a developer and project manager. Ten years later, he was appointed as chief information officer, a role he held until only two months ago when he was elevated to interim managing director for Bupa Health Services following the departure of incumbent, Dwayne Crombie.
In this episode of CIO Leadership Live Australia, Sami Yalavac talks to CIO Australia’s editor-in-chief, Byron Connolly, about how he is finding the role so far, why being a chief executive will make him a stronger CIO if he returns to that position, the skills that tech leaders need to move into these types of roles, as well as why the next generation of chief executives should be coming from technology groups.
Sarah Betadam, CIO at Novanta, joins host Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They discuss CIO-CEO relationships, business/IT partnerships, servant leadership, agile mindsets vs. methodologies and more.
‘Everything as a service’ doesn’t include every service IT provides, not to mention everything outside IT that can be characterized as a service. And what it leaves out is arguably more important than what it includes.
Small and medium business’ CIOs have much to teach larger enterprises, according to Fabienne Wintle, CIO of Navii, the Australian government-backed platform that supports small and medium businesses going digital.
Veteran technology executive Glenn Archer speaks to CIO Australia's editor-in-chief, Byron Connolly, about the reasons why digital transformation projects across Australian government agencies are continuing to underdeliver, the failure of agencies to collaborate and integrate their systems, as well as an over-reliance on big consulting firms. He also discusses why trust in government IT and its use of data has "fundamentally crashed," what the future potentially holds for the Digital Transformation Agency and more.
Digital transformation has continued to gain space across public and private sectors. As IT is the fuel for digitisation, enterprise technology leaders are increasingly being sought after by companies. CIO Australia consistently tracks the moves of IT leaders. Here’s an update on the moves of Australian IT leaders starting from June 2022.
Every year, around $1.8 billion (SEK18 billion) is incorrectly paid out of welfare systems in Sweden. But with the use of automation and data analytics, payments will be centralized and monitored at a new IT-based authority.
Anil Bhatt, Global Chief Information Officer at Elevance Health, joins host Maryfran Johnson for this CIO Leadership Live interview, jointly produced by CIO.com and the CIO Executive Council. They discuss using AI in predictive healthcare, blockchain collaborations, the future of digital healthcare, global innovation trends and more.
When COVID hit in 2020, Australian Dominique Cotte lost her job as a first officer flying 777s for Emirates. Like others in the aviation industry, Cotte has retrained as a cyber security specialist and is working in London for insurance giant, QBE. Cotte speaks to CIO Australia's editor-in-chief, Byron Connolly, about her career change, how the key skills required to be a good pilot play very well as a cyber security specialist, as well as her ambitions to one day possibly become a CISO.