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.
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In its annual global survey of CIOs, Gartner Executive Programs found Australian IT leaders face significant challenges compared to their global counterparts.
Who should take responsibility for a business process management (BPM) initiative - management or IT? An ostensibly simple question with a complex answer.
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.
Adopting GS1 supply chain standards and the National Product Catalogue (NPC) could help the Australian healthcare industry cut down on $30m-$100m of wasteful spending a year, a report asserts.
A third of companies have made IT-enabled business transformation a top priority and are more likely to invest in the development of new applications, products and CEM strategies, a survey shows.
Victoria's technology ministry has called for consultation on the next stage of its ICT Strategy project, seeking feedback on ways to benefit from trends including mobility and cloud computing.
The increasing importance of digital assets to government processes will prompt a number of state organisations to create new dedicated C-level roles, Gartner predicts.
Regulatory compliance should not be the main driver of risk and security planning, Gartner says. Compliance should instead be a by-product of effective risk management.
CIOs have a unique perspective across the entire organisation and an opportunity, if not a mandate, to play a leading role in supporting executive team decision-making. To be effective, however, CIOs must understand that each executive views business slightly differently based on his or her current role and past experiences.