News Equinix Australia has appointed Guy Danskine to the role of managing director, replacing Jeremy Deutsch was promoted to the role of president of Asia Pacific in July 2019.
News Only 33,330 of the 22.65 million Australians with a My Health Record have set advanced access controls for their health information, according to the Australian Digital Health Agency's latest report.
News The Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) embarked on a cloud journey 18 months ago moving its core applications to the Azure cloud and migrating to Microsoft Dynamics and Office 365.
News A former NSW Ambulance staffer who was at the centre of a class action against her employer over the leaking of personal information has said that "no amount of money can take away the anguish and violation that has happened."
News The NSW Supreme Court has accepted a $275,000 settlement for the class action brought against NSW Ambulance over the access and sale of personal data of 130 staff in 2013.
News An advisory panel that will guide the Australian government's new security strategy "does not reflect the full breadth of challenges facing the country," according to AustCyber CEO, Michelle Price.
News The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has advised that CEO Tim Kelsey has resigned and will no longer lead the agency charge of My Health Record as of 17 January 2020.
News A settlement is expected to be reached in a class action brought against the NSW Ambulance Service relating to sensitive health and personal information that was illegally sold by a contractor.
News Aurecon's cloud journey started with a network refresh which quickly turned into a way to simplify the design engineering firm's operations so it would be a 'disruptor rather than be disrupted', chief information officer, Carl Duckinson told CIO Australia.
News Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced three initiatives to help advance the application of quantum computing with a quantum lab, a centre for experts and the Amazon Braket.
News ?Huawei Australia has hired recently-established law firm Xenophon Davis to help defend the local business against "malicious and false attacks designed to cause us reputational damage".
News Fenner Dunlop gained 91 days of added productivity by moving from its legacy, tape-based backup and disaster recovery solution to the cloud.
News iiNet will conduct an independent audit of its systems after the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) found it left a customer with no internet for three weeks while moving to the NBN.
News Australian companies are failing to conduct formal reviews on the practices of companies they share data with, according to a report by Security in Depth.
News Monash University has appointed Teresa Finlayson as its permanent CIO following a four month-period where she held the role on an interim basis.
News Bankwest has launched a new feature to its mobile app offered by Look Who's Charging to help customers quickly spot possible fraudulent transactions.
News ASX-listed InvoCare has updated its entire network across Australia and New Zealand as part of a $200 million investment to deliver a better customer experience.
News "Our role is becoming significantly more strategic to the organisation and we need to be entrepreneurs that do technology," says Judo Bank's CIO and co-founder, Alex Twigg, who believes the growing importance of a CIO in all businesses today.
News Johnson & Johnson (J&J) director of business technology, Angela Coble, says the biggest lesson she learned in the past six years is that "a CIO is no different to any other leadership role in an organisation".
News Mortgage Choice's largest application suffered an outage that lasted a week back in 2014. That happened not long after Vincent ten Krooden joined the mortgage broking firm as general manager of technology, and soon after he made a big promise.
News With more than five billion certified products, The Woolmark Company has been working with Australia's 60,000 wool growers to research, develop and certify Australian wool.
News If you want to build trust and encourage back and forth exchange of ideas you can't be a micro-manager who makes all the decisions, says WA Police CIO Andrew Cann. This encourages people to wait for you to offer a solution instead of discussing and agreeing on the best possible outcome through healthy exchange of thoughts.
News Moving the NSW Data Analytics Centre (DAC) from the Department of Finance to Treasury and then from Treasury to Customer Service are two of many projects and achievement that Simon Herbert, executive director of data insights and transformation with the DAC, has been at the forefront of.
News With 800,000 members and $50 million in funds, Cbus Super gave head of IT and digital Rob Pickering a chance to build an entirely new system that brought administration and marketing tools in-house to provide a “sophisticated” experience to its members.
News By repurposing the Amazon IoT Button, Flight Centre Travel Group A/NZ CIO Chris Locke was able to fix long running performance issues affecting stores.
News Tomas Varsavsky, chief engineer at REA Group, and his team have led the business into a single sign on evolution that saw its 7.8 million customers migrate to its own solution, Locke.
News To automate important metrics processes that construction company MJH Group had been performing manually, CIO Brett Wilson brought in AI capabilities to the mix.
News Government could learn a thing or two from private sector said Shadow Assistant Minister for Financial Services and for the Republic Matt Thistlethwaite during the opening of Equinix's eighth Sydney IBX data centre.
News Tech chiefs have an opportunity to use certain technology to tap into the talent pool among the 17.7 per cent of Australians living with some type of disability, says Gartner research vice president, Brian Prentice.
News The role of IT leaders is still a “pretty basic one” that involves constantly listening, eHealth Queensland CEO Damian Green said during a panel discussion at this year's Gartner IT Symposium at the Gold Coast.
News Investments in modern business intelligence (BI), augmented analytics and robotic process automation (RPA) will help drive IT spending in the banking and securities sector, according to Gartner.
News Woodside Energy is working on a new system to simplify processes when welcoming new staff into the $4 billion oil and gas giant.
News Service NSW has been cautiously preparing the launch of the digital driver's licence after the release of another service brought the agency's systems down.