Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Catholic Education’s Varanasi scoops newly created data role

Catholic Education Office CIO, Raju Varanasi, is stepping up and taking on the newly created role of data intelligence director, a position that now sees him sitting at the executive board level at the Parramatta Diocese.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 June 19 09:38

NSW Land Registry Services digitises operations

New South Wales Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) has implemented SAP S/4HANA as part of its compex business transformation project that aims to digitise operations and enhance customer experience.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien25 June 19 13:45

RPA market growing at ‘frenzied pace’: Gartner

The worldwide robotic process automation (RPA) software market is growing at a frenzied pace, up 63 per cent in 2018 and forecast to reach US$1.3 billion in 2019, according to Gartner data.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien25 June 19 11:12

Rachel Noble becomes first woman to lead ACSC

Former CIO and long-standing public servant, Rachel Noble has been named the new head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), cementing her role in history as the first woman to lead the organisation.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 June 19 12:02

CIO50 2019 - Meet the Judges

With the fourth annual CIO50 now in full swing and nominations open until August 12, it’s time to meet our esteemed judges.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 June 19 10:00

Clarence Yap takes IT helm of AHPRA

Clarence Yap, group CIO of Smartgroup, has started a new position as CIO (interim) at AHPRA (Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 June 19 14:04

Facebook launches Libra, industry takes note

After much speculation, Facebook has officially revealed it will venture into the crypto and blockchain world, launching a cryptocurrency called Libra next year.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 June 19 12:41

Jobs up for grabs: MTIA seeks CIO for newly created role

The Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) is seeking an experienced chief information officer for a newly created position within the Office of the Director-General.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 June 19 10:53

NSW Budget: Govt dishes $100m for Digital Restart Fund

The NSW government has earmarked $100 million over the next two years for a ‘Digital Restart Fund’ that it says will help fuel digital transformation across whole-of-government.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien18 June 19 16:11

Welcome to the CIO50 - nominations now open

CIO Australia has officially opened its fourth annual CIO50 list, where the country’s top 50 most effective and strategic technology and digital chiefs will be recognised for delivering rapid change across their organisations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien17 June 19 08:00

AI firm takes ‘Quantium’ leap in hyperconverged data space

Over three years into the role and Quantium IT director, Craig Taylor, says he hasn’t got comfortable - and that’s a good thing considering the state of flux and constant change in the IT industry. In particular, the data science and AI realm that Taylor lives and breathes.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 June 19 11:16