INTERFACE - Podcast from TasICT
Episode 14 - Ian Warner CEO ISW

Episode 14 - Ian Warner CEO ISW

April 8, 2021

Award Winner. ISW won the 2020 TasICT Excellence Award for IT Exporter of the Year, sponsored by the Tasmanian Government's Department of State Growth - Trade & International Relations. Managing Director of ISW Ian Warner explains  the recent export success has been a long time in the making. He explains that any business that is looking to follow suite and trade internationally, needs to develop partnerships and relationships with overseas technology companies. In his discussion with TasICT CEO Steve Adermann, Ian talks about exporting software, coping with the language barrier, target markets, UTAS graduates and intellectual property.

Episode 13 - Dean Williams Sustainable Timber Tasmania

Episode 13 - Dean Williams Sustainable Timber Tasmania

April 2, 2021

Award Winner. Forest Management Services Manager from Sustainable Timber Tasmania Dean Williams explains the the 'Eagle Eye' project to TasICT Chief Executive Officer Steve Adermann. The innovation earned the 2020 TasICT Excellence Award for Best Contribution to Sustainability or Protection of the Environment sponsored by AQ Advisory. In addition to providing a non-disruptive means of monitoring the endangered Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle, the 'Eagle Eye' project provides advantages for other forest management practices in remote wilderness.

Episode 12 - Lisa Clapham MyState

Episode 12 - Lisa Clapham MyState

March 15, 2021

Award Winner. Lisa Clapham won the 2020 TasICT Excellence Award for 'Outstanding Contribution by a Tasmanian Woman in Technology'. From her humble beginnings as a clerk in a UK bank to her current position as Manager Data Quality & Systems Configuration with MyState, Lisa talks about her time with NYNEX, IBM and her role as a mentor for young women through the TasTAFE/ACS mentorship programme.

Episode 11 - Fiona Turner CEO Bitwise Agronomy

Episode 11 - Fiona Turner CEO Bitwise Agronomy

March 11, 2021

Award Winner. Chief Executive Officer of Bitwise Agronomy Fiona Turner discusses Greenview, the project which won the 2020 TasICT Excellence Award for 'Best Innovation from Regional Tasmania'. The product combines computer vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence to identify, count and measure parameters in horticultural crops. Efficiencies and reduction of costs are achieved by producers because Greenview is able to return accurate yield estimates.

Episode 10 - Award Winners. Sudhir Iyer, MyState

Episode 10 - Award Winners. Sudhir Iyer, MyState

December 26, 2020

The honours were shared in the TasICT Excellence Award for 'Best Project or Project Management' sponsored by ISW, and a joint winner was the MyState Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Project. MyState Systems Technical Manager Sudhir Iyer talks to TasICT CEO Steve Adermann about the Award nomination and the impact of the RPA project.

Episode 09 - Award Winners. Jon Ettershank, TasWater

Episode 09 - Award Winners. Jon Ettershank, TasWater

December 21, 2020

The H2GO Application was a joint winner of the TasICT Excellence Award for Best Project or Project Management category sponsored by ISW. TasWater Department Manager Business Systems Jon Ettershank details the project and the efficiencies gained by the implementation of H2GO.

Episode 08 - Award Winners. Michael Sylvester, CEO, Blueline Laundry

Episode 08 - Award Winners. Michael Sylvester, CEO, Blueline Laundry

December 20, 2020

This episode is the first in a series focusing on the winners from the TasICT Excellence Awards. Blueline Laundry won the Award for the 'Best Diversity & Inclusion Initiative' sponsored by atWork Australia with the nomination titled 'Tasmania's Most Talented Laundry'. Blueline Laundry CEO Michael Sylvester explains how he unearthed the amazing amount of experience and qualifications that existed in his workforce, and how those talents are now being used in the business.

Episode 07 - Michael Cooper Director Cooper IP

Episode 07 - Michael Cooper Director Cooper IP

October 15, 2020

Intellectual Property can be a valuable asset, and in this episode TasICT CEO Steve Adermann talks to Patent and Trademark attorney Michael Cooper, Director of Cooper IP. The conversation covers patents, design registrations, copyright, trade secrets and trademarks. Many businesses are looking further afield for growth, but what challenges lie ahead as they protect their Intellectual Property in Australia and overseas? 

Episode 00 - Preview

Episode 00 - Preview

September 21, 2020

A preview of INTERFACE, the podcast from TasICT - The Peak Industry Body for Information, Communication and Technology Sector.

Episode 06 - Bess Clark Chief Executive Officer Marinus Link Project

Episode 06 - Bess Clark Chief Executive Officer Marinus Link Project

September 18, 2020

Chief Executive Officer of the Marinus Link Project discusses the major development which will see a second interconnector between Tasmania and Victoria. TasICT CEO Steve Adermann asks about the benefits of the project, additional optic fibre cables across Bass Strait, The Federal Government's prioritisation, employment generation, workforce development aprovals process and benefits for businesses and consumers.  

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