The rising cost of a data breach in 2020

By Stephen Burmester, Asia Pacific Lead – X-Force Incident Response and Intelligence Services (IRIS) Increased remote working and digital footprints have accelerated the importance of cybersecurity in today’s business world. While the cost and risk of a cybersecurity breach are increasing year-on-year, there are measures companies can take to minimise the threat. Although breaches remain […]

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Building a Cognitive Enterprise: How to accelerate your digital transformation for the new normal

Author: Doug Robinson, Managing Partner, Global Business Services, IBM Australia and New Zealand  We are at a tipping point in history where the impact of technology is so significant it can completely transform the way business is done. The convergence of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), automation, Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and 5G […]

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Supercomputing a COVID-19 vaccine

How the world’s most powerful computers are changing the way we create vaccines.   COVID-19 continues to rapidly spread around the world, passing 14 million confirmed infections, and the death toll surpassing 600,000. A vaccine can’t come soon enough but history suggests it will be many years before a workable one is widely available. The […]

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Five Technology Design Principles to Combat Domestic Abuse – IBM Policy Lab

Author: Lesley Nuttall, IBM Security Accelerated Value Leader, IBM Cloud and Cognitive Software  In response to a global surge in domestic violence, leading to a UN call for measures, the IBM Policy Lab has proposed five design principles aimed at combating a new breed of domestic abuse – technology-facilitated coercive control. Domestic abuse is a widespread societal […]

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Meet Ena the eBike

Author: Josh Andres, Human-Computer Interaction Researcher, User Experience/Interface Lead, IBM Research Lab, Australia More people than ever are riding their bikes as a way to stay fit, avoid crowded public transport, and help the environment. Sadly, the dangers of cycling, especially in urban environments, are well known, but what if you had an electric bicycle […]

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Telstra turns AI into digital transformation

Author: Shabana Yunus, Project Manager, Account Based Marketing(ABM), IBM Global Markets Australia’s largest telecommunications company, Telstra, is undergoing a massive digital transformation, and at the heart of their efforts are customers. With a presence in 20 countries, in Australia, the telco provides 18.3 million retail mobile services, 3.7 million retail fixed bundles and standalone data […]

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How will COVID-19 reshape our jobs?

A new way of working will be upon us as we emerge from the pandemic, but what skills will we need? The almost instantaneous need to work from home triggered by COVID-19 means that for many companies we’re all passengers on the information superhighway. For firms and workers, that has meant building a working vehicle […]

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The skills kids will need for the future of work

Kids starting school have a good chance of working in a job that is yet to be invented. But there are ways to learn skills now that will translate to a job later. Employment opportunities for school leavers have changed dramatically in the last few decades, with some jobs so new that they didn’t exist […]

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Where are you on your Journey to Cloud?

Author: Dev Mookerjee, CTO, Red Hat Synergy, Asia Pacific, IBM Global Markets What a difference six months can make! It feels like it was eons ago when I published a blog on Edge Computing & IoT last December. Since I typed those words, our world has changed dramatically. As you read this today, chances are […]

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Business Buddy wins our final Call for Code hackathon

Authors:  Alison Haire, IBM Developer Advocate and DeveloperSteve Coochin, IBM Developer Advocate Our final Call for Code Hackathon took place over the weekend of the 20th and 21st of June. Enthusiastic and powered up; teams across A/NZ came together to take on the challenge of building apps to fight climate change and COVID-19. Hackathons are […]

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Collaborative Threat Defence with IBM and Cisco

Author: Ali Daher, IBM Security Leader A/NZ When it comes to threat defence, it’s a cluttered market out there! There are multiple security vendors and a multitude of tools to solve different security requirements. Common feedback we hear from customers is, wouldn’t it be great to: Reduce product and vendor complexity Streamline workflows between security […]

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Cybersecurity: How to stay safe online during COVID-19

The big shift to remote working has meant huge changes in how we do our jobs, including risks we didn’t need to worry about before. COVID-19 isn’t the only pandemic we’re suffering right now. Our digital lives are under unprecedented attack and the very thing that is meant to keep us safe from the actual […]

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