Byron Connolly

Australia Editor

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

How NSW Health IT deployed its Sydney COVID-19 vaccination centre

2021 CIO50 Australia awards: Nominations are now open

2021 CIO50 Australia awards: Nominations are now open

The awards honour the two core pillars of business innovation and influence by transformational, inspiring, and enduring CIOs in all sectors in Australia.

AI to aid young Aussies in crisis, but kid gloves still needed

AI to aid young Aussies in crisis, but kid gloves still needed

The mental health of young people in Australia took a big hit in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the economy and provided job insecurity for many thousands of parents across the nation.

The CIO Show: Exit interviews with Australian tech chiefs

The CIO Show: Exit interviews with Australian tech chiefs

We talk to four senior technology executives who have just left their CIO roles. They reflect on the successes they had, their missteps, what they learned with the benefit of hindsight, and how they will apply these lessons in the...

The CIO Show: Aussie C-suite face-off

The CIO Show: Aussie C-suite face-off

Australian executives from a few sides of the C-suite fence discuss how their relationships have changed.

The Trans-Tasman travel bubble may not matter that much to CIOs

The Trans-Tasman travel bubble may not matter that much to CIOs

Remote work has made the need for in-person collaboration much less, and CIOs aren’t ready to have their teams resume prepandemic travel patterns.

The CIO Show: CIO confessions

The CIO Show: CIO confessions

We ask three highly experienced tech chiefs about their biggest mistakes, what they learnt from these experiences and how they applied those learnings throughout their careers.

Lendlease’s dynamic CIO-duo on digitising construction

Lendlease’s dynamic CIO-duo on digitising construction

The construction giant's co-CIOs Harvey Worton and David Lipscomb discuss their roles and the tools that are driving digitisation across the sector.

The CIO Show: Australian tech execs on the attraction of not-for-profits

The CIO Show: Australian tech execs on the attraction of not-for-profits

Tech chiefs at UNICEF, the Australian Red Cross, and Cancer Council NSW discuss their roles at these NFP organisations and the challenges associated with deploying technology when people and financial resources can be limited.

Are Asia-Pacific tech leaders finally getting more recognition?

Are Asia-Pacific tech leaders finally getting more recognition?

The chief information officers’ decades long struggle for recognition across the executive group was cemented in 2020 thanks to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Agile in Australia: Are you fast or fake?

Agile in Australia: Are you fast or fake?

In this episode, we speak to Agile practitioners about their experiences working with the popular methodologies that promote tight feedback cycles and continuous improvement.

CIO movements: Bankwest's COO Rebecca Mitchell becomes CIO

CIO movements: Bankwest's COO Rebecca Mitchell becomes CIO

Bankwest veteran, Rebecca Mitchell, is the new chief information officer at the CBA-owned organisation following the departure of Andy Weir last November.

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