Aussies rank technology ahead of science for student learning

Technology has pipped science by a fair margin as the most important subject Australians believe children should be learning at school, according to a newly published nationwide survey.

Tim Hoffman, Megaport CTO

Australian data centre operator Megaport has appointed former Twitter global network head Tim Hoffman as chief technology officer.

Vicki Brady Telstra

Telstra has appointed Vicki Brady, a former Singtel Optus executive, as group executive consumer and small business, following the sudden departure from the telco and the role by Kevin Russell.

Most commonly requested consultant skills in Australian telcos and industry revealed

The most commonly requested consultant skills in the telco industry in Australia are big data, change management and business analytics, based on 500 project postings since 1 January. And what of other industries?

Deputy rounds up Targett as CMO

Employee management SaaS provider Deputy has appointed Luke Targett to the new position of global chief marketing officer.

Janet Michie Tquila

IT solutions company Tquila ANZ has a appointed 20-year industry veteran Janet Michie to the newly created position of Telstra channel manager in a move it says is part of strengthening its partnership with the telco.

Jobs, employment for execs continue to rise, capital investment up in ICT sector

Australia enjoyed improving business conditions, healthy employment numbers and a stronger economy in July with the ICT sector doing well with a rise of 11% in executive job demand, according to a new study.

Data warehouse helps IT manager gain elevation to CIO

Underlining the importance of big data in the corporate world, the creation of a data warehouse for a publicly listed dental company has played a major role in the firm's IT manager gaining promotion as its first chief information officer.

Iggy Pintado, IDC Australia, NZ

Global analyst firm IDC has appointed former SAS head of marketing Iggy Pintado as its managing director for Australia and New Zealand.

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