AWISE change of guard leading women into IT future

The Australian Women in IT and Science Entity (AWISE) has announced its key leadership roles for 2008, in preparation for the national launch of several projects aimed at boosting the significance of women in the nation's IT industry.

Written by Andrew Hendry14 Nov. 07 07:00

Questions abound on firing of Microsoft's CIO

In addition to the question of what corporate policy now-former Microsoft CIO Stuart Scott violated to lead to his termination by the company on Monday, many other unknowns remain.

Written by Eric Lai09 Nov. 07 06:17

Australia stuck in e-waste dark ages

This year marks the twelfth anniversary of Planet Ark's National Recycling Week (12th-18th November), and the problem of e-waste in Australia is growing bigger and badder with each passing year.

Written by Andrew Hendry05 Nov. 07 08:03

Survey: Open source gaining traction in US government

More than half of all US government executives have rolled out open-source software at their agencies, and 71 percent believe their agency can benefit from open-source software, according to a survey.

Written by Grant Gross05 Nov. 07 07:45

NSW Housing leases $20 million IT platform

The NSW Department of Housing has inked a five-year $20 million deal to supply a new hosted IT system to manage its $28 billion in assets.

Written by Darren Pauli31 Oct. 07 15:30

Boral wins ITIL implementation award

Building materials manufacturer Boral has won an award for the best ITIL implementation for 2007 at the IT Service Management Forum (itSMF) of Australia's IT service management awards.

Written by Rodney Gedda25 Oct. 07 10:10

Cairns City Council to unify communications

Cairns City Council is installing a 1000 user IP telephony system as part of a three year project to roll out unified communications across its entire legacy network.

Written by Darren Pauli24 Oct. 07 15:11

NSW gets new CIO

The NSW government has appointed a new chief information officer to lead the state's IT strategy five months after the unceremonious departure of the inaugural CIO Paul Edgecumbe.

Written by Rodney Gedda24 Oct. 07 10:20

ITSM awards finalists announced

The ITSM Industry Awards finalists have today been announced for the fields of best ITIL implementation as well as most innovative and IT service management champion.

Written by Staff Writers17 Oct. 07 16:10

Victoria Police sign three year outsourced security deal

Australian managed service provider, the Ethan Group, has won a three year contract with Victoria Police to provide secure Web gateway and e-mail filtering for the organisation's 14,000 employees.

Written by Darren Pauli17 Oct. 07 12:17

Defence inks $20 million outsourcing deal with CSC

Outsourcer CSC has inked a deal with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) worth more than $20 million to provide systems administration for the department's join command system.

Written by Darren Pauli15 Oct. 07 13:24

Indigenous communities to get satellite phones

Some 100 remote indigenous communities will have access to basic telephone services with the introduction of satellite phones early next year.

Written by Rodney Gedda15 Oct. 07 12:29

NSW to develop Web-based election software

The NSW Electoral Commission (NSWEC) will develop a range of Web- and Windows-based applications to support the operation of elections paving the way for the possible introduction of online voting throughout the state.

Written by Rodney Gedda11 Oct. 07 12:35

ACCC seeks injunction against e-commerce apps vendor

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking an urgent injunction to restrain US vendor, StoresOnline, from selling its e-commerce software in Australia.

Written by Fleur Doidge08 Oct. 07 16:03

Feds launch ICT skills report

The Australian Government Information Management Office (AGIMO) has released a report to assess the need for information and communication technology skills within government departments.

Written by Rodney Gedda08 Oct. 07 11:17

Suncorp leads green IT revolution

Banking and insurance giant Suncorp is leveraging a unique opportunity to overhaul its IT infrastructure to bring it in line with the company's environment friendly philosophy.

Written by Rodney Gedda04 Oct. 07 14:23

WA Education inks contract for SMS suite

MGM Wireless has signed a $960,000 contract with the Western Australia Department of Education and Training to supply its messageyou software suite to the state's schools.

Written by Sandra Rossi03 Oct. 07 15:52
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