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70% of CIOs to change technology and sourcing relationships in the next 2-3 years

Torrential changes will reshape the service provider landscape over the next several years as organisations struggle to adjust to a digital future, according to Gartner, Inc. A recent global survey of CIOs by Gartner's Executive Programs found that 70 percent of CIOs will change their technology and sourcing relationships in the next two to...
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Estimated 48% rise in mainframe application IT debt over last 18 months

CIOs Estimate 48% Rise in Mainframe Application IT Debt over Last 18 Months, a new global study has found. As a result, 68% of CIOs admit their business is exposed to compliance and risk issues.
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Latest products, services and ventures

Avaya releases latest Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions | IC3D upgrades language translation software for SolidWorks | Broadreach Services launches MeetSmart | Barracuda expands Copy file sync & share service for businesses | Eaton’s Energy Saving Rectifier slashes Telco OPEX | Tenable adds cloud management and multi-scanner support to Nessus | WatchGuard Technologies launches...
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All the bottom-line action

SenPhi Technologies signs reseller agreement with Business Intelligence vendor Yellowfin | Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) deploys Oracle HR Cloud & Talent Management Cloud worldwide | Natures Organics selects Pronto Software | Bulletproof appointed Sitecore Hosting Partner | Three of London’s most prestigious venues move up to Priava Cloud | Portland Hospital to implement electronic...
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Who’s who of Aussie ICT

RAMP | SENSORPLEX | LINX | PRESCIENCE TECHNOLOGY | eSTORE LOGISTICS | IC3D is a design technology provider for the manufacturing and construction sectors.
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A snapshot of changing roles

Spectrum Group appoints Brian Corrigan Director of Content | Imperva appoints Robert de Haan Regional Sales Manager for Qld, NT, NZ & Pacific | The Digital Embassy welcomes Camilla Youels as Project Leader | New appointment drives SAS cloud analytics | CGI appointment of new Australian business leaders | Sitecore appoints Ahmed Rubaie as...
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Advancing business goals

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The IT function within every organisation is continually evolving in order to support the new demands of the business. Long gone are the days when IT was just confined to data centres and help desks. This year as in most years past, many companies are investing considerable time and money – seeking out the...
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Telecommunications consumer complaints fall to a six-year low

Continued decrease in complaints to TIO | Sad news about the passing of Pat McGovern, IDG founder | iAwards 2014 nominations open till 28 April | CloudCentral executes reverse takeover to list on ASX
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Bring Your Own App (BYOA) storming Australia, IT departments ill prepared

Nearly two-thirds of Australian enterprises now have staff that use personal apps for work, or Bring You Own App (BYOA), and businesses are struggling to keep up with this phenomenon which is set to overtake BYOD as a strategic IT change, according to a new study released by emerging technology analyst firm Telsyte.
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Australian C-suite will be three times more collaborative over the next five years

IBM recently released the Australian findings of its Global C-suite Study. The study reveals that Australian customers wield less influence on business leaders than in other countries (47 percent versus 54 percent globally), with only 29 percent claiming to have strong collaboration with customers today.
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Forget big data, we need smart data – Jonathan Rubinsztein

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It seems the IT industry has done it again. Too often in the past the Technology Sector has created a huge bandwagon onto which every marketeer in the industry has jumped without anyone scrutinising the actual value being proposed, or making the case with any depth. Pretty soon customers see through the...
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John Owen, CEO, QSR International

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We’re an award winning company dedicated to enabling researchers all over the world make sense of unstructured data, from informing education reform in Haiti, to rebuilding cities in New Zealand to benchmarking health systems in Germany and analyzing human rights policy in Canada.
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James Scollay, GM Business Division, MYOB