Stories by Byron Connolly

ITPA ‘appalled’ by Bill Morrow’s comments on gamers

Information Technology Professionals Association (ITPA) said on Thursday that it is “appalled” at attempts by NBN’s outgoing CEO Bill Morrow to lay the blame for congestion and service degradation on its fixed wireless network at the feet of gamers.

Written by Byron Connolly07 June 18 10:12

Swinburne University steps up hybrid cloud

Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology had been hosting core apps and systems in its two Hawthorn data centres for quite some time. But things are changing as the institution steadily moves towards a hybrid cloud environment.

Written by Byron Connolly07 June 18 01:00

Many companies are not GDPR-compliant: report

Despite undertaking measures to improve data security and privacy, 38 per cent of global organisations responding to a survey say they are still not compliant with the new general data protection regulation (GDPR) requirements.

Written by Byron Connolly06 June 18 01:00

Kathleen Mackay quits Boral

Boral’s head of digital delivery Kathleen Mackay has quit after just over a year in the role at building and construction giant.

Written by Byron Connolly04 June 18 10:45

Updated: Airtasker CTO Paul Keen quits

Airtasker’s chief technology officer Paul Keen has left the Australian gig economy player after just over two years in the role.

Written by Byron Connolly01 June 18 11:18

How Roy Hill is using IoT to manage lighting towers

Western Australian mining giant Roy Hill had a problem: A significant number of vital lighting towers that illuminate mining tenements were simply being lost between shifts.

Written by Byron Connolly31 May 18 12:34

Olaf Pietschner new Capgemini ANZ chief

Former Origin Energy CIO, Olaf Pietschner was on Tuesday named as head of Capgemini in Australia and New Zealand.

Written by Byron Connolly29 May 18 12:14

Maddocks hires machine to do its due diligence

Law firm Maddocks will start using artificial intelligence to streamline its due diligence process thanks to a new deal with Luminance AI.

Written by Byron Connolly24 May 18 15:41

Optus hit with $1.5M fine for misleading NBN customers

The Federal Court has ordered Optus to pay $1.5 million for making misleading representations to customers about their transition from the telco’s HFC network to the NBN.

Written by Byron Connolly23 May 18 09:49

In pictures: CIO Summit Perth

Tech execs gathered at Perth's Crown Convention Centre for the CIO Summit

Written by Byron Connolly22 May 18 15:47