Stories by Hamish Barwick


ING Direct Australia shares 12 BI tips

Implementing business intelligence (BI) can be a process fraught with pitfalls but avoiding this is easy if companies follow certain processes, advises financial services company, ING Direct Australia.

Written by Hamish Barwick22 Feb. 12 15:34

Toyota Australia puts BI in top gear

Budget blowouts and delays were hampering IT projects at Toyota Australia until the car manufacturer rolled out a new business intelligence (BI) model.

Written by Hamish Barwick22 Feb. 12 11:25

Mirus Australia creates aged care BI

In a bid to provide better patient data to care providers, aged care services firm, Mirus Australia, has developed an Aged Care Metrics (ACM) system which utilises business intelligence (BI).

Written by Hamish Barwick21 Feb. 12 15:42

Gartner BI Summit: The future of analytics

Business analytics need to become easier to use in the future as Australia is faced with an analytics skills shortage that will not go away, according to a Gartner Business Intelligence (BI) and Information Management Summit panel discussion.

Written by Hamish Barwick21 Feb. 12 12:18

Woolworths opens virtual supermarket

Supermarket operator, Woolworths, has unveiled a virtual supermarket on the walls of Town Hall station in Sydney.

Written by Hamish Barwick20 Feb. 12 16:50

Data#3 reports first half revenue of $435.8 million

Brisbane-based ICT service provider, Data#3 (ASX:DLT), has reported that its first half of 2012 revenue reached $435.8 million, up 15 per cent from the same period last year.

Written by Hamish Barwick20 Feb. 12 14:44

iPad, Windows 8 top ANZ infrastructure spend in 2012: IDC

The Australia and New Zealand ICT infrastructure market will be characterised by changing investment priorities due to economic conditions, according to the latest predictions from IDC Australia.

Written by Hamish Barwick17 Feb. 12 15:26

Australian telco revenues to decline by 2016: Analyst

The Australian telecommunications industry is set to face declining revenue growth by 2016 due to falling mobile services profits, according to data from analyst firm, Frost & Sullivan.

Written by Hamish Barwick17 Feb. 12 11:45

In pictures: Digital Realty Trust breaks ground in Melbourne

Data centre operator, Digital Realty Trust, had the Victorian Minister for Technology, Gordon Rich-Phillips, digging for victory at its planned 50000 square metre facility in Paramount Park Industrial Complex, Melbourne. The project is expected to be complete in 2013.

Written by Hamish Barwick16 Feb. 12 16:30

Digital Realty Trust turns soil at Melbourne data centre sites

Data centre provider, Digital Realty Trust, has begun preparing a 30,250 square metre property in the Paramount Park Industrial Complex in Melbourne for its two facilities which are expected to contribute up to $365 million to the Victorian economy.

Written by Hamish Barwick16 Feb. 12 10:28

Government needs to address Cloud demand, concerns: Conroy

Cloud computing has the potential to benefit federal and state governments, but issues such as privacy need to be addressed first, according to federal communications minister, Stephen Conroy.

Written by Hamish Barwick15 Feb. 12 12:31

CenITex finds new CIO

Former Tatts Group business systems group manager, Fiona Caldwell, has been appointed chief information officer of Victorian shared services agency, CenITex.

Written by Hamish Barwick14 Feb. 12 16:08

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