Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

CSC CIO Ben Patey quits to join University of Newcastle

​After a 13-year tenure at IT services giant, CSC, Ben Patey has jumped into the tertiary education sector, landing a role as the associate director, solution delivery and operations with the IT services group at the University of Newcastle (UoN).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien13 July 16 10:30

Ivy College adopts multi-cloud strategy for online and blended learning

When Ivy College first opened in 2009, it had a handful of staff and fewer than 100 students. Today, the college has grown to become one of the top providers of online and blended learning in Australia for adult learners, and now employs over 100 staff.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien06 July 16 09:27

E-voting under review as federal election results loom

​With the results of the Federal Election still undetermined, debate rages about whether the use of electronic voting by way of computer stations at polling booths, online voting or voting via a mobile phone could have quickened the outcome.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien05 July 16 12:25

Pullman Sydney Airport ventures to cloud for comms services

​Pullman Sydney Airport, AccorHotel’s newest property in Australia, has deployed a cloud-based communications system that gives the hotel the option to deliver communications and services on a ‘per occupied room per night’ basis.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien30 June 16 11:24

WA dairy overhauls IT system to implement new business processes

​Knowing the intricacies of milk production and dairy management is all in a day’s work for Brownes Dairy IT manager, Brad Flintoff, who spearheaded a complete IT system overhaul of the dairy over the past few years.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien29 June 16 16:14

CIO50 takes shape, community gets nominating

As the nomination clock counts down to its August 15 deadline, CIO Australia is encouraging ICT leaders to be part of the inaugural launch year of the CIO50 in order to tell their stories of business transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien29 June 16 11:14

Queensland Budget puts ICT works on the agenda

​The Queensland Government has allocated funds for a number of IT projects across various agencies and departments, including health and emergency services, considered key technology plans outlined in the state’s 2016-2017 Budget.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien15 June 16 15:35

Digital technologies to boost government accountability: Productivity Commission

​Digital technologies offer governments scope to improve service delivery, including better assessment of risk in regulatory activities, integration of human services, and infrastructure management, according to new findings from a Productivity Commission research paper.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien15 June 16 12:09

Welcome to the CIO50 - nominations now open

​CIO Australia has officially opened the inaugural CIO50, where the country’s top 50 most effective and strategic CIOs will be recognised for delivering rapid change across their organisations while excelling in business transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 June 16 15:50