Brett Winterford

One of Australia’s most experienced technology journalists, former iTnews Group Editor Brett Winterford has written about the business of technology for 15 years.

Awarded Business Journalist and Technology Journalist of the year at the 2004 ITjourno awards and Editor of the Year at the 2009 Publishers Australia 'Bell' awards, Winterford has extensive experience in both the business and technology press, writing for such publications as the Australian Financial Review and The Sydney Morning Herald.

As editor of iTnews Brett has led a team of award-winning journalists; delivered speeches at industry events; authored, commissioned and edited research papers, curated technology conferences [The iTnews Executive Summit and Australian Data Centre Strategy Summit and also shares the judging of the annual Benchmark Awards.

Brett's areas of specialty include enterprise software, cloud computing and IT services.

Recent articles by Brett Winterford

Amazon Web Services to build two Sydney data centres

Amazon Web Services to build two Sydney data centres

Exclusive: Not enough co-lo capacity for cloud provider’s growth.
Oct 15 2014 12:00PM
Technology, through a banker’s lens

Technology, through a banker’s lens

How do you experiment when members expect credit unions to only spend on the technologies they absolutely need?
Oct 13 2014 11:44AM
The question every Aussie should ask at Dreamforce

The question every Aussie should ask at Dreamforce

[Blog post] Where is our data centre?
Oct 10 2014 2:04PM
Dave Curran: Dancing about architecture

Dave Curran: Dancing about architecture

Westpac CIO wants to turn banking systems on their head.
Oct 10 2014 6:58AM
Macquarie Group CIO exits the company

Macquarie Group CIO exits the company

Exclusive: One of the industry's toughest jobs up for grabs.
Oct 9 2014 11:45AM
ANZ, Deakin to feed Watson a lean diet

ANZ, Deakin to feed Watson a lean diet

[Blog post] Why IBM will need to bring the service to Australia.
Oct 8 2014 11:08AM
Deakin University to use machine learning for student support

Deakin University to use machine learning for student support

As ANZ Bank's Watson-powered insurance experiment goes live.
Oct 8 2014 10:17AM
Microsoft crowns Azure ready for Aus govt workloads

Microsoft crowns Azure ready for Aus govt workloads

Ticks off a few compliance items prior to launch.
Oct 7 2014 5:58AM
Changing of the guard at Newcrest Mining

Changing of the guard at Newcrest Mining

Former IT staff form their own consultancy.
Oct 3 2014 6:30AM
Domain does DevOps

Domain does DevOps

And they’re doing it on .NET.
Sep 24 2014 7:35AM
Rio Tinto's big data play delivers promised ore

Rio Tinto's big data play delivers promised ore

Returns trickle in from long-term technology investment.
Sep 23 2014 6:38AM
Keeping the peace

Keeping the peace

It takes a thick skin to mediate between the IT and digital camps.
Sep 19 2014 6:40AM
There's no coke and hookers in the cloud

There's no coke and hookers in the cloud

[Blog post] Where did the love go?
Sep 17 2014 6:23AM
Canberra Data Centres goes national

Canberra Data Centres goes national

Takes up space with Digital Realty.
Sep 15 2014 12:00PM
The big winners from Defence’s back-office IT refresh

The big winners from Defence’s back-office IT refresh

Updated: The full list of subcontractors.
Sep 12 2014 6:38AM
Tracking the year of CIO churn

Tracking the year of CIO churn

[Blog post] Who shone through in 12 months of disruption?
Sep 11 2014 1:01PM
NEC wins Defence data centre migration work

NEC wins Defence data centre migration work

As subcontractor to $800m Defence contract with Lockheed Martin.
Sep 10 2014 5:21PM
Unravelling Apple’s mobile Pay play

Unravelling Apple’s mobile Pay play

[Blog post] Why is the time right for NFC, but not iBeacon?
Sep 10 2014 12:10PM
Former finance CIOs find favour in start-up land

Former finance CIOs find favour in start-up land

Anne Weatherston, David Gee join new ventures.
Sep 9 2014 6:01PM
A new perspective on digital leadership

A new perspective on digital leadership

Is the coalface of a bank’s technology operations the data centre, or the contact centre?
Sep 8 2014 12:31PM

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