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Smart assistants to move into the office: IDC

Over the next three years, more smart assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri and Cortana will move into the office.

Written by Byron Connolly21 Feb. 19 12:23

How the Singaporean government is making digital transformation work

When Chan Cheow Hoe joined the Singaporean government in early 2014, the technology landscape was pretty grim. Over time, the government lost all of its IT capabilities and there were instances where product rollouts, costing upwards of $50 million, failed.

Written by Byron Connolly18 Feb. 19 08:37

AMP tech boss Craig Ryman promoted to COO

AMP’s tech boss Craig Ryman has been promoted to chief operating officer following a leadership restructure announced on Thursday.

Written by Byron Connolly07 Feb. 19 12:04

Grahame Coles new St John of God Health Care tech boss

Veteran tech executive, Grahame Coles, has joined St John of God Health Care as its new group director, digital and technology. Coles replaces Jenny Levy who left the role last August after just over a year at the organisation.

Written by Byron Connolly04 Feb. 19 15:17

15,000 customers using Bankwest Halo ring

Bankwest has sold its Halo ‘tap and go’ payment ring to around 15,000 of its 1.1 million customers almost one year after its launch.

Written by Byron Connolly30 Jan. 19 11:04

Nicola Dorling leaves digital role at UNSW

Senior tech exec Nicola Dorling has left her post as digital strategy director at the University of New South Wales less than a year after taking up the role.

Written by Byron Connolly25 Jan. 19 14:58

Adware, cryptomining targeting Aussie businesses

Australia remains a prime target for cyberattacks ranking first across Asia-Pacific and in the global top ten for the most business threat detections per country last year, according to research.

Written by Byron Connolly24 Jan. 19 16:10

Social media deletion doesn't guarantee privacy: study

​New research has revealed that our online privacy is not protected after we delete our social media accounts. In fact, our behaviours are predictable from the social media data of as few as eight or nine of our friends.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Jan. 19 06:00

Tim Catley new UNSW digital chief

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has appointed former Department of Home Affairs CIO, Tim Catley, as its new chief digital officer.

Written by Byron Connolly17 Jan. 19 09:19

ICAC finds former NSW Department of Finance IT manager corrupt

The NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption on Wednesday said former Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) project manager Steven Prestage engaged in serious corrupt conduct while working at the agency.

Written by Byron Connolly16 Jan. 19 14:04