Interview “Cochlear is one of Australia’s most famous innovators,” says David Hackshall, chief information officer at the world-leading hearing implant technology provider.
Interview Having a specific date when a technology project will be finished is not as important as having transparency into the progress. This is the view of Darren Oliver, the former national director, business and technology solutions at Herron Todd White.
Interview Kevin O’Hara once developed a large enterprise risk and compliance management system that streamlined processes for clients, optimised data efficiency, and provided a massive return on investment.
Interview This financial year saw Adairs Retail Group finalise ‘Project Lightyear’ a technology project to replace disparate financial, inventory management and retail solutions with an end-to-end, customised implementation of Microsoft Dynamics AX. It also included a data warehouse and middleware platform for standardising integrations.
News Australian researchers in robotics and artificial intelligence have called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to take a stand against weaponising AI.
News The WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks damaged enterprise networks around the world and struck fear into the hearts of IT and security chiefs everywhere. And for every enterprise, particularly those in financial sector, it’s not a matter of ‘if’ they will get attacked, it’s ‘when.’
News Australian chief information officers say they plan to increase the number of temporary staff in their teams over the next 12 months, according to research.
News National Australia Bank is piloting a ‘digital virtual banker’ for its business customers that will answer more than 200 questions which were previously handled by call centre staff.
News Around 55 technicians working on the Telstra copper network connecting and maintaining the national broadband network were sacked on the spot on Friday, the CEPU said.
News Queensland-based motoring club and mutual organisation RACQ is overhauling its digital strategy just eight months after completing its $3.9 billion merger with QT Mutual Bank.
News Domino's CIO Wayne McMahon explains why the pizza franchise is in a constant mode of transformation driven by technology innovation.
News Bill Le Blanc is leading the charge to make electronic health records a reality across seven hospitals and two rehabilitation centres in South Australia.
A look back at last year’s CIO50: #5 Alastair Sharman, Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health ServiceHow Alastair Sharman and his team deployed technology that gives children with physical and communication impairments the ability to navigate, control and access apps, the Internet, music, e-books, social media, and games through natural eye movements.
News How ANZ's former CIO Scott Collary drove consistency in the way the IT group works with the business to deliver technology for customers and staff, and worked with executive to deliver more projects using Agile methodologies.rn
News Ensuring compliance with data privacy laws is not an obstacle for enterprises, it’s a competitive advantage, claims NetApp’s chief privacy officer Sheila FitzPatrick.rnrn
News How staff satisfaction with IT services at Yarra Valley Water jumped from as a low as 30 per cent to 86 per cent under the leadership of the utility's former chief information officer Leigh Berrell's leadership.
News How William Hill's former CIO Rob James restructured and refocused teams at the betting company to deliver a more marketable product, which led to $60 million in new revenue growth for the organisation.
News How Kim Wenn drove Sun Bets, the largest global venture the multi-billion dollar gaming and wagering organisation, Tabcorp, has undertaken in its 22-year history.rnrn
News The chief executive of a Swiss digital encryption app provider has lambasted the Australian government’s proposed new laws that will compel tech companies to help local security forces access encrypted messages.rnrn
News How William Daniel Confalonieri and his team have used technology to transform the way education is delivered at Deakin University.
News What areas of business and technology are your peers focusing on now and in the near future? How are CIOs and their teams being viewed by the rest of the business? Find out in this year’s State of the CIO study.
News How a mobile app created by Retail Zoo's head of digital Christian Mc Gilloway and his team drove more than $1 million worth of revenue for the organisation over eight weeks.rn
News Dr Malcolm Thatcher describes how integrated electronic medical records are increasing the quality of care and safety for patients in Queensland.rnrn
News How the University of Southern Queensland's CIO Kenneth Edward Udas and his team create a technology suite that enabled prisoners to gain the digital skills they need for future employment.
News Ageing IT equipment and inadequate wireless networks, along with variable student and teacher access to devices are reducing the effectiveness of technology in NSW classrooms.rnrn
News How 20th Century Fox's Asia-Pacific IT director, Christopher Johnson drove a large technology project for the global organisation.
News The government has given the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) the go-ahead use its ‘offensive cyber capabilities’ to fight offshore cyber crooks.rnrn
News The Northern Territory government has selected InterSystems to replace four obsolete clinical IT systems with a single platform across NT’s entire public health system.rnrn
News Organisations must trim the layers of governance built up over many years for traditional waterfall tech projects or fall victim to more agile startups, says CommBank’s senior agile coach, Stuart Mitchell.rnrn
News The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is calling on Australians to be part of a program that will measure and compare broadband speeds across the country.rnrn
News NBN, the organisation rolling out the national broadband network, has begun rolling out fibre-to-the-curb (FTTC) technology, which it claims will benefit more than 1 million homes and businesses by 2020.rnrn
News A hackathon run by carsales.com last November has resulted in what the global online business claims is a ‘world-first’ piece of image recognition software.
News Residents of Launceston in Tasmania are enjoying broadband services that are 10 times faster than the maximum speeds provided in other locations across Australia.rnrn
News The NSW government has unveiled a new digital strategy that requires agencies to report their performance against the reform program every six months to government chief information and digital officer, Damon Rees.rnrn
News UBank has used IBM’s Watson technology to build what it claims is Australia’s first virtual assistant to help potential home buyers and refinancers complete their online home loan applications.rnrn
News Almost all of Australia’s leading businesses and government agencies have their email fraud defences wide open, according to new research.rnrn