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.

William Payne new Mirvac CDO

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.

Interview: Kathleen Stubbs, chief information officer, JLL

Interview: Kathleen Stubbs, chief information officer, JLL

Stubbs talks to CIO Australia about her new role and technology plans across the organisation.

Ewan Perrin on being an NT digital government chief

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.

How one Victorian council is addressing the growing cyber threat

How one Victorian council is addressing the growing cyber threat

Moorabool Shire Council gets serious about security following three incidents.

NSW Police begin search for new cloud system

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.

Robyn Elliott quits Stockland

Robyn Elliott quits Stockland

Robyn Elliott has resigned as chief innovation, marketing and technology officer at large property group Stockland after less than two years in the role.

State of the CIO 2020

State of the CIO 2020

Technological innovation is a priority so why are many CIOs not spending time on it?

Taking care of the kids: Why your work culture may need to change

Taking care of the kids: Why your work culture may need to change

Around 5 billion of the world’s citizens are now of the millennial or ‘gen z’ generations. They’ve grown up with many technologies and tools that didn’t exist 10 to 15 years ago.

Linda Da Silva new ING Australia CIO

Linda Da Silva new ING Australia CIO

Linda Da Silva is the new chief information at ING Australia, replacing Ani Paul, who moved to the company’s Amsterdam headquarters in December to take on the role of global chief data officer.

The top 5 tech skills in demand now

The top 5 tech skills in demand now

Cloud engineers and architects, project managers, network engineers, security GRC specialists, and end user support specialists are needed.

Kathleen Stubbs new JLL CIO

Kathleen Stubbs new JLL CIO

Former Knight Frank exec, Kathleen Stubbs has joined large property group, JLL as its new chief information officer. Stubbs replaces Andrew Clowes, who left the organisation in 2019 after being CIO for 10 years.

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.

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