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  • CIO50 2019: #19 Julie Wright, Porter Davis

    A technology executive's role is not about technology itself but about leading people to understand how technology can enable goals and objectives.

    Written by Samira Sarraf14 Nov. 19 19:00
  • Bully building body replacement's tech transformation trips before bouncing back

    The Queensland Building Services Authority (QBSA) was replaced by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) in 2013. It would clean up its act and focus on its customers. Doing so required a complete renovation of its technology platform to meet the surge in demand for digital services. But before the digital transformation succeeded, it failed.

    Written by George Nott07 July 16 09:00
  • How Norman Disney & Young's Frank Italia stays one step ahead of disruption

    Norman Disney & Young’s (NDY) IT director, Frank Italia, has witnessed some incredible digital transformation in the property sector, leading the firm through generations of new design technologies, right into the groundbreaking building information modelling (BIM) techniques.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner14 April 16 13:37
  • Agile pays off for Coates Hire

    Agile development methodology was key to the successful implementation of a new online equipment management tool for Coates Hire.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner02 Oct. 14 10:34
  • Contractors urge NBN Co to 'honour promise' on rollout

    The Civil Contractors Federation of Tasmania has sent a stern message to NBN Co urging the company to continue with the National Broadband Network rollout as originally planned.

    Written by Adam Bender04 Feb. 14 13:54
  • Construction woes slowed the NBN: Conroy

    Labor’s construction model for the NBN “could be legitimately criticised”, according to former Communications Minister Stephen Conroy.

    Written by Adam Bender11 Oct. 13 15:23
  • BYOD not up to spec for Australian home builder

    Porter Davis Homes is not allowing workers to use their own mobile devices due to high cost and lack of device control, according to the company’s group BIS manager, Felicity Nutter.

    Written by Adam Bender05 Dec. 12 14:55
  • Transfield goes mobile with SAP

    Construction company Transfield has tapped SAP for mobile device management (MDM) and other related services.

    Written by Adam Bender08 Nov. 12 13:52
  • Fibre optic network slated for thousands of Melbourne CBD apartments

    Some 2700 new apartments in the Melbourne CBD will be fitted out with fibre optic cable infrastructure in a project by engineering and sustainability firm, Umow Lai. The development, known as the Upper West Side, is being built on the site of the former Lonsdale Street power station that borders Spencer Street.

    Written by Georgina Swan01 March 11 10:37