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  • Service Stream CIO departs

    The chief information officer of ASX-listed network infrastructure firm Service Stream has departed the company.

    Written by George Nott01 March 18 16:12
  • Energy providers failing to deliver on digital

    Squeezed by falling profits and strong competition, energy providers are struggling to deliver the digital services that consumers want, according to new research.

    Written by Byron Connolly01 June 17 12:13
  • Two rural utilities seek CIOs

    ​Two utilities are seeking CIOs: Essential Energy in New South Wales and Southern Rural Water in Victoria.

    Written by George Nott28 Oct. 16 09:59
  • Q&A: AGL CIO Simon Moorfield

    ​AGL is in the midst of a digital transformation that is changing the energy giant’s customer experience as well as the culture of its IT team. CIO Australia puts questions to the man leading the change, CIO Simon Moorfield.

    Written by George Nott08 Aug. 16 14:52
  • ​5 lessons CIOs can learn from the power sector

    Studies in innovation suggest that some of the best ideas and solutions to problems are generated by looking at practices outside of one’s own area of work. There’s a tremendous opportunity for CIOs to learn better practices from their counterparts in other areas of the business.

    Written by Balaji OS25 May 16 11:18
  • AppDynamics now provides intel for business managers

    Looking to expand into a new market, AppDynamics has updated its application monitoring software to provide real-time insights that can be useful for business managers as well as IT staff.

    Written by Joab Jackson04 Nov. 14 11:22
  • Tracking and the law

    The ability to access and use mobile data is a new area of law that continues to be shaped and reshaped.

    Written by Evan Schuman28 Oct. 14 20:11
  • Oracle focuses on prepping databases as a service

    As it preps Oracle Enterprise Manager to run private clouds, Oracle has released an update to the management software that offers the ability for organizations to offer production-ready databases as a service.

    Written by Joab Jackson04 June 14 03:19
  • LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer

    Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow administrators and business analysts to extract more information from IT system logs.

    Written by Joab Jackson02 April 14 22:02