Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Queensland Budget puts ICT works on the agenda

​The Queensland Government has allocated funds for a number of IT projects across various agencies and departments, including health and emergency services, considered key technology plans outlined in the state’s 2016-2017 Budget.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien15 June 16 15:35

Digital technologies to boost government accountability: Productivity Commission

​Digital technologies offer governments scope to improve service delivery, including better assessment of risk in regulatory activities, integration of human services, and infrastructure management, according to new findings from a Productivity Commission research paper.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien15 June 16 12:09

Welcome to the CIO50 - nominations now open

​CIO Australia has officially opened the inaugural CIO50, where the country’s top 50 most effective and strategic CIOs will be recognised for delivering rapid change across their organisations while excelling in business transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 June 16 15:50

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank tap IBM cloud for app development

​Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has scooped IBM Cloud as its preferred cloud application development platform, a move that assists the bank in developing new products and services for its 1.6 million customers.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 June 16 11:04

Emirates and IBM sign 10-year IT services deal

Dubai’s Emirates Airlines has inked a US$300 million technology services deal with IBM in a bid to improve airline efficiency on its passenger support systems and functions.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien09 June 16 09:36

Gavin Fernandes exits CTO post at QLD Electoral Commission

​With the Electoral Commission of Queensland moving into ‘peacetime’ mode and redirecting energy to other strategic projects, CTO Gavin Fernandes is getting set to leave the intensely “rewarding and daunting” position he held for the past 18 months.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien08 June 16 16:26

ACT Health starts the chase for new CIO

ACT Health is officially on the hunt for a CIO, six months after the departure of Judy Redmond, who was in the post for five years and was pivotal in the implementation of an e-health strategy.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien08 June 16 09:16

Henley Properties adopt paperless work environment

​The paperless office is a reality for staff at Henley Properties thanks to the adoption of technology that can digitise the entire process of capturing data from workers in the field.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien07 June 16 16:13

Brisbane Airport extends managed services contract with Data#3

​CIO of Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC), Mansoor Karatela, has welcomed the extension of the managed services contract with Data#3, calling it a “logical progression” in its bid to drive operational efficiencies across the vast ICT environment.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien07 June 16 09:47

Fresia Segovia: CIO ‘change agent’ at Hurstville City Council

Through her IT support roles, she has helped build roads, bridges and wireless networks in warehouses and countless other male dominated arenas. But Fresia Segovia, CIO of Hurstville City Council, says despite the fact she was “the only female voice” at the majority of her engineering and surveying jobs, it has never been a stumbling block.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien01 June 16 09:41

VR, AI and IoT top job searches in Australia

Job searches on virtual reality (VR), artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) have tripled as Australians continue to embrace digital technologies in 2016, according to new data released by Indeed.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien31 May 16 14:15