Cybersecurity Tax is hindering investment in future progress

Analysts talk to CIOs in Australian and New Zealand Organizations to discuss 2022. Seventy-three percent of Australian and New Zealand (A/NZ) CIOs said cybersecurity will be their biggest technology investment in 2022, as greater regulation and threats increase leadership focus on security, according to Gartner, Inc.’s annual global survey of…

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CIOs to enterprises: Embrace business composability in 2022

Thrive through disruption in 2022 and beyond. Business composability is the mindset, technologies, and set of operating capabilities that enable organizations to innovate and adapt quickly to changing business needs. It is built on applying the key principle of modularity to business assets to achieve the scale and pace required of…

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CIOs need two critical personal characteristics in 2021

Companies prioritising two critical charactersitics in CIO hires. Seventy percent of hiring processes of new CIOs rank individual determination and sensitivity as two critical personal characteristics in 2021, according to Gartner. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift the landscape for how global CIOs manage, collaborate and respond to their stakeholders, so…

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Financial services CIOs must align technology investment with business

Investment in Automation and remote work technologies can help organisations achieve new post-COVID-19 goals CIOs who are driving financial services digital business strategy and innovation must align with business leader priorities to ensure a coordinated COVID-19 response and recovery, according to Gartner, Inc. Automation and technologies to sustain and improve remote work…

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Australia’s broadband services held up for business services during lock-down

Internet services was a concern for Aussie CIOs during pandemic. The Australian Competition and Consumer Competition said its Critical Services Report showed broadband speeds and connectivity held up well during May 2020 despite a big increase in the use of video conferencing and streaming services due to COVID-19. According to…

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Dell uses SONiC to help enterprise create agile datacentres at scale

Suite for enterprises who want to modernise and simplify the operations and management of their datacentres at scale Dell Technologies has released Enterprise SONiC Distribution, a set of supported open source networking solutions. The suite of networking solutions are designed for enterprises who want to modernise and simplify the operations…

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Time for CIOs to shine during COVID-19

Coronavirus outbreak means CIOS play a central role in navigating the crisis CIOs are facing the greatest challenge of their careers, writes Aamer Baig senior partner; Klemens Hjartar senior partner in the Copenhagen office; and Steve Van Kuiken is a senior partner at McKinsey and Company. In a blog on the impact of COVID-19 on…

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