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Agile Telstra allows IT grad to school CEO

Becoming an agile company has allowed Telstra to embrace a culture of open communication between staff from different departments and from different levels of the corporate ladder, according to Telstra CIO Patrick Eltridge.

June 20, 2013 by

DiData kicks off BYO device trial

Dimension Data chief information officer (CIO) Ian Jansen today revealed that the IT services company is in the preliminary stages of a bring-your-own (BYO) device trial that will see staff offered a choice between the traditional company desktop computer or their own consumer laptop or tablet devices.

July 11, 2011 by

Follow us on BYO devices: Curtin CIO

Curtin University's chief information officer (CIO) Peter Nikoletatos believes that the private sector should look at higher education institutions to see how to implement a bring-your-own model for staff laptops and tablet devices.

April 12, 2011 by

CIOs cautious on Suncorp BYO model

Suncorp's decision to ditch a 20,000 PC refresh and encourage staff to use personal computers may be revolutionary, but despite curiosity about CIO Jeff Smith's decision, other blue-chip organisations aren't anywhere near following in his footsteps.

April 3, 2011 by

CIO perspective: Patrick Slesinger, Wallem

Patrick Slesinger is director and CIO of Wallem Services Limited, a Hong Kong based ship management business with some 6,600 staff. Earlier today we discussed the way in which Wallem has transitioned from being a top down, command and control directed business to one where openness rules.

June 11, 2008 by

Customs CIO: Vista gives our staff PCs that work

Australian Customs' chief information officer, Murray Harrison, says the department has almost completed rolling out Vista to its 6,000 PCs, and has improved security for its laptop fleet using Microsoft's encryption tool, Bitlocker.

November 22, 2007 by

Are consultants a waste of money?

A recent U.K. study concludes that the public sector is wasting huge amounts of money on consulting services when experts are already on staff. Will the CIO jury agree with that verdict?

June 22, 2007 by

Victoria's CIO office to be split up?

Victoria's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) will be broken up under changes to the state government's IT functions by the recently re-elected Labor Party.A source told ZDNet Australia today that the changes will see Victorian government CIO Jane Treadwell and some staff moved to the Department of Victorian Communities.

December 18, 2006 by

Failure of the State

ComputerWorld reports that Louis Gutierrez, CIO for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has submitted his resignation. From the magazine: In a letter yesterday to his staff, Gutierrez said that when he joined the state’s Information Technology Division (ITD) he looked forward to many challenges.

October 4, 2006 by

Curtin staffer wins CIO spot

Perth's Curtin University of Technology has promoted its director of information management services, Des Thornton, to its newly created chief information officer position following a competitive appointment process.The university advertised the CIO position in early July and confirmed Thornton's appointment in its internal staff publication on 30 August.

September 4, 2006 by

Telstra's deputy CIO leaves

update Telstra's marginalised deputy chief information officer, Vish Padmanabhan, will leave the company at the end of August. "It is with regret that I advise that Vish Padmanabhan has decided to leave Telstra on 31 August 2006," Telstra CIO Fiona Balfour wrote in a 16 August e-mail to staff seen by ZDNet Australia today.

August 27, 2006 by

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