Stories by Byron Connolly

NT govt readies for $259M health IT rollout

The Northern Territory government has selected InterSystems to replace four obsolete clinical IT systems with a single platform across NT’s entire public health system.

Written by Byron Connolly23 June 17 15:49

Trim your governance and get agile: CBA’s Stuart Mitchell

Organisations must trim the layers of governance built up over many years for traditional waterfall tech projects or fall victim to more agile startups, says CommBank’s senior agile coach, Stuart Mitchell.

Written by Byron Connolly23 June 17 11:14

IT security concerns reach new high

The Australian public’s concern about security issues is the highest it has been in the last 10 years, according to research.

Written by Byron Connolly21 June 17 11:06

Google opens Sydney cloud region

Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure now have a new competitor in Australia – a ‘three zone’ Google Cloud Platform region in Sydney has finally landed.

Written by Byron Connolly21 June 17 09:00

NBN starts FTTC deployment

NBN, the organisation rolling out the national broadband network, has begun rolling out fibre-to-the-curb (FTTC) technology, which it claims will benefit more than 1 million homes and businesses by 2020.

Written by Byron Connolly16 June 17 14:58

Women in STEM roles ‘feel like frauds’

“Why is the number of women in Australia who are choosing STEM careers falling?" It’s a common question and one that the tech industry doesn’t seem to be able to answer too well.

Written by Byron Connolly15 June 17 14:48

Australia needs a space agency: Fleet

The co-founder of Adelaide space technology, Fleet, has called on the federal government to create a dedicated space agency.

Written by Byron Connolly13 June 17 11:26

UPDATED: Peter Nikoletatos to join Optus Business

Long-standing education sector CIO, Peter Nikoletatos, is joining Optus Business’ Public Sector Strategy and Innovation team following his resignation as executive director and CIO at La Trobe University.

Written by Byron Connolly09 June 17 11:00

Your transformation plans should ‘scare you’: CBA’s IT chief

CBA’s chief information officer, David Whiteing has delivered a blunt warning to his fellow technology and business leaders: If your current business transformation plans don’t scare you, they’re not bold enough and you’ll be left behind.

Written by Byron Connolly09 June 17 09:12

Clinical trial to put brain cancer data in the cloud

US-based cancer charity, Dragon Master Foundation, is providing $300,000 to help fund an effort to make pediatric patients' data live in the cloud and available to researchers during a clinical trial.

Written by Byron Connolly08 June 17 14:27

Australian soldiers to get mini drones

Defence is spending $101 million to equip soldiers with unmanned drone aircraft that are small enough to be carried in the field.

Written by Byron Connolly01 June 17 16:45