Criterion Conference’s 5th University IT Service Strategy & Challenges conference ran in Melbourne over the 24th & 25th October. Five years into the series, the 2018 event brought together some familiar faces – and welcomed some fresh ones too. One of the most consistent themes throughout the course of the 2 days was the importance … Continue reading ITS in Tertiary Education 2018 Takeaways
Are companies ready for cyber incidents? Most companies are much better prepared for hurricanes and earthquakes than any cyber attack. According to figures from AIG, only about 55% of Fortune 500 companies have cybersecurity insurance. For the majority of enterprises, the figures are even lower: just 35% of small to medium-sized businesses are insured against … Continue reading Current Cyber Climate
The Data Breach of HR tech platform PageUp has affected Australia’s largest corporations including, Coles, AMP, Commonwealth Bank and ANZ to name a few. Originally founded by husband and wife team Karen and Simon Cariss 20 years ago as a recruitment platform to manage job applications, it has since become a big local tech success … Continue reading Australia’s Equifax!
From 2019, coding will be a compulsory requirement for primary and secondary schools in New South Wales. How are you going to integrate this into your classroom? Technology is becoming an increasingly prominent part of the learning experience in schools around the country. Although Australia is no stranger to private coding courses for kids, such … Continue reading 3 ways to introduce coding into the classroom
Higher education has seen success following its digital transformation, with students, staff and employees being able to access organisational services from wherever they are using browser-based tools Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) offers employees and corporations countless benefits from increased efficiency to controlled costs on provisioning a mobile workforce and student body. However the complexity … Continue reading The impacts of BYOD on University IT service strategy
Each year, CAUDIT members participate in an annual survey to determine the most important IT topics in higher education and research across Australia and New Zealand. Recently, CAUDIT released their 2017 report, which identifies and ranks these areas of interest according to their significance. The CAUDIT Top Ten was devised to help shape the strategies … Continue reading CAUDIT Top 10 – Spotlight
3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018 Global IT spending is projected to total over $3.7 trillion USD this year, an increase of 4.5% from 2017, according to a recent forecast by Gartner Inc. New technologies are driving the increase in investment including major spending expected on artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, Internet of … Continue reading 3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018
6 things you need to know about Agile procurement Anyone who has been through a government procurement procurement process, knows how grueling it can be. Government is looking for more Agile approaches to procurement, that speeds up the process and lowers risk, so here are 6 things you should know about Agile procurement. What is … Continue reading 6 things you need to know about Agile procurement