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  • ​UNSW appoints Kate Carruthers as chief data officer

    The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has appointed Kate Carruthers as chief data officer amid a restructure that has also seen the university remove the CIO and senior ICT change program director roles.

    Written by Byron Connolly13 May 16 12:15
  • Victorian govt to overhaul IT

    The Victorian Government has unveiled a new IT strategy that will see it update and consolidate outdated and complex and costly systems including hundreds of phone hotlines and 538 different service websites.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner13 May 16 11:18
  • A look inside the digital world of the media industry

    ​If there is one industry that knows what it means to be digitally disrupted, it's the media. With massive ongoing changes in the way people consume content – online, mobile and through social media channels – the media industry has had to quickly transition to digital, while also figure out new business models.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett22 Feb. 16 15:23
  • University of Sydney hires new CIO

    The University of Sydney has hired Mike Day as its new CIO. Day started in the role this month and has taken over from Bruce Meikle, who is now director, enabling technologies at the university.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett13 Jan. 16 15:14
  • Merged CSIRO and NICTA to become ‘Data61’

    The CSIRO's Digital Productivity group and NICTA will merge to create a new organisation called 'Data61’ but the future of around 200 support staff still remains uncertain.

    Written by Byron Connolly28 Aug. 15 10:50
  • Financial sector leads digital tech adoption

    Australian firms are using digital technology to improve their global competitiveness and the financial services sector appears to be leading the charge, according to a new report.

    Written by Byron Connolly20 Feb. 14 12:10
  • Your bosses think they are digital leaders, but they are not

    When it comes to digital, the biggest lagger may well be your boss, the CEO. A new survey by Capgemini and MIT Sloan Management Review has revealed that only 37 per cent of CEOs have digital transformation firmly on their agendas.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett10 Oct. 13 14:55
  • Google supports technology curriculum reform

    Google has shown its support for the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority’s proposed reforms in technology education for high school students.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett14 May 13 16:29
  • CIOs still acting as IT managers: Gartner

    CIOs are focusing on digital technologies to drive business transformation but are still ‘stuck in a rut’ of managing day-to-day administrative IT activities, according to a new global CIO survey by research firm Gartner.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett17 Jan. 13 14:51
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