Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Coles goes on ‘digital network’ shopping spree

Coles is set to digitise its stores with the rollout of a high-speed network across 2400 stores, supply chain and corporate sites in a bid to drive efficiencies.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien01 March 19 13:59

Nine’s operations chief is on a ‘kubernetes’ high

As head of infrastructure and operations at Nine Publishing, Rob Hill said he’s right in the action of keeping some of Australia’s biggest websites up and running - SMH, AFR, and TheAge - to name a few.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 Feb. 19 12:54

Cisco unwraps $61m digital acceleration program

Cisco is investing $61 million over the next three years to help drive secure digital transformation that will focus on skills development and innovation across multiple industries.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 Feb. 19 10:33

TEG appoints new CTO as part of restructure

TEG has appointed product innovation and tech leader Greg Willis to the CTO role as part of a management restructure of the company’s ticketing and technology operations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 14:00

Cashwerkz appoints Whitfield as CTO

Fintech innovator, Cashwerkz, continues to expand its operational capabilities with the latest addition of Peter Whitfield to the executive team in the chief technology officer (CTO) role.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 13:38

Say goodbye to CDOs by 2022?

.By 2022, the chief digital officer (CDO) title will be in decline, as digital will have become fully embedded into business, while the CDO's responsibility is spread across the executive team, predicts IDC A/NZ market analyst Sean Ashari.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 10:37

C-suite execs don’t trust the numbers: survey

Eighty per cent of Australian c-suite executives and financial professionals claim their organisations made significant business decisions based on “inaccurate financial data,” according to a BlackLine survey.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 Feb. 19 13:03

Georges River gets modern touch with smart city innovations

Georges River Council is taking the wrappers off integrated smart city technologies - including the rollout of IT-enabled ChillOUT hubs and furniture sensors - in a bid to “continue to innovate”, according to Mayor Kevin Greene.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 Feb. 19 16:11

Uni of Newcastle set to transform CX through digital services

University of Newcastle CIO Anthony Molinia continues to shift the focus of the IT department, driving technology-led innovation across the university and pushing a strategy of 'client-centricity' by using digital services.​

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 Feb. 19 11:48

Lim exits NSX, Oluwi joins team

After more than two years in the role, Lina Lim has left the head of technology post at the National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX). Stepping into her role is Yemi Oluwi, formerly an ASX consultant with over 15 years experience in financial markets IT.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 Feb. 19 15:39

Australia ‘asleep at the wheel’ in autonomous vehicle race

Australia’s recent fall from 14th to 15th position in the 2019 Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index is “unacceptable and should sound alarm bells”, according to the nation’s peak driverless vehicle industry collective.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 Feb. 19 14:41