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Parliament urges Qld Govt to recruit privacy commissioner 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 17 hours ago | Comment Now 
Position remains vacant after nearly three years.
 
NSW Ambulance farewells 15-year IT veteran 
By Paris Cowan | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Kicks off recruitment for new CIO.
 
Former finance CIOs find favour in start-up land 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Anne Weatherston, David Gee join new ventures.
 
How DB Schenker restored the reputation of its IT team 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Logistics company looks for deeper partnerships with IT clients.
 
Infosys in at BP Australia via global consulting deal  
By Andrew Colley | Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Learns management system down under.
 
Google's Megan Smith confirmed as White House CTO 
Sep 5, 2014 | Comment Now 
Putting tech vision into service of the US public.
 
NSW Govt to recognise interstate procurement creds 
 
ALRC drops safe harbour from proposed privacy law 
By Paris Cowan | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Online intermediaries encouraged to act against breaches.
 
CIO exits as Coles steps up offshoring 
By Brett Winterford | Sep 3, 2014 | Comment Now 
Updated: Engages Accenture in Manila; staff to learn of their fate today.
 
Qld Govt to split CITEC in half before sale  
 
Qld Govt applies ICT-as-a-service mandate to 1WS 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Landmark building to be 'a showpiece for the future'.
 
Tasmanian Govt cuts ICT fund 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
$28m tech piggybank falls in first budget.
 
IT chief brings lessons from Qld's payroll pain to NSW 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 28, 2014 | Comment Now 
NSW Health CIO makes his first address to industry.
 
ASIC backs licenses for IT suppliers serving financial markets 
By Allie Coyne | Aug 27, 2014 | Comment Now 
Promotes minimum IT and DR standards.
 
Qld Health hires short-term CIO, CTO 
By Paris Cowan | Aug 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ray Brown leaves after five years at IT helm.
 
US Govt CTO steps down for Silicon Valley role 
Aug 25, 2014 | 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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
AEC is 'not ready' for electronic voting 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 31, 2014 | Comment Now 
Does not want repeat of WA lost votes saga.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Macquarie Uni names new CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 25, 2014 | Comment Now 
Perth tech leader lured to Sydney.
 
Qld IT exec’s parting barbs revealed 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Internal emails name fresh DSITIA CIO.
 
Westpac interim CIO resigns 
By Brett Winterford | Jul 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Group CIO yet to be appointed.
 
NSW Transport reveals infrastructure outsourcing timeline 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Two mega-deals due before the end of the year.
 
Doubts cast on Queensland's ICT Dashboard 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opposition, former Govt CIO say it can't be trusted.
 
ATCO outsources and folds IT shop into Wipro 
By Andrew Colley | Jul 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Ten year deal gives Wipro a beachhead in Perth's oil and gas sector.
 
Stevens retires as IBM Aus/NZ boss 
By Paris Cowan | Jul 16, 2014 | Comment Now 
Successor identified.
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