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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Keeping the peace 
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As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
 
Unravelling Apple’s mobile Pay play 
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Former finance CIOs find favour in start-up land 
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Anne Weatherston, David Gee join new ventures.
 
A new perspective on digital leadership 
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iTnews Benchmark Awards now open 
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[Blog post] Time to start preparing your submissions.
 
Go fast enough, and you won’t feel the shakes 
Sep 4, 2014 | Comment Now 
After a decade of trying to ignore the turbulence, News Corp has tied its future to the cloud.
 
CIO exits as Coles steps up offshoring 
Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Engages Accenture in Manila; staff to learn of their fate today.
 
Will the new iPhone break the hearts of bankers? 
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SITA switches data centre over to Telstra 
Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Migrates facility over a weekend.
 
Building a rapid response team 
Aug 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
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Aug 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former Suncorp CIO to lead Big Blue IT.
 
How to disrupt yourself 
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Standing on a burning platform 
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Andrew Walduck is so driven he has developed an almost perverse attraction to taking on tasks most of us would think impossible.
 
Vendor sues Gartner over Magic Quadrant 
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Second lawsuit targets vendor recommendations.
 
Call for papers: Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit 
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[Blog post] Announcing our key themes for 2015.
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