Jonathan Cotton

e-retailers vs Amazon

Are e-retailers too complacent about Christmas?

November 23, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Judging by the buoyant mood you could be forgiven for thinking Amazon’s retail revolution has been called off. But not so fast… read more...
IoT security crackdown

Is it time for an IoT crack down?

November 22, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Security vendors will always find something to make us paranoid, but for IoT, some sort of policy framework is surely the order of the day… read more...
Emesents Hovermap underground mine drone

Below and beyond: The underground drones are coming

November 15, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Drone technology is rapidly taking off – but there’s action happening closer to ground… read more...
ACCC consumer data standard

You have the right to remain private

November 13, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Inside Australia’s ambitious consumer data standard…
Mixed reality revolution downunder

Mixed reality revolution finally gets underway downunder

November 1, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Australiasian VR, AR and mixed reality on the cusp of broad adoption… read more...
IBM acquires Red Hat

Big Blue chases cloud market with US$34b Red Hat acquisition

October 31, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
IBM’s proposed acquisition of open source cloud software company Red Hat will create the world’s largest open source software portfolio… read more...
Aussie startup decline

Is the honeymoon over? Australian startups in decline

October 26, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
For the first time in five years Australia’s start-up ecosystem shows significant drops in startup activity… read more...
Gartner digi-commerce projects

AI investment shows bang for buck

October 18, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Gartner finds majority of AI projects are very successful – for e-commerce… read more...
Open office ruins collaboration

Open office findings counter-intuitive

October 17, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
The science is out: why open offices don’t foster collaboration… read more...
Tim Berners-Lee_Future of WWW

New world order: Is it time for Internet 2.0?

October 11, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Goodbye passwords, logins and data-hungry tech giants. The net’s future might just be on a USB… read more...
Online voting

When will online voting come to Australasia?

October 10, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
With voter numbers dropping, postal services on the decline and booth-voting pure misery, is it time for a digital solution?.. read more...
Paypal review Aussie m-commerce

PayPal’s take on Aussie m-commerce

October 5, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
New research finds a significant gap between customer demand and mobile payment readiness… read more...
CSIRO Space roadmap

CSIRO shoots for the moon with ambitious space program

October 3, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Harnessing industry, research and the issuing of a ‘lunar challenge’… read more...

Deloitte says CIOs need to adapt or perish

October 2, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
In the age of change, just what does the role of the CIO entail?.. read more...
Australian innovation

What’s the value of Australian innovation?

September 27, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
The CSIRO says Australia stands to gain billions if it properly fosters digital innovation. That, however, is a big ‘if’… read more...
Banking sector

BigTech is coming for unhappy banking customers

September 26, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
A new banking sector survey reveals low customer satisfaction levels and an industry ripe for upheaval by Google, Amazon and the like… read more...

Shipping News: blockchain arrives for freight

September 24, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
IBM’s TradeLens hypes a step toward ‘one-touch’ international shipping… read more...
cyber attack trigger next financial crisis

Could a cyber attack trigger the next financial crisis?

September 21, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Just how safe is the global financial system from the bad guys?… read more...
Australia digital earth satellite imagery

Govt serious about creating the ‘Google Maps’ of satellite imagery

September 13, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
Australia has got big plans to harness the power of satellite tech. But first: how to handle the data deluge?… read more...
Aussie Infosec reputation

Australia’s infosec stripes: Ours to lose

September 13, 2018 | Jonathan Cotton
There are a few bad habits that need to be addressed before AU can be proud of its infosec… read more...

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