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AusPost board approves Fujitsu outsourcing 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
End user computing to be handed over to partner.
 
DFAT looking for a new CIO 
By Andrew Sadauskas | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Tuan Dao leaves after four years in the role.
 
Vic auditor reveals targets in heightened tech scrutiny 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Will go hard on major agencies, universities in upcoming audits.
 
Michael Malone joins Seven West Media board 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Named as new non-executive director.
 
NSW Budget 2015: tech funding at a glance 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Govt meets $100m electronic policing commitment.
 
Former BoQ CIO lands at GE Capital Australia 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
To tackle big systems separation project.
 
Fox Sports CTO leaves to head up vendor 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Michael Tomkins to lead Deluxe MediaCloud.
 
Crime Commission CIO departs to AUSTRAC 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Replacement not yet named.
 
Half of all businesses still have no website: ABS 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
But investment in IT is growing.
 
RBS customers face payments wait after IT failure 
Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Customers outraged by missed bill and wage payments.
 
Aussie business leaders share agile war stories 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
CommBank, AusPost and News Corp hope they’re past the hard part.
 
Victoria reveals Myki operator shortlist 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Incumbent in the running to win ten more years.
 
GPT Group to gather shopper data through free wi-fi 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Signs deal with SkyFii to track customer habits in retail centres.
 
Macquarie to refund clients $5.3m after 13 years of system errors 
 
Queensland Transport spins revolving CIO door 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Opens applications for top tech role.
 
WA begins hunt for first government CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tech boss will answer directly into Finance Minister.
 
Seqwater backs small projects for big process win 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Why boiling the ocean didn't work out.
 
CSIRO staff to strike over changes to work conditions 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Anger over more proposed cuts to struggling organisation.
 
Aurizon hires former Rio IT lead 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
New tech boss to continue service support restructure.
 
Tech governance shake-up delays IT healing in Victoria 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Auditor finds digital state government still out of reach.
 
ATO takes razor to IT contractor panel 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Slims from 37 to five.
 
Australia's Information Commissioner lands new gig in NSW 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Appointed as state's ombudsman.
 
CSIRO, NICTA merger could cost 200 jobs 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
But losses would be 'much worse' without it.
 
Qld Health rehires payroll Mr Fix-It as new boss 
 
NewSat CEO, CFO ousted in satellite saga 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Asset fire sale nears end.
 
WikiLeaks offers $128k for secret TPP text 
Jun 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Crowdsources leak incentive.
 
Super Retail Group overhauls IT model 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Keeps one eye on outsourcing opportunities.
 
NSW offshores jobs in $215m ServiceFirst outsourcing 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
State expects to save big on shared services.
 
AISA seeks first chief executive 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Strong membership growth drives creation of new role.
 
Telstra wins $23m Komatsu deal extension 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Adds three more years to 15 year partnership.
 
Deloitte buys Sydney-based Oracle specialist 
 
WA launches inquiry into govt IT buying 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will look beyond state borders for tips on best practice.
 
Qantas trades data for points with frequent flyers 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Spun-out analytics business embarks on new customer insights program.
 
Trade agreement could prohibit open source code supply 
By Juha Saarinen | May 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Trade In Services Agreement carries wide scope for countries involved.
 
Queen gives 'Snooper's Charter' law royal approval 
By Doug Drinkwater | May 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Britain to expand online monitoring and data retention laws.
 
Qld govt scraps decision to privatise CITEC 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Reverses Newman position on state-run IT provider.
 
CBA sued over frozen millions in IT bribery scandal 
By Allie Coyne | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Eric Pulier's not-for profit lodges lawsuit in US.
 
Inquiry to mull role of 'smart IT' for infrastructure 
By Juha Saarinen | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Believes IT will revolutionise design and planning.
 
Immigration to pre-screen passengers leaving Aussie airports 
By Paris Cowan | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Legislation expands scope of data demanded from airlines.
 
BlackBerry cuts jobs in business consolidation 
May 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Restructure to affect unspecified number of global workers.
 
Nokia map unit starts bidding war 
May 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
German carmakers, Uber and Baidu bid in HERE auction.
 
Aussie customers double-billed due to PayPal glitch 
By Allie Coyne | May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Users charged twice for one transaction.
 
Square sets up shop in Australia 
By Allie Coyne | May 21, 2015 | Comment Now 
Jack Dorsey's payments company opens Melbourne HQ.
 
Vic Treasurer denies IT funding moratorium 
By Paris Cowan | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Places hopes in ‘out-of-the-box’ technology.
 
Australia Post proposes to outsource 108 IT jobs 
By Allie Coyne | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fujitsu named preferred partner.
 
US hedge funds continue to dump Apple stakes 
May 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
While Icahn claims company is "dramatically undervalued".
 
Court to reduce Apple's win in Samsung patent case 
May 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Finds Samsung didn't infringe on look and feel.
 
Qld Privacy Commission sends out Yammer warning 
By Paris Cowan | May 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Public servants told not to let down their guard.
 
SAP hires new Aussie chief 
May 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Andrew Barkla departs after three years.
 
Westpac fires starting pistol on core banking upgrade 
By Allie Coyne | May 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
St George readies itself for move to Celeriti.
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