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Overcoming your data management woes

Tech execs discuss how they're making better use of and protecting their data in a hybrid cloud world.

Written by CIO Staff09 July 19 16:24

NAPLAN online delayed, states conduct rebel review

​Australia’s state and territory education ministers have agreed to delay the national online rollout of NAPLAN until 2021 after thousands of public school students were left unable to access or complete online tests earlier this year due to the connectivity problems.

Written by George Nott01 July 19 12:54

Catholic Education’s Varanasi scoops newly created data role

Catholic Education Office CIO, Raju Varanasi, is stepping up and taking on the newly created role of data intelligence director, a position that now sees him sitting at the executive board level at the Parramatta Diocese.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 June 19 09:38

CIO50 2019 - Meet the Judges

With the fourth annual CIO50 now in full swing and nominations open until August 12, it’s time to meet our esteemed judges.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 June 19 10:00

Welcome to the CIO50 - nominations now open

CIO Australia has officially opened its fourth annual CIO50 list, where the country’s top 50 most effective and strategic technology and digital chiefs will be recognised for delivering rapid change across their organisations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien17 June 19 08:00

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

Tackle your talent problem from the inside

Acquiring talent from the labour market is the predominant concern for most CIOs, according to Gartner’s 2019 CIO Agenda survey. Yet competing for dwindling technical talent is a costly bidding war that’s hard to win.

Written by De'Onn Griffin11 June 19 15:03

In pictures: CIO luncheon - The front-line worker and workforce enablement

With the rise of the front-line worker and distributed workplaces, many organisations are seeing the benefits of providing a cloud-ready environment. No doubt, employees expect access to information and services without the barriers of legacy tools. Certainly, cloud enabled employees have come to expect insights, speed and collaboration as part of their everyday. Therefore, many CIOs are starting to recognise the ‘power of cloud enablement’ of the front-line worker in order to provide greater collaboration and engagement, process efficiencies, and insights for better decision-making. A group of CIOs and tech leaders joined CIO Australia and Google for an exclusive roundtable luncheon that discussed how companies can embrace the move to a cloud-enabled workforce - and not leave behind a large and most influential workforce.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien11 June 19 14:33

Samsung connects STEM students to Vivid

Samsung Electronics Australia, in partnership with Social Ventures Australia (SVA), has hosted STEM students from a remote South Australian town to travel to Sydney, many for the first time, to witness the Vivid festival.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien06 June 19 10:20

NEC's facial recognition used to prevent examination fraud

NEC Australia has been selected by Melbourne firm Genix Ventures to trial its facial recognition software and identify people brought into examinations as a substitute for the actual student.

Written by Samira Sarraf20 May 19 10:40

Curtin University cuts new three-year cloud deal with TechOne

Western Australia's Curtin University has signed a three-year agreement with Technology One to deploy a cloud-based administration and student management system for about 56,000 students and 4,000 staff.

Written by Lilia Guan27 March 19 15:49
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