News Sydney Water’s George Hunt was named as Australia’s number one technology and digital chief at the unveiling of CIO Australia’s third annual CIO50 list.
News Aidan Coleman is leaving his post as CTO at property group Charter Hall and is moving across to Scentre Group in the new role of general manager, tech platforms.
News National Australia Bank (NAB) and Microsoft have designed a proof of concept automatic teller machine (ATM) using artificial intelligence and cloud computing technologies.
News The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned telecommunications companies that they will face court action if they fail to ensure their advertising is clear and transparent.
News Coles’ chief innovation officer Claire Rawlins has left the retail giant just over four months after stepping into the role. Rawlins has joined Salesforce as vice president, strategic advisor according to her LinkedIn profile.
News It’s perhaps no surprise that driving business innovation ranked as the top strategic imperative for technology and digital chiefs responding to this year’s State of the CIO survey.
News Tech vendors are doing an average job of meeting the needs of their customers, according to respondents to this year’s State of the CIO survey.
News The NSW government has lured Pia Andrews back to Australia as the new executive director of digital government. Andrews is reporting to government chief information and digital officer, Greg Wells.
News A meagre 8 per cent of Australian enterprises are getting results from their digital transformation activities, according to a new report.
News Kim Wenn recalls her time as a young IT exec computerising manual processes at Australian Paper Manufacturers in Victoria in the 1980s.
News Victoria’s Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has an IT overhaul underway that is seeing the department create a new data exchange to analyse information from potentially thousands of IoT devices in the field.
News The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) said on Thursday that its chief executive officer, Rob Fitzpatrick has resigned and will move to a new role at an early stage tech startup.
News The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) on Monday unveiled a final set of new rules requiring telecommunications service providers to help their customers move more easily to the NBN.
News Bank of Queensland (BOQ) has struck a deal with Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey’s Square to market contactless and chip card payments to small businesses.
News Telstra’s group managing director networks, Mike Wright is leaving the company he joined as a graduate in 1980. Brisbane-based Wright will leave the telco in September.
News Former PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand technology boss, Ursula Phillips, will join The Real Pet Food Company in August as its Sydney-based chief information officer.
News A final year medicine student at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has designed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that's helping women become pregnant using IVF techniques.
News Former Bankwest exec Matt Toohey is the new chief information officer at ME. Toohey replaces Craig Ralston, ME’s group executive of customer banking, who had been acting CIO since Mark Gay’s departure last November.
News Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service's (SCHHS) chief information officer, Barry Mather walked out the door for the last time today after spending three-and-a-half-years in the role.
News Former Airtasker CTO Paul Keen is the new head of software engineering at Qantas. Keen, who left the gig economy player last month, is reporting to Qantas chief technology, Rob James who joined the airline last May.
News A key architect of the National Disability Insurance Scheme said that technology issues which have plagued the national scheme are out of the NDIA’s control.
News Commonwealth Bank has hired Deutsche Bank’s London-based group CIO, Pascal Boillat as its new technology chief, following an executive restructure announced today.
News A group of Australian tech startups have drafted a code of conduct in an attempt to stamp out sexual harassment, discrimination and offensive language across the community.
News Australia Post has confirmed that Andrew Walduck will leave the organisation in early July after more than six years in various technology and digital roles.
News Victorian government agencies have limited oversight and assurance of the completeness of their reported technology projects and data, according to a new report by the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office.
News Bankwest isn’t embarking on a digital transformation because it’s trying to be ‘cool or trendy’ or do something different to its competitors. The transformation is “absolutely about survival” and making sure the bank can exist in an increasingly digital environment, says its tech boss Andy Weir.
News Southern Cross Austereo’s head of technology Stephen Haddad has been promoted to chief technology officer following a restructure which has seen the company’s regional and metropolitan business units merged.
News Pizza retailer Domino’s has appointed former Suncorp exec Terry Powell as its new group chief information officer, following the recent departure of long-standing tech boss, Wayne McMahon.
News Sydney law firm Centennial Lawyers on Friday said it was considering initiating a class action against Australian software-as-a-service provider PageUp, which earlier this week released details of a possible data breach that took place in May.
News Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA) said on Thursday that it is “appalled” at attempts by NBN’s outgoing CEO Bill Morrow to lay the blame for congestion and service degradation on its fixed wireless network at the feet of gamers.
News Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology had been hosting core apps and systems in its two Hawthorn data centres for quite some time. But things are changing as the institution steadily moves towards a hybrid cloud environment.
News Western Australian mining giant Roy Hill had a problem: A significant number of vital lighting towers that illuminate mining tenements were simply being lost between shifts.
News Technology-driven automation and mechanisation is completely meaningless if its impact on humans – particularly the most vulnerable among us – is not taken into consideration, says Techfugees co-founder, Anne-Marie Elias.
News Australians lost $340 million to scammers in 2017, a $40 million increase on the year before, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said on Monday.