Stories by George Nott

ANZ seeks partner to rethink architecture for agile

The bank yesterday announced it was starting a formal process to appoint a systems integration partner "to assist in the scoping and design of our technology architecture" to support its new organisation-wide agile approach.

Written by George Nott15 Aug. 17 10:22

What hackers think of your cybersecurity efforts

​A survey of 250 self-identified hackers at the twentieth annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last month has revealed the security technologies they find toughest to beat.

Written by George Nott09 Aug. 17 12:46

CBA to spend $40m to improve suspicious activity monitoring tech

​Commonwealth Bank of Australia is spending $40 million to improve the technology used to monitor accounts and transactions for suspicious activity in the wake of a legal challenge from AUSTRAC accusing the bank of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism law breaches.

Written by George Nott09 Aug. 17 10:30

Macquarie Telecom launches SD-WAN service to tap booming market

​Macquarie Telecom has launched a SD-WAN service – which it claims is the only in Australia to be able to leverage multiple carriers – as it seeks to tap into a booming market expected to grow to US$1 billion by the end of the year.

Written by George Nott08 Aug. 17 05:30

GovHack a hit in every state and territory

Australia’s biggest hackathon event – GovHack – which took place over the weekend, has resulted in the submission of 379 projects from a Facebook bingo game that helps reduce littering to a chat bot that delivers live parliamentary proceedings and allows users to react to vote results.

Written by George Nott01 Aug. 17 16:40

The $10M downtime disaster

​A single hour of IT related downtime costs Australian businesses between $500,000 to more than $10 million.

Written by George Nott01 Aug. 17 14:39

Foreign exchange firm OFX does Agile right

When Craige Pendleton-Browne arrived at ASX-listed foreign exchange firm OFX in late 2015, the technology team was already doing Agile. Or at least, they thought they were.

Written by George Nott31 July 17 14:37