Tech

DTO poaches PM&C's CIO Radi Kovacevic

02 February, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The DTO has hired former PM&C CIO Radi Kovacevic, while the Department of Human Services has appointed a former NAB exec to oversee a welfare payment system refresh.


Govt to allow Gold Coast Airport to deploy ILS

27 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Gold Coast Airport has secured government approval to deploy an instrument landing system, which will allow more flights to land during poor weather days without needing to be diverted.


ANSTO using big data to help keep Aussie soldiers safe

22 January, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A member of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation is working with the ADF to help develop more effective and resistant armour for land vehicles.


Turnbull's NBN attitude cause for concern

14 December, 2015 by David Braue

There is a growing tide of concern that the troubled NBN rollout is being sidelined in Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's much hyped 'ideas boom'.


Australia consulting on open government plan

14 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government is holding information sessions this week for citizens and organisations seeking to help shape the government's commitments for open government reform.


Telstra announces investment in silicon quantum computing

10 December, 2015 | Supplied by: Telstra Corporation Ltd

Telstra is the next big corporate player to announce investment in silicon quantum computing.


ICT leaders laud government's innovation plan

09 December, 2015

The federal government's National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) has been met with widespread approval from industry leaders across the ICT sector.


Isolated WA clinic joins Emergency Telehealth network

09 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Silver Chain Group's Lancelin Primary Health Centre has joined the Emergency Telehealth Service network, a government initiative to improve access to expert medical advice for health workers in regional areas.


Airservices embarks on transformation program

04 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Airservices Australia will work with the industry on a program aimed at revamping the organisation's operations and improving service delivery, according to acting CEO Jason Harfield.


US agencies need to modernise applications

01 December, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The IT managers of US government agencies overwhelmingly feel an urgent need to modernise legacy applications, which are increasingly ill-suited to meeting the needs of modern government.


Lockheed Martin opens submarine systems lab in Adelaide

30 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Lockheed Martin Australia, Saab Australia and Thales Australia have launched a submarine combat systems lab in Adelaide to help support the design and delivery of Australia's future submarine fleets.


Queensland extends Go card contract with Cubic

25 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Queensland's TransLink has signed a three-year contract extension with Cubic Transportation Systems covering the Go transport cards, while it invites expressions of interest for an overhaul of the system.


Councils to turn to cloud, partnerships to address challenges

25 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Australian and New Zealand local councils believe partnerships, mergers and emerging technologies such as cloud and the IoT to be the key to addressing the challenges of the next decade.


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.


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.


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