Blackwoods’ chief information officer, Claudio Salinas and his team embarked on a transformation program to replace a 35-year old COBOL-based ERP and 16 core business applications and consolidate five middleware platforms into a single cloud instance.
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CIO Mike Brett joined Hearing Australia in April 2019 to drive radical change in the use of technology across the organisation.
Max Solutions operates under a large government contract with the Department of Education, Skills and Employment with a key focus on helping Australians that are receiving welfare get back to work.
In July last year, Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) and TPG Telecom merged to create TPG Telecom Ltd, a top 30 ASX company.
Early in his career in financial services, John Vohradsky believed that being perfect and always being right was a good thing. He would always try to hide things that didn’t go to plan and ‘over-publicise’ the good stuff.
Coates Hire’s chief information officer, Ben Waterhouse, led his IT team’s move from a traditional waterfall project delivery model to an agile (scrum) framework when it created a new service management application.
Between July 2019 and January 2020, every person in Kmart’s technology group across five countries were certified in cloud technologies. In fact, Kmart was the first organisation in the world to be 100 per cent AWS certified, says chief technology officer, Michael Fagan.
Innovation at Sport Integrity Australia is not a single product or capability but rather a human, property and ICT transformation of the entire business..
Over the past two years, City West Water (CWW) has been moving to a ‘best of breed’ technology architecture. A key foundation to this has been the deployment of a strategic integration and automation capability (SIA), consisting of an integration platform, business process management, robotic process automation, and data and analytics technologies.
In January, Healthdirect Australia was asked by the Australian government to set up a helpline as part of its early response to COVID-19 to ensure the public had access to trusted information about the emerging pandemic.
When asked about his biggest career lesson, the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services’ chief information officer, Dr Steve Hodgkinson, turns to a quote attributed to Canadian hockey player Wayne Gretsky: ‘You miss 100 per cent of the shots you don’t take.’
Over the past two years, property development, furniture, construction and consulting firm, Schiavello Group, has transformed its culture and thinking to become a data-driven organisation.
When asked about his biggest career lesson, the former chief information officer at the South Australia Department of Human Services, Rohan Dollar doesn’t mince his words: “The business does not understand how technology can help them. Neither do ICT teams. Both make too many assumptions.”
Kerrie Campbell joined Flinders University in 2017 when it was going through what she describes as a "traumatic" restructure, driven in part by the inability of the vice chancellor to access reliable data about people from existing HR systems.
As an aged care provider, IRT has a primary focus on better service delivery and customer experience, says executive general manager of IT, John Vohradsky.