Strategy News & Opinions

NSW Trade & Investment sends DR to AWS 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Inks infrastructure-as-a-service deal with ASG Group.
 
IBM denies plans to cut 112k jobs 
5 days ago | Comment Now 
But admits to further restructuring.
 
Turnbull’s dept snags digital delivery from Finance 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Customer service tech finds a new home in Canberra.
 
eBay to cut 2400 jobs, explore sale of enterprise unit 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
Prepares to spin off PayPal.
 
Tatts Group CIO signs off after more than 10 years 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Veteran IT boss hunts for new challenge.
 
Immigration, Customs restructure IT leadership 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Customs CIO promoted into transformation role.
 
CIO switch at Public Transport Victoria 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
New blood needed as authority embarks on real-time journey.
 
Coalition lagging on key IT strategies 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
No action on whole-of-gov policy in over a year.
 
Fortescue CIO swept up in executive cuts 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Vito Forte to part ways with iron ore group.
 
Accused Silk Road owner claims to be 'fall guy' for operators 
Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
First day of trial gets underway.
 
Fairfax CIO resigns for greener pastures 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wraps up three-year tech overhaul.
 
Rio Tinto talks up autonomous trucks, innovation cred 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
'We're decades ahead of Google'.
 
Sydney Trains CIO resigns 
By Allie Coyne | Jan 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Updated] Takes up new gig at SAI Global.
 
Rio Tinto looks for CIO to lead iron ore tech 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
IT critical to growth strategy.
 
IBM names new Aus/NZ chief 
By Paris Cowan | Jan 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
New Zealander Kerry Purcell flown in.
 
Kickstarter drops Amazon payments 
Jan 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
Crowdsourced fundraising site moves to Stripe.
 
Abbott brings back Science minister in cabinet reshuffle 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Science tacked onto to Industry title.
 
Cochlear on the hunt for CIO 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ramsay snaps up Sutherland.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Utilities/Media CIO of the year 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
The best of telco, gas, water and media.
 
NSW ServiceFirst to outsource to Infosys, Unisys 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Onshore/offshore split still to be nutted out.
 
Who will be iTnews' Retail CIO of the year? 
 
Who will be iTnews' Finance CIO of the year? 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Three very different projects take out top spots.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Govt CIO of the year  
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Three CIOs rise to the top to battle for the top prize.
 
Three compete to be Healthcare CIO of the year 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Digital hospitals vs hand-held doctors.
 
Finalists named for iTnews Industrial CIO of the year 
Dec 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Three big guns compete for top spot.
 
WTO talks on IT trade deal collapse 
Dec 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will try again next year.
 
Qantas gives IT direct reporting line into CEO 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Expands head of strategy role to encompass IT.
 
Trillion dollar IT trade deal on a knife-edge at WTO 
Dec 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
'Success or failure' to be announced this week.
 
CIO wanted to lead Commonwealth Games IT 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Event management experience a plus.
 
Westpac’s Curran lures CBA men to new IT exec roles 
By Allie Coyne | Dec 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former stablemates will work together again.
 
Westfield CIO Peter Bourke departs 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Role won't be replaced.
 
Senate wind-up means OAIC will remain for now 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
But Govt still intent on closing office.
 
Coca-Cola Amatil IT jobs in the firing line 
By Andrew Colley | Dec 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to 70 positions could go.
 
ACS anoints new chief executive 
By Juha Saarinen | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
To take helm in the new year.
 
Cloud pioneer David Kennedy quits the public service 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
NSW Trade and Investment CIO moves into financial services sector.
 
Web giants face fines in online bullying crackdown 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Up to $17,000 per day for ignoring notices.
 
Mi9's secret is out: 'all-in' on public cloud 
By Brett Winterford | Dec 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates server farm to AWS.
 
NICTA CEO resigns over clash with board 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Failure to agree on strategy for cash-poor organisation.
 
Service Stream welcomes new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ex-Westpac, Orica IT exec appointed.
 
Senate committee backs dumping OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opinion split down party lines.
 
TV exec named first CEO of ISOC-AU 
By Andrew Colley | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online copyright, privacy new priorities.
 
Westpac hires SAP man as CTO 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Creates four new IT lead positions.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
Infosys execs ousted after Apple overbilling scandal 
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
CSIRO chief joins Rio Tinto board 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tech experience makes her 'great fit' for miner.
 
Tech start-ups battle it out for Westpac funding 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
House price prediction platform wins out.
 
Can technology save the ABC & SBS from deep cuts? 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Shared services, pay-per-view streaming on the table.
 
Lufthansa outsources IT to IBM for $1.4bn 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
IT infrastructure division shifted out.
 
NSW agencies urged to consider good privacy in customer service 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
State Privacy Commissioner talks up trust.
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







   |   View results
Your bank
  36%
 
Your insurance company
  5%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  9%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  4%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  18%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  14%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  7%
TOTAL VOTES: 3107

Vote
Do you support the abolition of the Office of the Information Commissioner?

   |   View results
I support shutting down the OAIC.
  27%
 
I DON'T support shutting the OAIC.
  73%
TOTAL VOTES: 992

Vote