News Ivan Ortiz has packed in his head of technology role at Australian bookmaking company, UBET, to take on a similar role in the financial services sector at LGIAsuper.
News Recently named 2018 Australian of the Year, UNSW scientist, Michelle Simmons, has always tried to be different and push the boundaries. Right from an early age, she knew she wanted a career in science and technology.
News Optus CEO Allen Lew said the upcoming rollout of the 5G fixed wireless service - slated for early 2019 - will give people an alternative to the NBN service.
News Optus CEO Allen Lew said Australia is in a “unique position” to lead the next generation of mobile technology and he believes the number two telco will play a big role in capitalising on the momentum and making it a reality.
News Ian Smith, the man leading a team that is building a digital network for the 2018 Commonwealth Games, says he's “climbed to the top of the mountain” in terms of career highlights and professional achievements.
News The human cost of cloud migration - and the power to effectively communicate with key stakeholders - is getting overlooked as IT leaders are under intense pressure to lead business transformation and tasked with ‘people, process and technology’ decision-making.
News Newly crowned Children’s Cancer Institute CIO, Elaine Neeson, is setting her sights on delivering an analytics strategy across the organisation.
News Tech chiefs need to focus on “internal collaboration” and treat the potential for a cyber security attack as a strategic business risk rather than an IT or information security one, says cyber specialist Sarah Stephens.?
News There were a record number of cases of unlicensed software settled in 2017, a figure that doubled from the previous year, the BSA said on Thursday.
News Optus Business and Cisco are building a ‘smart network’ that will connect officials, athletes and spectators at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018).
News Murdoch University Information Technology (IT) has hatched a $2.6 million networking and gaming facility that puts the university at the “forefront of IT”, according to vice chancellor Eeva Leinonen.
News Cyber security inertia has gripped Australian organisations with 46 per cent of IT security professionals admitting they rarely change their security strategy, even in the wake of a cyber attack.
News Hemant Kogekar is leaving the CIO role at Cuscal in a “good place" after transforming the IT and business landscape over the past two years and making major inroads delivering a complex new payments platform.
News Fairfax Media has named Rainer Rhedey as general manager of technology, a new role that replaces the duties and responsibilities of CIO Robyn Elliott, who resigned late last year.
News He calls it ‘Facebook for Researchers’, affectionately known as the eREc, and it involves the sharing of data via a comprehensive electronic solution that provides management of infinite research data.
News Tabcorp CIO Mandy Ross recognises it’s tough being a female leader in IT. But she’s managed to carve a place for herself amongst the ‘boys' club’ in corporate life by developing her own ‘unique’ leadership style.
News Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service is being recognised both nationally and internationally for how it is leading the delivery of digital services and adding value to the organisation – and CIO Alastair Sharman is recognised as a pivotal player in laying the groundwork for this transformative journey.
News Thomas Holt Group CIO George Lymbers has over 25 years’ experience as a ICT and operations professional with a bent for what others call impossible.
News Deakin University’s William Confalonieri has many learnings from his years in the CIO role. Most notably, he says one of his biggest lessons involves focusing on people rather than being fixated on technology.
News Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) CEO Robert Fitzpatrick welcomes today’s rollout of the Australian Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) legislation which makes big changes to the Privacy Act.
News Immersed in a technology-ladened environment, SA Power CIO Chris Ford openly admits his biggest lesson learned in his career revolves around people – and he’s proud of it.
News ?Sam Charmand, the CIO of Qantas Loyalty, has learned the value of going after innovation – and has seen first-hand how the development of technology (including personalisation) has the power to dramatically change a business.
News To survive and thrive you need to think like a digital market leader, according to PwC CIO Hilda Clune, who shares her lessons learned as a modern day CIO tasked with delivering change.
News Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has opted to manage ‘IT like a business’, a move that is an ‘agency first' for the NSW government, according to CIO Rob Putter.
News CIOs increasingly need to predict the future impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics on a company’s workforce and are looking to non-traditional sources, including tech startups leveraging predictive analytics, to answer the call.
News Caltex Australia, in concert with Australian corporate accelerator Slingshot, is calling on entrepreneurs to join its ‘Spark’ accelerator program in a bid to ‘disrupt and challenge’ the Caltex business model.
News Growing up in Jakarta, Indonesia, Lina Lim never imagined a career in technology. Instead her initial dreams were all about becoming a teacher.
News The lion's share of global companies - 91 per cent - haven’t reached a “transformational” level of maturity in data and analytics, despite this being a number one investment priority for CIOs, according to a worldwide Gartner survey.
News Ingham's Group general manager of IT, Jose Perez, has been promoted to the role of CIO, replacing Richard McPartlin who said he officially “pulled the pin at the end of last year” and had his official last day yesterday.
News Calling the current state of the Australian startup and innovation scene the ‘flavour of the month,” veteran entrepreneur, director and angel investor, Topaz Conway, said business people - particularly women - need to be wary of the ‘fly-by-night’ atmosphere.
News Close to 10,000 asylum seekers affected by a data breach of personal information four years ago by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection are invited to provide evidence of loss or damage to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).
News Digital transformation is the top-ranked business priority among government CIOs overall, followed by security and governance, according to a new Gartner survey.
News National Australia Bank is doubling investment in its innovation hub, NAB Labs, and boosting headcount by an additional 35 new team members, taking the group to 85 staff.
Interview Sam Charmand, the CIO of Qantas Loyalty, has learned the value of going after innovation - and has seen first-hand how the development of technology (including personalisation) has the power to dramatically change a business.
Interview Over the past 12 months, Mad Mex CIO John Boyd has had a full plate, overseeing the transition to the cloud and upgrading its full fleet of hardware and software across all Australian restaurants.
Interview Immersed in a technology-ladened environment, SA Power CIO Chris Ford openly admits his biggest lesson learned in his career revolves around people – and he’s proud of it.
Interview Thomas Holt Group CIO George Lymbers has over 25 years’ experience as a ICT and operations professional with a bent for what others call impossible.
Interview He calls it ‘Facebook for Researchers,’ affectionately known as the eREc, and it involves the sharing of data via a comprehensive electronic solution that provides management of infinite research data. University of Tasmania CIO Jeff Murray said the goal of the university’s eResearch Ecosystem is to keep researchers “connected and discovered”.
Interview Boral CIO William Payne is astutely concerned about the customer. With only eight months under his belt at Boral, Payne has helped the company move the company’s IT support into the “current century”, according to divisional chief executive, Joe Goss.
Interview To survive and thrive you need to think like a digital market leader, according to PwC CIO Hilda Clune, who shared her lessons learned as a modern day CIO tasked with delivering change.
Interview Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service is being recognised both nationally and internationally for how it is leading the delivery of digital services and adding value to the organisation - and CIO Alastair Sharman is recognised as a pivotal player in laying the groundwork for this transformative journey.
Interview National Stock Exchange head of technology Lina Lim recognises that being a successful CIO requires serving the needs of all key stakeholders - including both internal and external customers - as well as leading the technology strategy in a collaborative way.
Interview Deakin University’s William Confalonieri has many learnings from his years in the CIO role. Most notably, he says one of his biggest lessons involves focusing on people rather than being fixated on technology.
News David Black has been crowned the new CIO of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC), a role previously held by Ben Ward who moved across to the chief operating officer position.
News When pursuing a digital strategy, combine what you see in technology with the business outcomes - link that back to the organisation and vigorously communicate the message. That’s one of the lessons learned by 25-year CIO veteran, Peter Nevin, who talked about digital leadership roles and their hidden complexity at the CIO Summit in Sydney.
News From stainless steel high-tech robots that can talk to lifts, doors and portable phones and carry goods around the hospital to a pneumatic tube system that transports specimens to 74 stations, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital is promising to be a genuine ‘high tech hospital of the future.’