The appointment of a relatively unknown senator without an explicit technology background as communications minister has left pundits speculating that Turnbull aims to retain the driving role for the portfolio.
Digital governance is not just about complying with regulations and minimising risk — it's about maximising the value of information to create a profitable business.
An international survey shows that while business leaders have identified five attributes essential for avoiding disruption in the digital future, few feel that their business is effectively embodying these attributes.
The government's controversial metadata retention bill has passed, despite objections from industry representatives, the Greens and a group of Australian citizens.
Government policy-makers must be cautious while imposing regulations and laws that threaten the integrity of the internet, an expert involved in shaping the internet's evolution has warned.
These days, it is more vital than ever that CIOs and compliance officers adopt a proactive approach to retaining, securing and storing critical information, while simultaneously addressing the growing complexity of internal and external operational and regulatory requirements.
Shadow IT is now commonplace among Australian organisations, but this is freeing CIOs to take a more prominent role in driving business strategies, a BT survey suggests.
Less than 20% of company boards worldwide have technology-capable members, leaving them at risk of losing out in the digital era, according to QUT doctoral student Elizabeth Valentine.
iiNet will oppose a discovery request filed to the Federal Court from the owners of the Dallas Buyers Club IP over concerns the information would be used for legal extortion of some of its users.
A survey of Australian businesses shows that 1 in 3 do not consider themselves to be digital enterprises, and only a third have a dedicated chief digital officer.
A new federal government inquiry will examine how the Telecommunications Act 1997 can be used by government agencies to disrupt access to illegal online services.
In any business, growth is good. Bad growth, in contrast, can hobble agility, responsiveness and competitive success...
In its annual global survey of CIOs, Gartner Executive Programs found Australian IT leaders face significant challenges compared to their global counterparts.
Startup Victoria, a non-profit organisation designed to support the state's high-technology startups, has launched with $100,000 in state government seed funding.
Who should take responsibility for a business process management (BPM) initiative - management or IT? An ostensibly simple question with a complex answer.