18
Sep 15

ITS in Tertiary Education – Don’t Miss the Latest Innovations

On the back of last year’s successful ITS in Universities event, Criterion Conferences are collaborating with Systems Thinking again to produce the next iteration ITS in Tertiary Education. On the 25th and 26th of November in Melbourne, we have a fantastic new line up of speakers from Australia and New Zealand presenting on the most … Continue reading ITS in Tertiary Education – Don’t Miss the Latest Innovations

20
Aug 15

CIOs “Failing to Live up to their Responsibility of Managing Data”

“While many companies state they want to be data-driven, most have only begun to scratch the surface in terms of realising the full potential of this rich resource.” That’s according to the latest Experian Data Quality study of CIOs and Chief Data Officers. The report “reveals that many CIOs are failing to live up to … Continue reading CIOs “Failing to Live up to their Responsibility of Managing Data”

21
Jul 15

Why You Should Appoint a CDO: “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century”

It’s the “sexiest job of the 21st century” according to Harvard Business Review – is the role of Chief Data Officer finally becoming more widely recognised? Gartner predicted early last year that 25% of large global organisations would have a Chief Data Officer by 2015. As of January 2014, they found that 65% of CDOs were in … Continue reading Why You Should Appoint a CDO: “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century”

21
Apr 15

Are Government CIOs Equipped for the Next Phase of As-a-Service & Cloud Adoption?

Cloud is no longer a dirty word in government. Neither is as-a-service for that matter. Actually, in any IT publication you come across at the moment you will find story after story of new applications and infrastructure being hosted and provided by external vendors for government departments and agencies. Cloud services have arrived, the next … Continue reading Are Government CIOs Equipped for the Next Phase of As-a-Service & Cloud Adoption?

16
Feb 15

Saving Money, Improving Efficiency: Impacts of ICT as a Service for Government Departments

Time and cost savings for government departments were dominant themes at last week’s Transitioning to ICT as a Service Conference in Sydney. Speakers from the areas of Finance, Business and Health all took to the stage to speak about the benefits they have seen from implementing a service-first ICT policy within their own departments. Access … Continue reading Saving Money, Improving Efficiency: Impacts of ICT as a Service for Government Departments

02
Jan 15

Over a thousand line up to share in ICT procurement shakeup

 The government is open for business. Well that’s at least what hundreds of ICT service providers have declared as they have rushed to join the NSW Government’s Procurement Panel. The NSW scheme came into effect 1 March 2013 and was expanded on 25 March 2014 to include hardware acquisition, software licensing and telecommunications. Since that … Continue reading Over a thousand line up to share in ICT procurement shakeup

30
Dec 14

What are the common bottlenecks to DevOps?

 The road to embrace DevOps can be a long continuous journey. With around 60% of CIO’s planning to use DevOps to manage the development of their software and systems, governance needs to be in place to ensure the implementation is successful. One of the main goals of DevOps is to improve the overall workflow in … Continue reading What are the common bottlenecks to DevOps?

29
Dec 14

The most important things you need to know about DevOps?

 Global DevOps expert Gene Kim has recently released a white paper which collates the top 11 things you need to know about Devops. With 60% of enterprise in Australia now implementing DevOps in some form, his findings could be vital in ensuring the implementation is successful. Here is a selection of the key points included … Continue reading The most important things you need to know about DevOps?