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CIO50 2018 #25: Shane Lenton, Cue Clothing Co

From a ‘fast follower’ of retail trends a few years ago, Cue Clothing Co is now a leader in retail innovation, says chief information officer, Shane Lenton.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #1: George Hunt, Sydney Water

Sydney Water CIO George Hunt is using innovative technology to make sure that our most precious resource doesn’t go to waste.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #26-50: Mark Cohen, Domain

Mark Cohen recalls his early days in IT when he was asked to solve a problem with an advertising booking system.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #26-50: Christopher Topp, Luther College

Melbourne-based Luther College is playing on a global stage and it’s the institution’s job to develop the minds of the future, says director of IT, Christopher Topp.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #26-50: Christine Burns, University of Technology Sydney

​​One of the major challenges when trying to get innovations off the ground in the education sector is meeting the expectations of diverse stakeholders, says The University of Technology Sydney’s (UTS) chief information officer, Christine Burns.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #4: Dr Zoran Bolevich, NSW Health

Dr Zoran Bolevich is leading the digital transformation of an organisation that employs more than 140,000 staff and cares for 7.8 million people in NSW.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #21: Simon Noonan, Sportsbet

In 2016, Simon Noonan had a problem. Data from a Sportsbet annual employee survey revealed that his technology team’s engagement was low, coupled with some increasing voluntary attrition.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #26-50: Trevor Woods, Monash University

Globalisation, innovations in technology and shifting expectations are driving universities to change almost everything they do, says Monash University’s chief information officer, Trevor Woods.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #9: Jeremy Hubbard, UBank

Customer-led integration is crucial for UBank and the financial services industry because managing money is integral to Australians’ daily lives, says UBank chief information officer, Jeremy Hubbard.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #26-50: John Sutherland, Ramsay Health Care

Improving clinical outcomes for patients through healthcare and medical science has always been inextricably linked to technological innovation, says Ramsay Health Care’s chief information officer, John Sutherland.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #6: Peter Auhl, City of Adelaide

Adelaide has experienced significant changes in its economy, moving from a heavy focus on manufacturing background and needed to rethink how the next chapter of its economy would play out, says CIO Peter Auhl.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #8: Chris Ford, SA Power Networks

​The electricity industry is going through a period of rapid change – the way the network will be used in the future is very different to the way it has ever been used in the past, says SA Power chief information officer, Chris Ford.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #26-50: Michelle Beveridge, Intrepid Group

For Intrepid Travel, getting technology innovations off the ground requires the basics like evidencing expected ROI and specifics such as finding a way to excite management colleagues to get behind the programs, says chief operating officer, Michelle Beveridge.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00

CIO50 2018 #26-50: David Wong, National Library of Australia

Shortly after being promoted to CIO at The National Library of Australia, David Wong was overseeing the delivery of an update to a key piece of technology infrastructure. Production loads were crashing the system and due to its complexity, it could not be rolled back.

Written by Byron Connolly22 Nov. 18 19:00
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