News Former CIO and long-standing public servant, Rachel Noble has been named the new head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), cementing her role in history as the first woman to lead the organisation.
News After much speculation, Facebook has officially revealed it will venture into the crypto and blockchain world, launching a cryptocurrency called Libra next year.
News The Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) is seeking an experienced chief information officer for a newly created position within the Office of the Director-General.
News The NSW government has earmarked $100 million over the next two years for a ‘Digital Restart Fund’ that it says will help fuel digital transformation across whole-of-government.
News Barossa wine estate, Seppeltsfield, is installing new anti-counterfeit technology in a bid to boost authenticity, trigger customer engagement and help curb the counterfeit problem plaguing the luxury wine industry.
News Over three years into the role and Quantium IT director, Craig Taylor, says he hasn’t got comfortable - and that’s a good thing considering the state of flux and constant change in the IT industry. In particular, the data science and AI realm that Taylor lives and breathes.
News Hunter Water is set to use the power of IoT technology mixed with advanced analytics in a bid to protect the integrity of the water infrastructure.
News In what will be the largest acquisition in Salesforce history, “the move is not a big surprise,” according to Forrester VP and principal analyst Liz Herbert, speaking about the US $15.7 billion acquisition of analytics platform vendor Tableau.
News Biotech research and development firm, Trajan Scientific and Medical, has embarked on what head of IT, James Orgill, says is a major “reinvention of the network”.
News Samsung Electronics Australia, in partnership with Social Ventures Australia (SVA), has hosted STEM students from a remote South Australian town to travel to Sydney, many for the first time, to witness the Vivid festival.
News Privacy advocate, Paul Bischoff, has hit back at the AFP, calling its raid on ABC’s offices and a journalist's home “especially troubling." He said journalists need to beef up cyber security measures.
News Travel outfit, Luxury Escapes, in on the hunt for a CDO to help drive international expansion plans, while Hilltops Council is seeking a CIO to help drive organisational change.
News The Federal Government has earmarked $8.5 million in funding for the country’s cyber security sector in a bid to “grow and create new jobs,” according to Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews.
News National Australia Bank (NAB), in concert with Bank Leumi of Israel and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), has launched a global online portal that fosters innovation and collaboration between fintechs and the three banks.
News Pivotal's newly-appointed CIO of APJ, Shaun Norris, said Australia’s open banking initiative - set to take effect July 2019 - will not only bring competition and innovation to financial services but will also boost the ICT sector.
News Ramsay Australia is embarking on a “new era of technological sophistication,” organised around three themes: doctor connectedness, improving patient experience, and supporting business performance, according to CIO John Sutherland.
News In the wake of Hamish Cameron’s departure as the inaugural CIO of the Department for Child Protection (DCP), the South Australian government's DCP is seeking its second CIO.
News After eleven years driving transformation at SA Health, executive director and CIO Bill Le Blanc is shifting gears, taking on the head of technology role at ElectraNet in South Australia. He starts the new role July 15.
News The international Biometrics Institute is calling on all law enforcement agencies, border management and governments to use existing good practices to ensure responsible use of biometrics.
News Gartner and IT veteran Jenny Beresford has clinched the chief digital officer job at Laureate Education, a move that sees her moving back into the c-suite.
News Dell EMC, in concert with Intel, has opened five ’AI experience zone’ facilities across Asia Pacific and Japan that aim to showcase the business benefits of artificial intelligence technologies.
News Seven Australian ‘smart city’ projects from across the nation - including ones from Launceston to Newcastle to Cairns - have been shortlisted as finalists in the annual 2019 IDC Asia Pacific Smart Cities Awards.
News While 30 per cent of organisations in Australia and New Zealand are starting to scale and get value from digital investments, the remaining 70 per cent are “falling behind in rethinking business models,” according to Gartner’s 2019 CIO Agenda.
News If successful in this weekend’s Federal Election, Labor has pledged to allocate 5,000 fee-free digital and ICT TAFE spots in a bid to provide Australians with the training they need for the jobs of the future.
News The majority of CIOs, CTOs and CISOs said their organisations suffered a cybersecurity breach in the past 12 months, with 41 per cent breached between three to five times.
News Former HammondCare CIO, Rob Binskin, has joined BaptistCare NSW looking after business engagement, program delivery and change management. Meanwhile, Martin McManus - formerly CIO of DP World Australia - has been appointed general manager of IT for Kennards Hire, the tool and plant hire firm.
News Australian Military Bank (AMB) is seeing “significant operational benefits and cost efficiencies” after implementing a comprehensive digital banking solution 12 months ago, according to CEO John Ford.
News Woolworths Group is deploying advanced data and visual analytics across multiple group businesses covering functions including merchandising, finance, supply chain, store operations and people operations.
News UNSW Sydney has hatched what it says is a groundbreaking ‘Future Minds Lab’ that will study the fundamental brain science and psychology behind innovation.
News After more than a year as Inghams Group CIO, Jose Perez has left the top tech job and joined HammondCare, which operates in the growing health and aged care sector.
News Two years after going public on the ASX, online retailer Kogan.com has ramped up expansion plans and launched Kogan Marketplace, where businesses and consumers have access to more than 100,000 products.
News The Western Australian Department of Health (WA Health) has inked a $123 million deal with Atos in a bid to transition and digitise its ICT systems with a mix of cloud services and platforms that will improve the provision of healthcare services.
News University of Melbourne is using the power of robotic process automation (RPA) in a bid to automate manual tasks and help ease the burden on staff stuck doing repetitive jobs.
News Homeward Bound co-founder, Fabian Dattner, said the absence of women in leadership roles globally is having dire consequences for the future of the planet.
News Automotive auction house, Manheim, is giving customers software intelligence that it says will provide much-needed information, insights and forecasting abilities.
News Coles is set to digitise its stores with the rollout of a high-speed network across 2400 stores, supply chain and corporate sites in a bid to drive efficiencies.
News Sixty three per cent of Australian professionals believe their career progression has been limited - at one or more points - because of their sexual orientation, ethnicity, age, gender or a disability, according to a Hays report.
News As head of infrastructure and operations at Nine Publishing, Rob Hill said he’s right in the action of keeping some of Australia’s biggest websites up and running - SMH, AFR, and TheAge - to name a few.
News TEG has appointed product innovation and tech leader Greg Willis to the CTO role as part of a management restructure of the company’s ticketing and technology operations.