CIO news stories
Inaction no longer an option when it comes to sustainability
Research and advisory organisation ADAPT has revealed a 9% year-on-year increase in IT leaders demanding carbon transparency from their providers since 2021.
CIOs to drive digital transformation and connect stakeholders
A new global research study from Lenovo reveals how the CIO role has evolved, shedding light on growing areas of responsibility.
Role of CIO continues to evolve into 2022 - Lenovo study
A new study from Lenovo reveals how the CIO role has evolved, shedding light on growing areas of responsibility and increasing influence in the C-Suite.
ADAPT reveals top CIO priorities during ongoing skills shortage
Australia is experiencing a shift in focus as the skills shortage forces CIOs to prioritise talent acquisition and retention over technology initiatives.
Airline CIOs look to technology to aid in COVID-19 recovery
"Smart technology, automation, and digitalisation are the only ways our industry can thread the needle between profitability, safety, and sustainability.”
Apptio collaborates with Microsoft to deploy financial decisioning platform
Apptio has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to deploy its financial decisioning platform.
Cloudflare announces new migration program and firewall expansion
Cloudflare has announced it is expanding its Zero Trust firewall capabilities while also revealing a new program to help customers migrate from legacy hardware to the Cloudflare One suite of Zero Trust solutions.
IDC: Top 10 predictions for CIOs in lead up to 2026
"CIOs will be instrumental in helping their enterprise navigate the winds of change by enabling ecosystems, co-creating new business models and outcomes, empowering employees, and building resiliency.”
Productiv redefines employee experience with SaaS Intelligence solution
Productiv’s solution is designed to give IT departments visibility into app usage, spend and compliance, enable greater automation of workflows and policies, and help teams to create personalised experiences.
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Link Group appoints ANZ's Nicole Pelchen as new Chief Technology Officer
After an extensive global executive search process, Link Group has appointed ANZ’s CIO Nicole Pelchen as the company's new Chief Technology Officer.
The steps CIOs should take to advance diversity, equity and inclusion
“CIOs have an enormous opportunity to use their position as a digital business leader to support marginalised groups and meet executive commitments with action.”
Australian CIOs unprepared for further business disruption following COVID
As the power of the cloud, data, and AI redefine the future of work, the CIO role is evolving exponentially but not equally."
CIOs take on more responsibility for DX - Adobe survey
CIOs are now dealing with improving customer experiences, as well as the tools and frameworks to help capture, convert, and glean insights from customer data.
CIOs massively underestimate Secure Shell risks - study
While CIOs say they are concerned about the security risks SSH machine identities pose, Venafi data indicates they seriously underestimate the scope of these risks.
Six digital transformation trends to watch in 2021
During 2021, CIOs will have to work throughout their organisations and apply digital technologies and data to unlock new business opportunities, writes Cohesity head of systems engineering A/NZ Derek Cowan.
Gartner: The character traits CIOs will need to have in 2021
“CEOs are looking for executives who are capable of weathering crises."
Organisations unprepared for IT needs of the future - IBM
Organisations are not prepared for the future IT needs of the business and nearly all are moving to advance their transition to cloud infrastructure.
Gartner: The 10 rules CIOs must follow for rapid IT cost reduction
CIOs need to approach cost cutting in the least damaging way to the medium-and long-term health of the business."
NZX CIO David Godfrey to resign by year's end
"David has been in the business for more than a decade, and has been a great contributor over that time - including through the challenges we faced this year due to COVID and the more recent cyber attacks where he has shown wonderful calmness and support of his teams.”
Cloud migration needs to be an urgent priority for enterprises
There’s a strong sense of urgency for companies to move away from archaic and costly systems and towards establishing a clear plan for cloud migration and digital transformation before the year is out.
Three steps to cloud migration success
IT investments and initiatives that drive operational effectiveness, build a data-driven organisation, and acquire and retain customers are key priorities for Australian CIOs.
Chinks in the armour: Why the post COVID-19 cloud is easy game for cybercriminals
Now’s the time for CIOs to pause and make sure their digital transformation projects are fit for today, and the future.
Forrester's guide to staying savvy in the world of COVID-19
Remote working, charting business outlook and CX are covered in this piece filled with advice for operating in the world of the pandemic.
Organisational disruption and funding shortfalls key challenges for government CIOs
“For many government CIOs, disruption will affect their IT budget growth, and the funding and launch of new business initiatives will suffer."