Brett Winterford

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One of Australia’s most experienced technology journalists, iTnews Group Editor Brett Winterford has written about the business of technology for 15 years.

Awarded Business Journalist and Technology Journalist of the year at the 2004 ITjourno awards and Editor of the Year at the 2009 Publishers Australia 'Bell' awards, Winterford has extensive experience in both the business and technology press, writing for such publications as the Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald.

As editor of iTnews Brett has led a team of award-winning journalists; delivered speeches at industry events; authored, commissioned and edited research papers, curated technology conferences [The iTnews Executive Summit and Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit and also shares the judging of the annual Benchmark Awards.

Brett's areas of specialty include enterprise software, cloud computing and IT services.



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Backs microchips and PINs.
 
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Amazon Web Services to build two Sydney data centres 
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Exclusive: Not enough co-lo capacity for cloud provider’s growth.
 
Technology, through a banker’s lens 
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How do you experiment when members expect credit unions to only spend on the technologies they absolutely need?
 
The question every Aussie should ask at Dreamforce 
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Westpac CIO wants to turn banking systems on their head.
 
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Deakin University to use machine learning for student support 
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As ANZ Bank's Watson-powered insurance experiment goes live.
 
Microsoft crowns Azure ready for Aus govt workloads 
Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ticks off a few compliance items prior to launch.
 
Changing of the guard at Newcrest Mining 
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Former IT staff form their own consultancy.
 
Domain does DevOps 
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And they’re doing it on .NET.
 
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Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Returns trickle in from long-term technology investment.
 
Keeping the peace 
Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
It takes a thick skin to mediate between the IT and digital camps.
 
There's no coke and hookers in the cloud 
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[Blog post] Where did the love go?
 
Canberra Data Centres goes national 
Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes up space with Digital Realty.
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