Coles cautions coronavirus could hit its massive supply chain overhaul – Finance – Cloud – Hardware – Software – Storage- Tempemail

Australian grocery and liquor giant Coles has cautioned that its giant supply chain transformation could be hit by equipment delivery delays because the coronavirus in China, though the digitally-powered transformation slated to shave $1 billion is still officially on track – for the time being. Speaking to Coles’ 2020 half-year Continue Reading

NAB sets up a global privacy office – Finance – Security – Storage- Tempemail

NAB has set up a global privacy office under chief data officer Glenda Crisp with a remit to safeguard customer data and champion privacy culture and data ethics within the bank. The bank has secured the services of Cochlear’s chief privacy officer Stephen Bolinger, who has taken the role of Continue Reading

CBA vows 95 percent public cloud as it culls 25 percent of apps – Finance – Cloud – Hardware – Networking – Storage- Tempemail

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia will embark on its biggest infrastructure and enterprise software renewal in around five years, stating it will now seek to move its current public cloud base of around 25 percent to a whopping 95 percent as the bank tightens the screws on operating costs. The Continue Reading

CBA annual tech spend primed to hit $2bn – Finance – Cloud – Hardware – Security – Software – Storage- Tempemail

CBA has doubled down on its formidable tech stack and internal application development capability to land a bullish $4.34 billion cash profit for the first half, propelled in large part by operational savings and efficiencies stemming from digitisation. The profit figure, handsomely above market expectations, comes on the back of Continue Reading

How Tabcorp pulled a winning ticket on its distributed stack – Finance – Cloud – Networking – Software – Storage- Tempemail

If the notion of winning millions in a lottery by guessing a series of randomly generated numbers and an immutable distributed ledger like blockchain seem worlds apart, don’t tell Scott Owen, the senior manager of cloud and infrastructure at wagering and gaming giant, Tabcorp. As the technologist bringing together one Continue Reading

Amazon wants Trump to testify on ‘order to screw Amazon’ in Pentagon deal – Cloud – Networking – Storage- Tempemail

Amazon Web Services said on Monday it was seeking to depose President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary Mark Esper in its lawsuit over whether the president was trying “to screw Amazon” when it awarded a Pentagon contract for cloud computing to rival Microsoft Corp. The Amazon.com Inc unit alleged that Continue Reading

Mirvac discovers agile offices can shrink tech workspaces by two thirds – Finance – Strategy – Hardware – Storage- Tempemail

If you and your employer have recently moved workspaces to a schmick new tech-enabled, flexible and activity-based office but the desks and places you use a computer seem, well, a fair bit smaller, it’s probably because they are. As Australia’s biggest tech employers like the Commonwealth Bank and vendors ranging Continue Reading

CBA backs bank push for access to tax data – Finance – Storage- Tempemail

CBA is hoping the Australian Taxation Office will allow individuals to consent to “one-off sharing” of their tax data when applying for a loan, backing an idea first raised by Macquarie. Macquarie’s personal banking arm raised the idea in August last year to help it meet responsible lending requirements. The Continue Reading

EU court adviser: data privacy laws should apply in national security cases – Cloud – Security – Storage- Tempemail

The European Court of Justice should uphold its 2016 decision that personal data cannot be seized and held indiscriminately by governments even on national security grounds, the court’s advocate general said in an opinion on Wednesday. Reacting to four cases in France, Belgium and Britain in which governments called for Continue Reading

US’ Mnuchin urges Apple, other tech companies to work with law enforcement – Strategy – Hardware – Security – Storage- Tempemail

Apple and other technology companies should cooperate with US investigators, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as law enforcement officials continued probing last month’s fatal shooting at a US naval base in Florida. On Tuesday, President Donald Trump lashed out at Apple in a tweet for refusing to unlock Continue Reading