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  Wednesday May 16, 2012

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Recent Australian projects to replace legacy core banking and insurance platforms have freed up a pool of mainframe programming skills, according to Allianz Australia's chief information officer Steve Coles.

Also today, BHP Billiton's Illawarra Coal embeds fibre optic cables in the Hume Highway to track subsidence caused by a longwall mine that runs under the road.

-- Ry Crozier

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Training & Development
Allianz taps finance IT overhauls for Cobol skills

By Liz Tay | May 16, 2012

Insurer commits to legacy investments.

Illawarra Coal plants fibre optics in Hume Highway

By Ry Crozier | May 16, 2012

BHP subsidiary monitors impact of longwall mining on road.

NSW Government signs mega data centre deal

By Brett Winterford | May 15, 2012

iTnews gets the skinny on the IT deal of the year.

Microsoft to drop 'free' upgrade to Windows 8

By Liam Tung | May 16, 2012

No free ride for recent Windows 7 computer buyers.

Aussie charity arm leads global website overhaul

By Liz Tay | May 15, 2012

Live Below the Line moves to Heroku servers.

Is Google launching Chrome for iOS in 2012?

By Liam Tung | May 16, 2012

Macquarie Equities Research says it is.

Malaysia trumps Australia in NBN connection race

By Staff Writer | May 15, 2012

Incumbent lends to faster rollout but sting in the tail.

Fujitsu adds ambient cooling in data centre upgrade

By Staff Writer | May 15, 2012

Noble Park facility receives $60m facelift.


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