Careers News, Features, and Interviews

  • Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

    If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a new or existing digital business project you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.
    That was but one of the key messages from Gartner analysts as they kicked off Symposium/IT Expo the consulting firm’s annual strategyfest that this year gathers over 9,000 CIOs and IT professionals for a look at the possible future of manifold technologies and trends.

    16 Oct. 18 21:00 Written by Michael Cooney
  • Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer, has passed away at the age of 65, his family said.

    16 Oct. 18 12:24 Written by Reuters
  • NT government plans $1m boost to IT industry

    The Northern Territory government has announced a Digital Partnerships grant program as one of the key initiatives in the NT’s first-ever digital strategy.

    12 Oct. 18 06:30 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Nokia-backed ‘5G’ training centre launched at UTS

    A new training facility at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) will provide students, researchers and industry personnel with access to next-generation telecommunications equipment.

    08 Oct. 18 12:01 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Recognising the value of millennials in today’s IT businesses

    Millennials have a reputation for being difficult, demanding, lazy, and disloyal; however, nothing could be further from the truth. Millennials are at the helm of plenty of successful businesses in the IT industry, and they’re working with yet more millennials to grow these businesses and the industry as a whole. It’s therefore important to recognise the value they add and stop denigrating an entire generation of workers.

    25 Sept. 18 15:51 Written by James Bergl, CompTIA & Datto
  • A winning culture underpins digital transformation

    With winter just having ended in Australia, it offers people the opportunity to reflect on events that happened over the past six months. July brought the end of the greatest sports competition in the world, the FIFA World Cup.

    21 Sept. 18 08:00 Written by Tony Marceddo, Vault Systems
  • Consultation begins on 10-year plan to boost women in STEM

    The Australian Academy of Science (AAS) has formally launched a public consultation to inform its efforts to develop a 10-year plan to boost the number of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

    11 Sept. 18 15:41 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • DB Schenker ANZ CIO shipped to China

    ​The Australia and New Zealand arm of logistics giant DB Schenker is seeking a new chief information officer.

    07 Sept. 18 13:27 Written by George Nott
  • Google appoints new trans-Tasman leader

    Mel Silva has been appointed as the new managing director for Google across A/NZ, replacing Jason Pellegrino who exited for Domain.

    07 Sept. 18 05:15 Written by James Henderson
  • Government funds ‘Cyber Training’ range for ADF

    The Australian Defence Force (ADF) will get a ‘Cyber Training’ range to boost its information security training capabilities, the government announced today.

    04 Sept. 18 20:12 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • ​Why all technology organisations should embrace the growth mindset

    The growth mindset refers to the belief that human capability isn’t set in stone at birth but remains malleable throughout a person’s life depending on how they approach it. A growth mindset is, therefore, the belief that abilities can be developed with the right environment and inputs.

    04 Sept. 18 14:42 Written by Karen Drewitt, CompTIA Executive Council & The Missing Link
  • Be afraid, Dell EMC CTO tells CIOs

    CIOs “have every right to be scared” as they face the challenge of responding to disruptive forces of unprecedented number and magnitude that are transforming enterprise IT, according to Dell EMC CTO John Roese.

    03 Sept. 18 12:33 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Horizon Power IT manager accused of corruption

    Horizon Power technology manager Paul Thomas corruptly exploited his position to have the utility pay Trusted Solutions IT, a company he owned, a report from Western Australia’s Corruption and Crime Commission (CCC) has alleged.

    20 Aug. 18 13:57 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Westpac CIO Dave Curran to leave bank

    Westpac’s group chief information officer, Dave Curran, will leave the bank at the end of January next year.

    16 Aug. 18 10:12 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Can off-the-shelf network storage do the job I need?

    ​It’s a big question: Is it better to buy off-the-shelf network storage, or build your own?

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