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  • Retailers nominated for 'best use of technology' awards

    Surf retailer City Beach has been nominated in the 'best use of technology' category at the inaugural online retail industry awards. The retailer will compete against a variety of retailers including Jeans West, Trixan Body, Jason L and Shoes of Prey.

    Written by Lisa Banks16 June 10 15:22
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  • Clouds gathering

    What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago it was almost impossible to find Australian organisations that had embraced cloud computing. Now pretty much everyone is planning, piloting or executing some form of migration to the cloud. If there was ever doubt that cloud was little more than hype, it was eradicated in April 2010 by Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) group executive for enterprise services and chief information officer, Michael Harte. In a speech to Committee for Economic Development in Australia, Harte declared that never again did he wish to be locked into using proprietary hardware or software and cloud computing was his escape route.

    Written by Brad Howarth19 Aug. 10 10:22