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  • ​Qantas appoints new CISO

    Qantas has appointed Darren Argyle as its new chief information security officer.

    Written by Byron Connolly01 Feb. 17 20:40
  • ​Susan Doniz new Qantas CIO

    Qantas has appointed SAP executive Susan Doniz as its new CIO following a global search. Doniz steps into the role following Luc Hennekens' departure in September.

    Written by Byron Connolly20 Dec. 16 10:25
  • ​Qantas tapping data to improve flight efficiency

    Data scientists, engineers and software designers from Qantas and GE will analyse some of the 10 billion data points produced by the aviation sector annually to help the carrier cut fuel costs and carbon emissions.

    Written by Byron Connolly07 Oct. 16 08:48
  • Qantas CIO takes IT gig at Airbus

    Qantas chief information officer Luc Hennekens will next month take on the CIO role at Airbus and Airbus Group in France.

    Written by Rohan Pearce15 Aug. 16 13:09
  • ​Qantas CIO quits

    Qantas’ CIO, Luc Hennekens, has quit his post and will leave the airline at the end of September to move closer to his family and pursue a new role at an organisation in France.

    Written by Byron Connolly04 July 16 12:39
  • ​Mark Sheppard: The software innovator

    Mark Sheppard is living proof that a CIO can successfully make the move from managing internal IT to taking commercial roles selling technology to the external world.

    Written by Byron Connolly06 April 16 10:54
  • Virgin Australian acquires analytics firm Torque Data

    Virgin Australia has announced its acquisition of Australian data analytics firm Torque Data with plans to integrate it with Virgin’s customer loyalty business, the Velocity Frequent Flyer program.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner03 July 15 12:34
  • Qantas names new IT head

    Qantas' executive manager, Robert Marcolina, has been promoted to a role that includes IT, following a shake up of the airline's executive team.

    Written by Byron Connolly14 Dec. 14 19:02
  • Qantas awards new-look application services contract to TCS

    Qantas has appointed Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) under a ground-breaking outsourcing agreement that sees the IT service provider take responsibility for all of the airline’s application management and maintenance services.

    Written by Nadia Cameron09 Dec. 14 08:38
  • New Jetstar CIO plans IT transformation

    Jetstar’s new CIO Grainne Kearns has been planning for an IT transformation to optimise the budget airline's current technologies and look at ways of innovating through new technologies.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett25 March 14 05:00
  • NBN Co an employer in demand

    NBN Co ranks number 8 in LinkedIn’s list of the most in demand employers across Australia, despite a recent management shakeup after the Coalition government took power.

    Written by Byron Connolly24 Oct. 13 12:18
  • Qantas gets a new CIO after Paul Jones is promoted

    Qantas CIO, Paul Jones, has been promoted to executive manager of strategy and planning for Qantas Domestic as part of a series of internal staff changes. The airline's former chief technology officer Luc Hennekens is the new CIO.

    Written by Nadia Cameron02 Sept. 13 10:48