The iTnews Podcast

The iTnews Podcast

Australia’s leading source of enterprise technology news is now in podcast form. Join the editorial team at iTnews.com.au each week as we talk to technology executives from across the sector, digging deep into IT strategy, architecture and delivery. This podcast will be home to several shows, including the CXO Challenge, which profiles the work of top executives and their teams.

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June 13, 2021 17 min

Travel insurer Cover-More Group cut 15 percent of its enterprise application portfolio as part of a global consolation of its IT operations at the height of the pandemic.

The ASX-listed company – which operates in 22 countries – juggled the project, which is ongoing, while putting out spot fires during one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of the travel industry.

Speaking as part of the CXO Challenge services on The iTnew...

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South Australia Police is preparing to embark on its most ambitious mobility program to date, with plans to equip all 6500 front and back office staff with a smartphone for the first time.

Australia’s fourth largest police force revealed plans for the four-year program in February give its officers the tools need to access information from critical systems on the fly.

Speaking as part of the CXO Challenge series on The iTnews Podcast...

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When Zip’s director of security and IT Peter Robinson joined the company two-and-a-half years ago, he was its only security staffer. 

The company - ASX-listed and a major player in the ‘buy now, pay later’ (BNPL) boom - has scaled up rapidly in that time, growing from 100 people overall to over 1000.

The story of that scale-up, and the technology challenges it brought, is told in this week’s CXO Challenge interview on the iTnews podc...

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IAG is a year into a major program of work aimed at uplifting the skills and capabilities of both its technology and operations organisation, and now people from across the group.

IAG - Insurance Australia Group - is the largest general insurance company in Australia and New Zealand, and is home to brands such as NRMA, CGU, NZI and Lumley.

In this week's CXO Challenge on the iTnews podcast, IAG’s executive manager for ‘technology...

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Cancer Council NSW has established a 'single view of customer' across all of the systems it uses to raise funds as part of an ongoing effort to become fully digital and cloud first.

In this week’s CXO Challenge on the iTnews podcast, chief information officer Frances Waterford discusses the council’s IT structure, as well as the ‘single view of customer’ project and ongoing project works.

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Optus has restructured its enterprise business into a series of “digital practices”, areas of “deep specialisation” that are set up to work collaboratively on both internally-facing and external customer projects.

In this week’s iTnews podcast, Optus Enterprise vice president of customer solutions and cloud Theresa Eyssens talks about her arrival at the telco, the new structure of its enterprise business, and ongoing efforts to trai...

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Major Australian rail, infrastructure and building company John Holland is embarking on a comprehensive three-year digital transformation journey. For this, the inaugural episode of the iTnews CXO Challenge podcast, we explore the key pillars and systems up for transformation, and how emerging technologies will reshape both the company's operations and the broader industry.

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