Paris Cowan

Paris Cowan joined iTnews in July 2013 after a stint at Intermedium, a news and data analysis firm based exclusively on government IT procurement. At Intermedium, Paris reported on new IT projects underway in state and federal agencies, interviewed public sector CIOs and was subsequently promoted to Online Editor in June 2012. While public sector IT will remain her key focus at iTnews, she has been given a broader remit to cover technology programs across several industries.

Recent articles by Paris Cowan

Vic Health using Defence algorithm to predict flu outbreaks

Vic Health using Defence algorithm to predict flu outbreaks

Fresh application for anti-bioterrorism tool.
Jul 18 2016 6:43AM
NSW IT spending to be policed by projects cop

NSW IT spending to be policed by projects cop

Troublesome government initiatives under new exec's eye.
Jul 18 2016 6:06AM
Vic Human Services under data protection probe

Vic Human Services under data protection probe

[Updated] State privacy commissioner steps in.
Jul 15 2016 11:17AM
Sunshine Coast to get digital water meters

Sunshine Coast to get digital water meters

Residents to track daily usage, get e-alerts of leaks.
Jul 15 2016 6:38AM
Telstra buys up Aussie mobile management specialist

Telstra buys up Aussie mobile management specialist

Keeps acquisition price under wraps.
Jul 14 2016 2:02PM
NSW Opal payments could run on Oyster card code

NSW Opal payments could run on Oyster card code

Contractor signs $26m licensing deal with Transport for London.
Jul 14 2016 12:01PM
NSW TAFE could become a player in online education market

NSW TAFE could become a player in online education market

Commercial push to be headed from new 'digital HQ'.
Jul 13 2016 4:10PM
Woolies Rewards vs Flybuys: who has the best privacy?

Woolies Rewards vs Flybuys: who has the best privacy?

Pilgrim urges consumers to rethink what they are trading for loyalty points.
Jul 13 2016 9:00AM
Queensland attempts move off unsupported SAP

Queensland attempts move off unsupported SAP

Technical upgrades to banish high-risk finance systems.
Jul 13 2016 6:37AM
Turnbull, Shorten back electronic voting push

Turnbull, Shorten back electronic voting push

Is Australia ready to do away with the box and pencil?
Jul 11 2016 11:16AM
Vocus to buy Nextgen Networks for $861 million

Vocus to buy Nextgen Networks for $861 million

Securing the "missing link" in its infrastructure set.
Jun 29 2016 10:07AM
Lockheed, Defence data centre deal passes billion-dollar mark

Lockheed, Defence data centre deal passes billion-dollar mark

More work shuffled into centralised processing contract.
Jun 29 2016 6:30AM
Optus to outsource HR, finance operations

Optus to outsource HR, finance operations

Deals to be finalised in the coming months.
Jun 28 2016 10:14AM
SA govt promises Adelaide businesses up to 10Gbps

SA govt promises Adelaide businesses up to 10Gbps

Fibre research network to be expanded.
Jun 27 2016 3:46PM
Perth public transport users promised free wi-fi

Perth public transport users promised free wi-fi

Will any vendors agree to roll it out?
Jun 27 2016 12:09PM
Vic govt to overhaul e-services register

Vic govt to overhaul e-services register

IT services panel gets too big for tech platfom.
Jun 24 2016 12:25PM
Qld Health CIO quits

Qld Health CIO quits

Updated: McCririck picks up overseas IBM gig
Jun 24 2016 11:01AM
DTO takes over MyGov

DTO takes over MyGov

PM's pet agency seizes control of infamous portal.
Jun 24 2016 6:45AM
Perth's onerous 'smart' parking system blamed for failed tickets

Perth's onerous 'smart' parking system blamed for failed tickets

Auditor says 40 percent of fines are overturned.
Jun 23 2016 11:49AM
WA auditor could name and shame worst infosec offenders

WA auditor could name and shame worst infosec offenders

Agencies refuse cyber quick-fixes.
Jun 22 2016 5:16PM

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