Training & Development

Getting ahead in a packed market.
Premier’s department calls out 'conflict of interest'.
Senator won't re-contest upper house seat.
Prime Minister’s department to set up its own MOOC 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes a fresh approach to training public servants.
 
WA Police on the hunt for a new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Leader will steer $25m CAD replacement.
 
Photos: iTnews Benchmark Awards countdown begins 
By Penny Wolf | Nov 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Just a few days left until entries close for 2014.
 
ME Bank appoints young gun as CIO 
Nov 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mark Gay replaces Kathryn Hawkins.
 
The Fitbit detectives that could be using your data in court 
By David Glance | Nov 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion] Will the law catch up with wearables and lifestyle tracking?
 
Veterans' Affairs forced to apologise over privacy breach 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Pilgrim calls an end to three year dispute.
 
CSIRO staff angry at execs' failure to secure funding 
 
Photos: Angela Merkel tours NICTA 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
Showcasing the best of Australian/German collaboration.
 
NSW Corrective Services uses data to calculate risk of re-offending 
 
WA’s housing department hunts for a new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants tech help to realise "ambitious vision".
 
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.
 
Universities size up big data opportunity 
By Trevor Clarke | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
What is Australia's tertiary sector offering tomorrow's data scientists?
 
NSW Privacy Commissioner 'disappointed' by slow rate of progress 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Resourcing fails to grow despite agency pleading.
 
Adelaide City Council on the hunt for a new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Veteran IT chief Luu Nguyen retires.
 
Google steps up its artificial intelligence research 
By Alexei Oreskovic | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
New hires to bolster Deep Mind acquisition.
 
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak joins UTS 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Takes up adjunct professor role.
 
NSA exec's second job with cyber security firm raises eyebrows 
 
SA govt staff warned not to skirt FOI with personal email 
 
Govt promises $12 million for STEM in schools 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
But comes under fire over curriculum review.
 
Photos: The IT helpdesk that goes the extra (100) miles 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tech in the top end with Australia's most airborne IT workers.
 
WA Health appoints fourth temporary CIO  
 
Former Arrow CIO disembarks at Asciano 
 
Vic Premier promises $30m in IT grants for manufacturers 
 
Changing of the guard at Newcrest Mining 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former IT staff form their own consultancy.
 
AusPost weighs up outsourcing end user IT 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Union leaps to defend cut-weary workers.
 
Photos: Australia's IT brains trust of the future 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
SAP competition uncovers the next generation of innovators.
 
Queensland's Govt IT ranks begin to grow back 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
But tech department continues to slim.
 
Forget about innovation, Australia needs invention 
By Ian Maxwell | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
[Opinion]: Innovation can be faked, so its time to shift our thinking.
 
Union hits out at proposed offshoring of ATO test & dev 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 12, 2014 | Comment Now 
Tax Office insists no financial data will be stored overseas.
 
Review recommends abolition of 457 labour market testing 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Skilled migration hokey-pokey continues.
 
Charity tweaks laptops to deliver insights on user habits 
By Penny Wolf | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Project aims to reveal the power of computing for the disadvantaged.
 
Tax office on the hunt for new infosec chief 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
To contribute to 'technology transformation'.
 
Chief scientist calls for dramatic changes to innovation policy 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Australia ‘only OECD country without a science or tech strategy’.
 
Optus automates credit risk; makes 70 redundant 
 
Tasmanian Govt cuts ICT fund 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
$28m tech piggybank falls in first budget.
 
Unitywater CIO joins NSW Government 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mat Thomas parts ways with Qld utility.
 
DSITIA's new CIO prepares workforce for transformation 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 11, 2014 | Comment Now 
Too many technicians, not enough strategists.
 
Nikoletatos named CIO of La Trobe University 
By Brett Winterford | Aug 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
National tour of universities almost complete.
 
NSW Health names peak clinical IT champion 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Lambert becomes state’s first chief clinical information officer.
 
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.
 
Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs 
By Bill Rigby | Jul 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Nokia business most affected.
 
Shaky IT threatens school leaver results in SA 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 14, 2014 | Comment Now 
Students nearly left high and dry in 2011.
 
ACS rejects AIIA's 'Australia tax' justification 
 
Govt lays groundwork for shared services, job cuts 
 
Information Commissioner signals 23 OAIC jobs at risk 
By Paris Cowan | May 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Increasing workload could leave privacy complaints unseen.
 
Google-backed Vic trial highlights tele-dentistry benefits 
By Juha Saarinen | May 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Minimum 3Mbps needed for video consults.
 
Canberra’s tech projects handed expiry notice 
By Brett Winterford | May 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
NBN, NICTA to be cut off from the public purse.
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