Shadow IT is a “concerning” practice for the University of Technology Sydney but solving the problem starts with the IT department, according to the school’s deputy CIO.   Speaking at the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration Summit in Sydney this week, the deputy CIO explained that often the IT department’s

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With the proliferation of more and more sensitive data, expanding connectivity, and the adoption of automated processes, new research from Accenture argues c-suite and IT decision makers need to embrace a different approach to cybersecurity to effectively protect against future cyber risks. While most companies have a chief information security

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Imagine a juggler with 20 balls in the air, balanced on one leg, and beset on all sides by unreasonable people, each of whom desperately wants to add just one more ball to the mix. And the juggler has only two words in their vocabulary when asked to explain if


On top of external threats many IT leaders are also battling the growing risk from security breaches from inside their own company. Independent research commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half found almost nine in 10 (87 per cent) Australian CIOs have experienced an internal IT security breach in the past

Digital Transformation is on top of government CIO agendas in 2018, according to a Gartner survey. Cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies targeted for new and additional spending by public sector CIOs, while data center infrastructure is the most commonly targeted for cost savings, according to a

The role of the CIO is proving a good indicator for the impact of digital. According to a Gartner executive survey, leading CIOs have evolved from cost controlling delivery executives to become data exploiting, revenue generators capable of driving growth. WHICH-50 Reader Survey: Help us improve Which-50 by taking our

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Australian CIOs lead the world in the implementation and planned use of machine learning despite barriers to adoption according to the local results of the ServiceNow “Global CIO Point of View” study released yesterday. The study surveyed 500 chief information officers from 11 countries — which included 46 from Australia

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The role of the CIO role is transitioning from delivery executive to business executive, from controlling cost and engineering processes, to driving revenue and exploiting data, according to Gartner. 95 per cent of CIOs expect their jobs to change or be remixed due to digitalisation, according to the 2018 Gartner

Macquarie Uni

Macquarie University has a new chief information officer. It has appointed David Reeve (pictured below) as its CIO. Reeve who been acting in the role for the past six months. During that time the University says he has made a strong contribution to major transformational change initiatives currently underway across the

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The release this coming Thursday (August 17) of the Australian results latest global Harvey Nash/KPMG CIO survey should provide compelling reading for all those local executives with carriage of their companies digital strategies. The event which will be held at the Ivy Ballroom in Sydney is one of those ‘must-go’