Australian universities face a significant challenge: deliver digital content to students from anywhere but still provide the same level of learning that has been traditionally offered by teachers in lecture theatres.
MetLife Insurance has appointed Matthew O’Halloran as its new head of IT infrastructure as the insurer builds a team to support its digital and data capabilities, which will underpin its future growth in Australia.
Rebecca Livesey, the interim CIO at construction equipment supplier, WesTrac describes herself as a deliberate imposter. Ten months ago, Livesey was appointed as the company’s interim IT chief to transform and lead the technology team.
Scientists are using a supercomputer to identify the nanostructure of cellulose to potentially pave the way for more disease-resistant crop varieties and increase the sustainability of the pulp, paper and fibre industry.
The number of large organisations in Australia with a social media presence has dropped by 21 per cent year-on-year with most unlikely to have a strategy around social platforms or measure their return on investment.
IT leaders gathered at Melbourne's Cecconi's restaurant to discuss the role modern omni-channel contact centres are playing in improving customer engagement to help organisations remain competitive. The roundtable luncheon was sponsored by Genesys.
The Abbott government’s planned laws to deal with multinational tax avoidance are an opportunistic revenue grab that could be vigorously resisted by the United States, according to Craig Cooper, director at accounting firm, RSM Bird Cameron.