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  • Becoming an innovative anticipator

    Last month, I talked about why there was never a better time to be an IT professional as the IT maturity curve reaches a new level.

  • Coca-Cola finds innovation with start-ups

    The word "innovation" gets bandied about at virtually every tech event. It's the magic key to unlocking great competitive advantage and disrupting entire markets. CIOs are supposed to be masters of innovation.

  • 13 best companies for female IT pros

    One key to recruiting and retaining more women in technology is representation: Organizations with women in visible leadership positions tend to attract other women. To recognize firms that both measure and actively work to change underrepresentation of women, the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance women in computing, released this month its annual list of top companies for women technologists leadership index.

  • 10 tips to get the most out of your project management system

    Just about everyone who manages projects will agree that having a simple way to do so is a great idea. And there are many software systems out there that promise to do just that. Yet ask organizations about project management software adoption and many will complain about workers refusing or being hesitant to use the software or certain (often crucial) features.

  • The rise of the digitally-savvy board

    There are a myriad of ways that Australia can break free of its status as an innovation laggard. In the final section of this three part series, we focus on how Australian boards can foster innovation with their approach to digital technologies and strategies.

  • Innovative leadership: How to claim digital victory

    Steve Jobs once said that innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. By this standard, Australia is full of followers, all in desperate need of leadership. In the second of a three-part series, this article discusses how leaders can drive true digital transformation.

  • RBA embraces competition and reverse mentoring to drive innovation

    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is driving innovation by embracing concepts such as reverse mentoring, internal competitions like 'code-a-thons', and regular collaboration efforts, according to CIO Sarv Girn.

  • DataTorrent grabs $15M in funding to help make sense of big data -- fast

    <a href="">DataTorrent</a>, which claims its software can process billions of events per second in Hadoop clusters, has received $15 million in Series B funding.

  • Australia an innovation laggard: Where we went wrong

    Australian innovation is stuck in a rut. Why did this happen and how can we pick up the pace?

  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 23

    Facebook's mobile traffic dominates...Google, Box step up enterprise tools...Russian malware targeted the White House...and more tech news.

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