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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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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Profile: Navigating a FinTech in a COVID-19 world

Ned Lowe chief technology officer of Singlife speaks to CIO Tech Asia about life as a senior IT decision maker during a pandemic. The main difference between a traditional financial institution and a disruptive financial tech start-up is — culture, says Ned Lowe, chief technology officer at Singapore-based Singlife uses…

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CIOs must prioritise digital dexterity and skills to combat staff shortages

COVID-19 requires CIOs to do more with less. The global pandemic has turned IT departments on its head. They have had to set aside ongoing projects to accelerate digital transformation and allow workers to work from home indefinitely. Earlier this year, CIO Tech Asia reported research from B2B software search website Capterra…

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Australian Govt’s cyber attack shows holes in cybersecurity defences

Corporate Australia has also experienced several recent high-profile security breaches this year. The Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison has announced the Government was made aware and responding to a sustained targeting of Australian governments and companies by a sophisticated state-based actor. According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC)…

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Managing the right data sets to drive digital transformation

CIOs need to implement collaborative infrastructure design for their organisations. Deploying the right integration tools to help business get a good overview of different data sets, can help drive the success of digital transformation. Organisations will now think of ways to have more efficient use of data and how it…

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Embracing disruption in the financial services industry: A Privacy versus Security conundrum

Sponsored Content: Recently IT Security experts from Singapore and Philippines joined BlackBerry and Focus Networks to discuss security and privacy. Security and privacy are two different concepts that often can be associated with each other, but it is entirely possible for organisations to secure themselves, but still not be private.…

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Impacts on network performance due to latency in remote access

Navigating new normal as work from home impacts networks. The shift in network demand and pressure between office and remote working has been monumental. The global pandemic has shown workers and employers the shift to working from home can be a reality, after many years of lip service. However as…

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Remote working driving next-gen of cloud technology

Business agility and the need for speed from IT are fueling growth in cloud computing in Asian countries. In its report  IDC FutureScape : Worldwide Cloud 2020 Predictions — APEJ Implications, survey results indicate that at least 91 per cent of enterprises’ spending on cloud was set to increase. Among…

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