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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

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

Former rhipe CTO Cameron McFie hatches new firm

Former rhipe CTO Cameron McFie has become the CTO of Software Jar, a company he founded that focuses on solving the challenges of MSPs through automation.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien17 July 19 09:21

4 weeks left to nominate for the CIO50

With the August 12 deadline looming to nominate for the fourth annual CIO50, it's time to be heard and tell us your story of transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien16 July 19 15:15

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
  • Key Takeaways from 4 Poly Roundtables in Australia

    In July, September, and November 2019, key IT decision-makers from leading organisations across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth came together to share insights on the evolving workplace dynamics. We have gathered the main discussion points that emerged from the breakfast series.

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