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South Australia promises imminent cloud policy 
By Paris Cowan | 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
Agencies demand more guidance.
 
Macquarie Uni names new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Perth tech leader lured to Sydney.
 
Qld IT exec’s parting barbs revealed 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
Internal emails name fresh DSITIA CIO.
 
Westpac interim CIO resigns 
By Brett Winterford | 1 day 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Group CIO yet to be appointed.
 
NSW Transport reveals infrastructure outsourcing timeline 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Two mega-deals due before the end of the year.
 
SA Govt 'disappointed' with revenue system overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Treasury to finish RISTEC project without Fujitsu.
 
Doubts cast on Queensland's ICT Dashboard 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Opposition, former Govt CIO say it can't be trusted.
 
ATCO outsources and folds IT shop into Wipro 
By Andrew Colley | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Ten year deal gives Wipro a beachhead in Perth's oil and gas sector.
 
Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs 
By Bill Rigby | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Nokia business most affected.
 
Stevens retires as IBM Aus/NZ boss 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Successor identified.
 
Ex-Oracle worker wins higher damages in sexual harassment case 
 
Tiered rules proposed for mobile wallets, Bitcoin 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
FSI panel suggests graduated framework.
 
Govt inquiry backs mandatory data breach notifications 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pushes for tech-neutral laws, supports updated cyber security strategy.
 
Queensland Treasury appoints inaugural CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Newfound emphasis on information management.
 
Shaky IT threatens school leaver results in SA 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Students nearly left high and dry in 2011.
 
Finns to broadcast Bitcoin data over TV network 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Seeks to thwart crypto currency hackers.
 
SA ICT board dodges review 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Not part of Jay Weatherill reforms.
 
Queensland Health to get new IT boss 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ray Brown sidelined.
 
WA opposition promises to appoint IT minister 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Labor fears IT mismanagement will push skills out of the state.
 
Qantas checks in with cloud computing 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Impressed with results of public cloud bake-off.
 
Crack team hired to probe Canberra's shared services plan 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former CIO poached to lead Federal Government initiative.
 
EU banks warned off Bitcoin by watchdog 
Jul 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Advised to wait for regulation.
 
Airservices abolishes CIO role 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Merges tech with engineering.
 
Is the legacy of shared services holding WA back? 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor-General explains wariness towards central control.
 
Chinese censors add Microsoft, Yahoo to internet block lists 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Want to quell news of Hong Kong pro-democracy unrest.
 
Auditor puts big IT projects on notice 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Telco interception, DHS outsourcing on the watchlist.
 
Single bidder wins Silk Road Bitcoin booty 
Jul 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes home $18.8m in virtual currency.
 
Auditor unleashes scathing report on WA Govt IT 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tech problems aren't going away.
 
ATO delays Bitcoin ruling 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pushes decision back again.
 
HP, shareholders agree to settle lawsuit 
Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Claimants will pursue ex-CEO Lynch.
 
California passes bill for alternative currencies 
Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Revised currency law supports Bitcoin.
 
Westpac swaps Blackberry for Android 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bank arms staff with tech arsenal.
 
Former Qld Govt CIO joins IBRS 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Finds solace back in consulting.
 
NSW Govt sets out new technical standards for mobility 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Trials as-a-service contracts.
 
Australians warm to mobile banking, commerce 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
But PCs remain dominant device for transactions.
 
Agencies to become tech guinea pigs in NSW 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
New IT minister says innovation can't come from govt handouts.
 
Myer appoints its first CIO 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Loyalty program specialist poached from Australia Post.
 
St George suffers online, mobile banking outage 
 
Susan Sly gives up on the CIO game 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not enough 'appetite for business change'.
 
CSIRO staff to hold protest meetings over job cuts 
 
Warehouse fire forces Asos website offline 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Retailer stops orders after arson attack.
 
South Australian budget targets IT savings 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opts against significant investment.
 
Rio Tinto digs deeper for next big discovery 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ten-year long gradiometer build close to complete.
 
Asciano slims down IT team after outsourcing 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud shift creates redundancies.
 
Leaked trade deal could threaten data sovereignty  
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Radical deregulation of financial markets proposed.
 
Winning CommBank over to agile 
By Brett Winterford | Jun 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lisa Frazier reflects on a two-year journey.
 
Qld Government CIO opts for measured change 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Death of the mainframe “greatly overstated”, says Mills.
 
Yahoo7 swaps SQL for graph database 
By Penny Wolf | Jun 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Changes information architecture to improve user experience.
 
ACS rejects AIIA's 'Australia tax' justification 
 
NSW spends big on IT in pre-election budget 
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