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  • NBN Co teams up with UoM and UTS on R&D

    ​NBN Co has announced two research and development collaborations with the University of Melbourne (UoM) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS).

    Written by George Nott30 April 18 12:30
  • Amazon launches AR, VR development platform Sumerian

    Amazon Web Services has launched a browser-based development platform which allows users without specialised programming or 3D graphics expertise to create and run virtual and augmented reality applications.

    Written by George Nott29 Nov. 17 12:52
  • Foreign exchange firm OFX does Agile right

    When Craige Pendleton-Browne arrived at ASX-listed foreign exchange firm OFX in late 2015, the technology team was already doing Agile. Or at least, they thought they were.

    Written by George Nott31 July 17 14:37
  • Blackmores boosts dev team, seeks lead

    ​Supplements and vitamins brand Blackmores is building an ‘industry leading’ digital and applications development team, to better engage with customers via online channels at home and overseas.

    Written by George Nott17 July 17 10:51
  • NAB partners with Bugwolf to test mobile services

    National Australian Bank (NAB) has partnered with Melbourne tech startup Bugwolf to test development projects such as the latest version of the NAB mobile banking iOS and Android app.

    Written by Hamish Barwick04 Dec. 14 16:20
  • CIO Executive Council launches Pathways Express

    The CIO Executive Council has launched Pathways Express, a one-day intensive learning and development program for organisations that want to improve the business acumen of their senior ICT executives.

    Written by CIO Staff24 June 14 16:38
  • iOS 7 Beta Frustrates Mobile App Developers

    'Oh Apple, why hast thou forsaken me?' Such is the lament you might hear among iOS developers angry over Apple handcuffing their efforts to create compelling mobile apps -- particularly where it concerns iCloud.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige24 July 13 21:00
  • Taking the Road Less Traveled to Mobilize Desktop Software

    Moving complex software to the iPad is no small task--a fact not lost on PerkinElmer when it needed a mobile version of its popular desktop chemistry product. It avoided the temptation to contract young mobile hotshots and instead relied on its veteran desktop team.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige26 June 13 19:31
  • Is your enterprise iPhone app user-friendly?

    Mobile enterprise apps running on iPhones, Androids and other smartphones must be "user-friendly." But what does that really mean? A mobile app expert gives a concrete definition.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige25 Feb. 13 19:38
  • Open Space Conferences Show Why Smaller Can Be Better

    Big conferences take you to Las Vegas, feed you well and feature keynotes in lavish ballrooms. Smaller events may lack the glamour but offer much more camaraderie. The end result is a much more productive use of your time, a more valuable group of new colleagues and a more robust to-do list.

    Written by Matthew Heusser02 Jan. 13 15:36
  • 7 technologies poised for failure in 2013

    Which technologies and products will be put out to pasture in 2013? Some are no-brainers, some others might say are poised for a comeback and a couple might surprise you.

    Written by John Brandon19 Dec. 12 11:11