Innovating in a time of constraints, Steve Wozniak

Apple co-founder talks through important issues for organisations during difficulties. As the pandemic chaos tails off and CIOs start to come out of ensuring business continuity during lock down and move onto driving the business through economic hardship, they face some interesting times. They will be having to deal with…

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APAC companies prioritise cultural change and technology

Digital transformation gains high prominence across APAC companies Harvard Business Review Analytic Services’ recent report showed Asian firms have latched on to digital transformation as a strategy, not just for growth but also for survival. The APAC difference in transformation effectiveness translates into important business benefits for the region’s firms,…

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Hearing Australia uses Cloud to transform traditional way of working and service delivery

Rapid transformation to work from home required Cloud computing. Hearing Australia’s embrace of cloud computing and Office 365 meant that for the organisation’s personnel required to work remotely, the transition to home-based working went better than they expected. Now the overwhelming majority want to be able to work from home…

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Financial institutions drive digital transformation for customers

How do CIOs help their organisation ensure compliance, security, and innovation? For the past few years have been moving towards digital banking, in Australia the major four banks have been scaling towards app and mobile products for customers. These banks have been moving towards a digital model as customers look…

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CIOs in India and Australia are in early post-COVID planning stages

Adobe research shows CIOs are optimistic about finding success in a post-pandemic economy. Adobe’s latest survey of CIOs in India and Australia showed 67 per cent of respondents had been severely impacted by COVID-19. They faced challenges in helping their teams communicate effectively and have the right technology. According to…

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Suncorp furthers IT investments with CIO appointment

Australian financial services company hires ex-CommBank senior IT decision maker . Australia-based Suncorp Group Limited has appointed Adam Bennett to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO). Bennett has held several technology and banking roles, primarily at Commonwealth Bank of Australia and makes him experienced in the field of financial…

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CIOs must align to navigate businesses through COVID-19

CIOs together with other business leaders are responsible for developing a culture of lifelong learning. The current global pandemic has forced many organisations to change the way they operate and forced many to adapt quickly to change. It’s imperative that CIOs ensure they have effective communication skills, especially as everyone…

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Singapore Government pushes AI data analytics in fight against COVID-19

Government to invest S$710M in infocomm technology Singapore is stepping up its use of data analytics its use of artificial intelligence (AI) and sensors to make lives “easier, safer and smarter”, states GovTech Singapore. The impact is being felt in everything from the fight to contain the Covid-19 outbreak to…

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CenturyLink Roundtable: Transform today to control tomorrow

Sponsored Content: Senior IT decision makers from NAB, Lendlease, Orica, David Jones and others discuss digital transformation. In mid-June CenturyLink and Focus Network hosted a roundtable for leading organisations like NAB, Orica, QANTAS, Tabcorp Lendlease, BHP and others, representing a combined revenue of over AU$125 billion, and employing approximately 285,000…

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