Large rail infrastructure project shows importance of collaboration, learning and networking

Keeping workers, partners, sub-contractors organisations collaborating efficiently and effectively. Victoria’s Level Crossing Removal Project is one of the largest rail infrastructure projects in the State’s history. It involves the removal of 75 level crossings across metropolitan Melbourne by 2025, along with other rail network upgrades including new train stations, track…

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Innovating in a time of constraints, Steve Wozniak

Apple co-founder talks about important issues during this difficult time. 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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Re-calibrating IT priorities post COVID-19

Once in a life time pandemic has changed present and future ways of doing business with technology. Australian-owned telecommunications company Telstra said recent research showed business leaders across APAC, Europe and US to lead a once in a generation technology shift towards collaboration through remote applications like, video conferencing. In…

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McAfee finds surge in criminals attacking cloud services and tools

Cybercrims not wasting time in taking advantage of the surge in cloud adoption. As the world works through the current COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals are turning up the pressure for organisations to secure their data, as workers are forced to work outside of the normal office environment. According to McAfee’s latest…

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BCB Blockchain chooses JustCo for APAC expansion

Collaboration comes ahead of BCB’s plans to expand further into the region Singapore-based Building Cities Beyond (BCB) Blockchain has signed workspace provider, JustCo, as part of its efforts to accelerate innovation, strengthen communities and bring forth collaborative opportunities. The collaboration comes ahead of BCB’s plans to expand further into the…

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Optus Business bundles Microsoft Teams Calling

Subhead: Cloud-based voice calling service to help businesses stay connected Optus Business is offering Australian enterprises the cloud-based voice service, called Microsoft Teams Calling with Optus. Underpinned by Microsoft’s direct routing technology and Azure Cloud platform, Microsoft Teams Calling with Optus provides Australian businesses a collaboration suit that leverages Optus’ Evolve Voice capability.…

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Microsoft spices tech innovation for Pepper Money

Financial service provider ramps up innovation capability with Azure, Office 365 and Teams Australia-based financial service provider Pepper Money, has spent two years transitioning to Azure, Office 365 and deploying Teams, to help employees engage with one another and also customers. Operating since 2000, Pepper is an Australia an alternative…

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