AWS has signed a whole-of-government agreement that enables all government agencies and departments across Australia to access AWS cloud services through what it said is a simplified procurement model.
A hack at global accounting firm Deloitte disclosed in September compromised a server with emails of some 350 clients, including U.S. government agencies and large corporations, the Guardian reported on Tuesday.
Young women studying information technology degrees at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) discuss the gender gap in their chosen industry and why computing is no longer the domain of geeky males.
If you have a hard time getting employees to attend corporate training, maybe you need to add a little fun. To motivate workers to attend training courses, Deloitte put its course catalog online and added gamification. Badges? Turns out you do need stinkin' badges.
Despite years spent trying to encourage staff to think along business lines, many CIOs are still finding technology-focused EAs unable to think in business terms, and vice versa. Even though CIOs most certainly know better, Gartner figures suggest that just 9 per cent of enterprise architecture efforts will be built around business goals this year, with that figure growing to just 30 per cent by 2016.
True innovation isn’t achieved by technology alone. This paper looks at the nature of innovation and how difficult it can be to recognise, let alone embed within your ICT outsourcing arrangements, and offers better ways of enabling true business innovation.
• A Deloitte survey of 5000 young leaders found that 78% of ‘millennials’ cited innovation as one of the top three purposes of business
• Only 58% of the young leaders from Australia believed they work in an innovative organisation and just 46% felt their organisation helps them to be innovative
• Clauses in ICT outsourcing contracts relating to innovation are typically both extremely limiting and impractical to deliver.