Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
Technology is expected to play a key role in business investment in the year ahead for many Australia organisations, as they look to enhance workplace efficiency, security, and enable their staff to be more productive when mobile.
Operational intelligence software provider, Splunk has forged a strategic alliance with analytics software company, Tableau Software which the two companies say is designed to “leverage the power of advanced visual analytics and real-time machine data.”
The chief and founder of an Australia-developed software and cloud solutions company has speculated that Australia’s economy will collapse “under the inertia of the past” and that the Aussie ICT sector will be the driver for a secure, prosperous future for the country.