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  • IT chiefs need to consider ‘human cost’ of cloud migration journey

    The human cost of cloud migration - and the power to effectively communicate with key stakeholders - is getting overlooked as IT leaders are under intense pressure to lead business transformation and tasked with ‘people, process and technology’ decision-making.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien30 March 18 16:15
  • In pictures: How to sell your cloud migration strategy to your biggest critics: Sydney CIO Breakfast Event

    ​CIO Australia, in partnership with Rackspace, hosted a breakfast event in Sydney for tech chiefs to learn about the cloud migration journey. Certainly, the decision to move business workloads and applications to the cloud impacts all parts of the business and isn’t a decision isolated to the IT team. CIO presented some research findings - which revealed what more than 200 c-suite executives said they would have done differently in the cloud migration journey. Additionally, Rackspace A/NZ GM Angus Dorney touched on the human cost of the cloud, while Airtasker’s Paul Keen, and Specsavers’ Julian Mcall dished out lessons learned in a panel discussion.​

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien28 March 18 09:45
  • In pictures: How to sell your cloud migration strategy to your biggest critics: Melbourne CIO Breakfast Event

    CIO Australia, in partnership with Rackspace, hosted a breakfast event in Melbourne for tech chiefs to learn about the cloud migration journey. Certainly, the decision to move business workloads and applications to the cloud impacts all parts of the business and isn’t a decision isolated to the IT team. CIO presented some research findings - which revealed what more than 200 c-suite executives said they would have done differently in the cloud migration journey. Additionally, Rackspace A/NZ GM Angus Dorney touched on the human cost of the cloud, while Airtasker’s Paul Keen, and Specsavers’ Julian Mcall dished out lessons learned in a panel discussion.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien22 March 18 14:27
  • In pictures: Managing enterprise apps in the cloud (Sydney)

    IT chiefs gathered at Rockpool restaurant in Sydney to discuss the challenges they face in moving big enterprise apps to the cloud. The luncheon was sponsored by Rackspace and Microsoft.

    Written by Byron Connolly30 Oct. 17 15:20
  • At home with Airtasker: The start-up's CTO Paul Keen on building for hypergrowth

    Airtasker is a company in hypergrowth. Last year the job outsourcing marketplace hit half a million members, secured $22 million in a funding round led by Seven West Media, recorded its fifth year of consecutive revenue growth and ran ads during the AFL grand final half-time break.

    Written by George Nott27 March 17 16:46
  • ​One in ten IT teams wasting $100k a year

    One in ten IT teams are wasting more than $100k a year on redundant technology as decision-makers are feeling added pressure to spend products and services that might not benefit the business.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner16 Sept. 15 14:52
  • Google Capital likes CrowdStrike for endpoint protection

    Next-gen endpoint protection vendor CrowdStrike has landed $100 million in new investments to beef up sales and engineering and continue its push to make anti-virus software obsolete.

    Written by Tim Greene18 July 15 07:15
  • Arista has a controller now too

    <a href="http://www.networkworld.com/article/2857702/ethernet-switch/cisco-lawsuits-aside-arista-forges-ahead-with-eos.html">Arista Networks</a> this week unveiled what essentially is a centralized controller for its data center and cloud switches.

    Written by Jim Duffy24 June 15 00:24
  • 13 best companies for female IT pros

    One key to recruiting and retaining more women in technology is representation: Organizations with women in visible leadership positions tend to attract other women. To recognize firms that both measure and actively work to change underrepresentation of women, the Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a nonprofit organization whose mission is to advance women in computing, released this month its annual list of top companies for women technologists leadership index.

    Written by Sharon Florentine20 May 15 07:04
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