Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Companies in ‘slow lane’ when advancing in data, analytics: Gartner

The lion's share of global companies - 91 per cent - haven’t reached a “transformational” level of maturity in data and analytics, despite this being a number one investment priority for CIOs, according to a worldwide Gartner survey.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien07 Feb. 18 09:46

Exclusive: Jose Perez named Ingham's new CIO

Ingham's Group general manager of IT, Jose Perez, has been promoted to the role of CIO, replacing Richard McPartlin who said he officially “pulled the pin at the end of last year” and had his official last day yesterday.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien01 Feb. 18 09:25

Aussie startup scene ‘spaghetti-on-the-wall’: SBE chair Topaz Conway

Calling the current state of the Australian startup and innovation scene the ‘flavour of the month,” veteran entrepreneur, director and angel investor, Topaz Conway, said business people - particularly women - need to be wary of the ‘fly-by-night’ atmosphere.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 Jan. 18 11:00

Asylum seekers invited by OAIC to speak out about data breach

Close to 10,000 asylum seekers affected by a data breach of personal information four years ago by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection are invited to provide evidence of loss or damage to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien25 Jan. 18 10:55

2017: The year that was

No doubt, 2017 was a year of transformation and continual change in the CIO sector. From job changes and perpetual maneuvering to ongoing stories of innovation and digital transformation, technology chiefs are influencing rapid change across their organisations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 Dec. 17 11:01

NAB’s ‘innovation hub’ beefs up head count

National Australia Bank is doubling investment in its innovation hub, NAB Labs, and boosting headcount by an additional 35 new team members, taking the group to 85 staff.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien13 Dec. 17 09:08

Exclusive: Holden's IT chief quits

GM Holden's CIO and head of information technology, Peter Lane, has left his post at the iconic brand.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien06 Dec. 17 11:22

CIO50 2017 #11: Jeff Murray, University of Tasmania

He calls it ‘Facebook for Researchers,’ affectionately known as the eREc, and it involves the sharing of data via a comprehensive electronic solution that provides management of infinite research data. University of Tasmania CIO Jeff Murray said the goal of the university’s eResearch Ecosystem is to keep researchers “connected and discovered”.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Nov. 17 19:00

CIO50 2017 #16 Sam Charmand, Qantas Loyalty

Sam Charmand, the CIO of Qantas Loyalty, has learned the value of going after innovation - and has seen first-hand how the development of technology (including personalisation) has the power to dramatically change a business.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Nov. 17 19:00