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Stop doing DevOps for the ‘sake of it’: Gartner

Many organisations are launching a ‘DevOps’ effort with insufficient consideration of business outcomes and risk failure as staff do not connect with the underpinning tools and approaches, Gartner said.

Written by Byron Connolly28 June 18 16:43

John Lord dispels Huawei ‘myths’

Huawei Australia chairman John Lord used his address at the National Press Club in Canberra today to speak out against what he says are ‘myths’ about the Chinese technology company.

Written by Byron Connolly27 June 18 13:09

Paul Keen moves to Qantas

Former Airtasker CTO Paul Keen is the new head of software engineering at Qantas. Keen, who left the gig economy player last month, is reporting to Qantas chief technology, Rob James who joined the airline last May.

Written by Byron Connolly26 June 18 13:50

Pascal Boillat new CBA tech chief

Commonwealth Bank has hired Deutsche Bank’s London-based group CIO, Pascal Boillat as its new technology chief, following an executive restructure announced today.

Written by Byron Connolly25 June 18 10:31

DTA CEO Gavin Slater departs

Gavin Slater will leave the government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) at the end of the month after little more than 12 months in the role.

Written by Byron Connolly22 June 18 11:01

Australian startups tackle harassment, discrimination

A group of Australian tech startups have drafted a code of conduct in an attempt to stamp out sexual harassment, discrimination and offensive language across the community.

Written by Byron Connolly21 June 18 15:49

Andrew Walduck leaving Australia Post

Australia Post has confirmed that Andrew Walduck will leave the organisation in early July after more than six years in various technology and digital roles.

Written by Byron Connolly21 June 18 12:00

VIC govt project processes ‘not accurate’: audit

Victorian government agencies have limited oversight and assurance of the completeness of their reported technology projects and data, according to a new report by the Victorian Auditor-General’s Office.

Written by Byron Connolly20 June 18 12:25

Apple hit with $9M fine

The Federal Court has ordered Apple to pay $9 million in penalties for making false or misleading representations to customers with faulty iPhones and iPads about their rights under Australian consumer law.

Written by Byron Connolly19 June 18 15:48

Bankwest transformation 'absolutely about survival': Andy Weir

Bankwest isn’t embarking on a digital transformation because it’s trying to be ‘cool or trendy’ or do something different to its competitors. The transformation is “absolutely about survival” and making sure the bank can exist in an increasingly digital environment, says its tech boss Andy Weir.

Written by Byron Connolly18 June 18 15:43
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