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Data opportunity 'enormous' for energy sector: ElectraNet

By Adam Bender | 07 April, 2014 15:30

Big data analytics will be critical to the future of the electricity industry, according to the senior IT manager of ElectraNet.

CIO guides Bauer Media through Nine separation

By Adam Bender | 01 April, 2014 15:59

IT veteran Simon Wheeler said he was keen to take on more strategic responsibilities when a major acquisition opened the position of CIO at Bauer Media.

Bauer Media stands alone with new network

By Adam Bender | 24 March, 2014 16:18

Bauer Media has broken from Nine Entertainment Group shared services with a new stand-alone network from Azzurri Communications.

KinCare goes all in on cloud

By Adam Bender | 21 March, 2014 16:14

The CIO of aged care provider KinCare has said he will have moved everything to the cloud by the end of the year.

Internet of Things to revolutionise industry: GE

By Adam Bender | 20 March, 2014 08:50

General Electric sees the Internet of Things as a “huge opportunity” for itself and its customers, said Mark Sheppard, CIO of GE in Australia and New Zealand, said yesterday.

BYOA 'shadow IT' grows in the enterprise: Telsyte

By Adam Bender | 12 March, 2014 09:16

Nearly two-thirds of Australian enterprises have staff using personal apps for work even though only about half of the organisations allow it, according to a Telsyte report.

Audit agency does BYOD with BlackBerry

By Adam Bender | 11 March, 2014 11:51

The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has upgraded its mobile fleet to BlackBerry 10 while allowing other devices under a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) scheme managed by BES10, the BlackBerry mobile device management (MDM) software.

Telstra fields 40,000 government data requests in six months

By Adam Bender | 07 March, 2014 15:37

Telstra received about 40,000 requests for customer information from Australian government agencies in the second half of 2013, not counting national security requests, the telco has revealed.

Fox Sports bets on private cloud

By Adam Bender | 06 March, 2014 16:00

Fox Sports has rebuilt its IT systems from scratch in under 12 months for a new production studio in Artarmon on Sydney’s north shore.

Australia holding back startups: AIIA

By Adam Bender | 04 March, 2014 13:36

Australia risks slipping further behind other countries unless it does more to foster technology startups, the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has warned.

NBN Co to test Aurora fibre plan in Tasmania

By Adam Bender | 25 February, 2014 13:47

NBN Co will soon trial a proposal by Aurora in Tasmania to string fibre along power lines to reach homes, according to NBN Co chairman Ziggy Switkowski.

Hutchison, analysts differ on state of Vodafone turnaround

By Adam Bender | 25 February, 2014 09:45

Telecom analysts are not ready to declare a turnaround at Vodafone Hutchison Australia despite the telco’s claims that things are on the up.

Chrome replaces Windows at Woolworths

By Adam Bender | 18 February, 2014 14:06

Google Chrome OS devices will account for 85 per cent of business devices at Woolworths at the completion of the supermarket’s technology transformation, according to Woolworths acting CIO, Damon Rees.

Contractors urge NBN Co to 'honour promise' on rollout

By Adam Bender | 04 February, 2014 13:54

The Civil Contractors Federation of Tasmania has sent a stern message to NBN Co urging the company to continue with the National Broadband Network rollout as originally planned.

Australian government targets international roaming

By Adam Bender | 31 January, 2014 12:12

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) would be able to cap international roaming prices between Australia and New Zealand under draft legislation revealed this week.

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