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  • Tennis Australia appoints first CTO

    Tennis Australia has appointed its first-ever CTO, naming Bunnings product and tech division head, Ben Fitzgerald, to the newly created role.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien30 May 19 13:59
  • ​Tennis Australia appoints new CIO

    Tennis Australia has promoted its infrastructure manager, Primoz Trcek, to the CIO role. Trcek replaces Samir Mahir, who left the organisation mid-year after leading several analytics and digital projects.

    Written by Byron Connolly04 Nov. 15 15:41
  • The data and digitally driven CIO

    Samir Mahir reflects on his career following his departure as CIO of Tennis Australia, an organisation that is hungry for technology innovation.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett07 July 15 16:47
  • Samir Mahir leaves Tennis Australia

    Tennis Australia’s Samir Mahir has left the organisation as CIO after leading a number of analytics and digital projects.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett06 July 15 15:03
  • Serving up faster websites

    Managing the needs of high-profile tennis stars such as Lleyton Hewitt, along with members of the public who expect websites to load within seconds, led Tennis Australia to implement online application performance and monitoring in time for the Australian Open in January 2014.

    Written by Hamish Barwick03 June 14 10:16
  • Interview: Samir Mahir, CIO, Tennis Australia

    Tennis Australia's CIO Samir Mahir says CIOs need to lead transformation activities within their organisations. Mahir has achieved this by using technology systems to help the organisation achieve its business and strategic goals at its world-renowned tournament, the Australian Open.

    Written by CIO Staff15 March 13 14:59
  • IBM taps social media at Australian Open

    IBM and Tennis Australia, partnering for the 20th year at the Australian Open, are analysing social media not only to measure players’ popularity but also to ensure there is adequate capacity to handle spikes in user activity.

    Written by Adam Bender15 Jan. 13 15:14
  • After the Open, Tennis Australia CIO shoots for winning IT

    Being appointed an organization's first CIO is a challenge at the best of times, but when you have an international Grand Slam tennis tournament to prepare for in two months things are just that much more hectic. That's what it was like for Tennis Australia's first CIO Chris Yates who, reporting directly to the CEO, began the job in a baptism of fire by managing IT during the Australian Open.

    Written by Rodney Gedda18 Feb. 09 16:00