Stories by Stephanie McDonald

New ICT training academy launched

By Stephanie McDonald | 10 October, 2013 13:52

The Western Sydney Institute of TAFE NSW has launched an ICT training academy to help meet demand for workers in the sector.

Royal District Nursing Service seeks CIO

By Stephanie McDonald | 10 October, 2013 11:28

Royal District Nursing Service (RDNS) is on the hunt for a new CIO.

ASG wins $11.5m contract with Victorian govt department

By Stephanie McDonald | 09 October, 2013 14:39

ASG Group has won an $11.5 million contract with the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) in Victoria to provide cloud-based hosting and managed services.

Optus scores $60m contract with Virgin Australia

By Stephanie McDonald | 09 October, 2013 10:47

Optus has been awarded a $60 million, five-year contract with Virgin Australia to provide domestic and international telco and managed services.

Optus wins NSW govt contract for mobile services

By Stephanie McDonald | 04 October, 2013 11:38

Optus has won a contract with the NSW Department of Finance and Services to provide managed mobility services, replacing Telstra as the provider for its mobile services.

Telstra to cut 1100 jobs

By Stephanie McDonald | 25 September, 2013 15:00

Telstra will cut around 1100 jobs from its operation business by June next year, around 6 per cent of its operations staff.

University of Newcastle CIO leaves after four months

By Stephanie McDonald | 23 September, 2013 15:40

Mark Pigot has left the position of CIO at the University of Newcastle after just four months in the job.

QUT migrates 140K accounts to Office 365

By Stephanie McDonald | 19 September, 2013 09:00

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has recently migrated around 140,000 student accounts from Microsoft’s Live@edu to Office 365.

Industry welcomes Turnbull as Comms Minister

By Stephanie McDonald | 17 September, 2013 09:28

Malcolm Turnbull has been appointed Australia’s newest Communications Minister, and the telco and IT industry is optimistic about the impact he might have on the sector.

Optus Business and Singtel ink $530m contract with ANZ Bank

By Stephanie McDonald | 12 September, 2013 10:02

Optus Business and SingTel have signed a $530 million agreement to provide telcommunications and managed services to the ANZ Bank.

After the election: What next for the NBN?

By Stephanie McDonald | 06 September, 2013 15:17

The National Broadband Network, Australia's largest infrastructure project, is set for a shake-up as Tony Abbott slots into the top job.

Toowoomba council to roll out TechnologyOne's OneCouncil platform

By Stephanie McDonald | 27 August, 2013 10:36

TechnologyOne and Toowoomba Regional Council have signed a $3 million agreement for the council to roll out the OneCouncil software platform.

NICTA scores $42m in govt funding

By Stephanie McDonald | 08 August, 2013 14:44

National ICT Australia (NICTA) has received $42 million in federal government funding for 2015-16.

CSIRO's new division led by farmer's daughter

By Stephanie McDonald | 08 August, 2013 11:07

A farmer’s daughter who studied peanuts in India for her PhD is heading up a new division for the CSIRO, and she's hoping data-driven research will help to facilitate real world decision-making for industry and the government.

Telstra reports strong growth in cloud business

By Stephanie McDonald | 08 August, 2013 10:25

Revenues at Telstra’s Network Applications and Services (NAS) division increased by 17.7 per cent to $1.5 billion, with strong growth across all its products.