WA government to slash ICT costs with services model

23 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The WA government has announced a new ICT procurement program designed to save hundreds of millions in IT costs per year by moving away from owning infrastructure and embracing services instead.

Delivering on Turnbull's innovation mandate

18 November, 2015 by Gordon Clubb, Managing Director, Genesys ANZ

More than ever, Australian businesses will need to be ready to compete with newer companies that put customer experience at the heart of their strategies by embracing the change in the digital landscape.

Students embrace innovation at Intel boot camp

18 November, 2015 | Supplied by: Intel Australia Pty Ltd

Computer coding, an interactive IoT project and imagining a technology future were on the curriculum at an innovation boot camp held at NSW Parliament.

ATO hires Accenture exec as CIO

17 November, 2015 | Supplied by: Australian Tax Office

The ATO has hired a former Accenture executive to fill its CIO vacancy.

City of Sydney's tech start-up action plan

04 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

In a bid to encourage more tech start-ups to establish and remain in Sydney, the city has produced an action plan that includes a dedicated entrepreneurship centre.

WA Public Trustee extends contract with Unisys

26 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Western Australia Public Trustee has announced a one-year extension to a contract with Unisys covering support and maintenance services for its core MATE application.

Back to the future of car travel

21 October, 2015 by Michael Doherty, General Manager, CellOPark Australia

The 1980s movie Back to the Future got some predictions for 2015 right, but others were way off. Where are all the flying cars? And don't even mention hoverboards.

Acting information commissioner gets term extension

20 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The OAIC has extended the term of the acting information commissioner, Timothy Pilgrim, amid uncertainty about the agency's future, while NSW Treasury is searching for a new CIO.

Critical gap in Australia's security skills

12 October, 2015 by Chris Williams, CEO, Securus Global | Supplied by: Securus Global

Faced with a growing deficiency of skilled IT security professionals, the federal government needs to step up with measures to make cybersecurity training an absolute priority.

WA Department of Health hunting for CIO

08 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

After five years with only interim heads of IT, the WA Department of Health is searching for a suitable permanent CIO candidate.

'Snowy' x86 cluster takes on life sciences challenge

08 October, 2015

The Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative has commissioned a 30-teraflop Lenovo x86 cluster called 'Snowy' which is dedicated to life sciences research.

Vic government agencies fare poorly in IT audit

08 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Victorian Auditor General's Office (VAGO) investigation into IT controls at 45 public sector agencies has uncovered 462 issues, most classified as either medium or high risk.

WA Government's first GCIO takes up reigns

07 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Western Australia's acting government CIO Giles Nunis has become the first person to be appointed permanent GCIO.

Melbourne's Vix wins ticketing deal in Dallas, USA

06 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Smart ticketing vendor Vix Technology has won a deal to provide a fare payment system for the US-based Dallas Area Rapid Transit.

NSW's ServiceFirst will not exist in six months

06 October, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The NSW Government's shared services agency, ServiceFirst, will cease to exist within six months, following the signing of a $215m outsourcing and offshoring contract in June.

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