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Optus names social entrepreneur accelerator finalists

​An app that provides a “life coach in your pocket” and a virtual reality simulator that gives users an immersive experience of being harassed are among the solutions of seven social entrepreneurs named as finalists in Optus’ Future Makers tech ​accelerator program​.

Written by George Nott11 July 18 16:20

AirTrunk appoints inaugural COO

​AirTrunk – the hyperscale data centre company which opened its flagship 80 megawatt Sydney site in September last year – has appointed its inaugural chief operations officer.

Written by George Nott11 July 18 11:26

Quantum tech start-up Q-Ctrl secures major VC backing

​Q-Ctrl, Australia’s “first quantum tech start-up”, has secured the backing of three major global venture capital funds to complete its seed round initiated last year.

Written by George Nott10 July 18 15:43

Checking in with the chatbots

The rise and rise of chatbots in Australia has been impressive. But are they any good?

Written by George Nott09 July 18 12:07

CIO50 2018 - Meet the Judges

With the third annual CIO50 in full swing and nominations open until August 16, it’s time to meet our esteemed judges. CIO Australia has assembled a stellar cast of industry leaders to weigh in on this year’s stories of business innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien05 July 18 15:36

Govt backs 15 trials of tech built around My Health Records

​A mobile app for pancreatic cancer patients, a data exchange to help beat diabetes, an online health education platform and a secure messaging solution to communicate between aged care homes and GPs are among 15 projects being given early access to existing My Health Records in a government backed ‘test beds’ program.

Written by George Nott04 July 18 10:42

CIO downs tools at Bunnings

​Bunnings Group is seeking a chief information officer following the departure of Tamour Azam.

Written by George Nott03 July 18 11:34

Wanted: A CIO to save the environment

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) – a donation-funded community organisation with more than half a million members – is seeking its inaugural chief information officer.

Written by George Nott02 July 18 12:25

NBN says regional rollout “on home stretch”

​NBNCo has heralded its broadband network rollout in regional Australia as “on the home stretch” with access to nearly all homes and businesses out of major urban areas currently in design, construction or complete.

Written by George Nott02 July 18 10:14

PepsiCo CIO Ursula Phillips departs

​PepsiCo Australia and New Zealand chief information officer Ursula Phillips is departing the company next month.

Written by George Nott29 June 18 06:30

IT worker turnover on rise in Australia report CIOs

​The voluntary employee turnover among permanent IT workers has increased in the last three years, say Australian chief information officers responding to a Robert Half commissioned survey.

Written by George Nott25 June 18 13:01

How to innovate with analytics and deliver real business value

Adopting advanced analytics and the road to artificial intelligence and machine learning is top of mind for many organisations looking to discover true business value, according to SAS vice-president of marketing and customer engagement, Bob Messier.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 June 18 14:00
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