Stories by Byron Connolly

IBM suing its former CIO

IBM is suing former global CIO, claiming that he violated a non-compete agreement and demanding he repay US$1.7 million in stock bonuses.

Written by Byron Connolly09 Aug. 17 14:21

Google to stop scanning Gmail accounts

Silicon Valley giant Google said it will stop scanning its users’ personal email accounts to deliver targeted advertising.

Written by Byron Connolly26 June 17 10:05

Trim your governance and get agile: CBA’s Stuart Mitchell

Organisations must trim the layers of governance built up over many years for traditional waterfall tech projects or fall victim to more agile startups, says CommBank’s senior agile coach, Stuart Mitchell.

Written by Byron Connolly23 June 17 11:14

​Kate Burleigh quits as Intel MD

Intel’s Australia and New Zealand managing director Kate Burleigh is leaving after 20-years at the chip maker.

Written by Byron Connolly29 May 17 12:17

Jamila Gordon: The CIO who escaped the Somali Civil War

Jamila Gordon has had quite a life journey, from her humble beginnings as an African refugee to her current role as director and chief information officer at ASX-listed firm, GetSwift.

Written by Byron Connolly27 Feb. 17 16:54

​Carl Duckinson new Aurecon CIO

Toll Group’s former interim CIO, Carl Duckinson, is the new IT chief at the Melbourne office of global engineering and advisory company, Aurecon.

Written by Byron Connolly06 Sept. 16 11:22

​Fixing the disconnect between you and your board

Richard Tait, a veteran of company boards, can’t recall how many times he’s heard: ‘We’ve got this big project but don’t worry, I’ve got a major vendor involved in a fixed price contract, so what could possibly go wrong?’

Written by Byron Connolly16 Nov. 15 16:31

​Digitisation not about ‘McDonalds analytics’: ANZ CTO

The fundamental element of any digital transformation project is actually understanding what’s important to the customer not doing what ANZ’s chief technology officer, Patrick Maes describes as ‘McDonalds analytics.’

Written by Byron Connolly28 Oct. 15 16:23