Unified communications has reduced costs and employee travel for the New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage, among other benefits, according to the office’s CIO, David Schneider.
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CIOs should prepare for higher costs with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), IDC analyst Tim Dillon said at the CIO Summit in Sydney. Dillon also spoke about “creeping uncertainty” affecting CIOs’ business outlooks.
Australia will start assigning “05” phone numbers to mobile users in an effort to avoid number exhaustion, the Australian Communications and Media Authority said. The ACMA revised the <I>Telecommunications Number Plan 1977</I> to implement that and two other changes [[artnid: 410749|proposed earlier this year]].
Commonwealth Bank is betting that an EFTPOS terminal that looks like a tablet will give it the edge over competitors. The bank just announced Pi, a smart point-of-sale payment platform embracing modern touch-screen technology and apps.
Cordys opened its first Australian office in Melbourne, the business process specialist said. The company appointed Steve Thomas to direct Australia-New Zealand operations.
Optus will do the work of making a website for small and medium businesses with My SiteOnline, the first in a suite of planned SMB services called My BizOnline.
Qantas and Telstra hope to reduce airplane paper by giving iPads to pilots. The companies have been working to secure approval from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority and hope to distribute the first iPads in September, according to Telstra and CASA.
Venture capitalists disagreed whether high-tech Australian startups need to move to Silicon Valley to find success. The issue was debated at the Microsoft Asia-Pacific Entrepreneur Summit in Sydney.
Building and growing a successful startup in Australia takes hard work and dedication. Here are ten tips offered by successful entrepreneurs and venture capitalists at the Microsoft Asia-Pacific Entrepreneur Summit in Sydney.
AMTA appointed Telstra executive director mobile, Warwick Bray, to head the wireless association’s board.
Australia is showing a greater rate of data centre growth than the US and top-tier European countries, according to early data compiled for DatacenterDynamics’ upcoming 2012 global industry census. Globally, data centres are showing immunity to overarching economic problems, analysts at DCD said.
The government department in charge of broadband is seeking networking equipment and conferencing services, according to a request for tender published recently.
The education sector is behind the commercial world in some technology areas, but experience serving thousands of students per university has given it the edge on Bring Your Own Device, according to Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology CIO, Brian Clark.
Most Australian enterprises do not manage apps and data on their smartphones and tablets using mobile device management software, according to a Telsyte report.
Most Australian enterprises don’t manage apps and data on their smartphones and tablets using mobile device management software, according to a Telsyte report.