Westpac CIO Craig Bright heads for the exit – Finance – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Westpac has lost its chief information officer Craig Bright less than two years into the role, with the bank’s retail head, David Lindberg also pulling the rip cord on the institution. Australia’s oldest bank confirmed on Tuesday that both Bright and Lindberg had accepted roles with institutions overseas and that Continue Reading

Exploring 5G Applications Beyond Telecom- Tempemail

By Paul Miller One exciting aspect of 5G is its potential to transform whole industries beyond telecommunications. These industries will become huge new CSP customers. For example, 5G is expected to form the backbone of autonomous vehicles and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) applications. It’s also poised to transform the way industrial sensors Continue Reading

CIOs are taking these top two technology initiatives to learn to live with COVID-19- Tempemail

Read Article The first phase of enabling employees to work from home is over. In terms of enabling secured access, making the collaboration and conferencing tools available. The focus now has moved towards further orienting the technology landscape to work in sync with the change in the work culture, read Continue Reading

Apple reopening 25 more US stores, will soon top 100 worldwide – Benchmarking Change- Tempemail

Apple Inc will this week reopen more than 25 of its branded stores in the United States, the company said on Sunday, continuing a gradual process that has unlocked doors at nearly a fifth of its worldwide retail outlets. The iPhone maker in March shut all its stores outside of Continue Reading

Alibaba’s Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board – Cloud – Networking- Tempemail

SoftBank Group Corp said on Monday that Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma will resign from its board, in the latest departure by a high-profile ally of CEO Masayoshi Son. The departure of Ma, who retired as Alibaba’s executive chairman in September, comes as he pulls back from formal business roles to Continue Reading

New Zealand to roll out ‘digital diary’ app to help people track movements – Networking – Software- Tempemail

New Zealand will launch a contact-tracing app on Wednesday to help people track their movements as the country eases one of the world’s most rigid lockdowns designed to slow the spread of COVID-19. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the app can be best described as a ‘digital diary’ helping people Continue Reading

There’s never been a better time to put social good at the core of business, says Facebook- Tempemail

The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed our lives in just a few short months, but, amidst the anxiety and uncertainty, there has been a surge of social good. Businesses across the world have played a key role in supporting their communities and beyond by moving quickly to activate the social good Continue Reading

Texas prepares for a pandemic first: a jury trial by Zoom – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

With jury trials on hold throughout the United States because of the coronavirus pandemic, court officials in Texas are preparing to try something new: let jurors hear a case through Zoom. Lawyers in an insurance dispute in Collin County District Court on Monday will present their case by videoconference, in Continue Reading

Irish drone operator bins fast food for medical drops – Cloud – Networking- Tempemail

Ireland’s Manna Aero should have been dropping off its first takeaway orders around a Dublin university campus by drone in March but then the coronavirus pandemic shut the country and its pilot programme down. Within a week, the drone company was testing out an entirely different concept – delivering medication Continue Reading

Why the Covid-19 pandemic could kick-start digital transformation at scale- Tempemail

“COVID has been the catalyst for digital transformation at scale,” according to Publicis chief operating officer, Jo Coombes. The pandemic has undoubtedly forced many businesses to transform their offerings and move into a more online format to meet the changing behaviours of consumers, requiring brands and brand owners to be Continue Reading