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Industry aligns to fight for STEM gender equity

Ninety per cent of coding and engineering is done by men, according to Flamingo Ai founder and executive director, Dr Catriona Wallace.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien04 Sept. 19 11:11

CIO Summit Panel: Breaking down barriers and making 'real' change

The ‘imposter syndrome’ continues to linger in the minds of successful female IT leaders and has plagued them at some point during their careers, a packed panel of five female leaders told the CIO Summit crowd in Sydney.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien29 Aug. 19 17:02

CIO interview: STIHL's Therese Chakour-West

Thirteen years as the head of IT at power tools manufacturer, STIHL Australia - a traditionally male dominated industry and aimed typically at a male audience - Therese Chakour-West is not daunted by the job.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien28 Aug. 19 16:02

CIOs need to ‘work the problem’: IDC global chief

IDC’s global vice-president and IT executive advisor, Joseph Pucciarelli is a plane crash survivor - a fact not many people know - and a story he references to inspire today’s tech leaders about the need to take risks and the importance of ‘working the problem.’

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Aug. 19 13:40

Deadline extended to enter the CIO50: August 23

Due to high demand for nominations in this year’s CIO50 list, we are extending the deadline for entries to Friday August 23. So you now have more time to tell us your story of transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien12 Aug. 19 17:22

Uni chiefs to be briefed on cyber threats by ASD following spate of breaches

​An expert from the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) will today brief university leaders on cyber security risks, following a spate of major data breaches at institutions including the Australian National University, the Australian Catholic University and the University of Western Australia.

Written by George Nott07 Aug. 19 09:24

Tech driving rise of new agricultural industries

A report resulting from three years’ research by Queensland University of Technology has identified a number of new agricultural industries that will be arriving as a result of emerging technologies.

Written by George Nott06 Aug. 19 15:16

5 days left to nominate for the CIO50

There's five days left to nominate for the fourth annual CIO50 list, which recognises Australia's 50 most innovative and effective CIOs or heads of technology who are influencing rapid change across their organisations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien06 Aug. 19 14:33

2 weeks left to nominate for the CIO50

Tech leaders from across government agencies to private enterprises, both large and small, are encouraged to enter the CIO50 this year - a move that will continue to fuel momentum built over the last three years.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 July 19 14:12

In pictures: Roundtable - How to ‘thrive’ - and 'survive' - in world of IT disruption and unlock your data capital: Sydney

Organisations that are ‘thriving’ in today’s fast-paced ‘data-driven world’ are the ones that are turning the influx of data into competitive differentiation. There’s an explosion of data being generated that must be moved, stored, protected and analysed - and then leveraged and capitalised on. Tech leaders gathered for an exclusive Computerworld roundtable luncheon at Aria - sponsored by Dell EMC - to discuss how companies can thrive in the ‘age of data’ and redefine the role of the datacentre to enable business capabilities fueled by information.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien30 July 19 12:06
  • Security-driven networking: Automated, integrated, adaptive

    Your security profile has to be as fast and adaptable as your DX-enabled network. It’s the only way to deliver consistent security across cloud, software-defined or virtualised networks. Fortinet’s ANZ senior regional director Jon McGettigan explains how.

    Fortinet

    A leading provider of fast and secure cyber security solutions offers enterprise-level next generation firewalls and vast array of network security products.