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Defence ordered by Govt to fix IT 
By Allie Coyne | 37 minutes ago | Comment Now 
But DTSO spared the knife.
 
Datacom swipes mega Health outsourcing deal from IBM 
By Paris Cowan | 5 hours ago | Comment Now 
Wins $242 million federal government contract.
 
Second CommBank IT exec charged in bribery scandal 
By Allie Coyne | 5 days ago | Comment Now 
To appear in court next week.
 
ServiceFirst staff walk off job in outsourcing protest 
By Allie Coyne | 6 days ago | 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.
 
Defence CTO moves toward two-speed IT 
By John Hilvert | Mar 4, 2015 | Comment Now 
Aims for flexibility, agility and risk in IT developments.
 
Inside the ASX's first officially agile project 
By Allie Coyne | Mar 3, 2015 | Comment Now 
Project methodology spreads across the business.
 
Myer CIO named retailer's new chief executive 
By Paris Cowan | Mar 2, 2015 | Comment Now 
Richard Umbers to lead data-driven retail strategy.
 
US to enforce net neutrality 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
New rules ban discrimination and charging for priority access.
 
AusPost not threatened by eBay, Woolies match-up 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
Hopes for ecommerce boost amid revenue woes.
 
Melbourne IT spends $15m to buy UberGlobal 
By William Maher | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Adds 70,000 customers as part of deal.
 
Toll Group to go Google 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Poaches Woolworths project manager.
 
Grant Taylor resigns as Kathmandu CIO 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 25, 2015 | Comment Now 
Takes on new adventure as big boss of homewares chain.
 
Veteran Village Roadshow CIO resigns 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Ends 17-year career with media giant.
 
Late metrics reveal Canberra’s IT spending dive 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 24, 2015 | Comment Now 
Total outlay dropped by $661 million.
 
Apple poaching auto engineers to build battery division 
Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Battery developer files lawsuit.
 
Google opposes global search powers for US law enforcement 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 19, 2015 | Comment Now 
Fears feds hacking computers and facilities overseas.
 
WA unveils open data policy 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 18, 2015 | Comment Now 
The west catches up with information transparency bandwagon.
 
DHL to load test IT systems at $120m Sydney campus 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Head of IT lays out DHL's strategy.
 
Infosys buys automation company for $257m 
Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Panaya to free staff from testing, upgrades.
 
Labor gives qualified support for data retention bill 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 17, 2015 | Comment Now 
Demands costs of bill be made public.
 
Qld drops IT from ministerial title 
By Allie Coyne, Paris Cowan | Feb 16, 2015 | Comment Now 
Enoch given responsibility for science and innovation.
 
Feds launch whole-of-govt cloud panel 
By Paris Cowan | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
First 49 vendors added to beefed-up buying scheme.
 
Former ANZ CIO lands at Energy Australia 
By Allie Coyne | Feb 13, 2015 | Comment Now 
Takes on top tech role.
 
Toyota IT tackles 'agile' analytics 
By Ry Crozier | Feb 12, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cloud, integration software drive internal change.
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