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Treasury goes to market for new ERP 
By Allie Coyne | 3 days ago | Comment Now 
Will provide shared service to Bureau of Statistics.
 
AGL restructure sees CIO depart 
By Allie Coyne | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Owen Coppage to leave after ten years.
 
Vic agencies avoiding scrutiny of IT spending: auditor 
By Paris Cowan | 4 days ago | Comment Now 
Damning audit reveals annual costs estimate way off.
 
EY buys two Aussie analytics firms 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
Acquisitions aimed at expanding technology practice.
 
IBM  teams up with Apple, J&J, Medtronic in health push 
 
Defence, Lockheed Martin deal sees 42 IT workers let go 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
128 listed for voluntary redundancy.
 
Rio Tinto to move IT systems to public cloud 
By Ry Crozier | 6 days ago | Comment Now 
Partners with Accenture for major system shake-up.
 
Govt vetoes Centrelink payments system outsourcing 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Minister promises ISIS will stay in-house.
 
PayPal, eBay will stay interdependent for five years after split 
 
CSIRO beats Cisco in fight over logo 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Not that similar, trademark office finds.
 
David Jones ousts five IT execs in restructure 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
IT general manager, ops boss among those shown the door.
 
Yuile takes over as Nextgen boss 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Peter McGrath quietly vacates top job.
 
Wheels go round again at NSW tech department 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Finance and Services undergoes second restructure in less than 12 months.
 
Sydney Airport Corporation gets a new tech chief 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 8, 2015 | Comment Now 
Revives top IT role to drive digital focus.
 
Digital Transformation Office lists its e-services demands  
By Paris Cowan | Apr 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
New Govt transactions will need to meet ‘standards’.
 
Microsoft mulls an open source Windows 
By Russell Brown | Apr 7, 2015 | Comment Now 
Senior engineer spills the beans at ChefCon.
 
Turnbull kicks off hunt for new Govt tech tsar 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Looking for Canberra's top tech bureaucrat.
 
Teachers Mutual Bank elevates CIO to executive team 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Single customer view success earns promotion.
 
Immigration Department responds to G20 privacy breach 
 
Australian internet data usage breaks exabyte barrier 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fibre connections grew 94 percent in 2014.
 
Defence ordered by Govt to fix IT 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
But DSTO spared the knife.
 
Datacom swipes mega Health outsourcing deal from IBM 
By Paris Cowan | Apr 1, 2015 | Comment Now 
Wins $242 million federal government contract.
 
Second CommBank IT exec charged in bribery scandal 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
To appear in court next week.
 
ServiceFirst staff walk off job in outsourcing protest 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aim to stop contract being signed.
 
MyState appoints KPMG IT exec to lead tech 
By Penny Wolf | Mar 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Tassie bank snaps up Paul Moss to help innovate.
 
Veteran Reject Shop CIO takes his leave 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will depart after 14 years.
 
WA Police to transform IT with as-a-service 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Major new strategy revealed.
 
How a 50c fan pushed Teachers Mutual Bank to active-active 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Core banking outage forces data centre overhaul.
 
White House poaches Facebook engineering boss as new IT director 
Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Role created to overhaul IT infrastructure.
 
Britain brings in 'Google Tax' aimed at multinationals 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 20, 2015 | Comment Now 
Death of the Double Irish sought.
 
CenITex outsourcing put on hold 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Restructure sees Mailes depart.
 
WA govt to appoint first-ever CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Part of cost-cutting drive.
 
Cisco signals end to workforce volatility 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Says transformation is "largely done".
 
How a school funded a microwave link with Google Apps 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cloud cuts data centre costs in half.
 
How Telstra axed modular from Clayton data centre design 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
'Value engineered' out of the project.
 
Abbott caves on demands for journalist protection in data retention 
 
Qld govt prepares to build 'cloud foundations' 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Needs brokerage layer for cloud storefront.
 
Inside AusPost's switch to active-active data centres 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
How it overcame a provider change midway through the project.
 
NSW could get digital drivers licences 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Baird makes second big tech election promise.
 
Deloitte forecasts wave of Aussie tech IPOs this year 
By Andrew Colley | Mar 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Market appetite for risk growing.
 
Unis slam Govt for 'dumb' threat to shut down research 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Group of Eight takes out ads to protest funding cut.
 
Bad governance behind Defence eHealth cost blowout 
By Juha Saarinen | Mar 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Minister in charge not properly informed, auditor finds.
 
Women take over IT leadership at Tatts Group  
By Allie Coyne | Mar 11, 2015 | Comment Now 
Long-held technology mantle changes hands.
 
Apple enters health science market with ResearchKit 
Mar 10, 2015 | Comment Now 
Collects data on patients through iPhones.
 
Ex-Foxtel CIO lands at Fairfax 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
To take over from departing Lam-Po-Tang.
 
SAP to cut 2250 jobs 
Mar 9, 2015 | Comment Now 
Will create new jobs in 'refocusing'.
 
Kathmandu hires new CIO 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 6, 2015 | Comment Now 
Grant Taylor's replacement named.
 
Domain elevates IT with new CTO role 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 5, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fairfax's Cohen moves into new leadership position.
 
How CoreLogic splits data and IT 
By Ry Crozier | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Blurring the lines with a chief data officer.
 
Russia to update national IT security stategy 
By Eugene Gerden | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Reacts to current tension.
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