The way we work has changed. The rise of cloud adoption has brought with it a new kind of worker, the cloud worker. They are untethered, yet connected, unplugged, yet empowered. They demand flexibility and mobility - getting work done on any device, anytime from any place. Businesses need to prepare for this new way of working that’s promising economic efficiency and security for businesses, and greater collaboration and productivity for employees. Although bullish and aggressive on cloud, many businesses are unsure how to approach the concept of end-user computing in the cloud era. A group of tech experts gathered in Brisbane to discuss how to meet the demands of the Cloud Worker.
Commonwealth Bank’s network of 1000 physical branches and its Australia-based call centre staff will “remain very relevant” in the future despite customers growing use of digital channels, the bank’s CEO Matt Comyn said today.
More than nine in ten Australians surveyed for Gemalto’s Data Security Confidence Index say organisations should be encrypting the data they hold, although fewer than one in 10 say they have a complete understanding of what encryption does.
Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology had been hosting core apps and systems in its two Hawthorn data centres for quite some time. But things are changing as the institution steadily moves towards a hybrid cloud environment.