Simon Sharwood

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Universities prepare to deliver lifetime learning, lifetime engagement

Universities prepare to deliver lifetime learning, lifetime engagement

But in new ways that go way beyond the ancient regime of showing up to hear a lecture.
Feb 14 2019 6:03AM
Microsoft expands Azure discounts for committed relationships

Microsoft expands Azure discounts for committed relationships

Reserved Instances deals extended to kinda-almost-legacy bits of Microsoft's cloud.
Feb 12 2019 10:44AM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Meet the rising stars of Australian IT

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Meet the rising stars of Australian IT

Student-led product design, connected community services and more!
Feb 6 2019 12:00PM
Federal finalists fly in iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019

Federal finalists fly in iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019

Helping disadvantaged workers, improving blood flow and conducting a colossal cloud migration.
Feb 6 2019 10:15AM
USB stick survives being eaten by seal, pooped out and frozen for a year

USB stick survives being eaten by seal, pooped out and frozen for a year

If it's your USB stick and you want it back, send more poop, say crack seal scientists.
Feb 5 2019 9:47PM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Consumer finalists revealed

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Consumer finalists revealed

Juice, data centre consolidations and selling insurance with AI.
Feb 4 2019 6:55AM
Brumby quits Huawei Australia board, slams China trade war

Brumby quits Huawei Australia board, slams China trade war

Becomes chancellor of La Trobe University. Chair John Lord stays.
Feb 1 2019 11:50AM
Blow up the pokies? NSW wants an app for that

Blow up the pokies? NSW wants an app for that

$2.5 million up for grabs for innovation like VR used to promote responsible gambling.
Jan 31 2019 7:00AM
Benchmark Awards 2019 Finalists: Melanoma Institute creates secure workspace

Benchmark Awards 2019 Finalists: Melanoma Institute creates secure workspace

Researchers share patient records between hospitals and offshore researchers.
Jan 31 2019 7:00AM
VMware cloud storage scales with mysterious new AWS instance type

VMware cloud storage scales with mysterious new AWS instance type

It’s like network storage all over again, with added cloud.
Jan 30 2019 12:00PM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Education finalists revealed

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Education finalists revealed

Social robots, cheat-stoppers and CRM consolidation top the charts
Jan 30 2019 11:57AM
iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Health finalists revealed

iTnews Benchmark Awards 2019: Health finalists revealed

Telemedecine, procurement reform and digital workspaces take the top three slots.
Jan 30 2019 7:10AM
Procurement departments can't play chicken in a minefield of risks

Procurement departments can't play chicken in a minefield of risks

Supply chains can ground aircraft or force police to handle irate fried chicken fanciers.
Jan 29 2019 6:55AM
Nutanix accuses VMware of bullying

Nutanix accuses VMware of bullying

CEO blog paints VMware as arrogant imperialist, but if that's so why are sales going up?
Jan 24 2019 7:01AM
Benchmark Awards 2019 Finalists: CBA infrastructure-as-code

Benchmark Awards 2019 Finalists: CBA infrastructure-as-code

Dual use for Azure and AWS on same workloads.
Jan 23 2019 7:00AM
‘Ripper beauty’ quarter sees Atlassian crack $1bn annual revenue

‘Ripper beauty’ quarter sees Atlassian crack $1bn annual revenue

Thanks to some ‘pull forward’, but there’s plenty of growth to come.
Jan 18 2019 2:51PM
Intel runs auction for new super-fast finance-centric CPU

Intel runs auction for new super-fast finance-centric CPU

5.0 GHz desktop chip will be in short supply, so Intel’s letting the market set the price.
Jan 18 2019 11:41AM
Australian Centre for Innovation winds itself up

Australian Centre for Innovation winds itself up

Says governments have built their own advisory capabilities so it's not needed.
Jan 16 2019 6:55AM
NBN Co joins Open Networking Foundation

NBN Co joins Open Networking Foundation

Joins a club in which AT&T and Comcast are figuring out how to build better heterogeneous networks.
Jan 15 2019 9:07AM
As 2018 ends, there are three epochal tech shifts

As 2018 ends, there are three epochal tech shifts

The ascendency of open source is now and broadcast's fate is sealed, but the winner of China vs USA is uncertain.
Dec 21 2018 7:28AM

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