Stories by George Nott

Cryptocurrency prices are all in the mind

​The volatility of cryptocurrencies has become something of a joke. The fact its value bounces around like a kangaroo in a clown car has given rise to countless memes about the emotional toll of being an investor.

Written by George Nott23 May 18 09:00

Victorian emergency services extend Motorola comms deal

Victoria’s emergency services have extended their deal with Motorola Solutions Australia to supply and upgrade the mission critical Metropolitan Mobile Radio network (MMR).

Written by George Nott24 April 18 00:00

CBA robot Chip takes a trip to the airport

​Can a friendly humanoid robot help take some of the stress out of air travel? That’s the question being posed by researchers from Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s innovation lab this week in a series of experiments at Sydney International Airport.

Written by George Nott24 Aug. 17 09:15

AI experts call for immediate action against autonomous weapons

An international group of artificial intelligence and robotics experts have signed an open letter to the United Nations to halt the use of autonomous weapons they say threaten to create a ‘third revolution in warfare’.

Written by George Nott21 Aug. 17 09:58

Sydney FC scores success with tech transformation

​At the weekend, Sydney FC made A-League history after win over Newcastle brought their points tally to a record 66. They are 17 points clear at the top of the table, a position they’ve held for 27 consecutive weeks. They are the most successful team in 40 years of national football in Australia.

Written by George Nott18 April 17 16:28

CIO100 2017 #31-100: Scott Andrews, Manheim Australia & New Zealand

“We were able to source a new platform that would not only address our current issues, but that would help drive true digital transformation through a multitude of new features, functionality and critically the ability to bid, buy and sell vehicles from any mobile or tablet device in real time from anywhere in the world,” says Scott Andrews, technology director, Manheim Australia & New Zealand.

Written by George Nott29 March 17 07:00

CIO100 2017: Others to watch: Cameron McFie, Rhipe

Rhipe has invested in a full digital transformation of services over the last 12 months, to deliver intelligent billing, provisioning and support systems backed by new marketing-as-a-Service, support-as-a-service and consulting-as-a-service offerings.
Driving the transformation is Rhipe’s CTO Cameron McFie and what his colleagues call a ‘roll up your sleeves leadership’.

Written by George Nott29 March 17 07:00