It’s no surprise that many CIOs may find themselves looking around their IT departments and asking, ‘Where are the women in IT?’ The IT industry has long recognised the need to encourage more women to pursue careers in the IT industry. However, this issue still looms.
Stories by Rebecca Merrett
For CIO of Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA), Barry Simpson, building relationships with customers is all about embracing the way consumers interact digitally.
Before recently joining University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) as CIO, Christine Burns was head of IT at Ashurst law firm. As CIO, she will be managing the many technology projects that are underway at the university and will be developing an IT-business strategy.
There are many ways to best analyse, organise and make decisions based on data, but what good is that if the data is inaccurate, unreliable and misleading? In a world where data or information is crucial for decision-making, data quality is one area that certainly shouldn’t be overlooked.
Recent movements among Australian CIOs: Australian Securities Exchange's Tim Thurman, University of Technology, Sydney's Christine Burns, Allianz Global Assistance's Luc Derix, Australian Property Institute's Joel Leslie and Baptist Community Services' George Lymbers.
Shorter contract jobs are predicted to become more popular with employers in the ICT industry, according to the latest Longhaus-ITCRA Australian Tech Index.
Some 85 per cent of 300 Australian CFOs and finance directors surveyed are concerned about losing valuable staff in the next year, with 36 per cent expecting new finance and accounting employees to leave a company within the first three years.
Monitoring is key to cutting down an organisation's energy consumption and overall IT carbon footprint, according to Helen Hasan, Associate Professor of Information Systems at the University of Wollongong.
CIOs in the Asia-Pacific region are concerned that a lack of digital literacy among senior executives could be detrimental for business growth, according to a CA Technologies study.
For any CIO, getting the board’s approval for an IT project can be a tough task, especially when there are ever-tighter budgets. But there are ways to make a business case more effective — some tricks that CIOs can utilise. Having an understanding of what makes a winning business, how to present it to the board and the common mishaps to watch out for can be key to getting a project across the line.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has selected former Westpac chief technology officer Sarv Girn as its CIO, after a search that started in May this year.
CFO World Australia speaks with Mick Jaensch, Director of Corporate Services at City of Greater Dandenong.
IT outsourcing spending in Australia will continue to grow as more organisations look to the Cloud, according to Gartner analyst Rolf Jester.
Bring your own device (BYOD) certainly involves all kinds of challenges in managing the security, infrastructure and support costs, which can be a burden for CIOs and IT departments.
Situation: You know how important stakeholder engagement is in ensuring project success so you have made a genuine effort and have spent a lot of time trying to get stakeholders involved only to find that they are disinterested, or even worse, against the project altogether. You ask: ‘What am I doing wrong?’