TEG appoints new CTO as part of restructure

TEG has appointed product innovation and tech leader Greg Willis to the CTO role as part of a management restructure of the company’s ticketing and technology operations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 14:00

Cashwerkz appoints Whitfield as CTO

Fintech innovator, Cashwerkz, continues to expand its operational capabilities with the latest addition of Peter Whitfield to the executive team in the chief technology officer (CTO) role.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 13:38

Smart assistants to move into the office: IDC

Over the next three years, more smart assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri and Cortana will move into the office.

Written by Byron Connolly21 Feb. 19 12:23

Say goodbye to CDOs by 2022?

.By 2022, the chief digital officer (CDO) title will be in decline, as digital will have become fully embedded into business, while the CDO's responsibility is spread across the executive team, predicts IDC A/NZ market analyst Sean Ashari.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 10:37

C-suite execs don’t trust the numbers: survey

Eighty per cent of Australian c-suite executives and financial professionals claim their organisations made significant business decisions based on “inaccurate financial data,” according to a BlackLine survey.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 Feb. 19 13:03

Georges River gets modern touch with smart city innovations

Georges River Council is taking the wrappers off integrated smart city technologies - including the rollout of IT-enabled ChillOUT hubs and furniture sensors - in a bid to “continue to innovate”, according to Mayor Kevin Greene.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 Feb. 19 16:11

Uni of Newcastle set to transform CX through digital services

University of Newcastle CIO Anthony Molinia continues to shift the focus of the IT department, driving technology-led innovation across the university and pushing a strategy of 'client-centricity' by using digital services.​

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 Feb. 19 11:48

Fortescue driverless truck involved in low speed crash

Australian iron ore miner Fortescue said that one of its driverless trucks, travelling at low speed, ran into another that was parked at its remote Western Australian operations in an incident earlier this week.

Written by Reuters18 Feb. 19 09:00

Brits say they can mitigate risks from Huawei equipment use in 5G

​The British government has decided it can mitigate the risks arising from the use of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in 5G networks, the ​Financial Times reported on Sunday,​ citing two sources familiar with the conclusion of Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

Written by Reuters18 Feb. 19 08:49

How the Singaporean government is making digital transformation work

When Chan Cheow Hoe joined the Singaporean government in early 2014, the technology landscape was pretty grim. Over time, the government lost all of its IT capabilities and there were instances where product rollouts, costing upwards of $50 million, failed.

Written by Byron Connolly18 Feb. 19 08:37

We’re going to see the emergence of RegTech as an industry: Sri Shivananda

Raking in over US$15.4 billion in revenue in the last financial year, PayPal exceeded the US$100 bn mark in total payment volumes in 2017. A tête-à-tête with the man spearheading technology at PayPal, Sri Shivananda, SVP and CTO, throws light on the tech innovations that take center stage in the digital payments space, the impact of IoT, and the evolution of RegTech as an industry.

Written by By Yogesh Gupta16 Feb. 19 01:45
  • How government agencies are digitising their workforces

    Australian government departments have been notoriously slow to replace legacy paper-based processes with new, digital services. Digitisation programs amongst agencies have delivered mix results in recent years.


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