Tech

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.


'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 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.


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.


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.


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.


Regulator AFSA searching for new CIO

29 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Australian Financial Security Authority is searching for a new permanent CIO to replace acting CIO Todd Porter.


Treasury hands $5.8m ERP deal to Technology One

29 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Treasury has awarded Technology One a three-year contract to provide the basis for a revamped enterprise resource planning solution.


Zycus lands eProcurement deal with SA Water

23 September, 2015 | Supplied by: SA Water

SA Water has selected Zycus as its eProcurement technology provider for its requisition-to-order (eCatalogue) requirements.


Welfare payment system overhaul

21 September, 2015

A new welfare payment system is up for 'design' grabs from the ICT industry. Expressions of interest are now being sought.


What will change under Turnbull?

16 September, 2015 by David Braue

Malcolm Turnbull's technology nous will shape his prime ministership and the government, say analysts.


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