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The cultural change at IP Australia making data an asset

‘Treat data as an asset’ sounds like a straightforward and sensible maxim for any government agency to abide by. It was one published in bold type in IP Australia’s corporate plan from a few years back.

Written by George Nott17 Sept. 18 12:52

Australia a ‘digitally-divided society’ finds global index

Australia has been ranked as the tenth most ‘digitally ready’ nation, in a new index by Cisco and Gartner. But the research exposes a significant ‘digital divide’ between the states and territories, with Tasmania and the Northern Territory being left behind.

Written by George Nott12 Sept. 18 00:01

Claire Rawlins leaves Coles

Coles’ chief innovation officer Claire Rawlins has left the retail giant just over four months after stepping into the role. Rawlins has joined Salesforce as vice president, strategic advisor according to her LinkedIn profile.

Written by Byron Connolly10 Sept. 18 15:31

Interview: Sanjay Brahmawar, CEO, Software AG

CIO Australia sat down with Software AG’s new CEO, Sanjay Brahmawar to discuss his plans for the 49-year-old German enterprise software giant.

Written by Byron Connolly10 Sept. 18 12:37

NAB doubles down on venture capital fund

NAB is doubling down on its $50 million venture capital fund NAB Ventures, by adding another $50 million to the pot over the next two years.

Written by George Nott05 Sept. 18 04:00

Consortium launches ‘Australian National Blockchain’

​CSIRO’s Data61 group, law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and IBM have formed a consortium to build a blockchain-based smart contracts platform dubbed the Australian National Blockchain (ANB).

Written by George Nott03 Sept. 18 10:41

Updated: In pictures: CIO Networking Dinner: ANZ CIO Forum on 'Make it Real'

​CIO Australia, in partnership with Dell Technologies, invited a select group of CIOs from Australia's leading organisations to gather for a night of fine food, networking, experience and sharing of insights and ideas.​ Special guests included Hanson Robotics’ most advanced humanoid robot - Sophia - as well as John Roese, Global CTO of Dell EMC and Dell’s Chief Customer Officer, Karen Quintos for a discussion on how innovators are using emerging technologies such as AI to make transformation real. The evening was hosted by media personality, author and maths genius extraordinaire Adam Spencer.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien30 Aug. 18 10:53

Why more CEOs will be fired after a cyberattack

The cyberattack on Equifax is a sobering reminder for any CEO of the perils involved with data breaches. Regulatory trends indicate increasing responsibility for boards and executives in reporting and preventing cyberattacks.

Written by Tom Scholtz03 Aug. 18 16:23
  • Balancing cyber risk and resiliency: breaches and your brand

    At a recent lunch in Melbourne, senior technology executives discussed ways of dealing with the increasing size and complexity of global attacks. The events were sponsored by NTT Communications and NTT Security.

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    We’re the ones who never settle, we’re never satisfied with ‘good enough.’ Ingenious and inquisitive, we always seek the intelligent choice. Driving a new understanding of where technology can take us is our goal. We are the New Tech Thinkers. The future belongs to the secure hybrid enterprise, one that can embrace diversity and choice without driving up complexity, cost, time or risk.

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