Stories by Siobhan McBride

Salary gains modest for IT professionals, outlook cloudy

The 2005 Australian Computer Society (ACS) Remuneration Survey remains one of the largest of its kind in Australia and provides a detailed picture of working life for Australia's ICT professionals.

Written by Siobhan McBride08 Aug. 05 10:02

ATO readies for etax deluge

As the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) readies for its end of financial year deluge, it's paying more attention to those individuals who submit their tax return online - all 1.1 million of them.

Written by Siobhan McBride06 July 05 08:13

Death of the fax machine

Once upon a time, the fax machine was a staple piece of technology in offices around Australia.

Written by Siobhan McBride29 June 05 07:42

SA government inks multimillion dollar software deal

The South Australian Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology is implementing an electronic document and records management system for its 4000 employees.

Written by Siobhan McBride22 June 05 08:26

Death of ICT pioneer

ICT industry pioneer Tony Benson died on Friday, February 11 after a four-month battle with cancer.

Written by Siobhan McBride15 Feb. 05 08:10

Southern Rural Water connects staff with DataWorks

Victorian government authority Southern Rural Water (SRW) was looking for ways to improve staff efficiency and communications, and to provide a consistent method of capturing and distributing information across the organization.

Written by Siobhan McBride09 Feb. 05 09:10

IT's not sexy enough to fill uni courses

Completion of first-round offers for university placements across the country has revealed a serious decline in IT course enrolments.

Written by Siobhan McBride01 Feb. 05 09:07

Software accreditation to benefit govt departments

CSC Australia has announced its ACT-based laboratory has gained NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) accreditation for software testing.

Written by Siobhan McBride26 Oct. 04 16:12

QUT boosts Net access

In a bid to drive down Internet infrastructure costs and improve download speed, the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is implementing a solution to provide 700 gigabytes of hard disk storage space across four campuses.

Written by Siobhan McBride27 April 04 08:40

Comms Authority wants feedback on national network

The Australian Communications Authority (ACA) wants interested parties to comment on the effectiveness of the Network Reliability Framework (NRF) following its first year of operation.

Written by Siobhan McBride01 April 04 15:11