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Stories by Georgina Swan

NBN Co focuses on continuous delivery to meet its deadlines

When you have worked for companies the likes of NBN Co, Telstra and Research in Motion, you become used to working in the spotlight. In fact, Michael Bromley, general manager for portals and online services (POV) at NBN Co, seems to revel in it.

Written by Georgina Swan25 May 12 11:11

Technology perspectives for CIOs

David Smith has an enviable job title. The global chief innovation and technology officer at Fujitsu has held both CIO and CTO roles during his six years with the organisation. He has also run the transformation practice across Europe and headed up service delivery. He sat down with CIO to talk about the challenges facing IT leaders today and their implications for tomorrow.

Written by Georgina Swan28 Feb. 12 09:48

IP entertainment system connects Pilbara workers

When you work in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia, it’s easy to feel isolated. Which is why resources and energy companies that operate in the area go to great lengths to ensure employees are connected – and entertained.

Written by Georgina Swan08 Feb. 12 12:11

Internet broadcast rights in doubt following court ruling

The landmark ruling by the Federal Court, which found Optus did not breach copyright by broadcasting NRL and AFL matches via its new TV Now service, has cast a doubt over the financial viability of internet broadcast rights.

Written by Georgina Swan03 Feb. 12 09:38

Enterprise agility through adaptive leadership

Jim Highsmith is somewhat of a luminary in Agile circles. The co-author of the Agile Manifesto, which guides the Agile project management philosophy, is in Australia for the Thoughworks Live conference, which focuses on helping large enterprise be lean and innovative.

Written by Georgina Swan02 Feb. 12 11:45

CIO movers and shakers

A look at recent movements among Australian CIOs

Written by Georgina Swan20 Jan. 12 12:00

Should you consider a generic top level domain?

Chief information officers understand the importance of domain name registrations in maintaining the integrity of their organisation’s brand. Now a study estimates the .au domain contributed $475 million to the Australian economy in 2011 and created more than 4300 full-time jobs.

Written by Georgina Swan20 Jan. 12 10:08

IT leaders continue to juggle multiple priorities in 2012

Analytics and business intelligence has moved back to the top of the technology priority list for CIOs, according to the latest Gartner research into CIO priorities, followed by mobile technologies and Cloud computing — but the pressure is as IT leaders juggle multiple priorities.

Written by Georgina Swan19 Jan. 12 12:14

Google's enterprise strategy

Google's global vice-president of enterprise, Amit Singh, sat down with CIO Australia to talk strategy, products and the changing nature of the CIO role

Written by Georgina Swan17 Jan. 12 14:33

Time management for CIOs

Everybody has a few New Year’s resolutions for 2012 and CIOs are no exception. An old chestnut: Time management.

Written by Georgina Swan16 Jan. 12 13:18

Decision on world’s largest radio telescope imminent

Next month, the Australasian SKA Consortium is likely to find out whether Australia and New Zealand will host the Square Kilometre Array — the world’s biggest radio telescope.

Written by Georgina Swan12 Jan. 12 13:50