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Tasmanian Govt cuts ICT fund 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
$28m tech piggybank falls in first budget.
 
JPMorgan pulls in the FBI to investigate cyber attacks 
 
LendingClub files for IPO 
3 days ago | Comment Now 
World's largest online P2P lender cashes up to disrupt.
 
IT chief brings lessons from Qld's payroll pain to NSW 
By Paris Cowan | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
NSW Health CIO makes his first address to industry.
 
ASIC backs licenses for IT suppliers serving financial markets 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Promotes minimum IT and DR standards.
 
Unitywater CIO joins NSW Government 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Mat Thomas parts ways with Qld utility.
 
Finance, retail giants set up payments working group 
By Andrew Colley | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Dominant players in Australia seek cooperation.
 
Qld Health hires short-term CIO, CTO 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Ray Brown leaves after five years at IT helm.
 
BugHerd splits into three with investment 
By Penny Wolf | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
$1m funding to develop agency play.
 
US Govt CTO steps down for Silicon Valley role 
6 days ago | Comment Now 
Will help recruit talent into government.
 
NT tech minister stands down over gay slur 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tollner moves to the backbench.
 
UPS reveals data breach across 51 US stores 
Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
User details compromised.
 
St George, Westpac to use fingerprint login for mobile banking 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will utilise biometric scanner on iPhone, Galaxy smartphones.
 
Google Australia MD rules out local Wallet 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
MD says there are bigger problems to solve.
 
ATO releases long-awaited Bitcoin guidance 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Everyday investors escape the tax man.
 
WorleyParsons CIO warns his peers to 'mind the gap' 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Calls on IT professionals to change the conversation.
 
Jeff Smith appointed IBM global CIO 
By Brett Winterford, Allie Coyne | Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former Suncorp CIO to lead Big Blue IT.
 
Sydney Trains chief thinks beyond Opal 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Plots app to help you find a seat on the train.
 
Infor has Salesforce in its sights with latest acquisition 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Saleslogix purchase rounds out CRM footprint.
 
S Central boss to stand trial for deception 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
ASIC brings charges against Mavridis.
 
NICTA trial replaces some Canberra buses with taxis 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Analytics pinpoint the cheapest way to travel.
 
MYOB to buy HR provider PayGlobal 
By Juha Saarinen | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ends years of circling.
 
Sydney Trains signs $35m outsourcing deal with HCL 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Application support and maintenance.
 
NSW IT strategy shifts focus to digital government 
Aug 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update to state technology plan on its way.
 
Executive reshuffle ahead of ServiceFirst outsourcing 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tenderers whittled down to shortlist.
 
DiData eyes Oakton in landmark deal 
By Steven Kiernan, William Maher | Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Transaction valued at $171 million.
 
NSW Education commences state-wide corporate services review 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Insists it is ‘not focused on outsourcing’.
 
Woolworths opens online-only store in Sydney 
By Penny Wolf | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Orders now fulfilled from one location.
 
NSW appoints digital government taskforce 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Roadmap to reform due by November.
 
DSITIA's new CIO prepares workforce for transformation 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Too many technicians, not enough strategists.
 
Vendor sues Gartner over Magic Quadrant 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Second lawsuit targets vendor recommendations.
 
NSW agencies open ERP standards to vendors 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Creating a level playing field for procurement.
 
ABS finds $57m for big-ticket tech projects 
 
Wikipedia publishes EU take-down notices 
By Julia Fioretti | Aug 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Fights against "internet riddled with memory holes".
 
Public Transport Victoria in the dark on bus performance 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Third party providers left to self-report on reliability.
 
Nikoletatos named CIO of La Trobe University 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
National tour of universities almost complete.
 
Silicon Valley investor completes acquisition of Arcserve  
By Penny Wolf | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Deal closes, data management company celebrates independence.
 
Federal Govt unveils cloud services panel terms 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
But cloud market is not mature enough to make it mandatory.
 
NSW Firies consider dispatch via mobile phones 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
‘House burn down plz halp’.
 
NAB's tech transformation chief departs 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lisa Gray replaced in executive reshuffle.
 
Microsoft ordered to provide foreign customer information 
Aug 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Throws EU privacy laws to the wind.
 
NSW Health names peak clinical IT champion 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lambert becomes state’s first chief clinical information officer.
 
AEC is 'not ready' for electronic voting 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Does not want repeat of WA lost votes saga.
 
Westpac appoints ex-CBA exec as new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Curran to take control of core banking overhaul.
 
CIO quits Communications Department 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Di Berardino jumps ship to Defence.
 
How Service NSW uses data to create ‘healthy competition’ 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Real-time performance dashboards critical to constant improvement.
 
BlackBerry to acquire German firm Secusmart 
Jul 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Improves security credentials with deal.
 
ANZ banks on universities for tech R&D 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Uses sourcing data to put the squeeze on vendors.
 
Customs appoints new CIO, disbands CTO in restructure 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Noble removed from IT to lead merger, Brugeaud promoted.
 
South Australia promises imminent cloud policy 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agencies demand more guidance.
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