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Govt funds robots, cyberbullying projects with new grants 
By Allie Coyne | 1 hour ago | Comment Now 
$86.9m given to 252 joint industry-uni research initiatives.
 
Symantec poaches Oracle exec to head Australia 
By Tony Yoo | 3 hours ago | Comment Now 
Six-month search ends with Ian McAdam.
 
Adelaide Uni's new CRM ready for action  
By Andrew Sadauskas | 7 hours ago | Comment Now 
Major IT overhaul reaches halfway mark.
 
DFAT's SATIN overhaul escapes audit 
By Paris Cowan | 1 day 2 hours ago | Comment Now 
Shared services in the spotlight.
 
NSW to revisit legal protection for personal privacy 
By Paris Cowan | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Weighing up measures to protect against drones, revenge porn.
 
Tennis Australia CIO quits 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Seeks new opportunities.
 
CBA's retail CIO promoted into top digital role 
By Allie Coyne | 2 days ago | Comment Now 
Pete Steel takes over after Lisa Frazier's departure.
 
Turnbull nabs UK govt digital guru as DTO chief 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Inaugural CEO to lead change agenda.
 
SA puts $100m on the table in tech EOI free-for-all 
By Paris Cowan | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Pitch anything you want to the state government.
 
Victoria cancels plans to outsource CenITex 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Long-suffering agency finally exits policy limbo.
 
Victoria looks for new emergency services CIO 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 30, 2015 | Comment Now 
Triple-zero operator plans to automate back-office tasks.
 
AusPost board approves Fujitsu outsourcing 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
End user computing to be handed over to partner.
 
DFAT looking for a new CIO 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tuan Dao leaves after four years in the role.
 
Vic auditor reveals targets in heightened tech scrutiny 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will go hard on major agencies, universities in upcoming audits.
 
Michael Malone joins Seven West Media board 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Named as new non-executive director.
 
NSW Budget 2015: tech funding at a glance 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Govt meets $100m electronic policing commitment.
 
Former BoQ CIO lands at GE Capital Australia 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 22, 2015 | Comment Now 
To tackle big systems separation project.
 
Fox Sports CTO leaves to head up vendor 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Michael Tomkins to lead Deluxe MediaCloud.
 
Crime Commission CIO departs to AUSTRAC 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Replacement not yet named.
 
Half of all businesses still have no website: ABS 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
But investment in IT is growing.
 
Victoria reveals Myki operator shortlist 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Incumbent in the running to win ten more years.
 
GPT Group to gather shopper data through free wi-fi 
By Andrew Sadauskas | Jun 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Signs deal with SkyFii to track customer habits in retail centres.
 
WA begins hunt for first government CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tech boss will answer directly into Finance Minister.
 
Seqwater backs small projects for big process win 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Why boiling the ocean didn't work out.
 
CSIRO staff to strike over changes to work conditions 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Anger over more proposed cuts to struggling organisation.
 
Aurizon hires former Rio IT lead 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
New tech boss to continue service support restructure.
 
Tech governance shake-up delays IT healing in Victoria 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Auditor finds digital state government still out of reach.
 
ATO takes razor to IT contractor panel 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Slims from 37 to five.
 
Australia's Information Commissioner lands new gig in NSW 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Appointed as state's ombudsman.
 
Qld Health rehires payroll Mr Fix-It as new boss 
 
WikiLeaks offers $128k for secret TPP text 
Jun 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Crowdsources leak incentive.
 
Super Retail Group overhauls IT model 
By Ry Crozier | Jun 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Keeps one eye on outsourcing opportunities.
 
NSW offshores jobs in $215m ServiceFirst outsourcing 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
State expects to save big on shared services.
 
AISA seeks first chief executive 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Strong membership growth drives creation of new role.
 
Telstra wins $23m Komatsu deal extension 
By Allie Coyne | Jun 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Adds three more years to 15 year partnership.
 
Deloitte buys Sydney-based Oracle specialist 
 
WA launches inquiry into govt IT buying 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will look beyond state borders for tips on best practice.
 
Qantas trades data for points with frequent flyers 
By Paris Cowan | Jun 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Spun-out analytics business embarks on new customer insights program.
 
Trade agreement could prohibit open source code supply 
By Juha Saarinen | May 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Trade In Services Agreement carries wide scope for countries involved.
 
Queen gives 'Snooper's Charter' law royal approval 
By Doug Drinkwater | May 28, 2015 | Comment Now 
Britain to expand online monitoring and data retention laws.
 
Qld govt scraps decision to privatise CITEC 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Reverses Newman position on state-run IT provider.
 
Inquiry to mull role of 'smart IT' for infrastructure 
By Juha Saarinen | May 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Believes IT will revolutionise design and planning.
 
BlackBerry cuts jobs in business consolidation 
May 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Restructure to affect unspecified number of global workers.
 
Vic Treasurer denies IT funding moratorium 
By Paris Cowan | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Places hopes in ‘out-of-the-box’ technology.
 
Australia Post proposes to outsource 108 IT jobs 
By Allie Coyne | May 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fujitsu named preferred partner.
 
SAP hires new Aussie chief 
May 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Andrew Barkla departs after three years.
 
Westpac fires starting pistol on core banking upgrade 
By Allie Coyne | May 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
St George readies itself for move to Celeriti.
 
CSC prepares internal split 
May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wants to separate government from IT.
 
Immigration CIO leaves to join Health 
By Allie Coyne | May 15, 2015 | Comment Now 
Paul Madden takes over e-health drive.
 
WA budget pulls $110m out of IT spending 
By Paris Cowan | May 14, 2015 | Comment Now 
Education and Police hardest hit by tech savings drive.
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