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NICTA CEO resigns over clash with board 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 4 hours ago | Comment Now 
Failure to agree on strategy for cash-poor organisation.
 
Lundy to stay in touch with tech beyond politics 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Senator won't re-contest upper house seat.
 
Prime Minister’s department to set up its own MOOC 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Takes a fresh approach to training public servants.
 
EU wants Google to expand 'right to be forgotten' 
2 days ago | Comment Now 
Watchdogs want rule applied globally.
 
Service Stream welcomes new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Ex-Westpac, Orica IT exec appointed.
 
WA Police on the hunt for a new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Leader will steer $25m CAD replacement.
 
Senate committee backs dumping OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Opinion split down party lines.
 
TV exec named first CEO of ISOC-AU 
By Andrew Colley | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Online copyright, privacy new priorities.
 
Westpac hires SAP man as CTO 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Creates four new IT lead positions.
 
ME Bank appoints young gun as CIO 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Mark Gay replaces Kathryn Hawkins.
 
Google split put to European vote this week 
4 days ago | Comment Now 
Underlines widespread concern amoung EU politicians.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
European Parliament proposes Google split 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Draft resolution suggests unbundling search from commercial services.
 
Infosys execs ousted after Apple overbilling scandal 
 
RBS hit with $102m fine for IT failures 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Systems crash lands bank in regulatory hot water.
 
WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encryption 
By Ashley Carman | Nov 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Offers extra-strength security.
 
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.
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
Why the Govt's $80k procurement threshold should be scrapped 
By John Hilvert | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Exemptions make a mockery of the rule.
 
US to boost military with robotics, 3D printing 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Technological edge waning, Hagel warns.
 
CSIRO staff angry at execs' failure to secure funding 
 
How technology will unify Toll 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
The systems headache formed through 15 years of acquisitions.
 
NSW Corrective Services uses data to calculate risk of re-offending 
 
SA Premier directs agencies to offer services online 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
"A modern public service should be paper-free".
 
WA’s housing department hunts for a new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants tech help to realise "ambitious vision".
 
Defence CIO wrestles with credibility  
By John Hilvert | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Keeping promises in one of Australia's biggest tech shops.
 
AHRC wasn't consulted on privacy commission merger 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Proposal ‘unworkable’ in current form.
 
Qld govt performance improving 'in spite of IT' 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Public sector reform chief calls efforts “spectacularly unsuccessful”.
 
States go into bat to save the OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Senate committee to report on proposed disbanding.
 
How to pick a dodgy cop before they're even hired 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Victoria's corruption watchdog uses data to read the signs.
 
ANZ names new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
American Citibank exec joins as head of IT.
 
NAB tech team told to build now, mop up later 
By Brett Winterford | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Build of complete tech stack prioritised over customer migrations.
 
Raytheon acquires IT security firm for $490m 
Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Expands capabilities in analysis of complex, rich media intelligence data.
 
Tax Office CIO hands in his resignation 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bill Gibson moves on after 11 years.
 
Amex replaces credit card numbers with digital tokens 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Aims to circumvent fraudsters.
 
ANZ equips ATMs with 'tap and pin' technology 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Makes long-trialled mobile wallet publicly available.
 
Vic DHS appoints analyst as new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hodgkinson returns to state government.
 
MasterCard, RBC test payment authentication by heartbeat 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wristband identifies cardiac rhythm for payment approval.
 
Original Apple to go under the hammer 
Nov 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
Computer sold by Jobs from family garage.
 
Inside Barclays and CommBank's open source collaboration 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Using people power to drive down the costs of big data analytics.
 
Apple Pay rival hacked, emails stolen 
By Teri Robinson | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
CurrentC pilot users' emails accessed.
 
ATO shaves $4m off IT contractor panel 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Reform cuts admin burden, introduces KPIs.
 
Victoria kicks off $80m eHealth spending spree 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Millions allocated in 2012 finally make it to hospitals.
 
Domino's appoints chief digital officer 
By Penny Wolf | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Newly created role sits on the board, side-by-side with the CIO.
 
Defacto Aus Govt CIO leaves after six months 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Rosemary Deininger to take on new Canberra role.
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