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VC cash in Aussie startups reaches new high

Venture capital (VC) investments in Australian startups has hit a record US$1.23 billion in the 2018/19 financial year, according to KPMG.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien16 July 19 12:17

IBM closes Red Hat deal for $34 billion

IBM has officially gobbled up Red Hat for $34 billion, a technology acquisition considered one of the largest in history.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien10 July 19 09:15

Coles migrates to Azure to boost digital across entire business

Coles has inked a partnership with Microsoft that sees the shopping giant adopt Azure as its cloud platform of choice. The move is aimed at accelerating digital transformation to enhance customer experience and improve business productivity.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien09 July 19 08:54

NSW Land Registry Services digitises operations

New South Wales Land Registry Services (NSW LRS) has implemented SAP S/4HANA as part of its compex business transformation project that aims to digitise operations and enhance customer experience.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien25 June 19 13:45

Clarence Yap takes IT helm of AHPRA

Clarence Yap, group CIO of Smartgroup, has started a new position as CIO (interim) at AHPRA (Australia Health Practitioner Regulation Agency).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 June 19 14:04

Facebook launches Libra, industry takes note

After much speculation, Facebook has officially revealed it will venture into the crypto and blockchain world, launching a cryptocurrency called Libra next year.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 June 19 12:41

Jobs up for grabs: MTIA seeks CIO for newly created role

The Major Transport Infrastructure Authority (MTIA) is seeking an experienced chief information officer for a newly created position within the Office of the Director-General.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 June 19 10:53

AI firm takes ‘Quantium’ leap in hyperconverged data space

Over three years into the role and Quantium IT director, Craig Taylor, says he hasn’t got comfortable - and that’s a good thing considering the state of flux and constant change in the IT industry. In particular, the data science and AI realm that Taylor lives and breathes.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 June 19 11:16

Luxury Escapes seeks CDO, Hilltops Council wants CIO

Travel outfit, Luxury Escapes, in on the hunt for a CDO to help drive international expansion plans, while Hilltops Council is seeking a CIO to help drive organisational change.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien05 June 19 12:23

NAB hatches global online portal to foster fintech and bank ties

National Australia Bank (NAB), in concert with Bank Leumi of Israel and the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), has launched a global online portal that fosters innovation and collaboration between fintechs and the three banks.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien30 May 19 14:46

DARQ matters in post-digital world

​After five years or more of major digital transformation efforts, “most organisations are done or almost at the end of their journey” explains Accenture’s Amit Bansal. So what now?

Written by George Nott29 May 19 12:57
  • Protecting the DX enterprise with Fortinet: Managed security services for risk reduction

    The Fortinet Security Brandposts are a series of hard-hitting discussions of trends in the cybersecurity world. This month Fortinet’s Jon McGettigan explains how managed security services can reduce the risk for your organisation as you embrace digital transformation (DX).


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

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