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

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
Who will own your driverless car's data?

Who will own your driverless car's data?

New privacy battlefield on the open road.
Jun 22 2016 6:13AM
NSW to electronically track domestic violence offenders

NSW to electronically track domestic violence offenders

Victims to be alerted ahead of AVO breach.
Jun 21 2016 12:13PM
All the tech in NSW's cashed-up budget 2016

All the tech in NSW's cashed-up budget 2016

Common platforms for health, millions for Service NSW.
Jun 21 2016 12:03PM
NSW injects millions into digital transformation

NSW injects millions into digital transformation

IT bureaucrat staff numbers boom.
Jun 21 2016 12:00PM
White hat hackers find 138 holes in Pentagon websites

White hat hackers find 138 holes in Pentagon websites

US govt completes first ever bug bounty program.
Jun 20 2016 2:22PM
Turnbull backs down on Medicare payments system outsourcing

Turnbull backs down on Medicare payments system outsourcing

Huge legacy IT replacement back in govt hands.
Jun 20 2016 11:21AM
Queensland's IBM ban lives on

Queensland's IBM ban lives on

Three years with no end in sight.
Jun 20 2016 6:30AM
Driverless cars face challenges in regional Australia

Driverless cars face challenges in regional Australia

The country speed-bump.
Jun 17 2016 12:40PM
NSW TAFE dumps LMBR IT platform

NSW TAFE dumps LMBR IT platform

First domino falls in $580m education IT nightmare.
Jun 16 2016 5:22PM
Doctors want patient control over e-health records revoked

Doctors want patient control over e-health records revoked

AMA demands minimum patient data set that can’t be altered.
Jun 16 2016 3:59PM
Defence struggles to find tech deputy

Defence struggles to find tech deputy

Second attempt to nab Lawrence a 2IC.
Jun 16 2016 12:10PM
Qld steps up vulnerability scanning across govt websites

Qld steps up vulnerability scanning across govt websites

State wants to know how at risk it really is.
Jun 16 2016 6:30AM
Switkowski breached caretaker conventions with NBN op-ed

Switkowski breached caretaker conventions with NBN op-ed

Chairman was warned not to publish.
Jun 15 2016 12:03PM
Queensland govt's tech workload shrinks

Queensland govt's tech workload shrinks

But cyber security, digital services still funded in budget 2016.
Jun 14 2016 6:01PM
NSW drivers can now renew their licence online

NSW drivers can now renew their licence online

Click-and-go.
Jun 14 2016 9:38AM
Computer reseller fined $500k for underpaying 457 workers

Computer reseller fined $500k for underpaying 457 workers

Judge slams "repeated and callous" abuses.
Jun 14 2016 6:01AM
Landgate tips more redundancies in digitisation journey

Landgate tips more redundancies in digitisation journey

Says 117 departures saved it $12 million.
Jun 3 2016 6:44AM
NSW unis ignoring calls to improve IT

NSW unis ignoring calls to improve IT

Auditor bemoans lax security stance.
Jun 2 2016 12:01PM

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