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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

RPA market growing at ‘frenzied pace’: Gartner

The worldwide robotic process automation (RPA) software market is growing at a frenzied pace, up 63 per cent in 2018 and forecast to reach US$1.3 billion in 2019, according to Gartner data.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien25 June 19 11:12

Rachel Noble becomes first woman to lead ACSC

Former CIO and long-standing public servant, Rachel Noble has been named the new head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), cementing her role in history as the first woman to lead the organisation.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 June 19 12:02

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

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

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

NSW Budget: Govt dishes $100m for Digital Restart Fund

The NSW government has earmarked $100 million over the next two years for a ‘Digital Restart Fund’ that it says will help fuel digital transformation across whole-of-government.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien18 June 19 16:11

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

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

Trajan beefs up network to meet global demand

Biotech research and development firm, Trajan Scientific and Medical, has embarked on what head of IT, James Orgill, says is a major “reinvention of the network”.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien11 June 19 12:10

Ramsay charts ‘sophisticated’ new tech journey: inaugural report

Ramsay Australia is embarking on a “new era of technological sophistication,” organised around three themes: doctor connectedness, improving patient experience, and supporting business performance, according to CIO John Sutherland.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien29 May 19 15:13

Bill Le Blanc resigns SA Health, joins ElectraNet

After eleven years driving transformation at SA Health, executive director and CIO Bill Le Blanc is shifting gears, taking on the head of technology role at ElectraNet in South Australia. He starts the new role July 15.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien23 May 19 11:33

RSL LifeCare hunts CIO

RSL LifeCare is on the lookout for an experienced CIO to help drive innovation across the company.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 May 19 11:27

Updated: Rob Binskin joins Baptistcare, Martin McManus new Kennards Hire GM

Former HammondCare CIO, Rob Binskin, has joined BaptistCare NSW looking after business engagement, program delivery and change management. Meanwhile, Martin McManus - formerly CIO of DP World Australia - has been appointed general manager of IT for Kennards Hire, the tool and plant hire firm.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 March 19 10:33
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