The CIO Show: Women in IT, part 2

In this the second of our two-part episode on ‘Women in IT’ we delve a little deeper into what sexual discrimination looks like, and continuing the broader conversation about diversity, while also sharing some important facts that really challenge some of the key assumptions in this debate. And as one of Australia’s most respected and…

Design thinking: The secret to digital success

Design thinking is fast becoming a key ingredient for successful digital transformation. But what exactly is design thinking, and how are leading CIOs harnessing its power to enhance business value? Design thinking practitioners observe and analyze user behaviors to gain insights into their needs and wants, according to Gartner. They then use those insights to…

5 ways to avoid cloud waste

A big reason why we all use clouds these days is to save money from running our own server rooms and data centers. But, if you don’t use clouds correctly, you can still lose money. Here’s how to avoid those costly mistakes. Read More from This Article: 5 ways to avoid cloud waste Source:…

5 conversations CIOs must have to advance digital business

Digital business efforts have accelerated in the face of COVID-19, with leading enterprises and government agencies quickly implementing digital capabilities to support remote and virtual engagement. Now, they have turned their attention to widespread optimization and revenue generation opportunities. CIOs, along with other members of the executive team, are on the implementation front lines. Given…

Pros and cons of low-code platforms

In a world with high stress deadlines and high maintenance bosses, the promise of low-code development tools sound great: With a few clicks, non-coders can stand up a simple app in a snap. That’s the sales pitch from a wide range of vendors that have latched on to the “low code” buzzword. The marketplace is…

The CIO’s guide to navigating office politics

The meeting went south almost as soon as it started. A company was moving from a service-driven to product-driven business model and adopting an agile approach at the same time. Al Sporer, executive vice president and general manager for digital consultancy Anexinet, was there to facilitate. Less than five minutes in, a longtime general manager…

Time extended to enter the 2020 CIO50

Due to distractions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, CIO Australia is granting nominees and their nominators a two-week extension to enter this year’s CIO50. Entrants now have until 5:00pm on Friday September 4 to complete and send in their nominations. 2020 has been a tough year for many of us with the pandemic placing enormous…