Secure systems and sizeable savings

In 2018, Fix & Fasten was scaling at speed Distributing specialist fasteners and associated products to an ever-growing list of customers in such industries as manufacturing, engineering and construction, the Victorian-based company’s future looked bright. Fix & fasten was so focused on enabling this growth that it overlooked other concerns…

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Advancing ESG to establish a sustainable digital economy

Following the news that healthcare IT supplier Advanced has suffered a ransomware attack There is increasing regulatory and stakeholder demand for businesses to disclose non-financial metrics of the environmental and social impact of their operations. Organisations are now urged to better manage these risks, progressing in a way that delivers…

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New era of digital productivity

As organizations reap the benefits of digital transformation, new challenges arise While digital transformation has meant the increasing prominence of digital technologies in traditional industries, there will be decreasing prominence of digital technologies in the next era, according to the Gartner Research Board. However, this isn’t a sign of the…

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CBA sets up Melbourne tech hub

Technology initiative will support software developers and data engineers Commonwealth Bank has unveiled its latest technology hub designed to support more than 400 software developers, cloud engineers and cyber specialists in the Melbourne CBD and help create new opportunities for Victoria’s expanding digital economy workforce. The hub, based in the…

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Westpac Group launches digital mortgage and transforms branches

The changes are being driven by customers who want faster banking services Westpac Group has today announced the next steps in becoming a digital first bank and transforming the products and services offered for customers. The changes include a digital mortgage where customers can gain unconditional approval in as little…

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Telstra and Microsoft sign five-year strategic agreement

The main goal of this is to support Australia’s digital growth Telstra and Microsoft have announced a major expansion of their strategic partnership to drive growth and value for customers and Australia as a nation. The five-year agreement is one of the largest partnerships Microsoft has established with a telecommunications provider globally.…

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DevSecOps is the most transformative digitization challenge yet

Moving apps into production represents the most complex phase of app modernization Enterprises face their most transformative challenge to date: implementing a DevSecOps methodology. However, technical, and cultural barriers continue to block the path to unify developer and IT ops teams. A recent peak in high-profile cybersecurity threats (including Log4j)…

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AI venture capital investment nears 2019 historical high

COVID-19 greatly accelerated the speed of digital transformation in enterprise. The global Venture Capital (VC) investment in Artificial Intelligence (AI) was close to its peak, reaching $US22.3 billion in 2021. According to ABI Research, a global technology intelligence firm, this is just $US0.4 million shy of the historical high of $US22.7 billion recorded in 2019. Compared to…

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