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  • Westpac, St.George launch Apple Watch apps

    Westpac and St.George customers will be the first in the world to do their mobile banking using the Apple Watch, the banks claimed on Friday.

    Written by Byron Connolly24 April 15 10:03
  • Australia Post unveils Apple Watch app

    Australia Post has unveiled an app that enables customers to view delivery information and track their parcels on an Apple Watch. The app also lets customers use their mobile devices to open parcel lockers by scanning their watch.

    Written by Byron Connolly24 April 15 09:47
  • Everyone loves a good hack

    In this age of cyber security concern, it is amusing that the word “hack” has entered our lexicon. The word has never had a positive connotation and in my view, it’s always a negative. In golf parlance, a “hacker” is not a description that one ever wants to be labeled with.

    Written by David Gee12 Dec. 14 09:32
  • St George CIO banks on ‘mobile only’

    St George Bank, viewed as the 'innovation hub' of Westpac, has adopted a 'mobile only' strategy, according to CIO Dhiren Kulkarni.

    Written by Adam Bender02 Dec. 14 09:00
  • Ramsay Health Care CIO quits

    Mick Campbell has quit his post as CIO of Ramsay Health Care. It is understood that Campbell left the company earlier this month.

    Written by Byron Connolly26 Aug. 14 13:22
  • Westpac NZ to deploy private cloud

    Westpac New Zealand will roll out private cloud infrastructure under a new five-year agreement that will see the bank migrate some of its critical systems across to IBM’s Highbrook, Auckland data centre.

    Written by Divina Paredes21 Aug. 14 13:29
  • More could follow Westpac dropping BlackBerry: analyst

    Westpac’s move to supporting Android and Windows Phone devices “is another nail in the BlackBerry coffin,” according to independent telecom analyst Chris Coughlan.

    Written by Adam Bender27 June 14 12:00
  • Feature: Why mainframes are still around

    The mainframe has been back in the news recently after Treasurer Joe Hockey announced during a radio interview in April 2014 that the Centrelink mainframe, which dates back to 1983, needs replacing and will cost Australia “billions".

    Written by Hamish Barwick10 June 14 11:11
  • Supporting start-ups through CRM

    A growing number of field workers, coupled with expansion into Western Australia and Queensland, was making customer information management a big challenge for not-for-profit organisation, Many Rivers.

    Written by Hamish Barwick16 May 14 14:02