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5 tech chiefs talk ‘pain points’ and transformation

The push towards more intelligent - even invisible - networks is an exciting future and one we’re all working towards, according to a group of tech leaders during a recent CIO panel discussion at the Juniper Nxtwork 2019 event in Sydney.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien12 Sept. 19 11:55

Human Rights Commission scoops AI for records management

The Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has become the first government agency to operate wholly in the cloud - and is now using the power of artificial intelligence and machine learning to automatically classify records and documents.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien11 Sept. 19 15:16

Tod O’Dell leaves Knight Frank Australia

Tod O’Dell, group director of information technology at Knight Frank Australia, has left the role and is “now looking for the next opportunity.”

Written by Jennifer O'Brien10 Sept. 19 10:29

Cricket Australia goes to bat with Microsoft Teams

Cricket Australia has taken the digital transformation plunge on a national scale, using Microsoft cloud - Office 365 and Teams - across all 1,300 business units in a bid to improve collaboration and foster innovation across the organisation.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien05 Sept. 19 10:40

William Buck aims to 'elevate IT' to next level

Financial services firm, William Buck, was on a mission to get the firm’s IT house in order - and put a stop to the ‘revolving door’ that was cycling between outsourcing and insourcing management of its IT environment.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien04 Sept. 19 14:58

Industry aligns to fight for STEM gender equity

Ninety per cent of coding and engineering is done by men, according to Flamingo Ai founder and executive director, Dr Catriona Wallace.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien04 Sept. 19 11:11

CIO Summit Panel: Breaking down barriers and making 'real' change

The ‘imposter syndrome’ continues to linger in the minds of successful female IT leaders and has plagued them at some point during their careers, a packed panel of five female leaders told the CIO Summit crowd in Sydney.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien29 Aug. 19 17:02

CIO interview: STIHL's Therese Chakour-West

Thirteen years as the head of IT at power tools manufacturer, STIHL Australia - a traditionally male dominated industry and aimed typically at a male audience - Therese Chakour-West is not daunted by the job.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien28 Aug. 19 16:02

CIOs need to ‘work the problem’: IDC global chief

IDC’s global vice-president and IT executive advisor, Joseph Pucciarelli is a plane crash survivor - a fact not many people know - and a story he references to inspire today’s tech leaders about the need to take risks and the importance of ‘working the problem.’

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Aug. 19 13:40

Deadline extended to enter the CIO50: August 23

Due to high demand for nominations in this year’s CIO50 list, we are extending the deadline for entries to Friday August 23. So you now have more time to tell us your story of transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien12 Aug. 19 17:22
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