News CIOs across Australia and New Zealand have the attention of their chief executives in a way they haven’t before and are being asked for higher value, more strategic help by their bosses from the IT group.
News Bankwest’s chief information officer and EGM technology and transformation, Andy Weir, will leave the organisation on December 18 after almost 11 years in the role.
News The Department of Human Services South Australia’s chief information officer, Rowan Dollar, has been made redundant following a restructure at the agency which has seen his position dissolved.rn
Feature The University of New South Wales’ Tim Catley is leaving his post as chief digital officer following a restructure that has seen the CDO role dissolved.rn
Feature Jon Donoghue is the new chief information officer at NAB’s UBank. Donoghue has jumped across to NAB’s technology and enterprise operations division from a three-year stint as chief technology officer at Afterpay.
Feature 2020 has been a busy time for Australian Red Cross staff and volunteers as they respond to the dual challenges of providing aid to communities affected by COVID-19 and from some of the country’s worst bushfires on record.rn
News Online car yard, Carsales.com saw its inventory rise when COVID-19 hit three months ago as nervous customers put the brakes on buying motor vehicles.
News NSW Police, hailed as one of the largest police organisations in the English speaking world, has finally shown HCL Notes the door, completing a move to the Microsoft Office 365 collaboration platform.
Interview Melbourne’s Austin Health was just weeks away from pressing go on a major digital transformation project before COVID-19 started getting serious in early March.
Feature The COVID-19 crisis has hit the real estate sector quite hard and ASX-listed commercial property investment group Charter Hall is certainly feeling the pinch.rn
News Westpac’s chief information officer Craig Bright is leaving the bank after less than two years in the role. Bright joined the bank in December 2018 following a seven-year stint in various technology roles at Citigroup.
Feature Editorial leaders from CIO editions in ASEAN, Australia, New Zealand and India share in-market challenges, key lessons and examples of best practice during COVID-19.
News Australian drinks brand, Bundaberg Brewed Drinks, has appointed Steve Caville as its first ever technology chief. Caville joins the Queensland-based company after a 10-year stint at Auswide Bank.
Feature Queensland’s QBANK is set to upgrade its core platform to improve its customer onboarding process and best deal with the introduction of Australia’s new open banking regime on July 1.
News Technology projects across Australia will be delivered with a ‘new level of urgency’ and probably a revised scope as organisations seek to deploy solutions that address challenges related to COVID-19.
Feature Claudine Ogilvie and Mandy Ross recently left their CIO roles at Jetstar and Tabcorp respectively. They talk to CIO Australia about key successes and lessons learned while running large tech teams.
News As domestic and international flights come to a screeching halt due to the COVID-19 crisis, Adelaide Airport’s technology team is facing new challenges around setting up and supporting remote teams of workers.
News 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.
News 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: How to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure business continuity 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.
News 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.
News 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 1.
Opinion 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.rn
News 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.
News 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.
News 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.
Feature 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.
News 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.
News 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.
News 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.
News 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.
News 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.
News 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.
News 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.
News 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.