IT Management > IT governance

Turnbull names his replacement as comms minister

21 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 — the balance between opportunity and risk

21 September, 2015 by Mike Lord, Vice President, ANZ, OpenText

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.

Business leaders not ready for digital future

28 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Mandatory data retention is now law

31 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government's controversial metadata retention bill has passed, despite objections from industry representatives, the Greens and a group of Australian citizens.

Expert calls on lawmakers to avoid "breaking the internet"

17 March, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Choose a secure platform for your information governance

20 February, 2015

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.

Australian CIOs coming out of the shadows

21 January, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Boards falling behind on digital transformation

04 November, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 to fight 'speculative invoicing' discovery claim

27 October, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

1 in 3 Aust businesses are not yet digital enterprises

23 July, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Disrupting access to illegal online services

18 July, 2014

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.

IT consolidation - how it could transform your business

14 July, 2014

In any business, growth is good. Bad growth, in contrast, can hobble agility, responsiveness and competitive success...

IT budget cuts put Australia behind competitors

14 May, 2014

In its annual global survey of CIOs, Gartner Executive Programs found Australian IT leaders face significant challenges compared to their global counterparts.

Startup Victoria aims to support high-tech sector

30 April, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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's the boss of BPM?

30 April, 2014 by Stephen Withers

Who should take responsibility for a business process management (BPM) initiative - management or IT? An ostensibly simple question with a complex answer.

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