For those leading the technology agenda in the digital education revolution - including ICT managers, directors and heads of department - there’s a pivotal role to play in the planning, organising, directing, controlling and coordinating the STEM agenda. A group of industry experts gathered at the Crown in Melbourne to attend the Computerworld Education Event Series: Leading the Tech Agenda in STEM Education: Preparing Youth for Success, sponsored by Dell and Microsoft.
Stories by Jennifer O'Brien
Technology is no longer about numbers on a report or spreadsheet - it is about touching and reaching your customers (whenever and wherever they are), by “delivering superior experiences,” according to former Coles CIO and tech veteran, Conrad Harvey.
In the push towards digital transformation, IT leaders need real-time operational insights into application performance, user experience and business outcomes. A packed crowd gathered at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne for the CW Exchange Breakfast, sponsored by AppDynamics, to learn about the digital transformation journey - some key challenges and opportunities in transitioning to the digital era.
IT departments are constantly faced with the challenge of managing complex, multi-cloud environments that combine best-of-breed public and private services with traditional on-premise infrastructure. A group of IT thought leaders gathered at Vue De Monde in Melbourne to discuss their hybrid cloud journeys.
NetApp's local boss plans to oust EMC from the number one storage spot as it continues to see robust growth and fine-tunes its channel strategy.
The majority of Australian organisations are struggling to contain the cost of data protection solutions, according to a new data storage survey of 103 medium and large firms.
BigAir has acquired Veritel Wireless in a bid to further expand its fixed, portable and mobile wireless broadband services.
Aruba has launched a new architecture it calls Mobile Edge and announced a gaggle of gear in a bid to extend wireless mobility in and beyond the enterprise.
Peter Kazacos will reduce his working week from five days to two and take on a broader role across the Telstra Business and Government group, according to KAZ group chairman, David Thodey.
Patch management software vendor, PatchLink, has brought its global partner program to Australia to give dealers a personalised Web portal along with marketing and sales tools, technical training and support staff.
Telstra plans to buy technology services company Kaz Group Limited for a projected $333 million.
Microsoft will go head-to-head with telco providers in the next two years as the VoIP battle heats up, according to recent IDC findings.
While the long-term technology outlook is bright for Australia's ICT market, Gartner predicts 50 per cent of technology suppliers worldwide will be extinct by the end of 2005.
The Australian Senate has given the final nod of approval to the Spam Act 2003 following a move to nix Labor and Democrat amendments in the House of Representatives earlier in the week.
Australia leads the pack in the proliferation of business software piracy - ahead of the US, Canada and the UK – highlighting the need to push for strong copyright enforcement legislation, according to the chairman of the Business Software Association of Australia (BSAA), Jim Macnamara.