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Deakin scoops AppSense for improved desktop user experience

Deakin University has selected AppSense Environment Manager in a bid to personalise the user desktop experience by improving the logon experience and reduce profile corruption and reliance on group policy.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien30 Aug. 16 13:10

​One week left to nominate for the CIO50

​There’s one week left to nominate for this year’s CIO50 list, with the deadline for nominations slated for August 31. Now is the time to tell us your story of transformation, innovation and leadership.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien24 Aug. 16 12:21

Ashley Madison data breach due to inappropriate security measures

Dating website, Ashley Madison, was the target of a data breach as a result of inappropriate security safeguards, according to findings of a joint investigation by the Australian Privacy Commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC), Daniel Therrien.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien24 Aug. 16 11:55

In pictures: Record turnout for 'Go Girl, Go for IT,' event at Deakin University in Melbourne

More than 1,600 teenage girls, age 13-17, and 136 teachers from 61 schools, attended the recent Go Girl, Go For IT conference at Deakin University in Melbourne, which was aimed at inspiring and encouraging girls to pursue a career in science and technology. The event is spearheaded by Vic ICT for Women (a volunteer group of ICT female professionals that work to recruit and retain and promote women in IT).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien23 Aug. 16 15:24

GovDC marketplace powered by ServiceNow and UXC Keystone

​The NSW Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (DFSI) has selected ServiceNow as the primary platform for the new GovDC marketplace, a portal that enables government agencies to enquire and procure services of approved ICT vendors.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien04 Aug. 16 08:44

Alibaba portal opens business opportunities for Aussie companies

​Chinese e-commerce giant, Alibaba, is turning subsistence farmers into online entrepreneurs and creating new business opportunities for Australian companies, according to researchers at the University of Sydney Business School.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 July 16 15:21