Stories by Byron Connolly

Claudine Ogilvie joins Youi board

Jetstar CIO Claudine Ogilvie has joined the board of insurance organisation, Youi.

Written by Byron Connolly23 March 18 14:28

NBN launches ‘simulation labs’ for workers

NBN will use network simulation labs to train more than 2000 field telecommunications workers on how to deploy, activate and maintain the national broadband network.

Written by Byron Connolly23 March 18 11:25

“Very little detail’ on new visa scheme rules: ITPA

The Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA) has weighed in on the government’s new pilot visa scheme, saying it’s concerned that there is “very little detail” on how the applications will be checked and the rules enforced.

Written by Byron Connolly22 March 18 17:04

PC market boosted by education deployments

Australia’s PC market in Australia posted year-on-year growth of 2.2 per cent for the fourth quarter of 2017 buoyed by major deployments in the education sector, according to IDC.

Written by Byron Connolly22 March 18 11:43

Huawei Australia appoints new CTO

Huawei Australia has appointed 5G expert Dr David Soldani as its new chief technology officer.

Written by Byron Connolly19 March 18 16:13

Rohan Penman quits Adairs for T2 role

Adairs Retail Group’s head of technology, Rohan Penman, is leaving the organisation after seven years in the role. Penman is moving to Unilever’s retail tea business, T2 as global head of technology.

Written by Byron Connolly19 March 18 10:54

Inquiry into RACP online exam fail begins

Ferrier Hodgson will undertake an inquiry into the technical glitch that caused the cancellation of an online exam being taken by students at RACP.

Written by Byron Connolly12 March 18 16:28

Unions NSW calls for gig economy to be regulated

Unions NSW has begun a national push for a new body to regulate the ‘gig economy’ after an unlicensed asbestos removal was done through job posting website, Airtasker.

Written by Byron Connolly09 March 18 15:56

10 gigabit broadband being rolled out in Adelaide CBD

Workers in 1,000 buildings across Adelaide’s CBD will have access to 10 gigabit broadband services over the next two years. The first building at 27 Currie St, home to the Australian Institute of Business, was connected today.

Written by Byron Connolly05 March 18 16:00

Former Microsoft chief Steve Vamos new Xero CEO

New Zealand accounting software outfit Xero has appointed former Microsoft and Apple Australia boss Steve Vamos as its new CEO. Vamos is succeeding company founder Rod Drury, effective April 1.

Written by Byron Connolly05 March 18 09:03