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REA Group has “grown up quickly,” embarking on a digital transformation journey over the last five years to adopt a cloud-based model, which has already transitioned 90 per cent of staff and workplace systems.
More than 1,600 teenage girls, age 13-17, and 136 teachers from 61 schools, attended the recent Go Girl, Go For IT conference at Deakin University in Melbourne, which was aimed at inspiring and encouraging girls to pursue a career in science and technology. The event is spearheaded by Vic ICT for Women (a volunteer group of ICT female professionals that work to recruit and retain and promote women in IT).
Go Girl Go for IT director, Fi Slaven, said the opportunities associated with a career in ICT are often going unnoticed by today’s youth, particularly girls, who may simply not be exposed to the information.
Instagram brand manager, Sophie Blachford, said girls should consider a career in ICT, where jobs are in demand across every industry - and not be deterred by traditional stereotypes blocking women from typically entering the sector.
One leading CIO, with more than 30 years' ICT experience, has always sought to be at the forefront of innovation and technology and to be involved in the most challenging projects.
The NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) has selected ServiceNow as the primary platform for the new GovDC marketplace, a portal that enables government agencies to enquire and procure services of approved ICT vendors.
InvestmentLink, Australia’s largest independent financial data source, has created a new data grant program that aims to support emerging Australian companies in the highly competitive fintech sector.
Deakin University in Victoria has adopted a cloud-based IT strategy built on Citrix technology that aims to boost staff and student productivity.
Iconic Tasmanian boot company, Blundstone, has simplified the company’s IT infrastructure in a bid to address global expansion and manage operations across two continents.
Transport for NSW, the department responsible for the planning and delivery of the state’s public transport services and infrastructure, has gone live on the Expense8 SaaS-based expense platform.
Stephen Haddad is leaving the CIO post at Bauer Media Australia and accepted the top job as head of technology at broadcast media organisation, Southern Cross Austereo.
Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is turning subsistence farmers into online entrepreneurs and creating new business opportunities for Australian companies, according to researchers at the University of Sydney Business School.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is calling for consumers to be provided with clear information about broadband speeds and performance in a bid to improve competition and consumer outcomes in the retail broadband market.
With the August 15 deadline looming to nominate for the inaugural CIO50, it is time to be heard and tell us your story of transformation, innovation and leadership.