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5G implementation: How the GCC nations leapfrogged the world

The local governments’ willingness to invest in niche technologies helps GCC outdo the rest of the world in 5G deployment Article from Samuel […]

Ireland: Is the Silicon Valley of fintech facing a Brexit windfall?

As the Brexit uncertainty drags on, Ireland’s time to snatch the European fintech innovation hotspot tag might have come Article from […]

Finding your Technology Mojo

5.30 AM, on a crispy morning, year 2030. Jason gets out of bed and walks into the bathroom. Lights turn on automatically and Alexa says, […]

UAE leads AI-led digital transformation in the Middle East

AI is expected to contribute 14 percent of UAE’s 2030 GDP Article from International Finance Mag PwC in a recent report said that it expects AI […]

Why your organisation needs to lift its data game

Having a few people in your organisation who are skilled with data is no longer sufficient. We’re reaching the point where being able to understand […]

Championing Inspirational and Aspirational Leadership – Driving Digital Innovation – Nicholas Fourie

Nicholas Fourie, Vice President ICT – Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Nicholas discussed during his workshop at the CIO Leaders Summit the […]

Data Sharing to Unlock the Potential of Cities – Matt Montgomery

Matt Montgomery, Head of Innovation – Auckland Council Matt presented during his workshop an introduction to the need and value of sharing […]

Right-Sourcing (Insourcing versus Outsourcing) – Getting the Balance Right Considering the Trade-offs, Cost, Agility and Risks – Tim Palmer

Tim Palmer, General Manager, Head of Workplace Technology – NAB Tim’s presentation discussed the key executive decision points in […]

How to Determine the Right Cyber Strategy for your Business – Doug Hammond

Doug Hammond, Chief Information Security Officer – Inland Revenue During Doug’s workshop at the CIO Leaders Summit he Cyber Security risks, […]

At the Heart of Change: Letting Customer Experience Insight Drive your Transformation Effort – Tony Wickstead

Tony Wickstead, General Manager, Digital Transformation and Delivery – Fonterra Tony joined us at the CIO Leaders Summit to share his […]

The Digital Transformation Journey. Disrupt or be Disrupted – Fujitsu Panel

MODERATOR: Mika Joronen, Country Manager – Fujitsu New Zealand PANELISTS: Deane Johns, Chief Information Officer – Co-op Money NZ Angela […]

Digital Transformation – Staying Ahead of the Game! – Jackie Montado

Jackie Montado, Asia Pacific Region Chief Information Officer – PepsiCo The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterised by advances in […]

The Diversity Challenge – Dianna Taylor

Dianna Taylor, Chief Information Officer – NZ Racing Board Dianna shared during her workshop at the CIO Leaders Summit insight into her […]

Interview with Dianna Taylors, General Manager Technology – NZ Racing Board

Dianna Taylor currently works for the NZ Racing Board as GM Technology, this is a new sector for her and provides plenty of new and similar […]

Interview with Tony Wickstead, GM Digital Transformation and Delivery – Fonterra

A passionate New Zealander Tony has an unwavering focus making a difference for NZ Inc. and leaving a sustainable legacy for our children Tony is […]

Interview with Tim Palmer, General Manager, Workplace Technology – NAB

20+ years Technology and Finance professional having worked across strategy, architecture, business planning & finance management, program […]

Interview with Doug Hammond, Chief Information Security Officer – Inland Revenue

Doug joined Inland Revenue in May 2014 and is Chief Information Security Officer in the Information Technology & Change business unit of Inland […]

Interview with Jackie Montado, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Oil Search Limited

A transformational and strategic Chief Information Officer of large complex organisations working cross-culturally in global Foods & Beverages, […]

Interview with Iain Gauld, Chief Information Officer – Contact Energy

Iain Gauld is the Chief Information Officer at Contact Energy, leading the technology transformation to support Contact’s Customer Business […]

Under Attack – What do you do?

Andrew Oldaker, Chief Technology Officer at Melbourne Health presented the session: Under Attack – What do you do?   I have a […]

Funding for emerging technologies

Chary Chigurala, Head of Information Technology at Laminex Australia and New Zealand, presented the session “Funding for emerging […]

Risk appetite becomes very real

In this session, “Risk appetite becomes very real”, Matt Mueller, Chief Information Officer at Iluka, explored the perspective of a CIO who recently […]

How technology is shaping the future of aviation

Rob James, Chief Technology Officer at Qantas, delivered a presentation around how technology is shaping the future of aviation. Some of the […]

Our digital transformation journey – modernising a traditional FMCG organisation

Sara Drakeford, IT Director Asia Pacific, Hallmark Cards Australia presented “Our digital transformation journey – modernising a traditional FMCG […]

Practicing safe SAAS

Dave Shephard, Vice President APAC, and Wayne Phillips, Solutions Engineer at Bitglass, discussed around Practicing safe SAAS. With the […]

3 Pillars for Building an Intelligent cyber incident response centre

Vasant Kumar, Regional Customer Success Manager at Micro Focus, and Stephen Kho, Managing Principal, Cyber Security Services at Micro Focus, […]

Is using AI in the insurance industry ethical?

During his session, Simon Reiter, Head of Business Transformation & Technology at Defence Health, answered the question: Is using AI in the […]

Legacy systems vs the multichannel customer

During his session, Michael Donath, Chief Digital Officer/Chief Information Officer at IKEA, gave an overview of the company’s journey to modern […]

Transforming the technology workforce

Johmar Gazo, Former Divisional Chief Information Officer at a Leading Financial Services Organisation presented on Transforming the technology […]

The digital transformation ‘journey.’ Disrupt or Be Disrupted

Andy Fell, Founder at GiFT631 heads up an all-star panel at this year’s CIO/CISO Leaders Summit including: Cameron McLean, Chief Information […]

Innovation and challenges. What it takes to deliver Australia’s leading digital sport

Scott Jendra, Chief Information Officer, AFL opens up this year’s CIO/CISO Leaders summit with a strong presentation on Innovation and challenges. […]

CIO Leaders Summit Australia: a success

The 7th CIO Leaders Summit Australia held in Melbourne on 23rd March 2017 lived up to expectation and delivered content rich presentations […]

How secure is your digitally transformed environment?

Craig Pitts, Global Information Security Architect Lead from Mondelez International conducted a roundtable discussion at the 2017 CIO Leaders […]

Turning big data into big information

Iain Hart, Head of Technology and HR Risk at Macquarie Group hosted a roundtable discussion at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia on […]

Leveraging cloud to stay competitive in the marketplace

The second panel discussion at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia focused on ‘Leveraging cloud to stay competitive in the marketplace’ and […]

Adopting an agile approach in a regulatory environment

Graeme Dunn, Chief Information Officer at AHPRA conducted a workshop at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia on ‘Adopting an agile approach in […]

Automation Transformation: Life in the Cloud

Ian Gibson, Chief Information Officer at SuperChoice spoke to delegates at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia on ‘Automation Transformation: […]

What is it really and can a CIO deliver it?

International guest Mark Schwartz, Chief Information Officer from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services delivered a much anticipated […]

Digital disruption

Joshua Bartlett, Southern Region Manager at OpenText hosted a roundtable discussion at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia on ‘Digital […]

Creating a human-machine partnership to run your business better

Bish Rath, SVP and Head of ITO & Digital Business at HCL Technologies hosted a roundtable discussion at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia […]

Does your hygiene stink?

Brenton Harley, Director of Technical Account Management at Tanium hosted a workshop at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia on ‘Does your […]

Driving application and business performance with Business IQ

Mykhaylo Shaforostov, APAC CTO/Director of Sales Engineering at AppDynamics, hosted a workshop at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia on […]

The Balancing act of successful digital transformation between customer and data center

Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering ANZ for Veeam delivered a keynote presentation to delegates at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia […]

Digital transformation

The first panel discussion at the 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia focused on ‘Digital transformation’ and was moderated by John Brand, VP […]

Mobilising an ICT strategy for a large government department

Alex Jones, Chief Information Officer from the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources delivered the first keynote […]

Richard Jones, Our Master of Ceremonies

The 2017 CIO Leaders Summit Australia has kicked off and we are pleased to present our MC for the day – Richard Jones, CEO of the C-Suite […]

Final preparations

Final preparations are being made for the 7th CIO Leaders Summit Australia that is set to take place at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on 23 March […]

Final stages of registration

  The 7th CIO Leaders Summit Australia is just over three weeks away and is now entering its final stages of registration. The event […]

Introducing a new look for the CIO Leaders Summit

We are thrilled to share our new logo and brand with you. It signifies a bold new direction for us and we are excited to be rolling this out for the […]

Transitioning into ‘As-a-Service’

Dr. Vladas Leonas, Group Chief Information Officer for the Transport for NSW will provide a Keynote Presentation on, “Transitioning into […]

Information: From Pine Gap to the Present

David Rosenberg, Former Manager Signals Intelligence, NSA at Pine Gap will be speaking on, “Information – From Pine Gap to the Present” at the […]

Analytics, IT Architecture, Security and Data Management

In an early intelligence report sample, taken for the 2016 CIO Leaders Summit Australia, Analytics, IT Architecture, Security and Data Management […]

Most Common Challenges and Areas of Investment

14th January 2016 – In an early intelligence report sample, taken for the 2016 CIO Leaders Summit Australia, Analytics, IT Architecture, Security […]

Leading Innovation for Business Value and Growth

The CIO Advisory Council has announced the Keynote Panel Discussion, “Leading Innovation for Business Value and Growth; The New CIO Value […]

Migrating to the Cloud

Jennifer Hoch Marketing Manager Focus Network 15th December 2015 – Focus Network has announced that Ian Gibson, Chief Information Officer, […]

Building Engines of Innovation

At the 2015 OPTUS My Business Awards, hipages was awarded with two outstanding awards – Medium Business of the Year and Aspiring Business of the […]

Mobile Identity

Focus Network has announced that Rocky Scopelliti, Global Industry Executive – Banking, Finance & Insurance, Telstra will provide the Keynote […]

CIO Leaders Summit Australia 2016 Announced

Focus Network will host the CIO Leaders Summit Australia on February 10 – 11 2016 at the Westin, Sydney. The Summit is invitation only and […]

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