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Racing and Wagering Western Australia off and running for Melbourne Cup

The IT systems of Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) are off and racing in time for this year’s Melbourne Cup, the culmination of a four-year modernisation program that includes the implementation of a Cisco Unified Computing System and intelligent network.

Written by Georgina Swan01 Nov. 11 00:01

Root cause analysis and corrective action for project managers

Project managers have the immense task of juggling requirements and resources that are often not under their direct control in order to produce the required project deliverables within the limited constraints to which they must adhere (scope, time, quality, etc.).

Written by Gareth Byatt, Gary Hamilton, Jeff Hodgkinson and Duke Okes31 Oct. 11 08:13

OpenWorld 2011: IT transformations are too much work

Once the current wave of core IT transformations have been completed it will be many years before we see their likes again as they have become simply too big, complex, and hard to do.

Written by Tim Lohman05 Oct. 11 11:18

PMBOK vs PRINCE2 vs Agile project management

There are a range of different methodologies which are often applied to project management, with the three most commonly considered being PMBOK, PRINCE2 and Agile. If you're trying to weigh up what are the pros and cons of PMBOK versus PRINCE2 versus something like Agile, you may find it useful to consider them in context with the project that you're undertaking, as well as comparing one to the other.

Written by CIO Staff29 Sept. 11 07:00

Post-merger Vodafone, 3 unify project management

With 5000 staff, 600 stores, 7.5 million customers and $4.4 billion in revenue, the merged Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) has consolidated its project management office around one core application which it is now integrating with other business systems.

Written by Rodney Gedda26 July 11 09:31

Twitter and TweetDeck: What it means for businesses

Twitter is finally acquiring the third-party Tweet organizer TweetDeck, for the neat (rumored) sum of $40 million. But what does this mean for small businesses that use Twitter?

Written by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal26 May 11 03:14

Moving to the cloud isn't for everyone: What to consider

Turning to Internet services instead of in-house servers appeals to companies seeking lean, mobile operations. The "cloud" is a hot buzzword, but moving the bulk of your infrastructure and data there isn't right for every business. Most small companies plug along with a mix of on-site and off-site hardware and software. For some organizations, maintaining in-house servers is crucial.

Written by Elsa Wenzel17 May 11 04:13

Microsoft brings Skype from living room to board room

Microsoft rocked the tech world and stole the spotlight on the opening day of Google's I/O conference with the announcement that it is buying Skype for $8.5 billion. The news may make some consumers anxious about the future of Skype, but for IT leadership the Microsoft purchase means that Skype has new credibility as a business tool.

Written by Tony Bradley12 May 11 01:21

Microsoft-Skype deal: Three ways it benefits enterprises

At first glance, Microsoft's whopping $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype may seem like a pure consumer play to bolster Windows Live, Windows Phone 7 and Xbox Kinect -- or an extremely expensive way to prevent Google from gobbling up Skype first.

Written by Shane O'Neill12 May 11 00:31
  • Key Takeaways from 4 Poly Roundtables in Australia

    In July, September, and November 2019, key IT decision-makers from leading organisations across Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, and Perth came together to share insights on the evolving workplace dynamics. We have gathered the main discussion points that emerged from the breakfast series.

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