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  • API push paying off for Australian businesses

    The adoption of APIs in Australia continues at pace with half of businesses having an API strategy already in place, according to a survey. Another third (32 per cent) will implement one this year.

    Written by George Nott28 March 17 12:08
  • Do you wish your boss was more...dead?

    Research finds that Apple’s former boss was the second most popular choice of CEO to serve under, after Virgin Group founder Richard Branson.

    Written by George Nott22 March 17 10:53
  • Qantas start-up accelerator takes off

    ​In its first scheduled flight in 1922, Qantas aircraft, an Avro 504K, never got off the ground. The company is hoping for more success with its start-up programme of the same name which launches today.

    Written by George Nott20 March 17 10:14
  • Qantas CTO quits

    ​Qantas' chief technology officer, Chris Taylor has quit. He had been in the role since January 2014.

    Written by Byron Connolly13 Feb. 17 15:03
  • ​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