Working in the Microsoft Security Response Centre (MSRC) has been voted number six out of the ten worst jobs in science in 2007, however Microsoft staffers reckon there is nowhere else they can find an opportunity like the ones they meet every day
Stories by Michael Crawford
In this podcast we speak with Murray Fane, information systems director for pallet and container distributor Chep about Chep's role in a national demonstration project of an RFID enabled supply chain. Fane also discusses how to develop a business case for RFID use.
In this podcast we introduce Jed Simms, CIO Magazine's new project management columnist.
Jed talks to CIO Live about why projects fail and what can be done to curb this happening in your organization. Jed also gives a real-life example of a project that became derailed and explains why it happened.
In this podcast we interview Washington-based privacy and information policy consultant Robert Gellman. Gellman discusses what a CIO needs to know in terms of data privacy, and the lack of international and US laws that govern privacy.
Archaic attitudes and a widespread resistance by management to change in the workplace is stalling the teleworking trend.
One of the best kept disaster recovery and business continuity secrets in the industry is not even on companies' radar: that's the failure to push teleworking for staff as an ideal fallback measure.
Both the private and public sectors have begun increasing permanent staff, with the resources boom in Western Australia and Australia's stable economy making it the ideal location in the Asia Pacific.
The increasing importance of business transformation has led to the creation of a new C-level title - the Chief Process Officer (CPO).
The Department of Veterans' Affairs last week extended an ICT outsourcing contract with IBM Australia in place since early 1992. The current contract will be run for four years, with two two-year contract extension options.
The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) has replaced outgoing CEO, Rob Durie, with former Manpower director of recruitment, Sheryle Moon, who will take over the role immediately.
An audit of Australian government agencies has found standards around digital and physical recordkeeping lacking, with each agency audited failing to manage an electronic corporate recordkeeping system in accordance with established policy.
National ICT Australia (NICTA) opened a new research laboratory in Victoria today with the sole aim of investigating ICT as an enabling technology and commercializing telecommunications, information technology and life sciences.
The Department of Communication, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) this week began a week-long campaign to protect business and online users against Internet threats.
The federal government has made available $56 million for IT training over the next four years as part of its $837 million program to ease the skills crisis.
When it comes to dealing with the public purse, government IT professionals claim they are under more pressure to be accountable.