Byron Connolly

Editor-in-Chief

Byron Connolly is a highly experienced technology and business editor who leads the editorial strategy for CIO Australia. He also facilitates roundtables and conferences for CIOs and other senior technology executives and creates content from these events.

How Adelaide Airport is dealing with COVID-19 fallout

Australian CIOs scramble to manage teleworker exodus in face of COVID-19

Australian CIOs scramble to manage teleworker exodus in face of COVID-19

If the average day of a 21st century CIO consists of perpetually herding cats, then surely managing the response to COVID-19 must be more akin to herding locusts.

Software underinvestment causing staff underpayments in Australia: Lawyer

Software underinvestment causing staff underpayments in Australia: Lawyer

Employer and regulatory underinvestment in technology that automates correct pay conditions is leading to staff underpayment, an employment lawyer has told a Senate inquiry.

Coronavirus: 3 things CIOs need to do now

Coronavirus: 3 things CIOs need to do now

Gartner has recommended three short-term actions that chief information officers should take to prepare for business disruptions as a result of the coronavirus health crisis.

Sarah Harland leaving Suncorp

Sarah Harland leaving Suncorp

Suncorp’s chief information officer, Sarah Harland, is leaving the company on March 27.

Coronavirus: 3 things CIOs need to do now

Coronavirus: 3 things CIOs need to do now

Gartner has recommended three short-term actions that chief information officers should take to prepare for business disruptions as a result of the coronavirus health crisis.

Simon Reiter new IT head at VicSuper

Simon Reiter new IT head at VicSuper

Former Defence Health CIO, Simon Reiter, has joined large super fund VicSuper as it new head of information technology.

Governments need to get ‘customer-obsessed’ to avoid scandals: Forrester

Governments need to get ‘customer-obsessed’ to avoid scandals: Forrester

Government agencies need to start using customer insights as the foundation for their decisions if they are to avoid scandals like Centrelink’s recently dismantled robodebt program.

Aussie app startup hits market just at the right time

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...

Qantas CIO moving to Boeing

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.

Greg Booker to leave RACQ

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.

Why blaming software for underpaying staff doesn’t wash

Why blaming software for underpaying staff doesn’t wash

CEOs at two large Australian retail groups last week blamed ‘incorrectly configured software’ as a key cause of staff underpayments in what appears to be a systemic issue across the retail and hospitality sector.

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