John Wadeson - News, Features, and Slideshows


  • Human Services appoints former ANZ CIO

    The Department of Human Services (DHS) has appointed a former ANZ Australia CIO, Gary Sterrenburg, after a four month search.

    Written by Chloe Herrick07 Oct. 11 10:46
  • 5 things I've learned: John Wadeson

    Retiring Department of Human Services CIO, John Wadeson, reflects on his career in government IT.

    Written by CIO Staff12 Sept. 11 12:01
  • Federal govt collaborates on web traffic spikes

    The Department of Human Services has voiced support for an internal Cloud based on existing infrastructure shared and virtualised between Federal Government agencies, as a means of dealing with spikes in traffic on major government websites.

    Written by James Hutchinson22 Feb. 11 17:03
  • Department of Human Services finalises hosting consolidation

    The Department of Human Services (DHS) has virtualised its internet hosting environment as a means of reducing hosting costs as well as improving business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities.

    Written by Tim Lohman06 Jan. 11 10:48
  • Innovation will come from IT and mathematics: panel

    Two years ago, Human Services could only attract seven IT graduates to its workforce. If there was a silver lining to the global financial crisis, it was a reprieve from what has become an ongoing issue around IT graduates in Australia.

    Written by Georgina Swan12 Aug. 10 17:23
  • Rudd Bucks caused big hit on Centrelink systems

    Centrelink’s IT systems were hit by a quarter million spike in traffic in one day as a result of the Rudd Government’s stimulus measures, the Department of Human Services (DHS) deputy secretary of ICT infrastructure, John Wadeson has told business forum in Sydney.

    Written by Trevor Clarke12 Aug. 10 12:12