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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Global organisations see tech as a “solution” to help through the pandemic

CompTIA says there’s been an increased interest in cloud computing, cybersecurity and other IT areas. Non-profit organisations, the Computing Technology Industry Association latest survey shows technology companies continue to see customer interest in cybersecurity, cloud computing and other areas. “Perhaps indicating that the business environment is stabilising,” states CompTIA. “The…

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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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Container management revenue will grow to reach US$944 million in 2024

This is one of the first time Gartner has published a forecast for container management. Worldwide container management revenue will grow strongly from a small base of US$465.8 million in 2020, to reach US$944 million in 2024, according to recent forecast from Gartner. Among the various subsegments, public cloud container orchestration and serverless container offerings will…

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XL Axiata has adopted Anthos‒Google Cloud

Indonesian telco adopts Google Cloud, as well as looking to extend the service to customers. Mobile telecommunications services operator, PT XL Axiata has announced it will be adopting Google Cloud and working to extend Cloud services to Indonesian companies. Under the initiative XL Axiata has adopted Anthos‒Google Cloud’s modern application management…

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