Interview As CIO for Cisco ANZ, Julie Canepa is part of a global IT organisation of 3,500 staff who provides a whopping 130 technology services to the region. She is responsible for delivering the vendor’s global initiatives within her region as well as local capabilities to support its $2 billion business in ANZ.
Interview Reducing the risk of medication administration error rates from 1 in 20 to 1 in 3,000 was just one of several benefits SA Health has achieved by deploying centralised enterprise systems that provide shared electronic health records.
News Commonwealth Bank, Wells Fargo and Brighann Cotton have completed what they claim is the first global trade between two independent banks using blockchain and smart contract technologies.rnrn
News A new phishing email is hitting inboxes that impersonates energy company AGL and scams vulnerable people affected by recent storms and flooding into believing they could receive additional help with their bills.rnrn
News Data scientists, engineers and software designers from Qantas and GE will analyse some of the 10 billion data points produced by the aviation sector annually to help the carrier cut fuel costs and carbon emissions.rnrn
News The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has produced a post-mortem report on ?a hardware failure which temporarily halted trading on Monday night and early Tuesday morning?.
News The Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU) has defended Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) staff who worked on the 2016 Census saying they displayed a high level of professionalism “under difficult circumstances and significant funding pressures.”rnrn
News Tan Le is on a mission to use digital technology to unlock the potential of the human mind while assisting some two billion people worldwide who are afflicted with brain illnesses.
News Commonwealth Bank and Barclays have announced a technology partnership that will enable both banks’ retail customers to move money between Australia and the UK using their mobile numbers.
News ANZ on Thursday announced changes to its technology, operations and shared services operating model which will see CIO, Scott Collary report to the bank’s CEO, Shayne Elliott later this year.
News NBN Co and Telstra have agreed to work with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to ensure Australia’s largest telco won’t gain an unfair advantage over competitors rolling out the national broadband network.rnrn
News Social services minister, Christian Porter claims technical issues that have plagued the National Disability Insurance Scheme’s (NDIS) payment portal are almost fixed.
News NBN Co and Nokia on Wednesday announced a trial of XG-FAST, the latest generation of broadband access technology operating over existing copper networks.rnrn
News Data Republic has unveiled what it claims to be the world’s first governed marketplace that enables organisations to list, exchange, and collaborate on data exchange projects in a secure environment.rnrn
News Medibank expects its new core policy management system, Project DelPHI, to be fully operational by 2017 despite initial implementation issues, the health insurer’s chief executive, Craig Drummond said today.
News Australian organisations are firmly in hackers’ sights with 85 per cent reporting that they have been breached sometime in the past, well above the global average of 60 per cent, according to a new report.rnrn
News When you are trying to deliver insights that will help clinicians identify tailored treatments for children with high risk cancers, using basic spreadsheets to collate and analyse information doesn’t quite cut it.rn
News Senior IT executives gathered at Melbourne's Vue De Monde restaurant to discuss how they are tapping their data to improve operational intelligence. The luncheon was sponsored by Splunk.
News Telstra's CIO, Erez Yarkoni is departing the telco in October to move back to the United States. Erez’s wife, Charlotte Yarkoni, is also leaving her position as president of Telstra Software Group.
News Mel VanderWal was hired on a $10,000 software development contract. A prototype app he created was the beginning of what is now Google Street View.
News Up to 4.6 million jobs could be at risk within a decade if Australia fails to create a workforce for the future, according to a new discussion paper released by startups advocacy group, StartupAUS.rn
News Australian companies face ‘US levels’ of litigation if they fail to prepare for mandatory data breach reporting requirements which are likely to come into effect this year, a lawyer has warned.
News Ian Brightwell, the former NSW Electoral Commission CIO, discusses his experience with e-voting during the 2015 state election and what can be changed at a federal level.
News A glitch in Medibank’s IT systems is likely to prevent the health insurer from providing annual tax statements to the majority of its customers by July 15.rnrn
News Qantas’ CIO, Luc Hennekens, has quit his post and will leave the airline at the end of September to move closer to his family and pursue a new role at an organisation in France.rnrn
News The rollout and management of an updated Medicare payments system will not be outsourced to the private sector, prime minister Malcolm Turnbull reaffirmed last night.rnrn
News Government talk about agility and innovation is quite worrying for some Australians, and only 50 per cent of businesses are ‘innovative active’, Labor’s Kim Carr told the National Press Club on Monday.rnrn
News Samsung has thrown its hat in the mobile payment ring with a new contactless offering that lets Citibank and American Express credit card customers pay for products and services in-store with their smartphones.rn
News Labor has promised that it would roll out fibre-to-the-premises to up to two million additional homes and businesses, and phase out the government’s fibre-to-the-node NBN under a broadband policy announced on Monday.rnrn
News Claudine Ogilvie has been appointed as Jetstar’s new CIO, replacing Grainne Kearns who will depart in August after helping restructure the low cost airline’s IT team.rnrn
News Suncorp Group has appointed Sarah Harland as its new CIO, coming across from Medibank where she spent the last five months as executive general manager, technology and operations, based in Melbourne.rn
News Former iiNet CIO Matt Toohey, Bankwest’s IT chief Andy Weir, and Atomic Sky co-founder Andy Lamb discuss how a startup culture can infiltrate a business.
News The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has appointed Kate Carruthers as chief data officer amid a restructure that has also seen the university remove the CIO and senior ICT change program director roles.rn
News The Department of Immigration and Border Protection will receive $99.2 million for a new system to boost its visa risk assessment capabilities.rn
News The government is allocating $199.4 million over the next four years to fund the building of an IT system to support the implementation of child care measures announced in last year’s budget.
News The government is creating a new operational taskforce of more than 1,000 specialist staff at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to prosecute companies, multinationals and high wealth individuals who are not paying enough tax.