Simon Sharwood

Recent articles by Simon Sharwood

WA Main Roads picks ASG as new outsourcer in $75m deal

WA Main Roads picks ASG as new outsourcer in $75m deal

Signs for five years of support for apps and infrastructure.
Aug 1 2019 10:19AM
ASX says distributed ledger test environments are live

ASX says distributed ledger test environments are live

Expects payoff in 2023 once markets grok the tech.
Jul 30 2019 10:38PM
Canberra cops admit to 3000 more illegal metadata access incidents

Canberra cops admit to 3000 more illegal metadata access incidents

Apologises for 3,249 incidences of ‘administrative oversight’.
Jul 26 2019 4:59PM
ACCC Digital Platforms report calls for sweeping reforms

ACCC Digital Platforms report calls for sweeping reforms

Google and Facebook's dominance drives call for new regulation of privacy, competition, content and more.
Jul 26 2019 12:31PM
Opposition calls for network-based caller authentication

Opposition calls for network-based caller authentication

To stop call spoofing and scams, but ACMA's already on it.
Jul 26 2019 10:29AM
National Data Advisory Council replaces member after just one meeting

National Data Advisory Council replaces member after just one meeting

Minister hints at advisory role standing up Services Australia.
Jul 26 2019 10:05AM
Citing Australia, US Attorney General demands backdoors

Citing Australia, US Attorney General demands backdoors

'It can and must be done' says William Barr.
Jul 25 2019 4:15PM
Telstra CEO Penn costed, then rejected, call centre repatriation

Telstra CEO Penn costed, then rejected, call centre repatriation

Now adding 4000-plus NBN customers a day.
Jul 25 2019 6:58AM
CIOs talk cloud migration over lunch with iTnews

CIOs talk cloud migration over lunch with iTnews

Who attended the iTnews/Unisys roundtable lunch at Rockpool Bar and Grill?
Jul 24 2019 12:21PM
Coles brings Accenture into Smarter Selling transformation

Coles brings Accenture into Smarter Selling transformation

For SAP and Microsoft help, and an innovation lab.
Jul 24 2019 10:34AM
Court Services Victoria picks Journal Technologies for $89m project

Court Services Victoria picks Journal Technologies for $89m project

Case management system due online in 2021.
Jul 24 2019 7:06AM
Dropbox restores Linux support in new client beta

Dropbox restores Linux support in new client beta

Support for ZFS, eCryptFS, xfs and BTRFS is back.
Jul 23 2019 11:04AM
Amazon AU adds AMD-powered instances

Amazon AU adds AMD-powered instances

EPYC 7000-powered processors undercut Intel instances by 10 percent.
Jul 22 2019 12:03PM
'Polarising' Oracle and 'disjointed' IBM remain cloud also-rans

'Polarising' Oracle and 'disjointed' IBM remain cloud also-rans

Gartner's annual Cloud IaaS quadrant reaches a status quo.
Jul 22 2019 11:43AM
Australian government Style Manual to go digital

Australian government Style Manual to go digital

Last edition was in 2002. DTA reckons new one could save millions.
Jul 19 2019 4:35PM
NEC sues Feds over binned Biometric Identification Services project

NEC sues Feds over binned Biometric Identification Services project

‘Simply seeking to have investment returned’ after negotiations failed.
Jul 19 2019 3:23PM
Therapeutic Goods Admin issues security guidance for medical devices

Therapeutic Goods Admin issues security guidance for medical devices

'Please do security right and see your doctor if pain persists' is the gist of it.
Jul 19 2019 11:24AM
Chrome's Incognito Mode has loophole

Chrome's Incognito Mode has loophole

Google will close it on July 30 to stop detection of private browsing.
Jul 19 2019 9:58AM
Foundation laid for national building industry database

Foundation laid for national building industry database

And maybe even a national building blockchain.
Jul 18 2019 4:55PM
Microsoft decides Rust could prevent flaws its own C# can’t quit crimp

Microsoft decides Rust could prevent flaws its own C# can’t quit crimp

Another sign of Microsoft opening up.
Jul 18 2019 10:39AM

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