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

SA Health workers sacked for breaching privacy

SA Health workers sacked for breaching privacy

Department takes zero tolerance approach.
Jun 1 2016 4:50PM
Malaysian immigration officials fired for sabotaging passport system

Malaysian immigration officials fired for sabotaging passport system

Outages allowed people to enter country undetected.
Jun 1 2016 2:00PM
Ambos' union disputes completion of NSW Health payroll

Ambos' union disputes completion of NSW Health payroll

Department touting completion of rollout.
Jun 1 2016 6:30AM
Data61's mission to wipe out the password

Data61's mission to wipe out the password

Researchers want to authenticate you by the way you swipe.
May 31 2016 6:35AM
NIST tests biometrics algorithms for tattoo-matching database

NIST tests biometrics algorithms for tattoo-matching database

Working with the FBI to automate identification.
May 30 2016 6:11AM
Digital services neglected by WA govt: auditor

Digital services neglected by WA govt: auditor

'Lack of leadership' blamed for shortcomings.
May 27 2016 11:54AM
What needs to happen before Australia has digital passports?

What needs to happen before Australia has digital passports?

DFAT says your face can be your only credential.
May 26 2016 12:06PM
WA hopes to slice 10 percent off IT spend

WA hopes to slice 10 percent off IT spend

State government gets ready to lift its game.
May 26 2016 6:12AM
NT sinks $186m into ‘largest ever’ clinical systems replacement

NT sinks $186m into ‘largest ever’ clinical systems replacement

Outdated hospital IT to get the boot.
May 25 2016 12:12PM
Should IT suppliers get a bonus for delivering projects under budget?

Should IT suppliers get a bonus for delivering projects under budget?

WA’s government CIO weighs up incentive scheme.
May 25 2016 6:22AM
Rio Tinto tech boss to leave after 25 years

Rio Tinto tech boss to leave after 25 years

Miner hunts for replacement.
May 24 2016 6:33PM
Victorian govt to refresh $150m-a-year telco deals

Victorian govt to refresh $150m-a-year telco deals

Suppliers to rebid for work after ten years.
May 24 2016 11:30AM
SA govt's legacy software showdown set for December

SA govt's legacy software showdown set for December

Federal court to decide whether hospitals can be forced to upgrade.
May 23 2016 3:37PM
Defence opens bidding in billion-dollar ERP overhaul

Defence opens bidding in billion-dollar ERP overhaul

Race begins to be part of the biggest project in town.
May 23 2016 11:43AM
Less than 1 percent of Victorian govt services are online

Less than 1 percent of Victorian govt services are online

Minister bemoans "three tumble turns" approach to transactions.
May 20 2016 2:55PM
The OAIC's tips for big data analytics that won’t break privacy rules

The OAIC's tips for big data analytics that won’t break privacy rules

Commission releases draft guide.
May 19 2016 3:00PM
NextDC picks Tullamarine for second Melbourne data centre

NextDC picks Tullamarine for second Melbourne data centre

Busy year for facilities owner.
May 19 2016 9:43AM
Security firm outs Cabcharge data breach

Security firm outs Cabcharge data breach

Nearly 3500 users affected.
May 18 2016 5:31PM
NextDC secures land for second Brisbane data centre

NextDC secures land for second Brisbane data centre

Fortitude Valley home for $75m facility.
May 18 2016 10:39AM
WA minister gets 'innovation' badge and $20m to spend

WA minister gets 'innovation' badge and $20m to spend

Ideas summit to inform agenda.
May 17 2016 2:28PM

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