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Senate committee backs dumping OAIC 
By Paris Cowan | 21 hours ago | Comment Now 
Opinion split down party lines.
 
TV exec named first CEO of ISOC-AU 
By Andrew Colley | 1 day 11 hours ago | Comment Now 
Online copyright, privacy new priorities.
 
Westpac hires SAP man as CTO 
By Allie Coyne | 1 day 15 hours ago | Comment Now 
Creates four new IT lead positions.
 
Telstra, DiData battle for Canberra cloud market 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Big players announce govt-focused services.
 
Infosys execs ousted after Apple overbilling scandal 
 
SA votes to protect itself from open data lawsuits 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Immunity laws cover government against civil suits.
 
CSIRO chief joins Rio Tinto board 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Tech experience makes her 'great fit' for miner.
 
Tech start-ups battle it out for Westpac funding 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | 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.
 
US to boost military with robotics, 3D printing 
Nov 18, 2014 | Comment Now 
Technological edge waning, Hagel warns.
 
How technology will unify Toll 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 17, 2014 | Comment Now 
The systems headache formed through 15 years of acquisitions.
 
SA Premier directs agencies to offer services online 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 13, 2014 | Comment Now 
"A modern public service should be paper-free".
 
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.
 
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.
 
Tax Office CIO hands in his resignation 
By Allie Coyne | Nov 6, 2014 | Comment Now 
Bill Gibson moves on after 11 years.
 
Vic DHS appoints analyst as new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Nov 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Hodgkinson returns to state government.
 
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.
 
Govt proposes cyberbullying ‘naughty corner’ for web giants 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Legislative force to be reserved for repeat offenders.
 
CSIRO farewells CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Toll departs after seven years.
 
Sterrenberg takes lessons from CBA for Centrelink IT overhaul 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
Human Services reveals the depths of its IT woes.
 
How Queensland Urban Utilities dealt with its workload explosion 
By Penny Wolf | Oct 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Cloud-based portal eases the strain.
 
Lufthansa nears deal to sell IT infrastructure unit to IBM 
Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Airline can't provide investment needed.
 
NSW wants to appoint a 'data broker' to drive reform 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Agency execs reveal what's top of their data wish-list.
 
Victorian Govt could sell off CenITex 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
All options on the table in new tender process.
 
Myer trials ‘The Hub’ in-store omni-channel centre 
 
Qld govt criticised for ignoring costly health IT risks 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 21, 2014 | Comment Now 
Auditor slams ‘announce now, plan later’ health policy.
 
ACS chief steps down 
By Andrew Colley | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Patterson moves on after developing three-year plan.
 
Telstra unveils $112m Sydney HQ revamp 
By Allie Coyne, Andrew Colley | Oct 20, 2014 | Comment Now 
Redesign aimed at better customer service.
 
ABS needs more Govt cash to upgrade old IT 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Stats boss argues system instability needs to be addressed.
 
CommBank unveils tech-equipped innovation lab 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Still no launch date for Albert.
 
SAP partners with IBM to accelerate HANA cloud 
By Penny Wolf, William Maher | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Available via SoftLayer DCs in Sydney, Melbourne.
 
Federal Govt IT audit to be finished this year 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Deadline also looming for e-government strategy.
 
Woolies hires another former Westpac CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Spiteri follows his ex-boss to the retailer.
 
Dave Curran: Dancing about architecture 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 10, 2014 | Comment Now 
Westpac CIO wants to turn banking systems on their head.
 
Macquarie Group CIO exits the company 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Exclusive: One of the industry's toughest jobs up for grabs.
 
Tech entrepreneur to lead CSIRO  
By Penny Wolf | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Brings mix of technology, management and science skills.
 
State CIOs get preview of SA Govt cloud policy this month 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Chance to give their two cents.
 
IT can reverse manufacturing's decline: CSIRO 
By Penny Wolf | Oct 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Research highlights data silos, manual handling as hurdles.
 
Federal Govt locks in ‘cloud first’ stance 
By Paris Cowan | Oct 8, 2014 | Comment Now 
Coalition cloud policy released.
 
Service Stream CIO departs for UXC 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 7, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former utilities chief tasked with integration of acquired IT businesses.
 
Changing of the guard at Newcrest Mining 
By Brett Winterford | Oct 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Former IT staff form their own consultancy.
 
Arrow Energy seeks new CIO 
Oct 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wants rare mix of tech strategy and oil and gas experience.
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