Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Samantha Gavel named NSW Privacy Commissioner

Samantha Gavel has been tapped as the new full-time New South Wales Privacy Commissioner, a role she scoops from Elizabeth Coombes, who had been acting in the position part-time over a five-year period.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien22 June 17 15:05

Data Governance Australia reveals draft code

Data Governance Australia (DGA) has unveiled a draft Code of Practice that aims to set industry standards and benchmarks for the responsible collection, use, management and disclosure of data.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien22 June 17 10:46

Australian Rugby Union enters new ‘phase of play’ with collaborative facility

After 18 months of extensive collaborative work, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) is set to move into its new digs: a five-and-a-half storey ‘state-of-the-art’ facility in Sydney’s Moore Park on October 17. The facility, dubbed the Australian Rugby Development Centre, ​offers souped up collaboration and communications technologies.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 June 17 13:06

The 6 c’s of success for c-suite execs

C-suite executives need a combination of leadership skills - namely the 6 c’s - in order to cultivate professional empowerment and help steer organisations to success, according to a management expert.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien15 June 17 15:40

University of Sydney launches research centre to explore AI

The University of Sydney has hatched a $7.5 million research centre and assembled a multidisciplinary team of researchers dedicated to undertaking innovative research to solve major problems in artificial intelligence (AI).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien08 June 17 10:47

National Portrait Gallery paints a digital future

The National Portrait Gallery is on a path towards digitisation as it works to provide almost one million on-site and online visitors with “unprecedented access” and interactivity with the Canberra-based gallery’s 2,500 portraits.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien01 June 17 15:05

Mad Mex serves a ‘spicy’ dish of cloud and digital

Ordering your burrito has never been more personal. At least that’s the mission of Mad Mex Fresh Mexican Grill CIO John Boyd, who said the company is relying on digital technologies and cloud infrastructure to feed the consumer’s growing appetite for beefier customer service and deeper brand connections.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien18 May 17 12:25

14 steps to avoid WannaCry ransomware attack: ICIT

​In the wake of the global WannaCry ransomware attack, the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT) has released a 14-point plan that calls on organisations to practice comprehensive cyber-hygiene, and modernise systems and applications to limit reliance on out-of-support programs.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien17 May 17 12:09