John Hilvert

Canberra correspondent John Hilvert has twenty years experience in journalism, public policy, web development and research. Writing from Parliament House in Canberra, Hilvert has worked in public policy for five Commonwealth agencies, authored over a dozen education books, worked as communications director for the Internet Industry Association and edited Australian PC User magazine. Hilvert has also worked as a journalist The Australian, MIS and Computerworld Australia, among other titles. He is an unashamed bluegrass tragic.

Recent articles by John Hilvert

ANAO rolls out BlackBerry's multi-OS MDM

ANAO rolls out BlackBerry's multi-OS MDM

Price cuts sweetened the ANAO deal.
Mar 11 2014 9:50AM
Brandis likely to knock back relaxed copyright rules

Brandis likely to knock back relaxed copyright rules

Updated: Govt considering forcing ISPs to stamp out piracy.
Feb 13 2014 4:48PM
Weather bureau forced to dump water data project

Weather bureau forced to dump water data project

Audit questions $38 million bill for open source project.
Feb 7 2014 6:45AM
DFAT $715m upgrade wrestles with dying hardware

DFAT $715m upgrade wrestles with dying hardware

Mobile to feature in new strategy.
Oct 11 2013 6:49AM
Treasury makes business case for iPads

Treasury makes business case for iPads

Also considering Windows options.
Sep 24 2013 6:48AM
Technology lobbyists prepare for regime change

Technology lobbyists prepare for regime change

Analysis: Who's who in the IT lobbying game.
Sep 3 2013 12:34PM
Bridge Budapest: Hungarian startups cultivate ICT skills

Bridge Budapest: Hungarian startups cultivate ICT skills

Prezi, LogMeIn and Ustream pool resources to attract talent.
Aug 12 2013 6:50AM
Agency CIO questions new Fed cloud rules

Agency CIO questions new Fed cloud rules

Onerous requirements make public cloud 'too hard'.
Jul 30 2013 9:15AM
UK Govt pulls plug on large IT outsourcing deals

UK Govt pulls plug on large IT outsourcing deals

New regime brings price pressure from small players.
Jul 26 2013 11:10AM
Finance eyes new ceiling for cloud contracts

Finance eyes new ceiling for cloud contracts

Data centre panel requirements slashed.
Jul 26 2013 6:45AM
Centrelink reaps savings with mobile apps

Centrelink reaps savings with mobile apps

Almost one million downloads in past year.
Jul 25 2013 6:36AM
DSD to coordinate new Cyber Security Centre

DSD to coordinate new Cyber Security Centre

Defends intelligence work in light of PRISM.
Jun 13 2013 2:30PM
DSD to coordinate new Cyber Security Centre

DSD to coordinate new Cyber Security Centre

Defends intelligence work in light of PRISM.
Jun 13 2013 6:19AM
Government agencies cold on BlackBerry

Government agencies cold on BlackBerry

Decision shifts from security to end-user demand.
Jun 12 2013 6:33AM
Data breach notification law headed for Parliament

Data breach notification law headed for Parliament

Govt aims for March 2014 deadline.
May 28 2013 4:48PM
Data breach notification law introduced to Parliament

Data breach notification law introduced to Parliament

Govt aims for March 2014 deadline.
May 28 2013 4:20PM
Budget 2013: Your complete IT rundown

Budget 2013: Your complete IT rundown

Rationalisation and consolidation feature heavily.
May 15 2013 6:25AM
What to expect in IT for Budget 2013

What to expect in IT for Budget 2013

Staffing, eHealth and cyber security investments may peak.
May 13 2013 6:30AM
Govt remains secretive on $80k procurement threshold

Govt remains secretive on $80k procurement threshold

"Net benefit" document declared exempt under FOI.
May 10 2013 12:07PM
Could geo-blocking be deemed anti-competitive?

Could geo-blocking be deemed anti-competitive?

Remedies from the IT price inquiry.
Mar 26 2013 7:09AM

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