Stories by Samira Sarraf

CIO50 2019: #16 Vincent ten Krooden, Mortgage Choice

Mortgage Choice's largest application suffered an outage that lasted a week back in 2014. That happened not long after Vincent ten Krooden joined the mortgage broking firm as general manager of technology, and soon after he made a big promise.

Written by Samira Sarraf14 Nov. 19 19:00

CIO50 2019: #19 Julie Wright, Porter Davis

A technology executive's role is not about technology itself but about leading people to understand how technology can enable goals and objectives.

Written by Samira Sarraf14 Nov. 19 19:00

CIO50 2019: #15 Alex Twigg, Judo Bank

"Our role is becoming significantly more strategic to the organisation and we need to be entrepreneurs that do technology," says Judo Bank's CIO and co-founder, Alex Twigg, who believes the growing importance of a CIO in all businesses today.

Written by Samira Sarraf14 Nov. 19 19:00

Regulator taps Azure to keep roads safe

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is assessing the use of cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) to drive additional insights from the masses of data it accumulates and help it make the best use possible of its resources.

Written by Samira Sarraf07 Nov. 19 09:00

ADHA COO defends My Health Record transparency

The Australian Government’s My Health Record offers a level of transparency around health and information data that people did not have before.

Written by Samira Sarraf29 Oct. 19 18:29

What is driving IT spending in finance across Australia?

Investments in modern business intelligence (BI), augmented analytics and robotic process automation (RPA) will help drive IT spending in the banking and securities sector, according to Gartner.

Written by Samira Sarraf28 Oct. 19 16:35

Kaspersky opens threat intelligence portal to public

Kaspersky has opened its threat intelligence portal to the general public with the intention of targeting incident responders and security operation centre (SOC) analysts, working in-house and at managed security service providers (MSSPs).

Written by Samira Sarraf24 Oct. 19 22:00

Cenitex paid price for years of uncertainty

A three-year period of uncertainty for Victorian shared ICT agency Cenitex between 2011 and 2014 prevented it to make future plans, resulting in no investment in technology during the period.

Written by Samira Sarraf17 Oct. 19 13:35