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.

Edith Cowan Uni moves 96 per cent of workloads to public cloud

Edith Cowan Uni moves 96 per cent of workloads to public cloud

Existing managed service arrangement with Atos lacked the flexibility that the organisation required.

3 million Australians won’t get 5G: Oxford Economics

3 million Australians won’t get 5G: Oxford Economics

Critical rural and regional businesses such as farming and the resources sector will miss out on the technology due to the Huawei ban, the organisation said.

Bankwest develops its first third-party API

Bankwest develops its first third-party API

Integration with Lendi indicates to potential borrowers the likelihood of the approval of home loan options with lender partners

Australian tech spending to hit $100B this year

Australian tech spending to hit $100B this year

Global economic recession still not the most likely scenario for 2020 and beyond, says Gartner.

NSW Police to test car tech refit

NSW Police to test car tech refit

NSW Police’s technology team has built a prototype connected car for frontline officers that connects the law enforcement agency’s internal policing systems to the vehicle’s CAN bus, in what could be a world-first.

Battery will keep your smartphone running for 5 days

Battery will keep your smartphone running for 5 days

Monash University research team on the brink of commercialising more efficient lithium-sulphur battery

Darren McKenzie new tech boss at MLC Wealth

Darren McKenzie new tech boss at MLC Wealth

MLC Wealth has appointed Darren McKenzie as chief technology and operations officer.

New smartwatch detects arrhythmia and sleep apnea risk

New smartwatch detects arrhythmia and sleep apnea risk

French consumer electronics firm, Withings, has launched what it claims is the first clinically validated smartwatch to detect a user’s risk of heart arrhythmia (AFib) and sleep apnea.

Intelligent automation to hit ‘tipping point’ in 2020

Intelligent automation to hit ‘tipping point’ in 2020

The uptake of intelligent automation technologies will result in the ‘near elimination’ of paper from all large and medium enterprises this year, Automation Anywhere has predicted.

UBank launches AI-powered budgeting tool

UBank launches AI-powered budgeting tool

UBank has partnered with Australian fintech Basiq to provide a machine learning-powered budgeting tool that provides its 560,000 customers with spending insights across 40 categories.

Roger Wahl new John Holland tech boss

Engineering giant John Holland has appointed Roger Wahl as its new chief information officer following the recent departure of long-standing senior tech executive, Chris Walsh.

Roger Wahl new John Holland tech boss

Roger Wahl new John Holland tech boss

Engineering giant John Holland has appointed Roger Wahl as its new chief information officer following the recent departure of long-standing senior tech executive, Chris Walsh.

UBank launches AI-powered budgeting tool

UBank launches AI-powered budgeting tool

UBank has partnered with Australian fintech Basiq to provide a machine learning-powered budgeting tool that provides its 560,000 customers with spending insights across 40 categories.

Huawei ban will act as ‘5G tax’ on Australians

Huawei ban will act as ‘5G tax’ on Australians

Excluding Huawei from Australia’s 5G roll-out will act as a ‘5G tax’ on citizens and increase the cost of deploying the technology by between $700 million and $2.1 billion, the networking giant said on Wednesday.

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin new Optus boss

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin new Optus boss

Optus has promoted its deputy chief executive Kelly Bayer Rosmarin to CEO after only 10 months in the role.

Huawei ban will act as ‘5G tax’ on Australians

Huawei ban will act as ‘5G tax’ on Australians

Excluding Huawei from Australia’s 5G roll-out will act as a ‘5G tax’ on citizens and increase the cost of deploying the technology by between $700 million and $2.1 billion, the networking giant said on Wednesday.

Ajay Bhatia new Carsales Australia boss

Ajay Bhatia new Carsales Australia boss

Carsales’ former CIO, Ajay Bhatia has been appointed in the newly created role of managing director, Australia at the online vehicle seller.

Infosys wins mega deal to replace Centrelink entitlement engine

The Australian government has selected Infosys to replace a significant part of Centrelink’s 30-year-old welfare payment system.

CIO Summit Melbourne 2019

CIO Summit Melbourne 2019

CIO Summit Melbourne 2019

In pictures: CIO breakfast - Closing the skills gap to fast-track cloud adoption

In pictures: CIO breakfast - Closing the skills gap to fast-track cloud adoption

Tech execs gathered in Sydney for breakfast to learn how they can deal with the cloud skills gap across their organisations. The event was sponsored by Amazon Web Services.

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