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  • IMF moving IT jobs to offshore firm

    The International Monetary Fund's IT work is being taken over by India-based IT managed services provider L&T Infotech; the change was announced to the staff last year.

    10 March 17 07:38 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • ABC creates chief technology officer role

    The ABC has created a chief technology officer role as part of a wide-ranging transformation program unveiled by the broadcaster’s managing director, Michelle Guthrie.

    07 March 17 16:38 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • New CIO to drive ICT strategy for Tas government

    Tasmania’s Office of eGovernment (OeG) has begun the recruitment process for a chief information officer to drive a whole-of-government IT strategy for the state.

    07 March 17 10:44 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Trump’s revised travel ban may still hurt tech

    President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, released Monday, ensures that H-1B visa workers from banned countries won't have problems -- as long as they stay in the U.S.

    07 March 17 08:23 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Bega Cheese CIO moves to contractor role

    Bega Cheese’s chief information officer, Mike Wood, is moving on from his role at the company. However, his work with the dairy company is not yet over: The CIO is being immediately re-engaged by Bega as a consultant working on major projects.

    03 March 17 10:34 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • NAB appoints new tech chief

    NAB has announced that Patrick Wright will be the bank’s chief technology and operations officer (CTOO).

    28 Feb. 17 09:05 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • 10 happiest cities for CIOs

    Robert Half Technology surveyed 2,500 CIOs in 25 metropolitan areas. Respondents from 10 cities reported above-average happiness, with Miami hosting the most content IT chiefs.

    23 Feb. 17 03:35 Written by Ann Bednarz
  • Government pushes unis for more cyber security grads

    The federal government today announced it has set aside $1.91 million over four years to help establish an Academic Centres of Cyber Security Excellence (ACCSE) program for Australian universities.

    22 Feb. 17 12:29 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Data61 CEO says Australia poised to lead the digital revolution

    Data61 CEO Adrian Turner has warned that the ‘fourth industrial revolution’ will destroy 40 per cent of Australian jobs over the next 15 years but says he is confident that new jobs will emerge to replace them.

    22 Feb. 17 07:00 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Adelaide Uni appoints new CIO

    The University of Adelaide has recruited SA Water’s chief information officer to be its second-ever CIO.

    14 Feb. 17 09:00 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • White House H-1B plan puts U.S. workers in front

    President Trump “has made clear” his interest in creating “a merit-based system where individuals coming into the country bring the kinds of benefits economically that will grow our economy and help lift up wages for everybody,” an adviser said on Sunday.

    14 Feb. 17 06:09 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • City of Sydney prepares for digital push

    The City of Sydney has eliminated its manager, information services, role, replacing it with two new technology-focused leadership positions ahead of the launch of a new digital strategy.

    13 Feb. 17 11:56 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Dev roles hardest to fill say CIOs

    ​Skilled software developers have been cited by Australian businesses as the most difficult group to recruit in a recent survey.

    10 Feb. 17 07:00 Written by George Nott
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics CIO quits

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics has to find itself a new IT chief, with its chief information officer, Patrick Hadley, planning to retire in early March.

    09 Feb. 17 11:42 Written by Rohan Pearce