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  • Energy providers failing to deliver on digital

    Squeezed by falling profits and strong competition, energy providers are struggling to deliver the digital services that consumers want, according to new research.

    Written by Byron Connolly01 June 17 12:13
  • Two rural utilities seek CIOs

    ​Two utilities are seeking CIOs: Essential Energy in New South Wales and Southern Rural Water in Victoria.

    Written by George Nott28 Oct. 16 09:59
  • Q&A: AGL CIO Simon Moorfield

    ​AGL is in the midst of a digital transformation that is changing the energy giant’s customer experience as well as the culture of its IT team. CIO Australia puts questions to the man leading the change, CIO Simon Moorfield.

    Written by George Nott08 Aug. 16 14:52
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  • Get 5GB of free cloud-sync storage from SugarSync

    Wouldn't it be cool if you had a "magic" folder on your PC, one that automatically synced its contents with the Web, your other PCs, your cell phone, and other devices?

    Written by Rick Broida11 Nov. 10 09:42
  • Install Microsoft Fix it Center

    QUESTION: I get an error message when trying to install Microsoft Fix It Center on my Windows XP Service Pack 3 PC. It reads: 'Detail: The remote name could not be resolved: go.microsoft.com'.

    Written by Chris Byers18 Aug. 10 04:17
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  • Smart grids set to revolutionise energy companies - Part 3

    Adding new layers for both improved communications and business-focused data analysis may add pressure to already pressured CIOs, but information executives aren’t the only ones staring down organisational change as a result of the industry’s new information-driven dynamics.

    Written by David Braue04 May 11 09:33
  • Smart grids set to revolutionise energy companies - Part 2

    Smart meters have a way to go. The recent 2010 Australian Smart Grid Study, a survey of 13 Australian utilities by sector consultancy Logica, showed an average self-reported maturity rating of just 2.14 on a scale of 1 to 5, and communications networks to support them rated 2.80.

    Written by David Braue03 May 11 10:29
  • Smart grids set to revolutionise energy companies - Part 1

    Like any entrepreneur, Andrew Dyer is excited about the possibilities for his clean-energy venture, BrightSource Energy. The company, of which he is a director, is this year partnering with energy giant Chevron to cover 1000 acres of the US desert with 4000 mirrors that reflect sunlight onto three boilers mounted atop each of three 100 metre towers.

    Written by David Braue02 May 11 11:28
  • ConTEXT text editor a boon for programmers

    ConTEXT is a powerful, free, and open-source text editor squarely aimed at programmers. Its feature set makes it especially useful for system administrators, toolsmiths, and Web mavens, all of whom often have to juggle many small files written in a variety of languages or markups.

    Written by Ian Harac12 Jan. 11 10:50

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