Stories by Sandra Rossi

Call for national workplace surveillance legislation

Victorian government is keen to follow NSW's move this month on workplace surveillance legislation but has gone one step further by calling for uniform laws to be enacted across the entire nation.

Written by Sandra Rossi06 Oct. 05 11:55

No job guarantees for Telstra employees

Prime Minister John Howard said today he cannot guarantee job security for Telstra workers once the telco is fully sold.

Written by Sandra Rossi29 Aug. 05 14:30

WA launches e-medicine centre

Western Australian premier Geoff Gallop today launched the world's first e-medicine research initiative at Edith Cowan University.

Written by Sandra Rossi23 Aug. 05 08:00

Women in ICT Network launched

Some of the most prominent women working in IT today have come together to form the Victorian Women in ICT Network.

Written by Sandra Rossi08 July 05 07:35

WA Health inks $75 million outsourcing deal

The Western Australia Department of Health has extended its information management alliance contract with Fujitsu Australia for another five years.

Written by Sandra Rossi04 July 05 11:23

Telstra's search for chief is over

The former head of French mobile company Orange, Solomon Trujillo, has been appointed Telstra's new chief executive officer (CEO) for a fee of $3 million a year.

Written by Sandra Rossi09 June 05 17:00

Porn fiends exit as big brother boogies into town

I can recall back in the last century when I first began writing stories about e-mail snooping and the need to monitor Internet misuse by employees in the workplace. Remember the 1990s when the evils of the Internet first made news headlines and organizations were forced to pay multimillion dollar settlements to employees who had been exposed to explicit porn via e-mail?

Written by Sandra Rossi11 May 05 11:39

Queensland government to review ICT procurement strategy

The Queensland Premier Peter Beattie has announced a review of the government's software and ICT procurement policies following a meeting with representatives from industry yesterday.

Written by Sandra Rossi06 May 05 14:32

Oracle chairman to meet Australian users

Oracle chairman Jeff Henley arrives in Australia next week to meet PeopleSoft customers and reassure users the company will stand firm on bold promises it has already made such as maintaining product support right through to 2013.

Written by Sandra Rossi24 Feb. 05 08:19

NSW names first CIO

NSW Government announced the appointment today of Paul Edgecumbe as the state's first chief information officer.

Written by Sandra Rossi07 Feb. 05 16:04

CIOs influence spreads as role gets bigger

CIOs are becoming more influential within their organizations as they forge closer ties with business and their role gets bigger.

Written by Sandra Rossi17 Nov. 04 07:48

User group formed to tackle upgrades

While Technology One was spruiking the benefits of its Connected Intelligence (CI) platform at its annual user conference, some customers said they were still years away from upgrading.

Written by Sandra Rossi08 Nov. 04 07:07