Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

In pictures: Leading the Tech Agenda in STEM Education: Preparing Youth for Success - Melbourne

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.

Accelerate your digital transformation: fundamentals of success

​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 pictures: Computerworld Exchange Breakfast: Accelerate Your Digital Transformation

​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.

In pictures: Computerworld Roundtable: Hybrid cloud on your terms

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.​

Kazacos cuts his hours down

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.

PatchLink delivers partner program

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.

Job cuts, consolidation continues to hit IT

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.

Australia passes anti-spam bill

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.

Industry urges government to address conterfeit conundrum

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.