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​ME exploring artificial intelligence

Big four banks challenger, ME, will explore artificial intelligence technologies this year to build on its existing automated decision-making capabilities and further streamline how it deals with more than 365,000 customers.

Written by Byron Connolly20 Jan. 17 13:46

​CIO’s top priorities for 2017

As 2017 swings into gear, Australian IT chiefs discuss their business and technology priorities for the year which include cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, augmented reality and customer experience projects.

Written by Byron Connolly17 Jan. 17 12:31

​GPT Group CIO quits, moves to Suncorp

GPT Group CIO Sharmila Tsourdalakis has quit and joined Suncorp Group as its executive general manager, strategy and planning. Tsourdalakis had been in the role at the ASX-listed property group since August 2014.

Written by Byron Connolly16 Jan. 17 12:10

​Steven Fox leaves Caltex

Steven Fox has left his position as CIO at Caltex Australia after five and half years in the role.

Written by Byron Connolly12 Jan. 17 10:47

Clinicians call for government to improve broadband in the bush

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has called on the government to take action to improve broadband connectivity in regional and rural areas or risk health services in the bush falling further behind the cities.

Written by Byron Connolly11 Jan. 17 14:23

​Marissa Mayer to resign from Yahoo board

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will resign from the company’s board of directors after its $4.83 billion sale to Verizon is completed.

Written by Byron Connolly10 Jan. 17 10:55

​‘Tall poppy syndrome’ holding back innovation

The ‘tall poppy syndrome’ that permeates Australian organisations is holding us back from innovating and creating a business environment where our human capital and its development is a strategic national priority.

Written by Byron Connolly09 Jan. 17 15:45

​Susan Doniz new Qantas CIO

Qantas has appointed SAP executive Susan Doniz as its new CIO following a global search. Doniz steps into the role following Luc Hennekens' departure in September.

Written by Byron Connolly20 Dec. 16 10:25

​2016: The year that was

A month-by-month look back at who and what made news in 2016.

Written by Byron Connolly19 Dec. 16 14:22

​Kelvin McGrath quits as Asciano CIO

Kelvin McGrath has quit as CIO at large freight and logistics organisation, Asciano after more than six years in the role.

Written by Byron Connolly16 Dec. 16 14:28

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