09
Oct 19

Can you crack the code?

“Every great developer you know got there by solving problems they were unqualified to solve until they actually did it.” – Patrick McKenzie A good developer is a good problem solver. While programming is arguably a creative exercise of creating something out of nothing, for it to take flight the programmer must first overcome a … Continue reading Can you crack the code?

08
Oct 19

Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

Following a year of prolific cyber attacks on Australian Universities, a new federal government taskforce will address resilience against foreign interference.  Containing equal representation from universities and government agencies, the University Foreign Interference Taskforce will have a core focus on ensuring universities are “resilient to unauthorised access, manipulation, disruption or damage”. The cyber security working … Continue reading Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

01
Oct 19

Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

Self-described as “web developer by day, dancer by night”, Aidan Feldman leads technological change across the US Federal Government, including the adoption of DevOps methodologies across the US public sector. Aidan has coded extensively for the US Government in sites including the World Trade Centre, The White House (where he was involved in a hackathon … Continue reading Decoding DevOps with Aidan Feldman

26
Sep 19

Women comprise 28% of the ICT workforce – Here’s how you can help

Currently, women comprise 28% of the total Australian ICT workforce. This is considerably less than other Australian industries, where on average women comprise 45% of the workforce. As you can imagine with a pool that small, the representation of women in leadership roles is particularly dismal. Organisations and their leaders need to address this gender … Continue reading Women comprise 28% of the ICT workforce – Here’s how you can help

12
Sep 19

Aus vs UK – An Open Banking Comparison

Open banking is the latest buzz term echoing throughout the global finance sector. A seismic shift in banking, the change is driven by regulatory changes, evolving consumer preferences and technology-enabled innovation. The first country to take a consumer-centric approach to data, the United Kingdom established themselves as early leaders of open data in 2010 with … Continue reading Aus vs UK – An Open Banking Comparison

11
Sep 19

Assessing your department’s DevOps maturity

 “Devops is not a goal, but a never-ending process of continual improvement.” –  Jez Humble  Neither tool nor process, DevOps is a cultural revolution with 50% of organisations now implementing the methodology, according to Forrester. However ‘implementing’ is a broad term and its meaning differs greatly in the context of the organisation’s maturity. There are … Continue reading Assessing your department’s DevOps maturity