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  • Qantas' cloud-based flight sim saving millions in fuel

    A cloud-based flight path simulator, which determines the most efficient route airplanes can take to reach their destination, is set to save Qantas millions of dollars in fuel, the airline's CEO Alan Joyce said today.

    Written by George Nott30 April 19 11:57
  • Qantas prepares to ditch mainframes for the cloud

    Qantas is planning to move the vast majority of its compute workload into the cloud over the next two years, the airline's chief technology officer, Rob James, today told the Amazon Web Services Summit in Sydney.

    Written by Rohan Pearce30 April 19 11:40
  • How emotional intelligence is changing the face of engineering

    To spearhead the advent of driverless cars, Holden recently announced it would invest $120 million annually in Australian engineering and design. This staggering commitment includes expanding the company’s workforce by 150 engineers in Melbourne alone.

    Written by Kerry Halupka23 Oct. 18 12:50
Features about Qantas
  • A well-travelled CIO

    How Qantas’ tech chief, Luc Hennekens, is ensuring the airline’s IT function is at the forefront of business innovation.

    Written by Nadia Cameron20 Jan. 15 10:29
  • When social media strategies go wrong

    We’ve all heard the stories: An employee calls in sick, doesn’t go to work and then posts photos on their Facebook page or another social media site while at the cricket. But what happens when a corporate social media campaign fails?

    Written by Byron Connolly20 May 14 14:11
  • The six million dollar vendor

    Between 2005 and 2010, Gartner estimated IT managers and executive decision makers have gone from dealing with an average of 3.7 vendors to 10. The onset of Cloud computing as well as the revival of service outsourcing in wake of the economic downturn have only exacerbated this as companies increasingly look to multi-source their services to obtain the functionality they need at a cost they can afford.

    Written by James Hutchinson14 July 11 07:00