Stories by Byron Connolly

QLD deploying new facial image processing for driver licences

Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has signed a new deal with Unisys to provide facial image processing technology and services for the state’s smart card driver licences.

Written by Byron Connolly11 Sept. 19 16:03

In pictures: CIO roundtable - Building an AI-driven business

Tech execs gathered at Sydney's Aria restaurant to discuss how artificial intelligence technologies are being used inside their wired and wireless networks. The luncheon was sponsored by Juniper and Mist.

Written by Byron Connolly11 Sept. 19 11:09

Damian Green new Queensland Health CIO

Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service (GCHHS) senior executive Damian Green has been named as chief information officer at Queensland Health.

Written by Byron Connolly06 Sept. 19 13:53

Rod Apostol new VIC Ombudsman CIO

Rod Apostol is the new chief information officer at the Victorian Ombudsman, replacing Deborah Weiss, who had been in the role since last October.

Written by Byron Connolly04 Sept. 19 10:04

CIO Summit Sydney

Tech leaders gathered at Sydney's Hilton Hotel for the 2019 CIO Summit.

Written by Byron Connolly16 Aug. 19 17:28

In pictures: Accelerate cloud adoption through skills transformation

Tech chiefs got together at Eureka 89 in Melbourne to discuss the areas where they are seeing skills gaps across their organisations and how they are working to fill them. The luncheon was sponsored by Amazon Web Services.

Written by Byron Connolly13 Aug. 19 19:21

Court proceedings commence against HealthEngine

The ACCC has started court proceedings in the Federal Court against HealthEngine for allegedly misleading and deceptive conduct related to the sharing of consumer information with insurance brokers and the publishing of patient reviews and ratings.

Written by Byron Connolly08 Aug. 19 12:08

Sydney Uni wins $1M for AI-driven heart health program

Google has awarded $1 million to Sydney University’s Westmead Applied Research Centre (WARC) for a translational health program that will use digital tools to prevent heart attacks.

Written by Byron Connolly07 Aug. 19 16:53

Defence sign $95M SAP deal with IBM

The Australian Department of Defence has signed a $95.5 million contract with IBM for the roll out of the SAP S/4 HANA Defence and Security Industry platform.

Written by Byron Connolly23 July 19 11:31

Vodafone to compensate customers over false charges

Mobile telco Vodafone has admitted to making false and misleading representations about its third-party direct carrier billing services and will contact and refund impacted customers.

Written by Byron Connolly16 July 19 11:29