Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

In pictures: Welcome to the age of the Cloud Worker - how to meet the demands of a new worker

The way we work has changed. The rise of cloud adoption has brought with it a new kind of worker, the cloud worker. They are untethered, yet connected, unplugged, yet empowered. They demand flexibility and mobility - getting work done on any device, anytime from any place. Businesses need to prepare for this new way of working that’s promising economic efficiency and security for businesses, and greater collaboration and productivity for employees. Although bullish and aggressive on cloud, many businesses are unsure how to approach the concept of end-user computing in the cloud era. A group of tech experts gathered in Brisbane to discuss how to meet the demands of the Cloud Worker.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien09 Aug. 18 12:03

Two weeks left to nominate for the CIO50

Victorian Department of Health and Human Services CIO, Dr Steve Hodgkinson, said the secret to success - when delivering public sector IT projects - comes down to valuing people.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 July 18 11:29

StartupAUS reveals five most in demand tech jobs

Coders, data scientists, project managers, user experience (UX) designers and business development managers are the five most in demand jobs in the world right now.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 July 18 07:00

Competition limits set for 5G spectrum auction

The Federal Government has announced competition limits for telcos seeking to bid for spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band. It’s a move that pushes the ‘auction of spectrum’ for 5G mobile services one step closer.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien12 July 18 09:52

CIO50 2018 - Meet the Judges

With the third annual CIO50 in full swing and nominations open until August 16, it’s time to meet our esteemed judges. CIO Australia has assembled a stellar cast of industry leaders to weigh in on this year’s stories of business innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien05 July 18 15:36

How to innovate with analytics and deliver real business value

Adopting advanced analytics and the road to artificial intelligence and machine learning is top of mind for many organisations looking to discover true business value, according to SAS vice-president of marketing and customer engagement, Bob Messier.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 June 18 14:00

In pictures: ‘Innovate with Analytics: The Art of Deeper insights' - CIO Melbourne Breakfast

Data is becoming the new ‘oil’ and analytics is the differentiating factor. It not only delivers increased automation and sped up processes, but enables the identification of new models, the discovery of hidden relationships, and can reach a new level of intelligence. A group of leaders - from IT to data science to digital and marketing - gathered in Melbourne for the CIO Breakfast, in partnership with SAS, to hear about the 'power of analytics' and how organisations are capitalising on artificial intelligence and machine learning to produce tangible business value.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien13 June 18 13:05

How one Aussie start-up is changing the beauty and wellness business

Honee founder and CEO, Matt Jones, admits he knows way too much about the beauty industry. He chuckles when asked how and why he finds himself immersed in the beauty and wellness space - and the reason behind his mission to help digitise the industry.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 May 18 09:40

Federal government launches AI and IoT projects

The federal government has hatched two new research projects - investigating artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) technologies - in a bid to advance Australia’s knowledge and expertise in these emerging areas.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien24 May 18 09:09

Cyber research centre crowns Rachael Falk as CEO

The Australian Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC) has named information security consultant and former Telstra general manager of cyber influence, Rachael Falk, as its new CEO.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien18 May 18 16:05