Stories by Divina Paredes

The big career shift: Big Data

It is a 'great time' to be a data scientist, says Dr Rami Mukhtar, senior researcher, National ICT Australia (NICTA).

Written by Divina Paredes06 April 12 00:39

The heart of transformation

Fonterra CIO Chris Barendregt says a big development for him and his team at the dairy giant is "the continuing maturity of IT"."We are moving past the point where people in Fonterra largely don't care about technology anymore. The sidetracking debates are gone," says Barendregt, who moved to Fonterra nearly five years ago following executive roles in banking and IT services outsourcing.

Written by Divina Paredes17 March 12 01:25

Big day out for CIOs

Today's CIOs are busier than ever, but business strategist Donna Sturgess says a day off from the office for an "immersion" will refresh their view of the organisation, and generate new ideas for innovation.

Written by Divina Paredes11 Jan. 11 04:39

Make or break

When IT projects fail, the usual reaction for CEOs and the boards is to blame the software, third party consultants, or the IT department, says Sarah J Runge, director of Corporate Profiling Global at ITPSB Corporation in the US.

Written by Divina Paredes05 Oct. 10 01:00

Stepping forward

Tanya Harris was head of human resources at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in Wellington when she made a lateral career move.

Written by Divina Paredes16 March 10 04:28